Breeding Question

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by BettaFishKeeper4302, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. BettaFishKeeper4302Well Known MemberMember

    What's a high demand fish that you don't find much that i could breed and sell? Just trying to make a little profit.

  2. Discus-TangWell Known MemberMember

    Bettas. Hands down. Make sure you breed high quality ones though!

  3. BettaFishKeeper4302Well Known MemberMember

    I thought there were a lot of betta breeders? Plus bettas are literally in every fish and pet store.
  4. puffer boiWell Known MemberMember

    bettas are one of the hardest fish to breed.
  5. BettaFishKeeper4302Well Known MemberMember

    Not to me. The process seems understandable. I thought betta breeders were popular. Guess not.
  6. fjhWell Known MemberMember

    Most killifish species arent availible in stores, and as such are often overlooked. But they tend to he hardy and if you choose one of the more colorful or active species you shouldnt have too much trouble selling them.

    Dario dario is another good choice but are more. Common (still cant find in your average lfs though).

    Edit: if you are willing to put a lot of time into it, you could breed discus (good quality adults sell ~ $70-$100 each) or you can go for fish that are harder to breed (like puffers) but that aquariasts still desire.
  7. Small TanksValued MemberMember

    Oh before you get into this, listen to Aquarium Co-Op's 'how to make $1000 breeding fish' series. Seriously.
    It's on You Tube

    Spoiler alert the answer is: Guppies, cherry shrimp and Java moss
  8. CanadianFishFanWell Known MemberMember

    Look up rare fish species that are in danger and stuff , and High End Quality guppys! Leopard guppys can sell for $40 each! ($30 us?)
  9. puffer boiWell Known MemberMember

    they are but they can have tins of babys i think over 100. housing and caring for would be very hard
  10. BettaFishKeeper4302Well Known MemberMember

    Aquarium co op is pretty cool i will be sure to check it out.

    I could do killifish. I have never heard of dario dario though now i need to go learn everything about them lol. If i decided to do killifish would i sell them online?
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 15, 2018
  11. fjhWell Known MemberMember

    Yeah you could sell them online (are you thinking ebay, craigslist, stuff like that?)
    Also i dont know what you have in your area but lots of fish clubs hold quarterly fish auctions and/or lfs will help advertise or buy fish. Just keep your options open and im sure youll find lots or buyers.

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