Is my ery ery wolf fish bloated and/or obese?

UES96

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My wolf fish seems a slightly odd shape and I have noticed 2 or 3 scales pine coning around its middle. I recently reduced its diet to either one super worm or 2 small night crawlers a day. Do I have an obese wolf fish? Should I be worried?
 

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Wouldn’t worry too much as most hoplias will get this girth or suasage shape.

One thing to ask if its acting normal? Eating as it has and not acting deathly ill.

What’s ur feeding schedule? How big is ur wolf? Usually see this in red wolves getting fed daily. If it is then reduce ur feedings to 2-3x per week. This will help to get it less obese.
 
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Now about 2 1/2 years old and fully grown. Definitely not eating as much as it did when it was still growing. It will go through periods of a few days of rejecting food every month or so but seems currently to be acting normally. I will reduce its feeding to see if that helps with its size.
 
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Wouldn’t worry too much as most hoplias will get this girth or suasage shape.

One thing to ask if its acting normal? Eating as it has and not acting deathly ill.

What’s ur feeding schedule? How big is ur wolf? Usually see this in red wolves getting fed daily. If it is then reduce ur feedings to 2-3x per week. This will help to get it less obese.

I agree my Purple wolf has the look kno4te kno4te has described but I feed every other day.
 
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