How do I get female betta fish ready to mate?
The male is ready and he built a huge bubble nest; they were separated, etc. I read all precautions and directions. Then I introduced the girl to him. She started flaring at him and then he started swimming around her and she started chasing him. Then he nipped at her and she freaked out and swam away and keeps hiding; I think he took the hint because he left her alone after that and then I just moved her back to her tank. How do I get her to show vertical stripes and be ready to mate?
Asked By: rachelxmarisa - 6/24/2008
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You should've been feeding them good food two weeks prior to this.. I hope you did that... More
Answered By: Nini ^^ - 6/27/2008
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You need to seperate the male and female. Get another tank and put it next to the males tank and put the female in there so they can clearly see, but not make contact with eachother. Feed the female very well with good foods (bloodworms, flake food etc) and she will fatten up with eggs and show her stripes (which... More
Answered By: TS2princess - 6/24/2008
The male and female must initiate the barrel-roll ritual first
Answered By: sgh.grandalf - 6/24/2008
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