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Old 10-30-2012, 05:28 PM   #1 
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Housing Baby Betta with Adult Female?

I know this must be a ridiculous question, but I was just wondering... is it possible to keep an adult female Betta in the same tank as a two-month-old fry?
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:33 PM   #2 
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generally they say to keep the new fry away from the females because the females will eat them. I'm not sure about a 2 month old though. Females can be very aggressive, so I personally wouldn't risk it.
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:26 PM   #3 
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^ This.
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:22 PM   #4 
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I agree, even my little 3 month old female is aggressive, if I put another baby with her she would shred it.
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:19 AM   #5 
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The adult female would go after the baby.. naturally, females leave after laying the eggs and have nothing to do with raising the fry- so to her something that small and another betta is not welcomed and it can go downhill quickly.
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