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Old 12-08-2011, 11:00 AM   #1 
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Bubble Nest

If my male is making bubble nests even WITHOUT a female anywhere in the house is that a good thing or bad? I dont want him getting depressed or anything. I just dont want to breed yet, Im not skilled enough in Bettas just yet to do that, and I dont have the space for it.
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:11 AM   #2 
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When male bettas make bubble nests without a female, it just means they are happy and healthy. Enjoy!
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Old 12-08-2011, 12:37 PM   #3 
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Not sure that was the case with him. See the fish who used to do that passed away a few days ago, and im posting this now because I have new Bettas and I didnt want anything bad to happen to them. Although when he was alive he was very happy.. he wiggled alot lol thanks :)
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Old 12-10-2011, 12:09 PM   #4 
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Bettas will make bubble nests for different reasons.. whether it's territory, they are wanting to attract a female (even though unless they are within minutes of breeding they will chase the female away from the nest), and even a weather system coming through in your area will set them into a bubble nest frenzy.

A bubble nest won't show whether or not your betta is healthy, happy though it's unsure of- but we like to think that and it could be true :) It's just a natural thing for them to do- but again, it's within themselves and for what reason they make them.. as even a lot of them just don't make nests. I have a couple males that rarely make a bubble nest, even though there is a female between them and in sight at all times.
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Old 12-12-2011, 05:29 AM   #5 
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Yea it wasn't often he did it, and none of my others have done it at all yet lol
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