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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-25-2011, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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favorite foods?

I'm looking to expand my voracious little Cello's diet a bit. She currently gets New Life Spectrum pellets, Hikari freeze dried blood worms, Hikari frozen blood worms, and fruit flies. Not all at once of course Just on a random rotation.

(I used to feed Hikari pellets as well, until I learned that they changed their formula to be mainly wheat meal. )

What are some of your favorite foods or treats?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-25-2011, 09:25 PM
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I just gave my little guy some frozen brine shrimp for the first time, I was kind of concerned it was going to make a mess of the tank, but I just poured a bit in at a time and he did his best to make sure none of it hit the bottom, lol
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As far as pellets go, Omega 1 betta pellets are fantastic. I also treat with the standard freeze dried brine shrimp, bloodworms, or daphnia.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-26-2011, 09:37 AM
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Frozen glassworms (mosquito larvae). If you think about it, I bet they eat lots of mosquito larvae in the rice paddies.
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Live mosquito larvae. I live in the south and have tons during the summer months. I love to watch the bettas chase them around.

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