Dame Black Copper HM x Sire Blue VT
Both Dame and Sire are first time parents.
17/08 (8pm) Introduction
(10pm) Female looking eager to join the male. Lights out.
18/08 (2pm) Female is released. They immediately hit off. No chasing, no nipping. Usual flaring and dancing.
(6pm) Female was in a corner scared, I missed what happaned. I put the female back in the jar.
(8pm) Bubble nest was completed, female was released again.
(9.30pm) First attempt to embrace. Female got scared the first time and didn't want to repeat it. Male got frustrated and chased her furiously for about 20 seconds. The female managed to hide so I decided not to interfere. Lights out.
19/08 (8am) The bettas embraced. No eggs were released.
(10am) Successfull embrace with eggs being released and fertilised.
(3pm) Male started to furiously chase female. Female removed.
Now it's another waiting game.