There’s nothing more worrying than when you notice your betta fish not eating. Although, in a lot of cases it’s nothing to worry about, in some cases it can be something more serious. If you want to know all the different reasons why your betta isn’t eating then keep reading to find out!

As well as learning what’s causing a lack of appetite, you’ll also find out what you can do to fix it.


Sometimes a small change in water can cause bettas to stop eating. Check your water parameters and see if there's a problem. If the water temperature is too cold it may slow his metabolism resulting in him eating less. Lastly, your betta may be suffering from some sort of disease.