Thanks everyone. He seems to be settled right in and enjoying his new tank and ate 2 NLS Betta pellets. Reading these forums gave me the knowledge to set up his tank correctly. I also have had a 40g community tank for years so fish-keeping in general is not foreign to me.
Yup I am in Newfoundland but on the east side of the island (Torbay) a good 8 hour drive from Gros Morne but I have been there and it is absolutely beautiful.