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  1. Betta Fish Care
    I'm not new to owning bettas but it has been a few years since I have taken care of one. It's been one month now and my new betta has been giving me so many problems! He began to spit out the pellet food as soon as I brought him home, which I never experienced with my previous bettas. I...
  2. Betta Fish Care
    I want to give my betta some bloodworms (Hikari dried ones) because I thought he'd appreciate some variety. He was severely stressed last week due to me being away and my dad forgetting to feed him for a week. When I came back he was super pale, had severe fin biting, and had shoved himself...
  3. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi, I'm wanting to get our classroom betta some bloodworms as a holiday treat! What are best, frozen, freeze-dried, live(?), and what brands are best? Also, how many should I feed him? Thanks!
  4. Betta Fish Care
    So far I've been feeding pellets most days and bloodwords, probably more often than I should. But, after doing some reading I've figured out this can cause more damage than I originally thought. What kind of frozen shrimp should I purchase for my betta? Should I give him some daphnia because...
  5. Betta Fish Care
    Hello everyone. I've been witnessing seemingly strange eating habits from my betta and I'd like your take on it to see if I'm doing something wrong or if there's a bigger issue at hand. Whenever I feed my betta freeze-dried shrimp, he eagerly gobbles them up but then proceeds to regurgitate...
  6. Betta Fish Care
    My betta Mercury LOVES frozen bloodworms . After he eats them, he seems to receive tons of energy and he swims around with his perky personality and beautiful red fins displayed; the only problem is that they're all he will eat. I got him about three days ago, and I started by feeding him...
  7. Betta Fish Care
    When I first brought Buddy home, he ate the pellets I got with vigor, several times a day. He would eat them, and have normal bloodworm treats. I went away for a couple of days, leaving him in the care of a friend (I trust she followed the feeding instructions) and when I came home, he would not...
  8. Betta Fish Care
    My betta Sunny started tail-biting over the weekend while I was gone, so I did my water changes, rearranged some things, and added a silk plant. I also decided to start feeding him blood worms, in the hopes it'll make him happier and less stressed (no tail-biting), and overall healthier. So my...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    I apologize if this has been asked before, but I've been interested in improving my betta's diet, and I know that blood worms are a huge favorite supplement for betta diets, and I've fed blood worm "ice cubes" or whatever you want to call them to fish before. Out of curiosity I was comparing...
  10. Betta Fish Care
    So, recently I got yet another Betta. (I'm at five now, it never ends.) Her name is Eclipse, and she is a yellow CT. Thing is, she's too small for new life spectrum pellets. For the first few days I was able to get her to eat Mysis, until 4 days ago when she started to not be interested in...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hey I do have my betta splendens nearly one month... and he is making a bubble nest since today. and the part behind his head seems to be very swollen... he is also flaring a lot. A few days (14th) ago I fed him frozen black bloodworms. Do you think he got abdominal dropsy from the bloodworms...
  12. Betta Fish Care
    I have some questions regarding bloodworms. I'm using the frozen cubes, and, of course, thawing them out in a dish, with a little purified water, before serving. In this batch, a lot of the bloodworms have been black. I pick and choose the red ones to feed, and I'm throwing out a lot of...
  13. Betta Fish Care
    After the tragic death of Teddy Salad, SIP, I have decided to get a new beautiful Betta. I have most equipment that I need, except a better water testing kit, and food! Do different types of Bettas need different types of food? Is live food a good idea? If so, does anyone have any suggestions...
  14. Betta Fish Care
    Hey guys! Back again with a thousand more questions (okay, not a thousand, just a few.) I've read a lot of conflicting things all over the internet about water changes, including the tips on this forum, and I'm pretty confused about how often to change Gallifrey's water. He is in an...
  15. Betta Fish Care
    So i have three bettas, the oldest one Solomon got swim bladder disorder from the pellets I was feeding him And it seemed that even when I fed him one he still got bloated. Since I have been afraid to use pellets for feeding so with my two new bettas (shy & cheekie) I've been feeding them freeze...
  16. Betta Fish Care
    Hello Betta lovers! I just got a betta fish this evening, and put him in a 2.5g tank. It has slow/little filtration. The water quality is normal but the water is a little hard. I read online that betta's prefer softer water, but my location's water is very hard. Will this be ok for the betta...
  17. Betta Fish Care
    I bought a package of frozen bloodworms for my betta Milo. I've been thawing them in a little tank water, feeding my betta, then freezing again. Over time the water turns brownish. I know it's not good to freeze/thaw/freeze again with human food. Is it safe to do this with bloodworms? It seems...
  18. Betta Fish Care
    The name is mitch and i am 22 years old living in blaine washington lol, now i had bettas when i was younger and like most he was stuck in a little bowl and that was it. knowing what i know now makes me sad for the ones i had knowing that they had a lame life and didnt have the right...
  19. Betta Fish Care
    I'm looking to buy some bloodworms for my two bettas. I saw two brands that were pretty inexpensive, which were Top Fin (I'm pretty sure Top Fin is trash) which was about $2 dollars and I forget what the other brand is called but I remember it was $3 dollars. I don't know if those are good...
  20. Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I just wanted to ask if anyone knew of some better food brands for Bettas, Catfish, Shrimp, and Albino Tiger Barbs... Maybe even white clouds. (Getting some in the future.) Anyway, right now we're feeding our babies Aqueon products and the ingredients hardly differ from the betta pellets to...
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