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Really fat otocinclus- pregnant or sick

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One of my Otos is way fatter than my others. Just started in the last week. Up close they look like little round white spots. Like eggs. But I know breeding Otos is almost impossible. Is there some sickness that could cause this?


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The Otto In my 20g is super fat like that and it has been that way for 6+ months and is fine.
check out if its pooping, id think if its pooping then it should be healthy and could be just really full/pregnant.
yeah it's pooping, i've seen it swimming with a tail of poop.
My guess is that its fine and just swollen with eggs. hopefully she'll spawn for you, but the fry/eggs are finicky about soft acidic water.
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