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The Sick Loach update

Posted By: AD <andydandy@arias.net>
Date: Friday, 24 September 1999, at 6:38 p.m.

I truly appreciate everyones advice and concern for my dear loach. I have looked over his body. I still have him netted. He isnt moving except for the rapid breathing in his gills. he is now floating with his head towards the top of the tank, and i cant see anything wrong with his anus, or other parts. His color is not faded either and His gills arent tucked in.

I did purchase him from a very nearby lfs. I dont have a hospital tank, to put him in sorry to say. I dont know if i can treat him with anything either since it seems i am just waiting for him to pass on.

The other loaches are curious and every once in awhile come to the net hes in and "sniff" around. I think at this stage it would be better for me to just let him go and I will keep a close eye on all the others. I did just do