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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-26-2012, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
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HI...I'M UZUMAKI39,,,I'm still new...
Yesterday , i bought a couple of betta fish,,,
the male just like the one behind the words bettafish.com...the female was blue in colour....
I put them into a same tank,,then , they started to glare at each other...
I just let them be like that,,
But this morning when I woke up ,, I realized that the male started making a big bubble nest while the female helped him..
Not long after that,, they started to spawn....
can someone tell me what to do ??

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-26-2012, 10:23 PM
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I suggest you seperate them asap! Males and females should honestly never be kept together unless you are a prefessional breeder.

What size is your tank? If the eggs hatch your going to need a big tank, lots of space and a ton of knowledge on bettas!

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 12:24 AM
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Try to get some live foods fast or the fry will die of starvation.
Get another 2 more tanks for the adults.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 12:20 PM
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Prepare tanks for the parents.
Since culturing infusoria is too late now, you can feed them hard boiled egg yolk (2-3 times a day), Feed about 2mm cube egg yolk per feeding. Simply squeeze with fingers and dilute. Try to get some fry food , asap. They will out grow egg yolk in no time.
Change 50% water daily or every two days. Left over egg yolk will quickly foul up the water.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 12:26 PM
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remove the female after spawning. leave the male to tend to the eggs. try to leave a low wattage lamp on so the dad can still see them at night to tend to them. very subdued lighting.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 09:11 PM
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It's important to be prepared when you breed. You need the right setup and the right foods. Right now, I wouldtake Indjo 's advice and start the fry on hard boiled egg yolk.
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