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  1. My First Spawn! Koi HMPK x Koi HMPK - BA08092020

    Betta Spawn Logs
    I'm very excited to start my first breeding project this weekend. I have been conditioning my pair Vaudoux (M) and Pumpkin (F) for the last two weeks with frozen food twice a day. Both have a vibrant orange base color (or a pale yellow/red base I suppose). Vaudoux is orange, red, black and white...
  2. + nm Metallic Butterfly Rose Tail x + nm Metallic Variegated Feather Tail - July 4th Hatch

    Betta Spawn Logs
    The results of this crossing are: -So far just about every fry has a black rim. -There were no fry without metallic sheen, indicating one of the parents has to be + + but not showing yellow. (No green.) Edit: Yellow is a slower color to develop, and some are definitely showing the results of...
  3. How easy is Betta breeding?

    Betta Fish Care
    My 10 year old nephew has a beautiful female betta fish in a 5 gallon tank that I helped him set up, and I have a red Dumbo male in a 10 gallon, my nephew asked me this yesterday "Do you think Auri (his betta) and Hamilton (my betta) could have babies?" I said "It's possible" and now he won't...
  4. Breeding Beginner.. Galaxy Koi and Mustard Gas genetics questions!

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hi all! I'm new to breeding betta, so I have been trying to look up my questions about genetics but could use some more answers. I have 2 pairs of betta that I'm breeding... 1. King Galaxy Koi Male & Delta Galaxy Koi Female 2. Mustard Gas Rosetail Male & Mustard Gas (I think) Plakat Female I've...
  5. Breeding questions

    Breeding Betta Fish
    1: Can the fry eat baby brine shrimp as their first meal? 2: Can I hatch the brine shrimp without an air pump? 3: Can I try limiting the number of eggs the pair lays? 4: I have read that the fry will be OK in colder temperatures and if there is no heater in the tank they will just grow up to be...
  6. Koi HMPK

    Betta Spawn Logs
    Hi all! I'm new here, but I've been lurking for years. I finally reached the point where I was ready to have a spawn! I bought the pair on eBay. After conditioning with bloodworms I left them in the spawn tank with the female in a breeder net. Both fish were showing immediate interest, and the...
  7. What can I breed a Delta Tail male with?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    The delta tail gene is recessive, so would breeding a male delta tail male with a crowntail female just result with crowntails? Or rejects?
  8. Crossbreeding?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    So I've been pretty into bettas for a few months now and was thinking of getting some.. ya know.. bomchickabowbow going on and had a strange thought. So the whole Glofish betta is out now and I almost grabbed one a while ago. I know some don't like em but hey a home for every fish. But Has...
  9. My male is making a bubble nest and I’m not sure if my female is pregnant

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I recently got 2 female bettas. I put them into a large tank with my make betta. Turns out one of the females was attacking him and eating his tail. I then separated them into the same tank but now with dividers. My male has begun to build a bubble nest and I’m not sure if my female is pregnant...
  10. fry vs sponge filter

    Breeding Betta Fish
    so im planning to get into breeding as a hobby and im really worried about my fry being sucked into sponge filters. ive just started using them a few months ago and ive never bred before so i dont really know how betta fry behave. should i be worried? is there anything i can do?
  11. where to buy betta jars?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    so im planning to get into breeding bettas and for the life of me i cannot find any proper container to keep individual betta fry in. i know they can be together as fry but once they grow up they must be separated. ive found some 1 gallon jugs but i feel like theyre too small. plus shipping is...
  12. Do you feed the male betta fish while he is tending the eggs?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hey-- I am interested to know how all of you out there feed your male betta while he is tending the eggs, or if you don't feed him at all. Some say if you feed him, he will be used to food and start to eat the eggs, and others say if you don't feed him he will get hungry and start to eat the...
  13. How does colors work in Betta Breeding?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hello, I've been doing research, and still can't find the answer. I'm thinking of trying some Betta breeding sometime next year maybe, and I'm just wondering how does the coloring in the Betta fish work? And by that I mean if you add a Blue Betta and Red Betta, would you eventually get Purple...
  14. Am I doing something wrong?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hello fellow members, I am in need of some help/advice. I am very confused at the moment. I have a crown tail pair that has been conditioned for three weeks now. The female has spent many hours in the male's view throughout this period. They have shown to be compatible from the start. It is...
  15. Bettas with round faces? Betta splenda?

    Betta Chat
    Hello everyone! I bring two questions for you today. 1. I've been betta-shopping because my baby died last month, and I've taken several trips to my local Petco without really picking anything because I'm noticing that most bettas have really weird heads. It seems like their faces don't end...
  16. Different color dragons

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hi, I am new to breeding bettas and am currently looking for a breeding pair. I'm a little confused about dragon and metallic genetics (and color genetics in general- there's so many options). If you breed two red dragons would all of the offspring be red dragons? What if you bred a red...
  17. Breeding HalfSun or Crowntail

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Sadly my earlier breeding attempt failed and both my veiltails died. After burying both in my backyard, I did some research and decided to either breed a crowntail spawn or try to breed a halfsun. Because crowntails are recessive (at least from what I've seen) and half moons are dominant, is...
  18. Possible colour outcomes.

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hi guys, I'm new to bettas and having a hard time understanding all the genetics behind colouring. Please feel free to link me any good sites. We have a very limited selection of bettas where I live. I have seen the occasional one that wasn't red or blue they were: -blue & yellow -white...
  19. HELP! Need Names, and Identification for Two Females!!!!!

    Betta Chat
    So I have these 2 females, No idea what they are, I'm planning to breed them, and they Need names! I don't have any idea of what to call them, easy names please!
  20. Should I? Betta pairing advice pls

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I have a EE Black dragon betta and a black head copper female. I only have one female right now which is her but I'm not sure if I should just wait for a better female option or to just go for this pair. My plan is to breed the offspring back to him then later on out cross ((to prevent...
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