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What effect will it have on a female betta if she is not allowed to mate?

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βˆ™ 2006-08-20 18:57:08

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There are a lot of fish that never breed in captivity, and there are as far as I know no bad effects. when dealing with one fish it is better too have 2 or more of the same type in a tank the fish will adapt and live longer feeling less threatened and more secure.

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