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The male fish will take care of the young, once the female lays the eggs then remove the female from the tank or the male betta will injure or kill her. Can a male betta fish get pregnant ? The answer is no.

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How does a female betta fish get pregnant?

She breeds with a male Betta Fish.

How do you know when your fighting fish is pregnant?

Male betta fish will build a "bubble nest" when they are getting interested in procreating. Betta fish do not get pregnant they lay their eggs in these nest.

How long are betta fish pregnant?

Betta fish do not get pregnant Once a female releases her eggs the male fertilises them and places them in a bubble nest that he has made prior to mating

Can you put a male Betta fish in a tank with a female Betta fish?

Male Bettas can live with female Betta fish except when they have laid eggs. Male Betta fish should not be placed in the same aquarium as another male Betta.

How do you tell a male betta fish from a female betta fish?

Normally the male betta fish has much longer flowing fins than the female.

Can you put another fish in a betta fish tank?

Male betta Fish are the aggressive ones. Although it is nearly impossible to find out the difference between female and male betta Fish. If you put in another fish in a male bettaFish tank, the betta Fishwill most likely kill the other fish. Unless the fish is female.

My female betta fish is pregnant and the male died what do I do?

Your female Betta can not be pregnant because bettas do not get pregnant. If she is plump and full of eggs(ova) don't worry. If she is not spawned out by a male, her body will naturally reabsorb the unreleased ova when it is good and ready.

Why do male betta fish kiss?

Kissing in male betta fish is a display of agression. It is a form of fighting.

Why aren't two male betta fish fighting?

Some male betta fish are not as aggressive as others.

How do you know if your Betta Fish is pregnant?

You can only tell if the Betta male makes a bubble nest at the top of the tank. That means that the betta female is going tohave their eggs.

Do betta fish change color?

Yes. Betta Fish do change their coloer every now and then. Or if you have a male, he will change his coloer if hes chaseing a female Betta Fish. Or if he sees another male Betta Fish.

Can betta fish get pregnant?


Why do male betta fish flare their gills at female betta fish?

To get her to mate.

How do you know a betta fish is pregnant?

Betta fish are egg layers, so they don't get pregnant.Put a male and a female together in a large tank with a place for the female to hide and for them to swim and they should have babies called fry.

Is your Betta fish a male or female?


Do betta fish like other fish?

a Betta fish if its a male will usually be OK with other fish but not with another male Betta fish but you can have 2 females with 1 male females will be OK with other fish and any other females hope this helped

How can you tell the difference between male and female Betta fish?

The male Betta fights with other male Betta and the female don't

How can you know males betta from female?

Male betta fish are really colorful and generally larger. Female betta fish are clear colored and small. Male betta fish are probably the easiest to find as well.

Why do female betta fish need a male betta fish to give birth?


Can a male betta fish be living in the same fish tank with a female betta fish?

No. Betta fish will attack each other no matter the sex.

Which fish can go with a baby Betta fish who is probably male in a ten gallon tank?

None are recommended if the Betta is a male.

Why is your male betta fish flaring up around the female betta fish?

A male betta fish will flare to show off his brightly colored fins to a female. This can cause her to have an interest in him.

How long is a betta fish pregnant?

Bettas don't get pregnant. The male fertilizes the eggs only as she's dropping them and they develop outside her body.

If you have a pregnant betta with no mate but a different male betta what do you do?

Bettas don't form pair bonds like some other fish--notably cichlids--do, so you can breed your female to the male you already have.

What fish can you put in a tank with a male Betta?

It's best not to put any fish in with a Male Betta unless you use a tank divider so the Betta cannot get to the other fish to fight.