Betta help - Betta Building Bubble Nest

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by delta5, Jul 21, 2014.

  1. delta5

    delta5 Well Known Member Member

    Why is my betta building bubble nest even tho he has never been introduced to a female betta?


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  2. P

    Prep8611 Valued Member Member

    Nature rules.... Probably a sign hes ready to spawn


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  3. n

    natpodu77 New Member Member

    Yeah, males do that when they are mature-even with no females. Some males don't even do it with a female!
     
  4. atb224155

    atb224155 Valued Member Member

    It's common for males to make a bubble nest. That is quiet common.
     
  5. mg13

    mg13 Well Known Member Member

    Haven't seen my buddy do that in SOOOO long... :( i miss it... lol
     
  6. SW5

    SW5 Well Known Member Member

    When I had my betta, building bubblenests (and flaring at me :p) was his absolute favorite thing, forget his three betta hammocks, his tunnel, the driftwood, etc. he HAD to work all day on his bubblenest, nothing else was good enough for him. 100% normal for a male betta.
     
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    delta5

    delta5 Well Known Member Member

    Does it mean he is happy and doing good since he is building? His fins are looking so much better, but the regrowth hasn't pigmented yet.
     
  8. SW5

    SW5 Well Known Member Member

    Some will say that it means they are happy and healthy, others say it is instinctual. It would seem to me that it means he is doing well, as my betta's health declined, he stopped bubblenesting.
     
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    delta5

    delta5 Well Known Member Member

    I was worried not having a heater or filter for him. Well he has a water wisteria. 500mg of aquarium salt per gallon, spring water and prime betta conditioner.


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