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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-21-2011, 05:07 PM Thread Starter
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Male betta and female Endler?

I have a male guppy and a male endler in a 56g tank. A female Endler just had a fry this morning in a 10g tank. I have another 10g tank just for a male Betta. The female Endler isn't eating food or her fry at the moment. Here are a few plans, wondering if #3 would work:

Plan 1: I could put her in the 56g and put the male guppy in with the fry, but I don't want to crossbreed when the Endler fry gets older.

Plan 2: Since my 56g tank is underutilized, I had been planning on having the 56g tank hold ALL of the Endlers when the fry can't be eaten by the 3 upside-down catfish in there, but it would be tough to retrieve the baby endlers in that tank when I give them away in a month; with this plan the guppy would take over the would-be empty 10g tank.

Plan 3: Another plan I'm wondering about is to put her in with the male Betta for a few weeks while fry grows a bit and the 56g tank doesn't change at all. Then in a few weeks the female endler would go back in the 10g tank with the fry.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-22-2011, 08:31 AM
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Bettas and Endlers go really well together.

You will find endlers are too fast for your Betta to catch.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-23-2011, 05:35 PM
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Why don't you just put the female back in the 56 with the other endler and the betta? The fry don't need a parent for any reason, and then you would only need 2 tanks.

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