I am the proud owner of a new betta just bought yesterday. I've set him up in a 10 gal tank in my room ( parents refuse to let it be anywhere else ). My question is my new betta doesn't seem to want to eat? and hides whenever I approach to feed it. Am I feeding it wrong? Should I just put pellets in and let it eat when it wants to? Or is it just acclimating to the new environment (I've read that it does do that). My girlfriend said she got it to eat a pellet last night when it came up for air, but I missed that and he wont seem to do that for me.
Also, there is a rather small hole in a decoration that the betta seems to hide in but I'm afraid he will get stuck. He has gone in and out but if he gets any bigger I'm sure he will be stuck. It is also a seemingly tight fit and I don't know if it will ruin his fins. He is fairly shy so far so I can't quite see all of him.