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Old 05-13-2020, 09:27 PM   #1
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Betta breeding questions

Totally new to betta breeding. I would like to give it a shot in the near future. Have been doing a little bit of research online but still have questions.
I have a mustard gas halfmoon male and a blue veiltail female. Are these compatible- if so, what kind of tails/colors would I expect to see on the fry?
They are living in my community tank- so have already been introduced to each other. I do have a 10 gallon that I would use for the breeding tank. Since they have already been living in my community (with no signs of breeding)- would they be okay for me to pop in the 10 gallon together for breeding? Or is that a disaster waiting to happen? They get along fine with each other now. Male will chase the female a tiny bit now and then but other than that they don't interact much.
Again, totally totally new and just have some questions before I think about getting started. Don't grill me too bad.
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I donít know much about betta breeding either but Iím also going to try it out in the next month or so, but I donít see why the bettas wouldnít do well in the ten gallon tank🤷🏼*♀️ I mean the female would have room to swim away from the male if needed and Iíve seen people breed bettas in literally like a one gallon tank and it worked well. Again I have never even tried to breed betta fish Iíve just been researching it a lot lately because I want to try it out.
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They are aggressive so you gonna need to split the males up afterwards.

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Can you keep two male bettas together?

Never put multiple males in the same tank; they will fight each other to the death. One male and one female betta can be put together for breeding purposes, but only for a brief amount of time as they will also begin fighting.
Are you prepared to go full out with a fry rack?!?
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Yep definitely know males cant be together. I have my male and female living "together" in my community and so far its been fine. I did read once they've done their thing in the breeding tank I have to take the female out. I think I can pull it off.... Not ready for a full on fry rack but how cool!!!
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but how cool!!!
That for sure
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