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  1. BettaMommy531rip
    02-26-2012 05:10 PM - permalink
    Not really moving at all. I saw a nice PK at PetCo, but didn't get him due to lack of funds, and tanks. I had 2 buy some hamster supplies, so no $$$ for me. :( Plus I'm reading this great book series and I want all the books for myself, so I'm saving for the 4 book, hardbacked, boxed set, with costs over $50. :( But I think it will be worth it. :)
  2. Rjb5584
    01-27-2012 01:59 AM - permalink
    Not any more. When they started claiming that anything you put up on their site was thereafter their property regardless of whether you took it down or not, it kinda wigged me out. =(

    I do miss it though--hard to keep track of old friends and such without it now.
  3. Roxy
    01-27-2012 01:42 AM - permalink
    ROFLLL @ the demon mouse skull looking thing comment. HAHAHAHA.
    Thanks! Man he costed me a fortune ( well... in my opinion anyway since I have very low income ) but I can't wait til I get him!!! hee hee.

    Oh btw, do you have fb and shtuff?
  4. Rjb5584
    01-27-2012 01:22 AM - permalink
    BTW, CONGRATS ON THE NEW GUY! Just saw he's your new AQ addition! I can't wait til I can afford one myself!
  5. Rjb5584
    01-27-2012 01:11 AM - permalink
    lol, I thought your new pic was some creepy demon mouse-skull thing until I realized it was a fish. Cuz somehow that made more sense...??
  6. Roxy
    01-27-2012 01:07 AM - permalink
  7. BettaMommy531rip
    01-13-2012 08:21 AM - permalink
    That happens to me all the time! I see a great fish, but then I say well I don't REALLY need another betta, but then I end smacking myself in the head for it. But next time I WILL get that special little betta when I see them, so that I can say "I did something right today!" Which is why it helps to always carry money (for emergency fish purchases) and always have spare tanks (for when I bring my emergency fish purchase home). LOL. I look forward to seeing more of that PetsMart gem Palette.
  8. Rjb5584
    01-13-2012 01:35 AM - permalink
    There's been two so far that I've been kicking myself for passing on, and both were crowntails: one was a black-headed pyrite with violet ventral fins, and the other was a super-vivid violet with banana-yellow fins. And both of them I passed on for just absurd reasons looking back on them. Been kicking myself ever since!
  9. Rjb5584
    01-13-2012 01:34 AM - permalink
    Whitey and two others were actually bought at a different Petsmart further away. I'd been scouring the local pet stores for the best selection and just had to have him when I saw him. As much as of a pain as it is, definitely check all the stores in your area and, most importantly, the days they get new shipments in. I thought the Petco by my girlfriend's house had a rather boring selection until I went in on one of their stocking days and realized why only their most standard ones were left! They had white with green and red marble half-moons, vivid orange crowntails, just some really nice ones--only reason I didn't get one was I had bought two or three the day before, including tanks and gravel. Otherwise, they'd have been snatched up in a second! But my new place to find them is a little hole-in-the-wall local store that just has a mind-blowing selection.
  10. Rjb5584
    01-13-2012 01:34 AM - permalink
    I can't wait to see them! I would be more than happy to take some more updated pics of Palette! And thank you for the complements on the tank! It's a bit smaller and doesn't have the room to scape it the way I'd like, but money (as always) prohibits that at the moment. It's changed a little bit since that picture was taken, as he now has black gravel and a single strand of anacharis behind the bamboo. Initially it was because I bought too much for Jerk and Whitey and figured that since anacharis works so well as an ammonia sponge, I might as well throw it in, but it actually contrasts quite well.

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  • About Rjb5584
    Just ask, happy to share
    Torrance, CA
    Gaming, movies, writing, aquaria, MMA (FMA, Krav Maga, Muay Thai); music electronics maker
    Writer for various businesses via marketing/business consultancy firm
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    Whitey Bulger, Palette, Spreckers, Jerk, and Spike are still with us, but the others have gone to the big fish tank in the sky.

    Check my album to see each of the fish we've had


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