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misgurnus id & health check...

Posted By: sophie <sophie@hippocampi.com>
Date: Tuesday, 2 November 2004, at 9:33 a.m.

if anyone can help me out with my misurgnus anguillicaudautus/mizolepsis
dilemma, I would be very, very grateful.

photos & gibberish here:

http://www.freewebs.com/fishstuff/misgurnusxxx.htm

I'm also a little concerned about one of the fish (I've had one for four
weeks and the other two for one, in a fully cycled quarantine tank); it
only moves when I'm not looking and spends pretty much all its time
"resting" - under a log, on top of the filter and occasionally buried in
the sand. It only moves if actually poked and seems not to sense food in
the water. I don't think their eyesight is great, so I wondered if

a) it can smell

or

b) if it perhaps has ?flukes?; some