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love and bonds with betta foerschi

Foerschi betta is a paternal mouthbrooder, so set up in a separate breeding aquarium unless fish are kept separately. When you breed the fancy betta it is essential that the aquarium has a tight-fitting cover that allows the fry to access a layer of warm, humid air, which is important to properly develop a labyrinth organ.

One of the most important aspects of their life cycle is reproduction; the fish maintain alone but for reproduction, they ideally organize separate tanks. If the male and female are selected individually does not mean they peacefully coexist in reverse because of the aggressiveness stronger one kills the weaker. Once a pair has established they live peacefully..

For a breeding process, they prefer large spaces. The tank size is around 15 gallons of water, so Betta can easily move around. Before the breeding, the high protein-rich food is served to the betta, so the success of breeding is increased.

During the courtship, the male wraps his body around the female. They have several dummy attempts before actually spawning. They have a build a bubble nest.

Eggs and sperm are released in small portions. The male proactively wraps his body around the female and has dummy attempts. Male betta observe the fertilized egg which is spat by the female mouth. The male picked them up and put them in a bubble nest.

Post-spawning is very important to healthy females; the male is responsible for providing a quiet place and peace to the females after spawning, providing nutritious food to recover for postpartum.

The breeder removes the female betta after spawning because if she does not leave other males harass her and may kill her, another female counterpart needs a rest after spawning.

Beta is forming in 8-14 days and is ready to swim and release the fully developed fry to swim. Adult betta do not prey on fry, some betta have left the fry in the care of the parents.

After releasing fry can take a food of its own; the fry is big enough (5mm+) to accept food such as microworms and Artemia nauplii. (Artemesia is commonly known as brine shrimp; a genus of phyllopod crustaceans inhabiting salt lakes and brines. Newly born fry eat egg yolks. which is commonly served in young betta and considered as his first food). The owner has to serve Artemia immediately to Young Betta. When the fry is young do not overfeed.

When it comes to the water change, it is important to perform regular water changes. For a healthy diet and water changes, betta can live 2-3 years.

love and bonds with betta foerschi