My new Elephant Ear Betta! :) 5 Gallon Tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by AlexAlex, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. AlexAlexWell Known MemberMember

    This is Shazam, my Elephant Ear Betta. I got him last week and put him in my 5 Gallon.
     
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  2. nippybetta

    nippybettaWell Known MemberMember

    Ooo, very pretty. I love the contrast between his fins and body!
     
  3. oscarsbud

    oscarsbudWell Known MemberMember

    He is beautiful!
     




  4. kb9plc

    kb9plcWell Known MemberMember

    Yay! I have company! (see avatar)
    What a purrrrrrrtttttyyyy boy! (i'm a bit bias thou.... love me some Dumbo bettas)
     
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    AlexAlexWell Known MemberMember

    Thank you for the compliments!

    @kb9plc - I love all of them, but the Elephant Ear and the Half Moon are my two favorites! :)
     
  6. kb9plc

    kb9plcWell Known MemberMember

    If we could extract their aggression out of them, I'd have a tank full of Dumbo/Elephant Ears! The big fins make them look extra wiggly when they beg for food. Hahahaha! I find myself talking to mine all the time when he dash up to the front of the tank to greet me "awww, lookie you... wiggle wiggle wiggly boy". I'm such a shmuck. LOL
     
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    AlexAlexWell Known MemberMember

    LOL @ "I'm such a shmuck"! I do the same with both betta tanks. It's crazy! And yes, I do love the extra tail-age. It seems to remind me of a superhero with a cape. ;)
     
  8. tunastrack

    tunastrackWell Known MemberMember

    WOW Alex, he is beautiful!!! I want him!! If I ever make it to TN I think I will bring a pocket sized fish bowl with me ;)
     
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    AlexAlexWell Known MemberMember

    You better bring some armor and be prepared for a square-off if you attempt to take Shazam! lol
     
  10. Tigress Hill

    Tigress HillWell Known MemberMember

    Nice name;)
     
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    AlexAlexWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks, Tigress. I love Captain Marvel! :)
     
  12. Tigress Hill

    Tigress HillWell Known MemberMember

    He's in my top five:D
     
  13. Magoo

    MagooFishlore VIPMember

    Lol fish napping is afoot again ;)

    Shazam is a beautiful boy I love his colouring.
    I too love the dumbos I never see them over here but I do have a double tail half moon that is the most difficult fish in the world to take pictures of his colour is currently changing too I think I need to get some better lights for his tank lol.

    Congratulations on your new boy :)
     
  14. ILikeFishies

    ILikeFishiesValued MemberMember

    nice fish :) i like that fake plant there, makes everything look better :)!
     
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    AlexAlexWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks, Magoo and ILikeFishies. He's still doing very well. :)
     
  16. Thunder_o_b

    Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    That is a stunningly beautiful fish.
     




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