Betta fish mate in a similar way to other tropical fish.The male approaches the female,and they dart around each other before eventually settling into a bubble nest created by the male betta fish. The male then fertilizes the mature female until she lays eggs.
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How long does it take for Betta fish to mate?
Betta fish mating duration will vary from a few minutes to a few hours. It can be due to a lot of factors such as water temperature, surrounding etc. How many eggs does female betta fish release?
How do male Betta fish hatch eggs?
The bubble nest will float on the surface of the water and this will keep the eggs off the bottom of the tank, to minimize chances of threats and dangers. Also, male betta fish has a chemical in his saliva which can help the eggs to hatch and release the baby fish from the eggs.
Why do male Betta fish bite each other?
After brushing against each other and staying intimately close, the male betta fish will twist its body and wrap around the female fish, as if it wants to engulf the female fish. In fact, in this step, the male betta fish is trying to squeeze the female fish and at the same time, the male betta fish is trying to extract her eggs and fertilize them.