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Forum: Wild Betta Forum   11-14-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By RickyTan
The male definitely looks like a variation of...

The male definitely looks like a variation of imbellis species.

Perhaps crossing imbellis male to female domestic splenden yields different recombination of DNA than those of imbellis female and...
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   11-14-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By RickyTan
If you dont mind me asking, did you breed male...

If you dont mind me asking, did you breed male imbellis or male domestic, and did you breed wild caught or tank bred/raised imbellis?

The reason i ask is novice importers/breeders often mistake...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   10-04-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By RickyTan
My order of preference is Aqua soils (ADA...

My order of preference is Aqua soils (ADA amazonia/Fluval stratum) -> Caribsea Eco-complete - > Flourite

We often find our inspiration from nature, so we attempt to imitate it.

Aqua soils are...
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   10-02-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By RickyTan
I have experienced similar problems as...

I have experienced similar problems as well...when crossing certain wild types such as smaragdina with splenden the fry never reach the swimming stage. In my last cross of hybrid imbellis with...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   10-02-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By RickyTan
Java fern and anubias typically come from emersed...

Java fern and anubias typically come from emersed farms (see pictures below), actually most aquarium plants come from emersed farms, meaning they are grown outside of water. Why? Because growing...
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   09-25-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By RickyTan
The term hybrid refers to a wide spectrum of...

The term hybrid refers to a wide spectrum of different species that have been crossed, such as aliens that have metallic colors or imbellis/ splenden hybrids that may have very little iridescence. ...
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   09-23-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By RickyTan
Crossing Alien hybrid (hybrid, predominately...

Crossing Alien hybrid (hybrid, predominately mahachai) with plakat (splenden) would create fatter/shorter bodied hybrids/aliens. Color would depend on the genetics/color of the plakat (because most...
Forum: Betta Chat   09-18-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By RickyTan
looks male in my opinion.

looks male in my opinion.
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   09-05-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By RickyTan
Never had success with dwarf hair grass...

Never had success with dwarf hair grass (eleocharis parvula) without pressurized CO2 (I define success as plant is growing/carpeting/propagating itself) . Some people like to use excel as a CO2...
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   08-12-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
  Snail?
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Posted By RickyTan
Most fish ignore them, including bettas in my...

Most fish ignore them, including bettas in my experience.
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   08-12-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
  Snail?
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Posted By RickyTan
Pond/bladder snail. They eat decaying...

Pond/bladder snail. They eat decaying plants/detritus/uneaten food and sometimes eat algae, may reproduce quickly and get out of control if there is excess food available.
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   08-10-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By RickyTan
In my opinion, it is never recommended to keep...

In my opinion, it is never recommended to keep any species of the splendens complex together. Though I have seen an imbellis pair kept together in a 20 gallon planted, I do not recommend it. ...
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   08-10-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By RickyTan
domestic bettas found in pet stores are usually a...

domestic bettas found in pet stores are usually a variation of the original betta splendens, and are often considered as "betta splendens".

these species are all in the "splendens complex" and can...
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   08-10-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By RickyTan
yes you can cross, i am currently working on a...

yes you can cross, i am currently working on a 3rd generation imbellis hybrid myself, those two species are in the splenden complex and can cross. imbellis hybrid usually have that blue/green/red...
Forum: Betta Chat   07-12-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By RickyTan
Full adult size at 3 months is not typical for...

Full adult size at 3 months is not typical for betta bred for commercial purposes. It is only achievable through power growing, 100% water changes or 100s+ gallons of water to dilute growth hormones...
Forum: Betta Chat   07-12-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By RickyTan
In my opinion betta never stop growing, they only...

In my opinion betta never stop growing, they only slow down in growth as they get older . The most growth will happen in the first 3 months from newly hatched fry to roughly 2 inches head to tail...
Forum: Betta Chat   07-11-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By RickyTan
5-7 weeks assuming she is roughly .75 to 1 inch...

5-7 weeks assuming she is roughly .75 to 1 inch head to tail.
Forum: Other Fish   05-15-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By RickyTan
dark brown base, with thin yellowish stripes, it...

dark brown base, with thin yellowish stripes, it looks like a clown pleco to me.
Forum: Wild Betta Forum   05-13-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By RickyTan
I got my imbellis from wetspot on aquabid,...

I got my imbellis from wetspot on aquabid, they're located in washington. They sell them as unsexed, but I received 7 out of 7 as females. The customers at the actual shop usually pick out all the...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   05-12-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By RickyTan
Possibly overfeeding, possibly over stocking,...

Possibly overfeeding, possibly over stocking, possibly old tank syndrome or a combination of all 3.
The nitrifying bacteria canít handle the amount of waste being produced, be it uneaten fish food...
Forum: Betta Chat   01-05-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By RickyTan
In my opinion, water changes (to dilute the...

In my opinion, water changes (to dilute the growth hormone) or rather the water volume has the biggest impact on growth.
There will always be a size variance in the bettas among a spawn.

The...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   01-03-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By RickyTan
Anything with full macro nutrients and micros is...

Anything with full macro nutrients and micros is always recommended in my opinion , nilocg's thrive or thrive+, aquarium coop's easy green, glosso factory's all in one fertilzer.

These are...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   01-03-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By RickyTan
Flourish is good if you don't need much nitrogen...

Flourish is good if you don't need much nitrogen and phosphorous, which is why I can't recommend it. It's not as "comprehensive" as it claims to be. It works well in a "heavily" stocked tank that...
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   12-20-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By RickyTan
seems like it would work, personally i stay away...

seems like it would work, personally i stay away from all plecos because they produce huge amounts of waste, and if you're using aquasoil or doing a dirted tank, its hard to gravel vac the huge...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   12-11-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By RickyTan
i have like 4 amazon swords in the back, and...

i have like 4 amazon swords in the back, and there are now 3 spikes shooting towards the front then shooting upwards(thats where the strongest light is ). ive decided ill let them grow till they...
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