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Old 10-20-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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Today is my dog's first birthday. (Yes not fish related, but it'll get there I have to build the suspense!). Yesterday my mother and I went to the PetSmart outside the mall to get him some presents, i.e. a stuffed snake and a giant rawhide. While my mom was checking out I was snooping around the betta selection. All of the bettas had clean water and were very active-I was happy. I saw one that caught my eye, like they do. I was watching him swish back and forth like 'I'm super sexy and you want to take me home with you" and he looked a lot like Fitzwilliam my baby (has the same mouth). I didn't, however I did get a coupon for $3 off

Skip to today. I woke up this morning to find my buddy of 4 years dead. Fitzwilliam, my friend, the fish I went to when I switched from middle school to high school, the fish that I had complained to, talked to, loved was gone. I cried. I was planning on him living for a good 3 more years and we would spend the good days in college, at least through freshman year! He had went from ammonia full bowl to tank to tank to his own 8g tank.

I knew that I saw that betta for a reason at the store. I went back and spent $1.06 on him. Here is Spurk!
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Old 10-20-2012, 07:52 PM   #2
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:28 PM   #3
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Happybirthday, RIP, Congratulations!!

Very pretty Marble Veiltail! I love the blues and near-violet tones. And beautiful eyes!
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Two of my favorite betta colors, blue and white.
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Happybirthday, RIP, Congratulations!!

Very pretty Marble Veiltail! I love the blues and near-violet tones. And beautiful eyes!
Haha! Thank you. Yeah there was a lot that happened yesterday. It was the eyes that got me with Spurk, I love big, dark eyes on bettas, and I'm hoping that he'll change colors a tad bit to have some violet tones in his fins. After having some of the other betta types, I love veiltails the best.

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Thank you! Those are my favorite colors as well! Ok, those are tied with green as well... But yeah blue and white are great
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Love his coloring!
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Thanks tamtam! I love his coloring too! It's changing ever so slightly everyday, I'm excited to see how it'll turn out!

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I'm sorry about your other betta. But congratulations on your new guy! He's a beauty!!!
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I am sorry about Fitzwilliam. Losing our finned friends can be hard. This new guy is lovely though. I am glad you found him at just the right time. I love all the pics.
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