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  1. Oldfishlady
    08-08-2010 12:14 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Not a problem, the longer the conditioning the better, but at least 2 weeks- unless they have been well cared for and healthy to start and then a week-a good varied diet and if you have live foods to add all the better-small amount more frequently.
    I have never had luck in getting the fry to eat anything but live foods unless I kept the male with them and he will teach them to eat non-live foods.
    Depending on the male-some can be left with their fry and be just fine other will eat them...so be careful if you keep the male long term with the fry.
  2. weluvbettas
    08-08-2010 11:49 AM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    hi again lol how long is the condictioning proscess? is it a week or two? and can betta fry be fed on crushed up flake or should i stick with bbs? sorry for all the questions.
  3. Oldfishlady
    08-07-2010 09:17 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Your welcome.....
  4. VioletTrauma
    08-07-2010 09:12 PM - permalink
    VioletTrauma
    Thank You So Much For The Help =D
  5. Oldfishlady
    08-04-2010 04:27 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    No problem...happy to help......
  6. weluvbettas
    08-04-2010 04:01 PM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    ok thanks for the help sorry if it seems like im always bugging ya. im gonna add them to the tank tommorow
  7. Oldfishlady
    08-04-2010 03:59 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Hey bloo97...hangin in there......overall just fine...thanks for asking...how are you?

    weluvbettas-only way to tell is if you give it a try, never know about these guys, make sure they have a way to get out of his site...lol....and have a back-up plan. You may need to increase your water changes a bit-just a extra 50% water only change a week should do.
  8. weluvbettas
    08-04-2010 01:17 PM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    is it ok if they go in the 7 g with one of my other male bettas (he is very peacefull)?
  9. bloo97
    08-04-2010 01:16 PM - permalink
    bloo97
    Hi! How are you?
  10. Oldfishlady
    08-04-2010 12:46 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    If you moved the minnows to the 7g that would work and then you could lower their water temp too and maybe get a nice colony going with a species only tank.
    And in the 10g by adding 3 more females to the 1 female would work and you may want to bump that number up to make 6 females since it is heavy planted, still need a back up plan...anything can happen with sorority tanks...I would try and get related females to increase your chances......

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