Breeding Fish A-Z

betta splendens breeding embrace

blood red jewel cichlid parents with brood

Breeding fish is one of the most difficult yet enjoyable tasks the fishkeeper has to do.

The biggest secret to breeding tropical fish is to keep them at the peak of health. Healthy fish reproduce automatically. It is in their nature. The more difficult part is saving the eggs and raising the fry.

There are a few tricks and methods that can be used to induce healthy fish to reproduce.

Guidance for how to breed the most popular species will be listed below in alphabetical order.

Breeding American flag fish

Breeding angel fish

Breeding apistogramma

Breeding badis

Breeding banded gouramis

breeding pair of blue acara guarding the eggs

breeding pair of blue acara guarding the eggs

Breeding betta macrostoma

Breeding betta pugnax

Breeding betta splendens

Breeding blue acara

Breeding blue lyretail killifish

Breeding convict cichlids

Breeding corydoras

Breeding discus

Breeding dwarf gouramis

male and female honey gouramis

male and female honey gouramis

Breeding firemouth cichlids

Breeding Guentheri killifish

Breeding guppies

Breeding honey gouramis

Breeding jewel cichlids

Breeding kissing gouramis

Breeding kribensis

Breeding kuhli loaches

Breeding licorice gouramis

Breeding livebearers

Breeding lyretail killifish (aphyosemion australe)

Breeding Malawi fish

Adult oscar with quite mature fry

Adult oscar with quite mature fry

Breeding Malawi peacock fish (aulonocara species)

Breeding mollies

Breeding oscars

Breeding paradise fish

Breeding pearl gouramis

Breeding platies

Breeding rainbow fish

Breeding rasboras

Breeding rosy barbs

Breeding siamese fighting fish (betta splendens)

Close up of male sparkling gourami embracing female

Close up of male sparkling gourami embracing female

Breeding sparkling gouramis (trichopsis pumila)

Breeding swordtails

Breeding tetra fish

Breeding tiger barbs

Breeding tropheus

Breeding zebrafish (zebra danios)