Ok 5 pellets x 2 times a day in opinion it too much. I think that why he is bloated like that. Bettas stomach the size of their eye.
If he is bloated from food and constipated the Daphna the best. How long you fasting him. If one day give it another day, don't feed with pellet for one more day. If he pooped it good. Give him more daphnia. If his bloating is better you can give him one pellet.
I hope it not internal parasites so you don't need medicated food. I really think he bloated from food. When you start feeding him again with pellets give him 2 pellets in the morning and 2 at night. You can give him daphnia. I do also feed my bettas with dried frozen blood worms. Sometimes in between pellets like a snack or instead of pellets in the morning. Be careful with blood worm also don't give a lot .
You wrote his poo is not white or clear but different . Doesn't look like other bettas poo? What do you mean.
If his poo is normal, and you check it again, than i hope he don't have internal parasites. Normal poo is brown or it can be the same color as food that he ate , but not white, clear wormy shape. It can be round or it can be short stringy with round at the end. Just make sure not white,clear color
Just buy Epsom salt. Don't use it yet. If he is pooping and his bloating go better hold on Epsom salt. Don't feed him another day see if his bloating is better.
Make his water super clean.
EDIT: If he bloated after 2 days that you are fasting him and don't poo than you will need Epsom salt.
Last edited by BETTACHKALOVE; 05-26-2012 at 08:15 AM.