Beautiful betta

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by GuppyKeeper007, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. GuppyKeeper007Valued MemberMember

    Has anyone else ever gone into a fish store, and gone straight to the bettas? I did this today, even though I knew I wasn't able to buy another for 2 weeks. Anyways, while I was looking, I saw 1 Koi betta fish. There were some elephant fin bettas, and some kings too.

    I now desperately want a koi betta fish, but I know that once my tank is 100% clear from all ich, the fish will be sold. It's guaranteed.
    I also know I can't ask to buy one from this forum for a while.

    Has this ever happened to any of you guys? You see a beautiful fish, want it, but can't have it for whatever reason.

    My reason is that I didn't want to get it sick.
     




  2. MongooseALaModeWell Known MemberMember

    All the time. I have TONS of pictures of bettas that I would love to have but have no space for.
     




  3. mg13Well Known MemberMember

    OMG, I have never had a time where Bettas were NOT the first thing I looked at.
     




  4. PlatyloverFishlore VIPMember

    Totally! I have two that I've wanted the past few days and one that was nice-
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    And one that was gorgeous.:)
     
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  5. GuppyKeeper007Valued MemberMember

    That red koi Betta looks just like the one I'm talking about! Wish I had a tank ready for him
     
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  6. PlatyloverFishlore VIPMember

    Haha, yeah I love them... I have a spare 2,5g, but it's now front and I really don't like it...
     
  7. MongooseALaModeWell Known MemberMember

    OMG that white koi! <3
     
  8. The Crayfish KingWell Known MemberMember

    ImageUploadedByFish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum1467685719.594343.jpg I wanted this guy real bad lol
     
  9. GuppyKeeper007Valued MemberMember

  10. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    The white one isn't s koi;)
    I have an extra filter running on all my tanks just for this reason, I've started get more girls though(since I have a sorority) but every once in a while you come across that one fish.
     
  11. The Crayfish KingWell Known MemberMember

    I know right, it's too bad I couldn't have gotten him.
     
  12. PlatyloverFishlore VIPMember

    Haha, that's what the label said, once again wrong(same store the labeled Pebbles a male), how can you tell? And yeah I have filter media ready for when I come across that fish...
     
  13. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    Koi's will have 3 colors, he is a mostly white betta, with a dot on his side, making him a marble.
     
  14. MongooseALaModeWell Known MemberMember

    I'm so glad I can just take pictures...
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  15. PlatyloverFishlore VIPMember

    Ah ok that makes sense, but he does have three colours. Maybe just not enough? Thanks for letting me know, I love learning about bettas!@MomgooseALaMode, I totally get it. My phone is loaded with random fish...
     
  16. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    He has three? I only see white and black, eye color doesn't count. Either that or I need new glasses
     
  17. PlatyloverFishlore VIPMember

    Yeah I think he does, here's a better photo of his sidesimageimageimage
    I took a lot...
     
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  18. GuppyKeeper007Valued MemberMember

    I love the Paradise malesimage
     
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  19. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    I was talking about this one
    The "paradise" ones are actually called a mustard gas. Petco changed the name to make it more appealing.
     
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  20. PlatyloverFishlore VIPMember

    Oh haha, that makes way more sense. I was thinking it looked like a white koi, but didn't know if they are white they aren't koi or something haha. Yeah I love that guy, there where was another guy like him, but he was prettier. Pure white with some black spots on his fins.:)
     
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