Meet Louie

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

  1. TigerlilyWell Known MemberMember

    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. Robin4Valued MemberMember

    Hey Tigerlily,

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

    Robin
     




  3. uprightandlockedWell Known MemberMember

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




  4. TigerlilyWell Known MemberMember

    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. Robin4Valued MemberMember

    You did the right thing for sure!! :)
     
  6. iloveenglWell Known MemberMember

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


    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. uprightandlockedWell Known MemberMember

    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. hooxeiiWell Known MemberMember

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

    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. :;lg

    He is a very pretty betta !!!
     
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  12. Betta WhispererWell Known MemberMember

    He's a beauty. Nice job.
     
  13. AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    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!
    Ken
     
  14. bolivianbabyFishlore LegendMember

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

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

    great looking marble indeed!!!!! welcome louie!
     
  17. LucyModeratorModerator Member

    Wow, congrats on a great looking betta boy!
     
  18. critter_fritter79Well Known MemberMember

    Gorgeous marble boy! What an awesome find!
     
  19. Chris123Well Known MemberMember

    Nice lookin boy ya got there
     
  20. DigglyWell Known MemberMember

    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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