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could/would a betta eat out of your hand?

>Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 10:03:16 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Erin Poythress <anang3 at yahoo_com>
>Subject: could/would a betta eat out of your hand?
>I realize discussions on here are generally of a much
>more scientific and comlplex nature, but I wanted to
>ask because I'm writing a story in which something
>like this happens, and I was wondering how likely it
>would be that a very friendly betta would eat off a
>person's finger. I never tried to get any of my fish
>to do that, so I dunno. Thanks in advance. Wish me
>luck upon submission!

Absolutly. Yes. Back when I bred bettas, I'd feed them
(thawed) frozen bloodworms one by one from tweezers
or directly from my fingers. I think I did the
same with whiteworms, too.


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