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Old 04-17-2011, 04:10 PM   #11 
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i would, but i don't have any packages to my betta pellets. >w> the baggie i have, is a mix-match of foods i got from 1fish2fish. :d so, no clue what's in them. but, i get what you're saying. :D
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Old 04-17-2011, 04:20 PM   #12 
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Just did a quick search for one brand. Petsmart seems to be a good site for detailed food info.

http://www.petsmart.com/product/inde...54114#prodTab1

HBH Betta Bites

Nutrient-packed, color-enhancing fish food for Bettas. The micro-pellet diet improves Betta health, growth, and coloration.

Ingredients:
Fish meal, wheat flour, soy flour, fish oil, brewers dried yeast, squid meal, soy lecithin, krill meal, l-ascorbic acid phosphate (source of vitamin C), choline chloride, vitamin E supplement, niacin supplement, astaxanthin, d-calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement, thiamine mononitrate, biotin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, vitamin A supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin B12 supplement, manganese sulfate, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, copper sulfate, sodium selenite, potassium iodate, ethoxyquin (preservative), propionic acid (preservative), red 40.
Guaranteed Analysis:
  • Crude protein (min.) 45%
  • Crude Fat (min.) 11%
  • Crude Fiber (max.) 2%
  • Moisture (max.) 8%
  • Ash (max.) 12%
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Old 04-18-2011, 09:00 AM   #13 
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Thats weird, they must have changed it or something. I have HBH betta bites and my ingreidients start out with fish meal, shrimp meal, soybean meal, wheat flour, corn gluten meal, fish oil then squid meal. (and so on)

protein-42%
fat-6%
fiber-2%
moisture- 10%
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:00 AM   #14 
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Sure you can feed bettas goldfish pellets, but foods designed especially for bettas is so much better for them. Atison's Betta Pro pellets is a good one that you can order from the IBC website.
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Old 04-18-2011, 07:38 PM   #15 
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There is barely any meat in that. Goldfish are designed to eat vegetable matter, bettas are insectivores, they eat protein rich meaty foods.
Not suitable IMO.
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