Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Care
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-04-2012, 11:04 AM   #1 
Flame1990
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Question How often do you feed your betta???

Hi! I am a new betta owner and the food I bought for my betta is called Tetra Betta floating mini pellets. it says I should feed my betta 3-4 pellets twice daily. I have been doing this but I just wanted to make sure if this was enough or to much to feed him, I have heard different things from different sites on how much you should feed them.. how much do you guys feed your betta?
Flame1990 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 12:32 PM   #2 
SmokeNLark
Member
 
SmokeNLark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
It depends on the size of the pellets. Mine get 2 pellets twice a day. I do have a smaller fish who eats much smaller pellets and he gets about 3 twice a day. So it sounds like you're feeding a good amount. Keep in mind some pellets expand and your bettas stomach is about the size of his eye.
SmokeNLark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 12:34 PM   #3 
AngelicScars
Member
 
AngelicScars's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: SC
4-5 a day(with one day of fasting). I have the tetra pellets I believe.
AngelicScars is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 01:28 PM   #4 
Zappity
Member
 
Zappity's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
I give my boy 2 Hikari Bio-Gold pellets twice daily. I tried 3 twice daily yesterday, but he got bloated xD So back to 2.
Zappity is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2012, 06:42 AM   #5 
wnppmy
New Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Fed mine up 3 or more pellets twice aday, he slaked off eating in morning, now 3 pellets each morning, every other night just 1 or 2 pellets seems to be working better.
wnppmy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2012, 08:19 AM   #6 
Pitluvs
Member
 
Pitluvs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
We feed Aqueon pellets and they get 4 pellets twice a day. We don't do fasting since we feed a large variety of foods (frozen).
Pitluvs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2012, 10:01 PM   #7 
AzureFish
New Member
 
AzureFish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Texas
3 Aqueon pellets 3 times a day for our guy. One fasting day a week.(We were overfeeding a bit, so we cut back) I have a feeling he would eat until he couldn't physically fit any more into his stomach, if he could. I've been told that some bettas are quite the little piggies.
AzureFish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2012, 01:16 PM   #8 
WiggleSwim
New Member
 
WiggleSwim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Texas
I feed 3-4 a day. I have the Aqueon Betta Pellet Food. sometimes I feel bad, like he is not getting enough, because he keeps looking at the top of the tank for more food. I tried to feed him the Aqueon Tropical Flakes that came with my tank, but they were way too big and he had to spit it out. In fact, before he ate it, he was looking at me like "What the hell is this? Where is my normal food?"
WiggleSwim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2014, 06:49 AM   #9 
sophie1403
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Betta fish food

I used to have a betta and i fed him about three pellets every other day so Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and then Sunday. Then i would switch. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. i hope this helps you
sophie1403 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2014, 07:19 AM   #10 
jadaBlu
Member
 
jadaBlu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Midwest
Once a day 4 pellets Omega One. If you can add Omega one to your fishes diet they sell it at Petco and Petsmart. It's a better quality food. Many people switch between types of food to give variety to the bettas diet. Ideally you want a food not containing wheat or corn as this is not part of a bettas natural diet.
jadaBlu is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
betta food, care, feeding, male betta, proper care

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to feed my betta a pea? danifacetastic Betta Fish Care 11 12-22-2011 08:01 PM
How much to do you feed your betta? thatgirl Betta Fish Care 10 03-28-2011 09:50 AM
How Much and How Often Do You Feed Your Betta? janleo54106 Betta Fish Care 22 01-13-2010 10:36 PM
How many times should you feed you feed your betta megnjosh Betta Fish Care 9 09-28-2008 02:17 AM
How often do you feed your betta? Tycoon Betta Fish Care 5 05-24-2007 03:58 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.