Thanks, you two, your kind words are greatly appreciated.
Originally Posted by Aqua Aurora
I'm sorry for your loses. Perhaps the higher powers (of betta wonders) want you to try something different and new with breeding, maybe you should consider breeding the two that are left? What sort of babies would they make? I love genetics and working with dominant and receive genes to figure out ratios/% for offspring traits but have not learned which traits are dominant or recessive in betta genetics yet (as soon as I start looking I'd want to test it with breeding and don't have the time or space for that).
I hadn't thought of that, actually. The male and female that remain would indeed make a very interesting
pair. They are so different and I have honestly no idea what they would throw... But I guess it could be worth a shot? These are the sellers' pictures.
Fancy HMPK Male
DTPK x HM Female (I know she looks hunchbacked in this photo, but her topline looks fine in person)