Why is my male betta only eating one pellet at a time?

Answer

He must have a small appetite! Many bettas will gobble up as many pellets as you will give them. If yours only wants to eat one pellet at a time, it is best to only feed one pellet at a time.

The uneaten pellets will decay in the tank and contribute to poor water conditions. That's not good for your betta's long-term health.

I usually like to feed bettas 2-3 pellets once per day, but it is important to only feed as much as he will eat at one time. So, in this case, I think it would be smart to feed multiple times per day, just to make sure he is getting enough to eat.

Updated on July 25, 2018

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Betta Fish Care Guide and FAQ
By Eric Dockett
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