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head down in anachris wasn't "natural" for clown loach..

Posted By: offy
Date: Thursday, 20 July 2000, at 9:56 a.m.

much to my dismay,, Smut wasn't being "just" a loach.

He's spent the past days literally walking on the bottom with his fins. I don't see any marks or swelling on him. I thought about the anachris incident and wondered if he had smacked into the top of the tank playing and landed there...

Last night, he was swimming a little bit and did eat a little bit. He was groggy this morning but could swim a few inches and get off the bottom.

( I had moved him to a quieter 20 gal tank and he's seemed to appreciate that and the lights off except for feeding times. It gets some natural light and that is ok with the 4guppies and 2platies 2 dwarf gourami babies right now.)

His buddy Alpha and dwarf gouram