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GREAT FIGHTER (2)

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2. Training
        The purpose of training fighter fishes is to make them furious, aggressive, tolerable, strong and healthy.
        After conditioning, put the fish back into an individual jar or bottle that holds at least 2 liters of water. Now add 2.5ml of Atison's Betta SPA in the container. The color of the water will immediately change to light brown.  Feed the fish  once a day with high energy food. We recommend  Atison's Betta PRO. The whole process of training will last about 6 to 7 days, depending on the fitness of the fighter. The training period should not take longer than 10 days. The longer the training period, the more boring and stressful it becomes for the fish. If there is no suitable opponent, just put the fish back to the conditioning process again. Then do the exercising process, step by step.

2.1. Parn (Chasing)
        Find a big round container (a square one is also acceptable) that has a diameter of at least 12 inches (30 cm). Put clean water into it measuring as high as possible - 10 inches (25 cm) is preferable. Put 4 or 5 small and healthy females in this container, followed by the fighter in the same container. The fighter will chase the females around the container. It looks beautiful when he is chasing the females. Leave the fighter in the container for about 5 minutes or until the fighter starts to bite a female. Take him out and leave all the females in the container. Repeat this process again next morning for another 4 days. We call this process "Parn". The purpose of chasing is to eliminate fat and to make him alert. Why is it that I don't put males inside the container instead of females? It's because I don't want them to fight each other and damage my fish's beautiful fins. Females are also fighters but are not as fierce as males. However, if they are kept in a separate bottle for a week, the females will fight like males.


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