Betta barracks

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  1. Flowingfins

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    Hey guys:)
    I have been thinking, and I was wondering if you guys could give me a couple ideas on betta barracks. I have some bettas I plan on using for breeding(and obviously hundreds of fry I will need tanks for).
    How do you guys house your breeders/fry? And if you were going to breed, how would you house them?

    A note- obviously it would be ideal to have 300 5-10 gallon tanks, that's not happening. I was thinking of 2 liter soda bottles. And once they are retired from breeding (or sold) they will get moved to a larger tank.
     
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    Thanks Lucy! That was really helpful!
    I might have to give that a try. Water changes would be so easy. Jut open a valve and the water flows out the window.
     
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    You're welcome. Hope it works for you. :)

    Someone who has experience breeding bettas may have other suggestion.
    Good luck!
     
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    Wow that's a good idea! I should try it too lol

    for me, i'm using almost the same method as him except without his piping system. That system is pretty cool! I just using regular glass or plastic bottles for males while females in the same tank/container. Selected bettas for show or breeding are keep in bigger containers for conditioning and training. Since I'm living in southeast asia country, I don't need heater as the country already have hot and high humidity weather.

    You can separate the males from females as early as 2 month old. but usually at 3 months old you can see their male behaviour (flare/aggressively toward others) much clearer. At 5 months old they are ready for sell and shipping.

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    Wow! Thanks lyanabadri!
     
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    your water is different colors. red brown yellow... what happen?
     
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    My guess is different amounts of indian almond leaves. They are awesome for bettas. Providing antibacterial properties, and the bettas seem to do better in water with tannins.

    Welcome to the forum:)
     
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    Yup. flowingfins is right :)
     
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