Need A Nerdy Name For My New Betta Fish

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by Katelyn Dunn, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. Katelyn DunnValued MemberMember

    So I am adopting a betta from my university. He will be going into a cycled divided tank with another betta after two mouths in a 3.5gallon tank. I don't have a name for him yet. Please help me name him. I'm a biology major so I want a nerdy biology related name for him.
     
  2. KaderTheAntWell Known MemberMember

    Pictures of him will be helpful.
     




  3. AmazonPassionModeratorModerator Member

    Darwin
    Dr. Who (or Dr Fish)
    Professor B
     




  4. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    I like Linnaeous. Darwin or Agassiz would be cool too. And by cool, I meant nerdy.
     




  5. stella1979ModeratorModerator Member

    I like Hooke. Ya know like fish hooko_O, but really after Robert Hooke. Vesalius sounds nerdy/cool too :D
     
  6. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    Whats the name of the other fish? Darwin and Agassiz would be cool because then they could flare at each other. lol
     
  7. oOBlueOoWell Known MemberMember

    Quark!
     
  8. Katelyn DunnValued MemberMember

    My other three bettas are called Neptune, Einstein, and Tesla (like the tesla coil and not the car)
     
  9. DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Sashimi ?
     
  10. Katelyn DunnValued MemberMember

    Darwin is cute. I was thinking about naming him something like Taq (comes from Taq polymerase which we use in the lab in PCR reactions to amplify DNA) but my friend thinks that's a stupid name. I was also thinking ribose like the sugar.
     
  11. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    Oooh, I like Tesla. If I actually named my bettas, one would be Cousteau.(But I'm not going to jinx things)
     
  12. Katelyn DunnValued MemberMember

    The only fish I name are my bettas. My platys don't get names.
     
  13. BettaBlissValued MemberMember

    Just some ideas :)
    Mitosis, Genus, Phylum, Darwin, Charles
     
  14. Neptune334Valued MemberMember

    Types of minerals, planets, and last names of scientists. Einstein, Edison, Pluto, Copernicus, Malachite, and Obsidian are all kind of nerdy.
     
  15. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    but Edison and Tesla would fight.
     
  16. Lunnapr11Valued MemberMember

    Done! Taq and SYBR!!!:p
     
  17. Violet66Valued MemberMember

    Einstien, watson, name him after the university.
     
  18. PythonTheBettaValued MemberMember

    will he eventually get his own tank? 3.5 is small enough, I don't think there's room to divide it and put two fish in there...
     
  19. Nada MuchoWell Known MemberMember

    Hillenburg

    See if you can track that one down. :)
     
  20. grantm91Fishlore VIPMember

    Sheldon
     
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