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Is it posable for a female betta to stays full of eggs for too long and will she rip open?


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May 13, 2012 12:09AM

No, when the time is right she will release her eggs even if there is no male around. It is no different from pet birds who sometimes lay unfertilized eggs.

The female betta will probably eat her eggs to regain any lost nutrients after she releases them; if not, it is safe and harmless to simply remove them from the tank with your regular water changes. They are unfertilized.