Meet Louie

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by Tigerlily, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. Tigerlily

    Tigerlily Well Known Member Member

    A Petco cup baby. What can I say... he called out to me and the 6.6 bookshelf tank was ready for an inhabitant.

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  2. Robin4

    Robin4 Valued Member Member

    Hey Tigerlily,

    What a beautiful fish.... gorgeous! :;wv That tail fin is amazing!

  3. u

    uprightandlocked Well Known Member Member

    OMGosh he is BEAUTIFUL! I love his fins - they are almost clear, correct?

  4. OP

    Tigerlily Well Known Member Member

    Thanks, he is pretty isn't he? His fins are almost clear... translucent white with pinkish streaks. There was someone else eying him but he said he keeps his bettas in plastic cookie jar things so there was no way I was going to put Louie back on the shelf even if I'd wanted to. LOL
  5. Robin4

    Robin4 Valued Member Member

    You did the right thing for sure!! :)
  6. iloveengl

    iloveengl Well Known Member Member

    what a beautiful rescue! I know he'll love his new tank. :;hug2
  7. OP

    Tigerlily Well Known Member Member

    Other betta folk had talked about their fish choosing them. Before Louie I'd chosen my bettas, mostly for attitude or how long they'd been in the lfs tanks. Louie made great eye contact and sucked me right in. LOL

    He loves his tank. It's a 6.6 gallon bookshelf... 24" of length for him to swim... and he does, from end to end and back again. Cracks me up.
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  8. u

    uprightandlocked Well Known Member Member

    Oh he is loving that space! I saw the 6.6 bookshelf at the store when I was scoping out my 20GLong ... they're really nice looking tanks! I have no bookshelves, though. LOL
  9. hooxeii

    hooxeii Well Known Member Member

    What a beautiful boy! They do kinda call out to you, don't they? Glad he's in good hands now!
  10. OP

    Tigerlily Well Known Member Member

    My bookshelves are filled with books (fancy that!) so his tank sits on the top of a bookshelf from which I had to "re-home" dog related trophies and artwork. Silly doggies, shelves are for fish!
  11. B

    Borisbbadd Guest


    He is a very pretty betta !!!
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  12. Betta Whisperer

    Betta Whisperer Well Known Member Member

    He's a beauty. Nice job.
  13. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Hello TigerLilly. He's beautiful! I'm glad to hear that he's enjoying his bookshelf tank. I have mine ready for my new boy that should arrive Wednesday!
    Best wishes. I hope you have many years of enjoyment with him!
  14. bolivianbaby

    bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member

    He's gorgeous! Congratulations! Welcome to Fishlore, Louie.
  15. Martinismommy

    Martinismommy Fishlore VIP Member

    He looks like one of my marbles......VERY nice male!
  16. Shawnie

    Shawnie Fishlore Legend Member

    great looking marble indeed!!!!! welcome louie!
  17. Lucy

    Lucy Moderator Moderator Member

    Wow, congrats on a great looking betta boy!
  18. critter_fritter79

    critter_fritter79 Well Known Member Member

    Gorgeous marble boy! What an awesome find!
  19. Chris123

    Chris123 Well Known Member Member

    Nice lookin boy ya got there
  20. D

    Diggly Well Known Member Member

    Oh wow I couldnt have left him either.

    The lfs have sussed that I am addicted to bettas so I am scared to go in now lol!

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