Please help me !!!!!! I don’t know what to do

Lokithebetta

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My betta fish has been constipated for ten days. for the first 4 days I fed him like normal . On the fifth day I fasted . On the 6 I fed him one very small pellet . On the 7 I gave him a couple small pieces of a cooked pea . On the 8 and 9 day I fasted . On the tenth today I fed him another couple pieces of frozen pea . So far he is still mild swollen just a little puffy and has not pooped . I do not no what to do any more !!!! Please help me !!!!!

Important info : he is in a 3 gallon tank but I do a 40% water Change every other day he has a heater and a filter . And some live plants
 

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Go to the pet store, buy some live daphnia. Feed him that. It's a laxative included in their natural diet.
You can also try epsom salt baths, they work as a muscle relaxant and help the fish poop.
 
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Have you ever tried the Epsom salt baths ? If so did you have good results
 

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