Betta fry separation

Goldmoon

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Hello everyone! I FINALLY got a pair of bettas to spawn and the eggs just hatched this morning. I know that once the males start to get aggressive, I will need to separate them. I was wondering what you guys thought of this idea for separating them:

Put the males in water bottles or plastic containers of sorts, poke holes in the bottles and put them all in a 20 gallon long tank so that water can flow through all of the bottles and not become stagnant. I will use air pumps and/or sponge filters in between some of the bottles to ensure water flow. This way I can also just put a heater in the tank and the water will stay warm for them rather than heating individual tanks or having to heat the whole room.

If the females don’t fight, I will keep them together until they are old enough to sell.

If anybody has experience with this and separated their fry a different way then I would love to hear how you did it! I appreciate any ideas or thoughts regarding this topic. Thank you in advance!
 
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Wait did you breed wild bettas or bettas from farms? That may tell wether you need to separate the bettas?
They’re crowntail bettas that I got from a breeder, so not wild. Just betta splendens (like what you would find in a pet store)
 

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Since bred bettas are more aggressive than wild caught your current plan is probably best. Separate the males and the females that are aggressive.
 
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