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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-05-2013, 02:03 AM Thread Starter
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So just to let y'all know my fry have stayed alive livin on boiled egg yolk. Lets hope they stay alive:) any tips?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-05-2013, 02:25 AM
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Great news. With our 1st spawn (which we did in March this year), we put in an anubias on driftwood, some floating plant (name escapes me atm) & they lived off the microorganisms off the plants & we gave yolk plus BBS.
Remember to keep it clean & try to disturb them as little as possible.
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Betta babies do not need to be fed at all for the first 3 days after they hatch. On the 4th day you can add tiny bits of egg yolk mixed with water several times a day. use a turkey baster to remove uneaten food after 20 minutes or so. look around outside for containers of green algae filled water. you can add that water to the fry tank a few times a day. be on the lookout for mosquito rafts that you can add to the fry tank. You may want to set a container out filled with water to start growing mosquito larvae. Don't panic. You can find food for them. You are just going to have to do a lot of work.
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It's best to be prepared before breeding and have the proper foods available for the fry.
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