Is this koi dying

I got a koi from petsmart and it looks weird. I can’t tell if it’s starving, injured, or deformed can anyone tell me what’s wrong with it? The Petsmart employees assured me it was fine but I’m not too confident in their opinions.

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1 week ago #2
Carley
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This does not look like a real fish. Very poor specimen of a Koi if it is. How long have you had it?

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6 days ago #3
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Just got it so like two days.

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6 days ago #4
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It's definitely emaciated.

Koi are pond fish. They grow very large, very quickly and need 100's of gallons of water.

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6 days ago #5
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This is the result of stunting. Being kept in too small of a tank for too long. Nothing you can do imo.

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