Females have arrived safe and sound! No pics yet, sorry lol. But soon! She ended up giving me two extra marbles, which I am super excited about! They have all been acclimated into the sorority, except for the green metallic female. She is in her own 2.5 so she can get ready to make babies!
My question is, should I wait the full two weeks? She was very
"eggy" when she got here, and displayed her breeding stripes almost right away. Bellino is already almost conditioned, as I have been feeding him his normal pellets (tropical and betta formula), plus frozen brine shrimp, blackworms, and white worms for about a week. Do you think it would be okay if I waited just a week? I have whiteworms, blackworms, frozen brine shrimp, frozen mysis, and frozen bbs available for conditioning.
Here is a pic of the spawning tank:
It is a food/people/animal-safe container. I bought it at the container store, it was made for dog food storage and said BPA free and FDA approved, so that sounded good to me lol.
There is about 5-7 gallons in it right now, with two tiny ramshorn snails (is this okay?). Temp at 78, with a few sprigs of anacharis and hornwort, some moss, and an anubias attached to a rock. The bubbler won't be there during spawning btw, and I have a sponge filter currently cycling in the sorority.