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Loach growth spurts

Posted By: Mike R. <XfeeliumX@hotmail.com>
Date: Saturday, 24 April 2004, at 2:55 p.m.

Do y'all notice that your loaches tend to grow in spurts? Since I've had mine (about 5 months now) I've noticed that they have little growth spurts, rather than gradual growing. My Botia Modesta was only about 2 inches when I got him... he stayed that way for a while, and now he's HUGE (4"). My Queens have stayed the same size overall.. but my Dojos, Zebras, and Yoyo's all exhibit the same growth qualities. The stay the same for a long time, and then within a couple weeks, I notice a HUGE growth burst. Is this how all loaches grow?
 

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