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Conversation Between Myates and Zappity
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  1. Myates
    08-14-2012 08:02 AM - permalink
    Myates
    Glad to hear it! You're welcome :)
  2. Zappity
    08-13-2012 08:22 PM - permalink
    Zappity
    Zen is doing much better :) He's swimming fine, and he seems to LOVE his new food. Thank you for all your help!
  3. Myates
    08-09-2012 11:38 AM - permalink
    Myates
    You're welcome! Best wishes!
  4. Zappity
    08-09-2012 11:34 AM - permalink
    Zappity
    Okey-dokey, I'll do that :) Thank you again!
  5. Myates
    08-09-2012 11:33 AM - permalink
    Myates
    I would.. start by giving him 1 piece in the morning, 1 in evening.. that way he recovers from the fasting and gets used to his new food gently. After a few days of doing that I would feed him 2-3 pellets of the buffet twice a day, as they are small and shouldn't cause any digestive problems.
  6. Zappity
    08-09-2012 11:26 AM - permalink
    Zappity
    I just read the ingredients on the Hikari...I must have gotten the new recipe, it's all wheat germ and dough-y stuff. When he feels better and I stop fasting him, should I switch him all the way over to the Betta Buffet?
  7. Myates
    08-09-2012 11:19 AM - permalink
    Myates
    Hikari had recently changed their ingredients from what I understand, and actually went down in quality. Unsure if maybe last time you bought it, you got the new recipe which could affect him. I use the Omega Betta Buffet with great success on even my pickiest of eaters.
  8. Zappity
    08-09-2012 11:15 AM - permalink
    Zappity
    I'm going to eventually switch him over to the Betta Buffet, I'm just waiting for the Hikari to run out.
  9. Zappity
    08-09-2012 11:12 AM - permalink
    Zappity
    I use Hikari Bio-gold, (2 pellets once a day) and then a week or so ago I gave him a bite of Formula One Betta Buffet pellets.
  10. Zappity
    08-09-2012 11:10 AM - permalink
    Zappity
    I use a gallon jug when I change their water, so I can do that easily :]
    Should I give him 100% water changes without the salt to keep it really clean? It'd be easy since I lowered the water to only a gallon.

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