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  1. willow
    07-30-2010 03:40 PM - permalink
    hi,thanks for the birthday wishes :)
    i can't reply to your message you sent me,as you have clicked the option in your profile,not to receive messages.
  2. willow
    01-25-2010 02:32 PM - permalink
    happyyyyyyyyyyyyy birthday toooooooo youuuuuuuuuu :)
  3. MrVampire181
    07-23-2009 04:01 PM - permalink
    No prob. Tell me if they spawn :)
  4. MrVampire181
    07-23-2009 12:13 PM - permalink
    Those are PERFECT! I use infusoria and brine shrimp but micros are reccomended for beginners.

    Some spawns are gentle and some really beat each other up so just watch them :)
  5. MrVampire181
    07-22-2009 08:12 PM - permalink
    If he really damages her remove them. After the first bite she will run for her life. She will go hide from time to time. Then she will come out and show sumissiveness to the male. Then spawning usually occurs.

    BTW do you have live food?
  6. MrVampire181
    07-22-2009 05:02 PM - permalink
    It depends on the betta. My males won't build a nest unless they can chase the female. The male I've been using (to increase color and introduce new genes) has never shreded a female but wasn't building a nest unless she was in the tank. These are "too smart" males. Meaning these males know the female is not in the tank with him so they won't build a nest. "Dumb males" are different. These are inbred males (usually) who will build the nest and wait for you to release her. Then there are "lazy males" who won't build a nest but will tend the eggs and fry. These are the best fathers :)

    After spawning females must be removed. The male tends the nest and eggs (but first timers usually eat some or all). Then the fry hatch and hang tail down in the nest. At this time they feed off their yolk sac. About three days after hatching the fry become "free swimming". This means they start swimming around and stop hanging from the nest. At this time you need to remove the male.

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  • About Nicknac44
    I'm a teenager from Oklahoma and a future Marine Biologist!
    I love breeding, feeding, or just watching fish grow up!
    Just odd stuff in the summer! lol
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