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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-30-2012, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by TigerRegalia View Post
Don't worry- he'll be ok! We've all made either that same mistake or one very similar to it several times before. Just be sure to keep his water VERY clean and warm so that he won't get an infection in the tear. As long as you do that an feed him a high protein diet, he'll grow back his fins very soon! Also, when his fin starts to grow back, it will look white in color, so do not worry about that--it's a good sign of regrowth!
Thank you! I'm feeling better about this thanks to the awesome support from everyone here. I know he's going to be okay, I'm just sad I was silly enough to let it happen at all! Thanks for the tip about the regrown fin, I probably would have been on here freaking out about that, too lol
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Yeah, we all make mistakes. I dropped a fish down the drain the other day; many of you probably saw the post. Ripped the pipes out of the wall and managed to get him back, but let me tell you how bad I felt! He is great now, but the point is, no matter how hard we try, we all make mistakes. :)

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