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Thread: Jumping betta video
11-13-2013, 04:40 PM #1
11-13-2013, 05:03 PM #2
11-13-2013, 10:55 PM #3
that was amazing. I wonder though how the betta gets back to the top again.
11-13-2013, 11:09 PM #4
What a great set-up for a betta.When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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11-13-2013, 11:22 PM #5
Indeed, it was like a multi-level betta wonderland....I wonder why there was only 1 there to enjoy it?...surely big enough set-up for a few, I would think
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11-13-2013, 11:37 PM #6
Thanks TD, great video. You could see him thinking "where is the best place to cross?"!!! Very cool tank.75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Silvertip & Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Pearl Gourami, Black Kuhli Loaches, Whiptail Cats, Wild Caught BNP
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11-14-2013, 08:14 AM #7
11-14-2013, 07:48 PM #8
Brilliant video, Thanks for sharing.
I lost a betta to a jump through the tiniest gap in the lid :( A sad day for me as they are such fun little fish. I am always tempted at the lfs but have resisted due to tasty guppy tails!
11-15-2013, 01:51 AM #9
Awesome and gorgeous! That's a beautiful cambodian! I would love to see this in life. Thanks for sharing!Goldfish Lover
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11-26-2013, 02:29 AM #10
That's awesome. I want that tank so bad... Wild-type betta in there would be totally epic! And he's a cutie, a smart cutie by the looks of it. You could kinda see him trying to decide where the best spot in that trickle was... I bet he just does that for fun.
Lost a really nice betta to a jump once... And I used to have this one in my community tank that kept jumping up and somehow wedging herself in the corner of the tank every night, out of the water. There were no problems that I managed to find, so I just started putting her in a cup with a net lid every night so she couldn't get up in a corner. I also had a female once who didn't quite jump, but she did something similar... My brother put his finger in the tank for her to bite, but she bit harder than he expected and when he jerked his finger out, the betta held on and ended up on the floor! She was fine, though, just a bit dazed.I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
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