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Old 11-30-2012, 05:12 PM   #11 
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He only eats them whenever he is constipted. and its just like a forth of a pea.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:13 PM   #12 
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Still Peas should only be fed during swim bladder treatment.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:34 PM   #13 
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Okay. But do you maybe know why he is hungry all the time?
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:35 PM   #14 
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It may be hurting his digestive track.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:42 PM   #15 
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If he has internal parasites, it would make sense for him to be extra hungry. How long have you been treating him with prazipro? If you're in the middle of treatment, it would be best to finish it so you don't end up breeding drug-resistant parasites.

If I were you, I'd remove the gravel for a couple days. First of all, he can't eat the gravel if it's not there, and it will also make it easier to get rid of parasite eggs and larva, which can hide in gravel.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:42 PM   #16 
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You are changing the water an awful lot. Any particular reason for this? One 100% and one 50% a week is good for 1-4 gallons. Too clean causes more harm than good.

As for being constantly hungry, bettas are always on the hunt. They are predatory fish. As long as he looks healthy I wouldn't worry about it.
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If I had a 1 gallon I would do 5 100 percents.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:44 PM   #18 
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And Meds like those kinda do more harm than good.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:46 PM   #19 
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New Life Spectrum has medicine that helps stop parasites.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:48 PM   #20 
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Again, too clean does more harm than good. The frequent changes might actually be part of the problem here. There are a lot of chemicals (safe, yes, but in low quantities), and it is just plain stressful to be plucked out of your home every day. Frequent changes also don't let the fish easily maintain a healthy slime coat and the beneficial bacteria that is on every living creature's body.
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