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New to Owning/Caring for betta

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I recently bought a Male half-moon betta and was wondering what is the best thing to feed him. I currently have him on Betta Pellets and Freeze Dried Bloodworms. Are Microworms recommended?
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Microworms are too small for an adult betta. Things like blackworms, grindal worms and white worms would be a more appropriate size.

Generally a good quality pellet is recommended as the staple of a betta's diet. However, frozen foods such as bloodworms and brine shrimp are appreciated, as are the live foods I listed above.

What pellet do you have him on currently? Some brands are better than others.
Based on the ingredients list I found online, that is a pretty poor quality fish food. This food is basically all filler with only one meal ingredient high enough in the ingredient list to make much of a difference.

I would personally switch to something like Omega One or New Life Spectrum. While they may be more expensive, they are a higher quality product and better suited to feeding insectivorous fish such as bettas.
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