Since bettas are carnivores some of the vitamins in their diet come from the food their prey eats. After the fish food feeder has dissolved perform a water change and siphon out any feeder remnants.
The most interesting feature of this pellet is it does not cloud your aquarium s water.
Betta fish food tablets. However it may be better if commercial flakes and pellets are entirely dropped out of a betta s diet. As you can see there are a lot of great methods you can use for feeding your betta fish and some that you can use as a last resort. Ocean nutrition atison s betta food is the complete package food for you betta fish.
Aqueon betta vacation fish food feeders slowly dissolve to release food pellets that provide optimum nutrition and keep your fish fed while you are away. Final thoughts on how to feed betta fish while on vacation. By leaving the food tablet in you re risking an.
Simply drop one tablet in the aquarium for up to seven days of feeding. Betta food tablets are a no no unless you are absolutely sure that they will not harm your fish. This is however not recommended because after about 5 6 days a betta fish starts to tap into its reserves and can enter starvation mode.
Flakes are very dense on nutrients yet dissolve too quickly when inside the stomach of the fish. This food will provide your bettas with wholesome energy that they need to remain true to their playful nature. It s much healthier to feed your betta pellets bloodworms brine shrimp and tubifex worms.
Some people think that freeze dried live foods should only be offered to a betta fish as a treat that supplements regular fish food. Outlined in the food and feeding guide betta fish can go up to 2 weeks without food for a healthy adult. With this in mind you can get your betta supplemental vitamins through a process called gut loading in gut loading you feed a betta s food supplements before feeding it to the betta.
One block will feed 5 10 average sized fish 2 inches for up to 14 days. They foul the water more often than not. Perhaps invest in an electric feeder that you can use again and again or have somebody come and feed your betta.
Api claims that the feeder block meets the nutritional requirements of all aquarium fish goldfish freshwater tropical and saltwater. Ideally you should find a friend neighbour or family member that will look after your fish while you re away. This is one of the longest lasting slow release fish foods on the market.
Your betta will be fine even if you go away for a week. Starvation increases stress levels and can lead to organ failure and disease contraction.