Feeding betta fry

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So I ended up with some betta fry. I read that they need to start eating once they start free swimming. At the moment most of them still have yolk sacks some don’t. They dont seem to be able to swim for more then a few seconds before sinking to the bottom till the dad picks them. Current problem is that I wasn’t expecting babies so I don’t have any food. I ordered some micro worms but they won’t be here till the 19th. Is there anything else they can eat? And is it time to start feeding them?
 

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I breed German Blue Rams when I run out of fry food I crush flakes into a powder and feed that
 

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Camry said:
So I ended up with some betta fry. I read that they need to start eating once they start free swimming. At the moment most of them still have yolk sacks some don’t. They don't seem to be able to swim for more then a few seconds before sinking to the bottom till the dad picks them. Current problem is that I wasn’t expecting babies so I don’t have any food. I ordered some micro worms but they won’t be here till the 19th. Is there anything else they can eat? And is it time to start feeding them?
Don't get the micro worms, because they sink at the bottom and most baby betta fry stay at the top/ surface of the tank .. It would be best that you ordered Brine Shrimp ( BBS - Baby Brine Shrimp ) either from Amazon or * Brine Shrimp Direct *
If you do not have any fish food I suggest that you use
as an alternative" INFUSORIA " .. These are small nano organisms that literally feast of leafy greens like lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, and spinach.

You add the tank water from your fish tank into a jar or container, warm it up and place any of your leaf greens in the jar of fish water .. Let it sit for up to a week or 2 weeks and then pour some into your tank for your bettas .. Although you can't see these organisms your betta fry will and that should hold them up until your micro worms arrive ..
I also suggest you feed your fry micro worms at 6 or 8 weeks just because they would be sure to see them around that time ..
 
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RichTino said:
Don't get the micro worms, because they sink at the bottom and most baby betta fry stay at the top/ surface of the tank .. It would be best that you ordered Brine Shrimp ( BBS - Baby Brine Shrimp ) either from Amazon or * Brine Shrimp Direct *
If you do not have any fish food I suggest that you use
as an alternative" INFUSORIA " .. These are small nano organisms that literally feast of leafy greens like lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, and spinach.

You add the tank water from your fish tank into a jar or container, warm it up and place any of your leaf greens in the jar of fish water .. Let it sit for up to a week or 2 weeks and then pour some into your tank for your bettas .. Although you can't see these organisms your betta fry will and that should hold them up until your micro worms arrive ..
I also suggest you feed your fry micro worms at 6 or 8 weeks just because they would be sure to see them around that time ..
So for the infusoria just come from the tank? How much would I have to heat the water? And would they appear within a day? I also have some whole frozen daphnia but they are too big.
 

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Camry said:
So for the infusoria just come from the tank? How much would I have to heat the water? And would they appear within a day? I also have some whole frozen daphnia but they are too big.
They will appear within a week or less .. Do not heat the water to a boiling point but at least 100 Fahrenheit .. The tank water actually speeds up the process because the fish released enzymes into the water which help speed up the process to create the infusoria .. Sorry for the late reply .. Do not feed your fry frozen food... Only live food ..
 
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