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Old 10-13-2012, 11:00 PM   #11
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That'll be fine to feed to her. I also have mine in a 5.5 gallon planted tank. It's a perfect size for a single betta.
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I also agree a breeder is very small for a betta. As long as you are getting her her own tank in the next few days she'll be fine but after a week it'll become a problem. I feed my bettas hikari betta pellets and Omega freeze-dried bloodworms. I try to feed them frozen food but they're only used to food that's floating and most of the time miss the sinking frozen food.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:25 AM   #13
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I presoak for 15-20 minutes an only feed occasionally... I'll grab some pellets next time I'm at petco or petsmart or my LFS but will omega one and shrimp pellets suffice until then?
Most likely! I think we over fed my young fish and let him gorge way more than he could handle, plus I didn't know to soak the freeze dried worms so they bloated once inside his belly.

They start out so teeny! I learned that they have huge appetites like dogs, so don't give in to begging. My current Betta eats 6-9 pellets per day but started with only 2 per meal once daily.
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