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    Hi,
    I am new to the site and I have my Betta in a 2.5 mini-bow. The tank has been cycled and I was wondering if I have to make water changes every day? For those of you who have your Bettas in a 2.5 mini-bow, how often and how much do you change your water?

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    a 25% WC every week should be sufficent to keep your betta happy. Make sure you are only feeding a small amount to him daily. If you overfeed you will need to do WCs more often.
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    Thanks. I feed him 2-3 bio-gold betta pellets per day - they are so tiny. I hope that isn't too much. He is always begging for more so I sometimes think it isn't enough.

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    you should only feed what the betta can consume in a few minutes time

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butterfly7
    Thanks. I feed him 2-3 bio-gold betta pellets per day - they are so tiny. I hope that isn't too much. He is always begging for more so I sometimes think it isn't enough.
    You can go as high as 5 to 7 pellets but that depends on the fish. A good rule to remember "A hungry fish is a healthy fish"...
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    Fed him what he will eat in a few minutes time? How many times a day should this be done?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAF
    You can go as high as 5 to 7 pellets but that depends on the fish. A good rule to remember "A hungry fish is a healthy fish"...

    exactly. plus, if you over-feed you can contaminate the water quicker

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    Fed him what he will eat in a few minutes time? How many times a day should this be done?
    I feed mine twice a day.
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