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Old 04-18-2012, 09:19 AM   #11 
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BBS only take maybe 5 minutes to set up, just leave them for 24 hours and they're ready to go.


*Mine usually hatch in 18 hours or less.
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Old 04-20-2012, 10:39 AM   #12 
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Considering BBS :) How bout daphnia? Is it any good?
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Old 04-20-2012, 02:45 PM   #13 
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Daphnia is very good for betta - young and old.
But newly hatched fry can't eat them. 3 mm fry can eat young daphnia but not adults.
5mm fry can eat adult daphnia.
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Old 04-20-2012, 05:30 PM   #14 
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Okay, thanks! MW should be fine right? Cause I don't think I would have time to hatch bbs...
Don't have time between now and spawning? Only takes about 24 hours.

Microworms to start would be fine, but please turn to BBS after a week or so.

As far as dried food, I think the studies show greater survival rate with live food. Micro organisms to start like paramecium, I don't have, so I used micro worms which seem to be small enough for them to eat.

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