Spawn Log: Lucy and Ricardo

Discussion in 'Betta Breeding' started by _Fried_Bettas_, Jul 3, 2015.

  1. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    Spawn Log (Ricardo & Lucy)

    Next on deck, pair of red crowntails. He is a nice HM Crowntail and she is real spunky as you can see from the photos. I will be putting them together in a day or so; they are both so aggressive I want them to spend some time in the divided tank getting used to each other.

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  2. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Wow!!! Good luck with those two!!!

  3. WendigoblueWell Known MemberMember

    They're beautiful!

  4. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    She has been released.
  5. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Good luck! :)
  6. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    They seem to be unusually clumsy, but they are doing that thang.
  7. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Haha, are they getting along alright?
  8. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    Well usually crowntail females lose several rays during the courtship, I think Lucy still has all of hers. All I see is a little damage to some webbing. So appears to be a relatively gentle spawning.

    So we have the two bettas that were peaceful that tore each other up trying to spawn. And now these two fiery reds that spent half their life flaring being much less abusive. Seems that this may be the case most of the time predicting how a spawn will go, despite the fact that it is entirely counterintuitive.
  9. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    To sum it up: Bettas are weird lol!
  10. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    I've been busy, but so has Ricardo, I saw that I had hatchling this morning and he is doing a good job of nurturing them as they hang from the nest.
  11. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Aw, that's good! :)
  12. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    Now have freeswimming fry. Appears to be a rather small spawn, but that is ok. Daddy has been moved.
  13. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

  14. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Yay! Congrats!
  15. WendigoblueWell Known MemberMember

  16. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

    I initially stated that it was a small spawn. It now appears to be much larger. This spawn is all transparent, and at their size this makes them almost invisible.
  17. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Wow haha!
  18. _Fried_Bettas_Well Known MemberMember

  19. WendigoblueWell Known MemberMember

    They're all so cute!

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