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    What wild bettas are you keeping?

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    I know these thread usually doesn't really work out but was just curious to see what types of wilds we keep here in singapore. Maybe in the future can even trade or even out cross the line

    I'll start first
    Currently keeping
    (The bred means i have their offspring)
    Betta enisae (bred)
    B. pallifina (bred)
    B. ocellata
    B. compuncta (bred)
    B. falx (bred)
    B. edithae (bred)
    B. channoides
    B. bellica (bred)
    B. persephone
    B. livida
    B. Pugnax
    B. pulchra
    If im not wrong thats all.
    Hope those keeping can share their collect too

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Hi, nice to see such a thread!

    I'm currently keeping:

    B. channoides
    B. persephone (Muar Strain; bred)
    B. burdigala sp 'Kubu'
    B. rutilans

    Waiting for these to come in if our order gets through to Hermanus:

    B. persephone (Ayer Hitam Strain)
    B. uberis sp 'Pangkalan Bun'
    Cheers,
    Bernard
    Kept (no more ) Betta persephone, B. miniopinna, B. sp. palangkaraya, B. uberis, B. channoides, B. burdigala
    Pseudepiplatys annulatus, Nannostomus eques

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Hi! Currently keeping;

    B. rutilans
    Last edited by Shi Xuan; 27th Sep 2012 at 20:41.
    Cheers!
    griffinkid

    Keeping | Nannostomus Eques, Pseudomugil furcatus, Sphaerichthys osphromenoides, Pseudepiplatys annulatus and Corydoras hastatus |

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Currently keeping the followings:-

    B channoides
    B rutilans
    B pugnax
    B falx
    B burdigala
    B sp wajok
    B rubra

    When the price is right, will get a pair of B macrostoma.

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    i only have 2 species. Currently 2 3ft community tank for each species.

    -B. channoides sp pampang
    -B. rubra sp meulaboh (bred)

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    I got a bit of this, a bit of that but only bred channoides...babies are about 1.5 weeks old now. Eating like pigs and growing fast.

    So I guess my list includes:

    B. channoides
    B. enisae
    B. bellica
    B. patoti
    B. ocellata (widow)
    B. unimaculata (widow)

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    New addition:-

    B coccina.

    Jialat, more tanks are creeping in my balcony....hopefully my "Minister of Home Affairs" didnt notice.

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Some current fish would include
    B pulchra
    B pugnax
    B pi
    B rubra
    B edithea
    B imbellis
    B falx
    B waseri
    B patoti
    B coccinas
    B bellica
    B albi
    B rutilans
    B occellatas
    B akarensis

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    great to know brothers here keeping so many species of wildies, I also want to share share....
    currently I have:

    tussyae
    channoides
    albimarginata
    uberis
    smaragdina
    rubra
    brownorum
    edithae
    falx
    simplex

    Im looking for persephone, anyone can offer me, Im at Batu Pahat, Johor. Thanks lah!!!

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Currently keeping;

    Betta pugnax

    Hoping to find B.spilotogena though , does anyone here have them ?
    Last edited by Shi Xuan; 27th Sep 2012 at 20:52.

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Just updating, in case there is anyone keeping similar species and want to exchange fish (same or different species) to expand our gene pools.

    Presently keeping Betta:

    channoides (bred)
    coccina
    persephone (bred)
    uberis (bred)
    livida
    brownorum
    burdigala (2 lone females, need a male )
    Cheers,
    Bernard
    Kept (no more ) Betta persephone, B. miniopinna, B. sp. palangkaraya, B. uberis, B. channoides, B. burdigala
    Pseudepiplatys annulatus, Nannostomus eques

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Update 2012:

    macrostoma
    rubra
    falx (bred)
    coccina
    channoides

    Others
    rubra (2 big females) <any takers?>

    Wish list 2012: albimarginata or/and dimidiata

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Here's my list.
    Betta enisae
    B. pallifina (bred)
    B. ocellata
    B. compuncta (bred)
    B. falx
    B. channoides
    B. bellica
    B. pulchra (bred)
    B. patoti
    B.imbellis (bred)
    B.coccina(bred)
    Cut down a little.

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Hi kind of new here, just want to share=)

    Past Betta:
    B. Imbellis
    B. sp Mahachai
    B. Smaragdina
    B. Pallifina

    Currently:
    B. Macrostoma (Female)

    Anyone here has Male Macrostoma for sale? Lovely fishes...

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Hi Everyone

    I am Justin and I am new here, currently only have B.Imbellis from singapore.
    I had breed some B. bellica few years back.

    I'm looking for Betta persephone.

    Thanks

    Justin
    Last edited by Shi Xuan; 27th Sep 2012 at 21:40.

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Hi all,

    I've tidied this thread and put it up as stickies, so as to raise awareness of the species currently being kept in Singapore.

    This thread is solely used as a census for any aquarists to update the species they are currently keeping or looking for.

    Note: Any unrelated posts to the specified purpose of this thread, will be deleted immediately without notice. All trades are to be done privately and at your own discretion.
    Last edited by Shi Xuan; 24th Nov 2012 at 01:31.

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    I'm keeping two pairs of Albimarginatas!

    Looking for Macrostoma. My dream fish. =]

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Past Betta:
    B. pallifina
    B. Antuta
    B. Ocellata
    B. ideii
    B. unimac

    B. spilotogena
    B. waseri

    B. imbellis
    B smaragdina

    B. Breviobesus
    B. Enisae

    B. foershi
    B. mandor

    Albi group too

    all of coccina group except the recent describe once.

    Currently:
    B. Macrostoma 10pcs
    B. Miniopina (self caught) 4pcs
    bred 30pcs

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Quote Originally Posted by longkanghee View Post
    Currently:
    B. Macrostoma 10pcs
    B. Miniopina (self caught) 4pcs
    bred 30pcs
    I have not been successful in keeping macs and since been giving up keeping this nice species.

    Update 2014:

    B albimarginata
    B pi
    B patoti
    B pugnax
    B enisac
    B smaragdina (bred)
    B brownorum
    B wajok
    B uberis


    Hmm,..quite a change (Come back from work commitment) since 2011 but still going strong (*pat* on my own back).

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    Re: What wild bettas are you keeping?

    Past:mandor
    channoides bred
    albimarginata
    coccina Ayer hitam bred
    Persephone muar bred sold away all as someone wanted for breeding and distribution
    smaragdina bred
    Unknown Betta sp
    currently:
    splendens bred
    imbellis bred
    mahachai bred
    macs bred but sold a few and have a few now left 3-4pcs?
    rutilans bred
    brownorum bred
    ocellata bred
    unimacualata
    wild bettas,Shellies,herptiles,mudskippers,shrimps

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