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  1. Breeding Essentials

    Breeding Betta Fish
    This is what I know I need and I have, what else do I need? I have: 1: Three tanks, the male lives in the 3.5, the female will live in a 13, and the breeding tank is 10 gallons. (Have it) 2: Aquarium vacuum. (Mini size) (Arriving soon) 3: Tiny fry net, and a bigger net. (Have it) 4: Artificial...
  2. Which bettas should I breed?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Breeding Program help! I have 3 males that I'd like to breed to my koi female but I dont know which one would give me the best result for what I'm looking for. I'm really wanting to breed "galaxy koi" bettas, so basically kois with other colors besides the traditional colors. I have my...
  3. Help: Show quality basics

    Betta Pictures
    I just recently found out about betta showing and I wanted some help learning how to judge betta fish. I've attached some photos of my boy Alarik to start(in temporary tank). I've been told he is a Double Tail HalfMoon irid multicolor and he has clean conformation I believe. I'd love to find...
  4. Alarik:DTHM multi irid cambodian betta Journal

    Journals
    I saw other people making journals of their bettas and I figured I would as well since I plan on breeding this boy and I'd like to have a record of how he's progressing. Adoption Day September 1, 2018 at PetSupermarket. Said to be around 3-4 months old. One of the employees said she got her...
  5. Beginner Breeder Help (galaxy koi+dalmatian)

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hi! So I just recently got my male betta on September 1, 2018 to start breeding. I believe he is a multicolor cambodian halfmoon double tail and he seems to have blue dalmatian spots on his tail. I want to breed him to an orange and black halfmoon koi female and hopefully get dalmatian and...
  6. Can we guess what the betta fish is doing? learn more about betta fish care and breed

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hey guys, Can we guess what the betta fish is doing? see in the video here
  7. Tiger Koi HM X Galaxy Koi HMPK

    Betta Spawn Logs
    I got myself a beautiful male galaxy koi Halfmoon Plakat who had wonderful finnage and coloration for Galaxy koi, very minimal blue but that's fine since I'm trying to breed that out. I soon after got myself a Super red Tiger Koi Female Halfmoon who I plan on breeding with him as she has...
  8. Betta Temperament vs Tail Type

    Betta Chat
    Hi! So I know that every betta is an individual, but I was wondering if there is any correlation between betta aggression and their tail types? Like, I seem to remember reading somewhere that plakats are considered more aggressive because they're more closely related to wild types bred to fight...
  9. Betta Fry Diet

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey all, My roommate and I plan on breeding a pair of bettas in the next few weeks and I have a few questions about fry diet. 1) can I feed betta fry mircoworms from the time they are free swimming to a few weeks old to avoid feeding them fry bbs (after that, I plan on feeding frozen beef...
  10. anyone using copepods in the fry tanks?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    hey folks... i know there are some serious breeders here and this is a question if haven't really found much of an answer to. i've been maintaining sw plankton cultures and have recently focused on fw copepods. i've discovered that cyclopoidal copepods are far easier and faster than their sw...
  11. My First Spawn Chowder and Lava!

    Breeding Betta Fish
    This is my first spawn. Chowder Crown Tail mail betta And Lave the Veil Tail Betta. It took a couple trys, waiting for Lava to get her breeding stripes. But i caught the process on video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAI-ZHRoH4E This is is today, 1 week after hatching 8 are free swimming...
  12. Newbie looking for advice before breeding

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hey everyone, so my roommate has this BEAUTIFUL crowntail male. We found him in the pet store I work at... I've never seen another betta like him! Anyway, a few months later I fell in love with a gorgeous silver female and before I could resist, I brought her home. And then my roommate got to...
  13. somebody help

    Betta Chat
    Week ago i purchased female bettaand i noticed when i put her glass vase with the male betta she would flare at him alot soi left for maybe 5 hours as i got back the female had made bubble nest and ibeen feeding her freeze dried bloodworms for 4 days and her belly is not full with eggs like...
  14. Heating Jarred Bettas

    Breeding Betta Fish
    How does everyone heat their bettas once they have been jarred? I've heard of several methods including using a space heater for a small room, a barracks system in a large heated tank, and using heat tape on shelves to heat up the jars. Why do you use a certain method and why? Which is the most...
  15. Quality Breeder on YouTube?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Has anyone heard/viewed this YouTube channel before? https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCO6l01Hv1fH7ykW0fm_PSxg The guy states he is a top breeder and "the only top breeder online." He says a few things in the videos, specifically the 3 breeding videos, that does not match what the majority of...
  16. White/Red HM Male X Red/Orange VT Female

    Journals
    Time for attempt number two with this pair. I tried a few weeks ago to breed them and got them to go through the motions, but the male was very inattentive and let the nest dissapate and possibly ate some of the eggs. Hopefully! he acts like a good father this time. I will begin conditioning...
  17. Siphoning and adding water to multiple jars at the same time?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I'm still in the beginning stages of looking into betta breeding, so this idea is pretty random, but I'm wondering if it will work and looking for advice from more experienced breeders. So right now my biggest challenge in deciding whether or not to breed is how I will manage the males that I...
  18. Sucess!

    Betta Spawn Logs
    :D:D:D:D vvvv EMBRACING http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSBYXXOp6Oc The eggs! some hatched http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLc1xGSSinI Vertically swimming! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oo_H_8nFCRU
  19. When to remove daddy?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I've looked through several sources and they all seem to say different things!?!? PLEASE TELL ME Are you supposed to take the male out of the spawning tank when the fry JUST hatch or when they begin free swimming!?!? PLEASE HELP o_O
  20. New to betta breeding?!!

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Just about to breed my first batch of bettas :D VERY excited!!!:-):-) but I'm in need of desperate help!?!? I've set a 4 Gal tub at the moment ... It's quite flat and wide, and has previously used to house clothes... It's been fully cleaned out, is it still ok for the fish? Also, I'm planning on...
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