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Dojo Loach/possibly ill?

Posted By: Shannon <charliesahn@intelos.net>
Date: Monday, 4 September 2000, at 11:14 a.m.

I have a Dojo(weather) loach whose behavior change alarms me. He is appoximately 3-4 years old. He lives in a 35 gal tank with 4 clowns, 2 golden dojos, 3 dojo(weather loach) 2 kuhli. "Loachville" He has ALWAYS been very active, yet yesterday & today he seems lethatgic. He swims around but then his little back end seem to go up in the & he will start drifting aroud the tank. He has no outwards markings of disease or parasites. when i disturb him he will start swimming although not with his ususal vigor. I have even founnd him hanging upside down along th stems of plants. Ph & alkalinity have been checked & are ok. Other residences of tank seem to be fine. This has been a long established tank with the exception of a new clown about a month ago, Prior to