Betta Fish

fugi14

Member
Hooray! This is my first time breeding bettas! I am 14 years old and have pretty much used up my whole bank account and year' allowance on buying the proper equipment, but I am finally there. I have around 67 fry swimming around in the tank. Is that good or bad? They are a little over a week old. I will put pictures as soon as the fry are big enough to see through the digital camera
 

Butterfly

Member
That's excellent! Now you have to start collecting individual containers for the males. I think by a month they will start fighting
Carol
 

chickadee

Member
Congratulations, that is a lot of fry and since you have the equipment, I am guessing you have done all the research about what they need as far as water changes and all.  I do think you are very brave.  They are very hard to breed and keep alive to maturity.  They are even harder to keep the water quality good enough to make them good bettas with well formed fins and bodies.  If the water is not changed often enough and any ammonia, nitrite or nitrate build up then they can be deformed..  

But I am happy for you.  And Welcome to all the little fry...  Please do be sure to send us some pictures of your tank when they get big enough.

Thank you for sharing.  Good luck.


I am going to move this to the Betta Forum where those of us who are mostly interested in Bettas can watch your thread.

Rose
 
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fugi14

Member
Alrighty, I will put pictures as soon as possible. Here are pictures of the parents until then.

Here is Charon, the dad.


Here is Kit, the mom.
 

gammerus

Member
you will have some beautiful babies, no doubt.
 

divakeeks

Member
What beautiful bettas!! I can't wait to see the pictures of the fry!!!!!

Congratulations!!
 

gammerus

Member
What are your plans for selling them? That's a lot of fry to adopt out.
 

shollia

Member
Oooo Daddy is gorgeous and mommy aint to shabby herself!
I hope all of your little bebehs are gonna be ok! Keep us posted
 

nmwierman1977

Member
Mom and dad are beautiful. Do you plan on selling any of the fry when they get bigger? That's a lot of bettas to take on. Natalie
 
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fugi14

Member
Yes, I am definitely going to sell most of them. I think there is a way you can sell them on ebay, and I'm going to advertize them on all the fish forums that I know.
 

nmwierman1977

Member
Good idea! Natalie
 

LZ Floyd

Member
Congratulations fuji14, and welcome to the forum.  It sounds like you're going to be pretty busy with all those fry.  We wish you good luck!

Mike
 

gammerus

Member
have you heard of aquaria.com? or aquabid.com?
 

atmmachine816

Member
Cool, I know a couple forums where you can advertise them.
 
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fugi14

Member
I have heard of aquaria, but not aquabid. What is it?
 

atmmachine816

Member
It's a place where you can sell any fish related item. check it out, aquabid.com
 
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fugi14

Member
Wow, that is a really cool site! I'm sure it will help a lot to sell some of my fry.
 

atmmachine816

Member
yup you'll just need to buy all the shipping materials and have good pics to show how great they look.
 

chickadee

Member
Of course, you do know that it costs money to open accounts at these places and it charges by the length of time in months you keep them. It is all well and good for those who know this but it is not a free service, just so you know.

Rose
 
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fugi14

Member
Oh, that's not good...hm.
 

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