Thursday, March 1, 2012

How to Breed Betta Fish in Two Minutes

What do you need to breed Bettas:
  • A small net
  • Breeding tank
  • Healthy pair of male and female Bettas

What are the stages? Watch this excellent video to see this in action:
  • Let the male into the tank and let him build the bubble nest.
  • Introduce the female - watch for the right signs: flaring at each other.
  • Watch to see if mating follows: embracing of female by male
  • Watch the male picking up the eggs squeezed out of the female.
  • See him spit the eggs into the bubble nest.
  • Remove female to another tank.
  • Watch the male tend to the eggs until they hatch.
  • Remove male after fry is hatched.