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- Purple is a really good goal. Not very many can take on such a project. The best way to start is to go with a show quality version of your favorite tail type. Mine was HMPK and I started with show quality HMPKs.
And fish when you have your show pair...let's say they are HMPK, the first thing you need to do is evaluate the pair. See the flaws and see what needs work. When you have that established and there are just minor flaws, buy the pair and breed them, then in F1, you need to evaluate the adult fry and then spawn either F1 to the original pair or just spawn the best finnage to a sibling. And so on.
- It's good that youve chosen to do your research first. If you haven't yet, I would suggest looki at www .bettysplendens. com because she has great info there. It's very important that you look to learn form first and then continue on to color.
Purple isn't impossible to create, but will definitely take some time and IMO, you should work on something simple and show quality. No pet store fish.
If you want to learn how to create purples, try asking Martinismommy here on the forum. She's created purple successfully.
- I wish I would have gotten to you earlier, but...
Hello and Welcome to the forum! My name is bettalover2033 i am also a betta breeder and I would like to say that if you need ANY kind of help, whether it be general betta fish care and needs or an betta breeding help, I am able to help you or at least point you in the correct direction. If you have any questions, I'd be happy to answer them.
I hope you enjoy your stay at*Bettafish.com*as much as we do! Glad to see another betta keeper here with us.
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