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Old 09-09-2013, 12:39 PM   #1 
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How much to feed a giant betta?

Hi,

I have my first Betta, a Giant! :)

However im not sure how much to feed him.

I dont want to starve him or over feed him.

I have New Life Spectrum pellets, and have been giving him about three pellets in morning and three in late afternoon.

What do you think?
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Old 09-09-2013, 02:58 PM   #2 
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I feed my giants NLS Betta as well. I feed them 3x a day 6 pellets each time. Giants have a monster appetite and weigh 4x as much as a regular betta. I also feed a few bloodworms every day on top. soon we will have our white worm culture running which will give them some variety.
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Old 09-09-2013, 03:10 PM   #3 
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Feed him more. Mine get NLS Betta 2x daily about 10 pellets each time.

Be very careful that you don't ever overfeed. I lost my best giant because my daughters friend thought he looked hungry and accidentally dumped about a teaspoon of pellets in-she said she only meant to put a few in but the bottle dumped more than she was trying to pour out. He ate until he looked like he was going to explode, sat on the bottom of a hospital tank for a few days, got sick and died. They will not stop eating. He was actually still swimming to the top and trying to eat-spitting every bite back out-when I found him.

On a side note, they also dirty up their water reallllly fast. I hope he's in at least 10 gallons.
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:34 AM   #4 
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Thanks for your advice.

I have him in a 30l tank on his own, and have a regular cleaning schedule :)

Will look to average out what you guys have said and see how we go from there :)
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:17 AM   #5 
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I gave mine 10 pellets twice a day.
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