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Old 12-31-2005, 07:53 PM   #1
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Couple new fish.

Hit the tail-end of some LFS boxing week sales and came home with 4 Betta coccina (at $1.99 ea, I couldn't pass them up) and 2 Florida flagfish ($1.50 each...cheap like borscht).
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Nice acquisitions, Toirtis.....especially the Betta coccina. Unfortunately we rarely see anything except Betta splendens around here (and the one Betta species I REALLY want - Betta macrostoma - is prohibitively expensive).

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Old 01-01-2006, 07:32 PM   #3
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(and the one Betta species I REALLY want - Betta macrostoma - is prohibitively expensive).

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Oh gods, don't remind me....I want some too, but the last few pairs that I have seen for sale (and few and far bewteen they were) were all in the neighbourhood of $325-$375/pair.
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Toirtis, is there a place to see pics of your stuff, it sounds awesome and I can't find any in your gallery.
Give us a peek!
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Toirtis, is there a place to see pics of your stuff, it sounds awesome and I can't find any in your gallery.
Give us a peek!
Just as soon as I get a digicam....I have been waffling on it forever, and have just not been able to decide on model...I almost bought a finepix in October, but put it off, and am now looking at a coolpix, but waiting for a good sale (the boxing day sales up here were awful).
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I second the desire to see pics.With all those tanks, you could have an awesome gallery!
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Hey Christian, i will lend you mine for photos if you are so inclined.

I can't wait to see these new Bettas you got
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Hey Christian, i will lend you mine for photos if you are so inclined.

I can't wait to see these new Bettas you got
May just take you up on that....with luck, I will have my van happy and healthy before long. The bettas are pretty boring so far....about 3cm long, thin, and brown....but I am hoping that the NLS will have that fixed before long so that they look more like:

http://www.fishbreeding.dk/grafik/coc_b_coccina1.jpg
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(and the one Betta species I REALLY want - Betta macrostoma - is prohibitively expensive).
Hm, I saw a pic of the Betta macrostoma on the January T.F.H. mag and they do look very interesting. That Betta coccina looks interesting as well.
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