Originally Posted by Dragonlady
Beefheart is fine as an occasional treat for betta fry over 1/2 inch. It is important to make the pieces small enough for the fish. Betta fry can easily choke on foods that are too large for them.
wow that must've been it.. when i fed beefheart to them just this one time.. i ended up with a dead baby.. one of the big ones too.. he must've choked on it when i thought he over ate. cuz i was kinda noob and didn't really kno how to prepare the beefheart and some pieces might've been too big.. ahh oh well.. lesson learned