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Old 02-13-2007, 07:18 AM   #1
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New fighting fish!

This is my new betta, Tim (long story :P). First, two pics of him in different moods. I have never had such an expressive betta! He can switch from a lovely pastel purple (the photo doesn't display his palest hue) right through to bold reddish brown with bright gill-stripes. Has anyone ever had bettas do this before? Gorgeous, and he's such a personality!



And next, my favourite photo of him. I have edited out the background, but not by much - it was mostly black already due to the close flash.

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Wow. Great pictures! It's like he's floating in space.
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Old 02-13-2007, 11:16 AM   #3
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Beautiful fish and picture! I love getting shots of fish turning.
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Awesome pics!
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Wow! That last shot is great!
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Betta's are very colorful characters. My mom has two males that face each other(in separate tanks) and they learrned to spar when she came by because she'd feed them. It was the only time they did it...lol.
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Those are some great pics and he is quite a colorful betta.
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locorosa - that's fantastic! who ever said fish were stupid?
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I have a couple of bettas at my office in a 2.5G tank with a divider. I have it set up on a shelf at head-height, right next to the entrance to my cubicle. It constantly cracks me up, because people will stop by to talk to me and stand in the doorway, and I'll look over at the tank, and the bettas are looking right at them, fins and gills flaring!! I call them my cube guardians. I bet if they coudl live outside the tank, they'd be kicking anyone's butt that tried to walk in my cube!

It's such a shame they can't get along, I'd love to have a large tank with just bettas in it.
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