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  1. Dumbo - Attempt 1 - to spawn 3/2018

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    Hello Everyone, It has been nearly 20 years since I have done my first successful Betta Spawn as I left the hobby aside during this time I had no time or resources to attempt this again. So, here I am with a nearly ready couple to attempt this again! Why 'Nearly'!!! Because the male seems...
  2. Koda's Guppies

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    Heya! okay, just to start off, I'm Akuma, and I'm a beginner guppy breeder. I'm just doing it for fun and for the experience, not for the profit. :) The guppies stay in a 10 gallon tank sharing it with 4 corydoras and 1 male betta, Koda, who is very sweet :) August 4th, 2016 Got the guppies! I...
  3. M Red/Purple DoubleTail x F Blue Halfmoon

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    Hello, This was my first time spawning bettas and the goal was to see what colors I would get if I mixed a purple-red male with a blue female. These were common petstore bettas which made this experience all the more fun- I had NO IDEA what color combinations I was really going to get! :smile2...
  4. White CT x White CT

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    I spawned this pair yesterday, 16/5. The male: My good pics of the female are on my other harddrive so here's a so-so pic of her after spawning. There's a rip in her caudal. They're both about 4 months old. Here's a video of their first introduction...
  5. "Sugar" Cellophane PK x "Tofu" Marble Melano DT

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    This is a daily journal of the first spawn of Sugar and Tofu as well as the breeding process. More information and images will be posted below. Name: Sugar Gender: Female Species: Plakat (betta splendens) Color: Cellophane Markings: solid (slight dragon scale) Name: Tofu Gender: Male...
  6. Roundtail Plakat x Veiltail hybridization

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    Hey everyone! These two fish have successfully spawned so I'm going to start a spawn log. The fish went into the spawn tank on March 25th, they spawned on the 27th and the fry hatched on the 29th. The male fish is a wild type roundtail plakat. His coloration is similar the that of a wild betta...
  7. Plakat x Veiltail Spawn

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Here is a spawn that I just started Friday. The fry started to hatch this morning and now most of them are inside the nest. The male is a roundtail plakat and the female is a pure veiltail.
  8. 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
  9. male built bubble nest once i put female in there's no nest???

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I've had female and male conditioning for two weeks or so in 10 gallon with divider he built a nice bubble nest under Styrofoam cup but once i put them together the bubble nest disappeared and they're flirting and trying to spawn. . Help any one had this situation or do you know what i can do...
  10. HMPK - Dragonscale x Marble - Fifth time's the charm?

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    Wohooooo! If anyone has been following my spawn attempts since late February, they would know that I've had the terrible luck of a beginner. No more, however! I decided I would NOT update or create a new thread unless the spawn was complete and daddy had done his job...well, THE FRY ARE FREE...
  11. conditioning questions and natural setup

    Breeding Betta Fish
    hi there after my first attempt failed because my male was strangely swimming side to side for no apparent reason,i have decided to try again. now i remember reading something about someone conditioning there bettas on mealworms with there heads cut off(yummy) is this recommended because i have...
  12. Dumbo(Elephant ear) Plakat pairing. (Photo heavy)

    Breeding Betta Fish
    ~~I APOLOGIZE FOR THE MASSIVE PHOTOS~~ I don't plan on breeding this pair until after summer but I thought I would show everyone the pair I've chosen! The plan is not to breed for anything specific, I just want to breed for experience. Not looking for a specific colouring, not looking to have a...
  13. BerriGoodBettas Journal :)

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    So, I started with 1 betta and now, have 7 males, and 8 females. I successfully spawned two--my rosetail and my HMPK. My females are in two Chi's, with extra filtration and a wonderful heater. I have substrate and plants on the bottom and, they are so friendly! My males are in 3 gallon glass...
  14. Removing Female Before Spawning Finishes?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I have tried to do research on this subject, but could not find anything. Would it be possible to not let them spawn for the full length of time, thus leaving me with a smaller batch of fry for my first time breeding? If not, I am prepared as far as housing 100+ Bettas, but if I could get by...
  15. First time spawning questions.

    Breeding Betta Fish
    i recently decided to take up betas as my new hobby i have done some research on this and understand the its a large undertaking. i remember reading a few hints but don't remember what they were if anyone could help me i would be grateful. someone said the left there tank light on for a few...
  16. Male eating eggs???

    Breeding Betta Fish
    My pair had a spawn yesterday (around 50-70 eggs??) and after taking the female out the male moved the eggs into one spot. This morning the eggs were in a pile but every time I check it seems to be getting less and less eggs. I'm not sure if the male is eating the eggs or if he's been spreading...
  17. 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...
  18. Doubletail x Doubletail Geno

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    So, Janey (DTg) and Mickey (DT) were placed together in a 10 gallon spawn tank, at 1pm on Tuesday. Wednesday they spawned at 11am, and since then the father has been caring for the nest. Since I know from last time... She gives you a butt-load of eggs :lol: So a few eaten eggs and fry won't...
  19. My first spawn! Ct x ct

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    Well after. Lo of preparing this is it I am breeding my two crown tails. The male is a black double ray with bright rd dashes and the female is a steel blue. They are in the spawn tank currently embracing my female I super eggy and lots of eggs have been dropped, both fish are carrying eggs to...
  20. HMxVT

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    Dragonscale HM Ares and my lovely grizzle/irridescent VT Janey have been placed in the tank with the shock method after being powerfed frozen, fresh, and pellet foods. October 23. Please note Janey does not have fin damage, regrowth does not have color and I could not get a picture clearly of...
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