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post #5 of (permalink) Old 03-20-2013, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Gnomecatcher View Post
I actually think they breed in freshwater, but the larvae can only survive in SW or brackish. Which is why I am afraid that if they do breed, the larvae will hatch and die and there will be a bunch of rotting larvae in my tank unless my betta figures out how to eat them or I remove the female before the eggs hatch.

Thanks for the link, it looks like I do have one female, maybe two. The others are hiding.
Well yeah i think that's what he meant. Now I'm pretty sure your betta will eat the fry. If not, the amanos will eat them. I have full sized amanos that I never see berried in my tank and I've had them for 4 months now.
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