New betta boy needs a name

  1. bassbonediva

    bassbonediva Fishlore VIP Member

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    Well, as some of you may remember, last month I was all set to get that lovely blind HMPK and it fell through. So, I consoled myself by buying a new boy from Petsmart instead. lol

    I'm not entirely sure what color the new boy is, to be honest. I want to say mustard gas, but I'm not 100% about that. His body is a lovely powder blue. His fins are an orangey-pink with the same powder blue as his body shot through on the rays, and sometimes they change to all blue, like his body (but only in certain lights). His fins are also edged in a dark, midnight blue.

    He is housed in my 20gL with bamboo stalks and Asian temple decoration perched on a piece of lava rock and a piece of granite (you'll understand better when you see the pic). It is moderately planted at the moment with cabomba, anacharis, red ludwigia, hornwort (which will probably get moved to a different tank as soon as I get more plants for this one), jungle val transplanted from my 55 and micro chain sword. I'm contemplating digging out my Hagen CO2 unit that I bought for this tank originally and setting it up. The substrate is...ummmm...shoot! I can't remember. lol It's a plant substrate, though, mixed with reddish gravel. I'm running an AquaClear 30 on the tank for filtration, a Marineland Visi-Therm 100W heater, and a nice ZooMed AquaSun T5HO fixture with 2 x 24W bulbs (one "ultra super daylight" bulb and one plant bulb). He is housed with my new juvenile female GBR. Before anyone says anything, yes, I have a backup in case things go wrong, but as of right now, they have been together for 24 hours and they either completely ignore each other or occasionally the female ram will follow the HMPK around like a puppy dog (the ram is about 1.5" long and the betta boy is pushing 2.5" long).

    Anyway, here's pics!

    FTS (it's not great...I'll try to get a better one tonight):
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    The betta boy (again, not great...he won't sit still, though!):
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    Also, the betta boy needs a name. I have one HMPK betta named Tanis (pics of him will be forthcoming, since I don't think any of you know him) and a pink/purple CT named Tuff (because he's tough enough to wear pink). Tanis is named after one of the main characters (a half-elf) in The DragonLance Chronicles. I like names with literary connections or that mean something. Some of my favorite authors are Robert Jordan, Clive Cussler, J.R.R. Tolkein, and Kate Elliott.
     

  2. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    looks like a fred to me ;)

    I kept a betta with a GBR before - one had nothing to do with the other.
     

  3. soltarianknight

    soltarianknight Fishlore VIP Member

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    XDXDXD Name him BOB.
     
  4. Akari_32

    Akari_32 Fishlore Legend Member

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    Mr. Fish!
     
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    bassbonediva

    bassbonediva Fishlore VIP Member

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    Ah! You guys are KILLING me!!! :p
     
  6. Akari_32

    Akari_32 Fishlore Legend Member

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    Bubbles?
     
  7. LyndaB

    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

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    You should name him "a boy named Sue"





    If that's not doing it for you, or him, you can call him Henri......
     
  8. soltarianknight

    soltarianknight Fishlore VIP Member

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    lola
     
  9. LyndaB

    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

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    she was a showgirl.......
     
  10. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    ted?
     

  11. Henri

    Henri Well Known Member Member

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    OH COME ON! :(
    Stop picking on meee >.<
    Cool betta, I'd name him Squirke, after the cute water pokemon :3
     
  12. Akari_32

    Akari_32 Fishlore Legend Member

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    I think you mean "Squirtle"? lol
     
  13. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    That name's been used here on the forum before, right? not sure why else it would look familiar....
     
  14. Akari_32

    Akari_32 Fishlore Legend Member

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    Its some ones username lol
     
  15. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    Hahaha that's right it is!
     
  16. gourami88

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    You could call him Bello (it means handsome in italian)
     
  17. Henri

    Henri Well Known Member Member

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    Yeah it's Squirtle idk why my iPod autocorrected it...
    I love that pokemon *_*!!
    Haha oh and yes it's someone's username!
    Lynda reply! :mad: :p
     
  18. Akari_32

    Akari_32 Fishlore Legend Member

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    Actually, Squirt would be a cute name =3
     
  19. Diggly

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    Awww he is adorable!!

    I am not cery good at naming though sorry :)
     
  20. Firefly's Love

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    Rohan! I'm partial to lotr, lol. If he as a girl, I'd say Arwen. He kinda looks like an Arwen...


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