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Egglaying and livebearing are the two strategies exercised by fish. As what their names suggest, egglaying fish lays eggs rather than giving birth to a little look-alike of an adult fish as what livebearing fish does.

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Answer There are many steps to breeding Betta's and if you are a beginner I suggest you wait and try some guppy breeding. I only suggest this because Betta breeding is for advanced breeders and because one of the Betta's will probably die. Answer Breeding Bettas is a difficult and challenging…
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Indeed blood parrots are hybrids between the 'Red Head Cichlid' and the 'Red Devil' (or I would guess sometimes 'Midas') cichlid. My personal experience that a number of forums will agree with is that the females for the majority fertile. However, the majority of males are sterile like the flowerhor…
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In order to breed bettas, you can purchase what is called a breeder tank which keeps the female safe from the male until he is ready. His signal that he is ready to breed is by building a bubble nest.Once the bubble nest is complete, you can release the female into the tank with him, and he …
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You have to have two tanks (10-20 gallon). First put the male in(the male should have more colour then the female)the tank wit out any other fish in but have plant in the tank when he is in condition he will build a bubble nest.Next introduce a good condtioned female. The male will be interested in …
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if you have more than one beta fish, i advise you to put them in separate tanks because if you put more than one beta fish in one tank they would attack each other and they might die. When i was taking care of a beta fish i fed it three times a day and it worked out perfectly fine. if you want more …
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In late Spring to early summer is goldfish breeding season, this is primarily caused by the drop in water temperature, naturally caused by winter, and then the rise of temperature in Spring.
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In China, then they went to Korea, Japan, and Europe. They were bred from wild types of carp, around 960-1279 AD .Here is a bit more information for you in addition to what someone typed above!The Goldfish, Carassius auratus, was one of the earliest fish to be domesticated, and is still one of the m…
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the male drops sperm and female takes it in and fish hatch in about 42 hours
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I doubt that they can breed, a lot more depends on if two fish can breed than just their size, as far as I know guppies can only breed with other guppies.
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Have an established male producing a bubble nest in his tank, have a female with horizontal lines developed the length of her body, place together in males tank and after egg laying and the male begins to move eggs to the bubbles, remove the female. Once eggs hatch either remove fry or male.
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I use a divided fish tank. I put male on one side and female on the other. Let them watch each other through the glass for a while. Once they get used to each other, and the male has made his bubble nest, put them together. Make sure your female is good size because if she is to small the male will …
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male and female got together and make young ones
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It is Spring to Summer.
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Bring the temperature down to about 60' over time. Do not do it suddenly because it may kill your fish. Bring it down 2' every day until it gets to 60'.Then slowly bring it back up. This gives the fish the feeling it is summer which is when they breed. The fish will lay the eggs and the male will fe…
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It is from Spring to early Summer.
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That depends on the species of fish. With some, such as guppies, it is fairly obvious, but with others, such as angelfish, it can be difficult to tell. Also, the rule for one species does not always apply to another; for example, males can be smaller than females, larger than females, or the same si…
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Sea Horses Answer Of fish that actually move, seahorses are one of the very slowest. The waters are full of fish that never move--they burrow into the bottom, then wait for prey to just swim by.
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on average about 28 to 30 days on average about 28 to 30 days
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They need to have good water and the right nutrition. When the female has her baby/babies move the babies into a separate tank otherwise the older fish may eat the babies
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guppies swordtails and mollies are realy easy to breed
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Baby guppies are very small. Most are around 1/8" long when born. They are nearly clear with a silver color in their bellies. Some color foms of guppies will have babies that exhibit a limited amount of color at the time they are born. Most commonly this is seen in red verieties. All varieties will …
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If you have at least 1 male and 1 female and good water conditions, mollies should breed quite frequently, they are prolific breeders. If you know for sure you have a male and female and they aren't breeding, try doing some water changes, high nitrate levels will keep some fish from breeding.
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The smallest tank you can breed a betta in has to be at least 5 gallons. 10 gallons is the best though :)Beta's have been breed in smaller tanks, though. My moms betas bred in a three gallon tank, even though she wasn't intending to breed them. However, out of that bach, only three fry survived.Also…
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Some angelfish do eat their own babies. Many do care and parent their young. The ones that eat them usually do it because of not knowing how to parent or getting bored with the babies. Many angelfish also eat the eggs that were not fertilized.
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This answer is a entomologistA scientist who only studies fish is called an ichthyologist.
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Fish, in some ways could be used and said to be a natural resource. Atlantic Codfish are used up and are said to be a depleted natural resource.
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the water temp. must be quite warm
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It depends upon the stage that the lake is in, as well as the depth. A bigger, deeper lake is capable of supporting larger fish, like sturgeon, pike and trout. Most lakes have some sort of waterfowl, northern ones will have loons, and nearly all will have herons, ducks, geese, swans, and some will h…
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It really depends on the type of fish. Some fish have extremely sharp teeth while others do not have teeth at all.
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I am not sure but mating surely takes place and the young ones show all characteristics of the fish
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Function of fish gills. To preform breathing for the orgainsm that lives under water.(Listen everyone!... go to National Geographic for kids, or the regular one to find a more specific and general info. on this subject. To find it type on google "national geographic" or "National geographic". Hope t…
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Most species lay eggs once a year (though this can be several batches of eggs over a few day period) other fish can lay eggs every few weeks or every few months.
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Pond fish generally start breeding in the spring or early summer
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The female seahorse deposits her eggs into an opening in the front of the male's body, and he keeps them into a pouch until they hatch, at which time they "squirt" out of him. The seahorse is not pregnant in the sense we think of pregancy, he is just carrying the eggs in a safe place in a specialise…
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Yes they do, they are called Fry not babies, and fish lay eggs from a tube in their body
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Either the female goes over some aquatic plants with the male following, or the male pushes her over some. The female releases eggs and the male fertilizes them, as most fish do.
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Well, i really dnt know
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The gestation period for most live-bearers is around 28 days, give or take a few days depending on water quality and temperature.
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Minnows are egg layers, the eggs hatch within five days after fertilization. Remove adults from the tank after they are fertilized or the adults will eat the babies. You can put in a fry pen for them to stay in if you do not have a tank for the adults.
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Yes they do sleep they just float like normal fish and then after their sleep they will be all playing again!!
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yes the femals give birth to the eggs the immideatly transport them to the fathers pouch.
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If she is a live bearer her stomach will swell and the gravid spot behind the anal fin become increasingly darker as giving birth draws near. Egg layers may swell a little, but watch for changes in behavior, like her and a mate taking over an area in the tank.
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all you really have to do is put a boy and a girl in a tank together and before you know it you have mini mollies and when its does happen take out the bigger fish because they will eat the little fish
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Goldfish breeding season is in Spring and goes to early Summer.
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Garra Rufa fish can be bred like any other fish with an adequate set up, separate tanks are required for the fry that need a filtration system that doesn't allow the very small fish to pass through it. It is important to remember that fry are especially delicate and large numbers are often lost ver…
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clown fish
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Yes you can inter-breed Gold and Green Severums, however Green Severums have the dominant Gene so all of the fry will be Green.
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A female guppy can produce up to 1,000 fish in a year if everything is perfect. A female goldfish can produce several thousand ova (say around 10,000) in one spawning.
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Induced breeding is an optimal effort to produce fish fry without considering the season. This technique is used to produce fry of fish species that have or potentially have great economic significance for aquaculture, which do not reproduces spontaneously in captivity.
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To increase the chances of your goldfish breeding, you will need to put them through a period of conditioning. This includes feeding them a diet rich in protein, doing plenty of water changes, and lowering the tanks temperature by about 10 degrees F. When your fish start chasing each other's rears a…
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Ok if you want to breed your goldfish than find a female goldfish and a male goldfish but they have to be the same size otherwise it will just be weird then hold them face to face in your hands,the same time in the water and make them kiss if they try to leave than that means that they dont like eac…
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external fertilization
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They need to be fully grown, regularly fed live food to get them in condition and in a minimum sized tank of 50 Gallons. You will need at least 10x 100 gallon tanks to rear the youngster properly.
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Some common breeds of goldfish are: the Black Moor goldfish, the Ryunkin goldfish, the comet goldfish, the common goldfish, the Calico Fantail goldfish, the telescope eye goldfish, the bubble eye goldfish, the pearl scale goldfish and the Oranda goldfish.
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if you mean live then here the answerd in a tank that big mabe 10 gallon cause it might have lot of eggs
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Goldfish do breed in the Summer.
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The least you can do to help fishes breed are to select 2 fish of the same species then look up how to dittermin that fishes gender. Next once you have a male and female fish let them grow for about 1 year-2 years. Then eventually the male will chase the female around trying to make her drop her egg…
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induced breeding of fish is a technicque of producing fish fry by pituitary injectioning without considering fish attempts. it is a widelt accepted economical breeding programme in an artificial way
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No, their eggs are soft. Caviar is fish eggs.
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As long as the fish lays eggs and fish can come and fertilize them... and it works the other way around if some fish lays eggs a parrot fish can fertilize them
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Some of the adapataions that allow fishs to live in the water are gills, fins, and a streamlined body shape. The gills allow the fish to live in the water. The gills allow the fish to extract oxygen from the water. Its stream lined shape allow the fish to swim quickly through the water without havin…
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yepif you want to breed fish then don't try bettas because the fight to much.but if you do want to breed fish then id breed either swordtails mollies or guppies
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Breeding Places, Coral reefs
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No, it is not an albino. An albino by definition is a "an animal or plant with a marked deficiency in pigmentation". The fact that these trout have pigment means they are not ablino. What they actually are called is "Palomino Rainbow Trout". The Golden Rainbow Trout originated from a single Rainbow…
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Fish have gills so they can breathe under water
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They are egg layers and will lay their eggs on a smooth surface surface inside the tank.
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The less messing around you do in a breeding tank the better. If absolutely necessary you could syphon a little water from the base of the tank to remove uneaten food or poo.
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You want to make floating pellet feed for your fish farm. I have all things to make fish meal but do not know how do it.
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Ugly, loss of land habitat, impedes silt from reaching lowland where it is important, impededs fish migration and reproduction, causes a risk of catastophic flooding if it fails, creates a prime target for your enemies.
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It takes roughly 26 days for trout eggs to hatch.
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Their bodies are shaped to help them move and be neutrally buoyant in water; fish have apparatuses (gills) that help them breathe in water.
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Goldfish do not have a breeding season. They can breed whenever the water is warm enough. In an open pond, this would be in the Spring and Summer months. In an indoor aquarium this can be year-round. Thank you very much for your answer!!
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They will spawn when conditions are right. There is nothing you can do to stop them other than making them all too sick to spawn.
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they feed on the bottom for little cockles or they may snatch a lure, they only eat small thing as they only grow to 48 centimetres from tip of tail to tip of mouth
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Goldfish may successfully breed while a turtle is present in their habitat, however their offspring will be at risk.Here are some additional considerations:If goldfish are not at least the same size as the turtle (or bigger), chances are strong that they will be at risk of receiving life threatening…
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Usually Goldfish breed spring and early summer
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It depends on the species. Many do not, while some will care for them. E.g. angelfish, discus and arowanas for example.
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It is hard to breed goldfish in tanks. The best place is a pond or pool that contains some floating plants upon which the fish will scatter their sticky ova. Once the spawning has finished, the plants can be placed into aquaria for the hatching to take place.
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No. A 10 gallon tank is barely big enough to keep a single goldfish in.
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They are all the same species so they all require identical treatment and conditions to breed successfully.
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Clownfish like sea anemones, they "live" in them. Once a girl clownfish finds a boy clownfish to her specifications, she lays eggs and he fertilizes them. Hope this helped
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Goldfish do not differentiate between siblings and none siblings, so any male will spawn with any female. Under certain/special controlled circumstances this type of breeding is done by specialist breeders on purpose to establish a "line" or type of fish.
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The male African Dwarf Frog will fertalize the eggs when they come out of the female. The eggs will attach to plants or decorations in the aquarium. If the other fish in the tank don't eat the eggs then they will hatch into small tadpoles. The tadpoles will slowly grow into African Dwarf Frogs..
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They eat other fish, birds, snakes, baby crocodiles, and carrion
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They start to come into breeding "mode" when the temperature gets over 65F.
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more numbers means that there is a greater chance of the fish population to sstay living
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get about 2 females for every male, then make sure you have alot of plants at the bottom to hold eggs and help hide the fish when there hatching or theyll get eaten feed them a bit more than usuall, that's how i always get my fish to breed
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