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Dojo Question

Posted By: SusanA <susanccr@hotmail.com>
Date: Sunday, 4 August 2002, at 4:13 p.m.

I swear these darn fish cause me more worry than my kids!!

I've had these dojos a few weeks now. When I first got them, they swam nonstop. After a week or so they decided to sulk and remained mostly hidden or buried in the gravel. Recently, they come out and eat like pigs, then go back to their lair during the day, then come out and bulldoze the tank at night and in the early morning.

Today, my female dojo has been swimming more or less nonstop all day. The male is completely irritated with her, because she keeps waking him up. She doesn't seem to be in any distress (no gulping at the surface, etc.), but she just keeps swimming - it's almost like she's pacing. Water parameters are good, and nothing unusual has happe