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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-28-2010, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
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has anyone had a fish disappear? our lil algae eater type fish disappeared for the past couple of days and we cant find him...we dont know where he went...my husband looked around the plants and other things in the tank and he said there was no skeleton or anything that would show that it was eaten....im very confused right now....
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What species of fish was this? He could be under the gravel or hiding very, very well. It's also possible that he passed away and was then eaten by the other fish (you wouldn't find bones or anything).




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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-29-2010, 07:52 AM Thread Starter
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i think it was like something that started with like otto cuz that is where we got the name from...i think we r gonna look through the gravel later when we clean the tank and all


added: ok so i just looked it up and it was a Otocinclus.....

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Oto cats are great at hiding so he might be fine . At the same time, though, they ARE tiny so if he was eaten you wouldn't know.

Do you only have one? They're schooling fish and do better/are more bold when kept in a group .




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