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  1. + 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...
  2. Betta fry for sale

    U.S. Classifieds
    Heres the first 10 I have for sale, though #2 is currently spoken for. Paypal will be used to transfer funds. Shipping should be around $15 and im unsure about betta prices atm. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 PM or comment for more details/questions if interested. More pictures will come as I jar more so...
  3. Fry Dying after 2 weeks

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I succeeded in getting fry. I didn't feed them until they were free swimming Temperature of the water sits and 81 degrees. I have a sponge filter sitting at the lowest setting. I noticed that I was seeing less and less of them about 3 days ago. now there is only one left. This is the second...
  4. 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?
  5. Petco "Baby"

    Betta Pictures
    Meet Roy, a Petco "baby boy" betta. I've had him for around three months now, which should make him between four or five months old total. I've gotten a lot of feedback that he is female, a few comments of him being a plakat, and others of him being a comb-veil tail. Thoughts? He lacks both an...
  6. Help!

    Breeding Betta Fish
    So about a week ago i put my male and female betta in to breed. I had a really big and successful batch of fry but unfortunately only around 10 or so survived. I wanted to open my tank to my male betta to recover so i figured the rest of the babies were going to die off. Side note i also keep...
  7. Amazing, help!

    Betta Chat
    So about a week ago i put my male and female betta in to breed. I had a really big and sucessful batch of fry but unfortunatley only around 10 or so survived. I wanted to open my tank to my male betta to recover so i figured the rest of the babies were going to die off. Side note i also keep...
  8. Sex and Breed of Fry

    Betta Fish Care
    I just got a fry that was marked as a male. However, from what I've read, it's not easy to sex them at his age, so I'm taking that with a grain of salt! However, I was wondering if anyone has a general idea of this little guy's sex or breed. I'm guessing crown tail but I have no clue! Also...
  9. Small little fish in with male betta?!

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I was watching my betta swim around today, then I noticed a little fry in the tank with him! It's not easy to find, but is noticeable. I have NEVER bred bettas before, nor do I have a female, so how is there a baby fry in there? Someone please help! :-?
  10. Baby Brine Shrimp

    Betta Fish Care
    I have a quick question. At the moment i'm hatching bbs it has been 4 days they all hatch for the most part. When should I start the new batch ? I use 1 tbs of eggs and salt combo. Is there a time frame that I should start making a new batch ?
  11. What medications should I buy before breeding?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I know that I need maroxy, but which other medications are a must have before I begin breeding?
  12. Betta fry feeding

    Breeding Betta Fish
    What should betta fry eat for the different stages in their life? And how do you grow and harvest live food cultures? And one extra question: I know that fry should be fed in small portions 3-4 times a day as opposed to 1 big portion each day. If you have to go somewhere, and you'll be gone most...
  13. When is the best time to switch Infusoria

    Betta Fish Care
    My quick question is when do you switch over from infusoria to bbs ? I have no microworms on hand just infusoria and bbs ? Just a rough estimate would be helpful or any other tip thank you !!
  14. Water changes for fry ?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Just wondering how I go about changing water when there are eggs in the bubble nest (and of course when the fry are swimming about!) Cheers
  15. Help! I fell for the cute baby (fry) betta

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey everyone this is my first time on this site and I really need help. My little sister who's six got one betta fish for her birthday two months ago. Unfortunately we clearly didn't take care of the fish well because it passed away this morning. Now, for a six year old this was the most...
  16. Breeding Questions from a Newbie

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hi there. Brand new to the community and looking for someone who knows their stuff to attack me with knowledge that I have about a few questions concerning breeding. :-D 1. a) When betta fish breed, what is the typical amount of fry that will be produced? b) What is the average sized tank I...
  17. How long after I buy can I breed?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I bought 4 bettas (2 males, 2 females) 2 days ago, and another female today. I keep the females in a conditioned 10 gallon tank with a heater, filter, and lots of decorations. The 2 males are in 1 gallon bowls, which are in the sun so they are heated accordingly (I only put them in the sun when...
  18. Fry Transport Question

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Can one safely transport 4 week old fry on a 3 hour trip? Anyone have experience? Any recommendations? I appreciate any tidbit you can share. Thank you!
  19. betta fry food help

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hello my fry are about 2 weeks. and i say like 30 are alive out of 100 or more but i been feeding the brine shrimp since day one and i drop like maybe like the picture shows with filter tubline picture also posted where the black line at. I feed them twice day or skip day and there bellies...
  20. fry food

    Breeding Betta Fish
    planning to breed my betta fish but want to be well prepared I'm open to any tips and suggestions, I would also like to know what to feed the fry once hatched, do they only eat live food? Would appreciate some info!:-D