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    Anyone know how to make a betta less grumpy?

    When i picked up the new 10g yesterday, they said the betta was sweet and it sits on the top for food.
    All he does now is flare at the pictures of fish at the tanks background, chases the kinfish, and even flares at ME if i get too close ( which to him is 6 feet or closer it seems)

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    That'd be pretty hard to do. lol


    He is chasing the kinfish and after a few seconds he just hangs by the filter again.

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    ...give him time...he's just gone through a huge stesser...
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    that could be it. I cant figure out how they said the betta was so friendly and now hes grumpy. I think if i buy enough plants and decor today he'l settle down.

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    I am sure they train them to be cute at the store (like puppies at the pound). Then when they get their own turf, they are little monsters. I keep freaking out my Daughters' Betta with my metal coffee mug. I keep forgetting he is there and setting my coffee in front of him. You should see him flare at his own reflection, his head is perfectly round from the front!
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    its kinda funny when they flare. Its funny to see mine flare at the fish on the background.
    I dont get why he flares at me though. weird


    What happened to your sparkling gouramis in your sig?

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    The last one died yesterday. Just updated it today.
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    awww, that sucks. I heard theyre hard to take care of.

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    hey cocoa, it's a betta that's what they do. if you want a less grumpy one, i'd say get a dead on :)
    mine flare at me all of the time. i take it as a sign of affection.
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