Anything between 4 to 6 pellets a day is a good amount to feed a betta. This measurement can vary as manufactures produce differently-sized pellets, so take this measurement as a rule of thumb. Aim for about 1.8 grams worth (for an adult betta) if you are unsure.
Can you overfeed a betta fish?
Health Complications: Overfeeding can cause a variety of health issues in bettas, such as bloating, constipation, and even more serious conditions like fatty liver disease. Reduced Activity: Overfed bettas may become less active and exhibit signs of lethargy.
How do I know if I'm feeding my betta enough?
Stomach Size A useful visual cue to know if your betta fish is full or not is to check their stomach size. A betta fish with a full stomach has a slightly rounded, but not bloated, abdomen.
How many flakes should I feed my betta fish?
Feeding Guide Feed twice a day. Sprinkle a few flakes per fish, only as much as they can consume within three minutes.
Is it OK to feed betta once a day?
Betta fish should be fed twice a day. You can take a small pinch of food in the morning, and a small pinch in the evening. You should make sure you do not overfeed them. Extra food will become waste and generate toxins when they sit in the bottom of the tank.
How should I feed my betta fish?
It is recommended to feed your betta fish two to four pellets, once or twice per day. Pellets expand when placed in water and are very filling for your betta fish.