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Old 09-25-2009, 09:54 AM   #1 
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Can bettas eat to much?

So I fed my tank and all it's inhabitants bloodworms last night. (there's 3 cory cats, 2 black and 2 white skirt tetras, a rubber lip pleco, and 3 neon tetras) Anyway ALex my betta was very protective of the food, he would flare and cover the bloodwarms with his fins after everyone was full and calmed down I noticed everyone had a rather large tummy but Alexander had the biggest. It was so large, like overly bulging. I'm just wondering if they can eat to much?
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Old 09-25-2009, 10:18 AM   #2 
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Yes, they can definitely be overfed and this will cause bloating and constipation. I would remove the betta when you feed the others. Then when mealtime is over, put him back in the tank.
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I agree with the above.
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