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  1. Betta baby with other fry?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Okay, so I currently have 7 fry: 5 platies, and 2 mollies. I saw some baby bettas at the pet store, and am interested in raising one to put in the 25 gallon tank I will be getting soon. So, here's the question. My fry are about 3 weeks old. If I put a baby betta in with them, would he be large...
  2. Mystery Snails

    Other Fish
    So I have a female that has laid a few eggs and one of them finally hatched! The first cluster I ended up taking out to try to have them hatch somewhere else and it wasn't moist enough so when I saw the other big cluster I decided to leave it alone and tonight they hatched!!! I know only maybe...
  3. My Molly Had Babies!

    Other Fish
    So I wander downstairs this morning to get ready for my senior pictures when in my 10 gallon tank I notice THERE'S A BUNCH OF BABIES! Not only was I happy but my other fish were quite pleased with their new 'snacks'. I assume there were about 30 to start out with but now there's only about 13...
  4. Betta breeding need help :(

    Breeding Betta Fish
    So it sort of happened by accident , I was planning on breeding them just not so soon. And I was conditioning the pair and well I came up stairs to the female and the male happily swimming together The female had been eggy for a really long time and this is a new male so you see I let them swim...
  5. Molly babies!

    Other Fish
    O_O Oh, my God, our two balloon mollies might be giving birth, we know one is for sure. We just separated them into a breeding container so they can have the rest. We have the babies into our 5.5/6 gallon that the mommies were in. Any advice? We do have powdered fry food. I'll post some pictures...
  6. New Betta

    Betta Fish Care
    I just went to the store and got two new betta fish! One is a female, I am not sure what species it is, but the other one is a little baby betta! I named the female Chloey, and the baby is named Aquifer. I wanted to breed Chloey and Richard, but I was not sure if they would even "like" each...
  7. Can someone tell me why I have regular size babies, and hundreds of tiny swimmers?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hey- I have a new batch of babies, about 20 regular size- then I have hundreds of tiny "nat" like creatures/babies swarming/swimming about, that are a fraction of the size of the 20 regular babies, that are hanging from the nest like normal. The hundreds of tiny swimmers, just swarm about like...
  8. Molly fry problems! Please help!

    Other Fish
    Last week my molly that I had purchased from the LPS gave birth. I could only save three of the fry. I kept them in a breeder and I noticed one fry was larger than the others, was white and was stronger. It swam around as the others sat on the bottom. They were all black. I'm not sure if...
  9. Baby Betta Fish Help??

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey guys! So, yesterday I went to the petstore to get a new filter for my big fish tank and saw that they had some baby betta fish! They looked well cared for, so I thought "why not?" and bought the last 2. I have never had baby bettas before, only adult ones when I was growing up so I was kind...
  10. Fry Food Question

    Breeding Betta Fish
    The 'fry feeding sticky' said it was too old to post reply, so here i am starting a new thread - hope its okay :D Should i take some of the plant roots out of the koi pond b4 it freezes over? If I keep plant parts from the pond alive in the house all winter, could fry feed from the...
  11. Betta Spawn log, maybe? :)

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Meet the maybe daddy: Meet the maybe mamma: {the stress stripe is significantly reduced since I bought her yesterday, and I don't intend to start courting attempts for a couple days yet. :) } Meet the blog where I hope to document it all: Tomorrow, or...
  12. Jarring Question

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Ok when I start jarring my bettas do they need a heat lamp or something or is room temp ok?