Make sure you have CAE
and not Otos. They are easy to tell apart once you see pics side by side.
I said Lillies, I meant Lotus (?). Wasn't sure what plant I was seeing with tall thin stems and floating leaves. Ah I see, you said it's a Banana plant...haven't had those yet.
Research your fish before you buy. Never believe the salesperson until you know how knowledgeable and honest they actually are.
So sorry if you felt belittled or talked down to.
Not my intention.
I'm posting via my phone. Didn't even notice you were posting in the hardware section. Mia Culpa for wandering off topic. Just hate to see new folks sold wrong fish.
Here is an old pic of my favorite Betta