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Re: Dead fish ???

>Date:    Sun, 28 Dec 1997 17:50:52 GMT
>From:    John Eckenrode <docjohn at BELLATLANTIC_NET>
>Subject: Re: Dead fish ???
>On Wed, 24 Dec 1997 23:35:27 -0700, you wrote:
>>Why is it that when one of my fish die they float to the surface, but 
>>dead fish at Wal-Mart are always sitting at the bottom of the tanks ?
>I 've wondered this myself, and since you bring it up, I actually
>tried to figure it out this time.  What occurred to me is that FAT is
>lighter than water.  What this may do is cause well-fed fish to float
>more than fish that haven't been well-fed, or fish that have been off
>their food.  I lost an angel last week that sank.  HE hadn't eaten in
>a week and had an intestinal parasite.  Maybe this is why...
>        -Doc