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Fat DoJo with 3 stomachs

Posted By: Lisa <noemail@ici.net>
Date: Tuesday, 29 August 2000, at 10:57 p.m.

I have had a DoJo for 6 months now. He is about 5 inches and healthy. My other fish including a Weather loach that I purchased as a companion for the DoJo are all normal. The DoJo appears to have 3 stomachs and his body is arched upward in the middle. When he swims he looks rather funny. I was told by LFS that it could be a female with a buildup of eggs. I was told the DoJo was different from the Weather loach by my LFS, but on this website it says they are the same fish. I know now they are not because the Weather loach seems to be growing before my eyes. He has doubled his girth and grew an inch in about 2 months and is now much bigger than the DoJo. They do "cuddle" each other and play a