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Old 09-05-2012, 08:18 PM   #1 
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Help me estimate the ages of my bettas. (pictures)

I appologize if this is not the correct place for this post.

I was wondering if anyone could help me guess the ages of the following bettas. Also, I would like to hear any opinions/remarks you have on them.

The first one is a male double tail halfmoon named Hank.




The second one is a female veiltail named Penny.







The last picture highly exaggarates Hank's colors, I had the camera's flash on. His colors are more accurately represented in the first pictures.
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:23 PM   #2 
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I estimate its about 3 Months old.

Still growing too!

Female is about the same too. any size estimate?

1"? or 2"? if its lesser than a inch is younger than 2 months if it about a inch its as old as 2.5+ Months and by that, base it on the body do not include the tail.

Check that flare out, its just still too cute :)
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:35 PM   #3 
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I'm guessing they are both about an inch long.
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:41 PM   #4 
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Here's a betta growth chart with age estimates
http://www.bettatalk.com/fry_growth.htm

OMG, are your male and female in the same tank??
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:35 PM   #5 
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Yes they are.

See my "bubble nest?"
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:54 AM   #6 
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Yes they are.

See my "bubble nest?"
Females and males should not live together! What size is your tank?
The male can kill her if housed together too long. Yes even if they're showing no signs of agression. On different occasions, two people here on the forum housed a male and female together for over a YEAR with no agression. We told them they needed to seperate them but those people didn't listen and ironically, a few days later the female was killed by the male.
Are those pet store bettas? Per store bettas aren't worth breeding because they're just mutts with totally unknown genetics.
Have you also read the stickies, are you ready to cull, jar 50+, feed the fry, have grow out tanks, where do you plan on selling all these babies?
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Old 09-06-2012, 07:17 AM   #7 
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Females and males should not live together! What size is your tank?
The male can kill her if housed together too long. Yes even if they're showing no signs of agression. On different occasions, two people here on the forum housed a male and female together for over a YEAR with no agression. We told them they needed to seperate them but those people didn't listen and ironically, a few days later the female was killed by the male.
Are those pet store bettas? Per store bettas aren't worth breeding because they're just mutts with totally unknown genetics.
Have you also read the stickies, are you ready to cull, jar 50+, feed the fry, have grow out tanks, where do you plan on selling all these babies?
It looks like the female is in a small plastic container floating in the tank?
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:04 PM   #8 
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So I'm guessing you would suggest I go on aquabid and spend over 50 dollars on each fish just to have something go wrong during the spawning, leaving one or both dead? I don't think your attempt to belittle me is very necessary. For one, I have given you no reason to believe I am an irresponsible fish owner. Just because you don't like the fact that I want to breed "mutts?"
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:09 PM   #9 
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Tadaa11. No one wants petstore bred betta's especially someone who knows nothing about breeding. I suggest you read up on breeding before you attempt it
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:13 PM   #10 
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Okay, what exactly has given you the impression that I know nothing about breeding? I didn't come to this forum to be attacked. I came here to learn what I could from experienced people. Now I see you are a bunch of very unfriendly, accusating people. So, I'll be taking my leave now.
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