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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 10:27 AM Thread Starter
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Fish Died

My beautiful, most special boy, Fish died today.

I don't know what happened. He was fine this morning and when I got back from class he was fine. I did a water change on a different tank, got on the forums for a bit, then went to do another change on Damon's tank and when I looked into Fish's tank he was dead at the bottom of the tank .

I'm so devastated. He's been my boy for four years. He's the first fish I ever really cared about. I knew he was getting old but I thought there would be signs that he was going to go. I was just telling him yesterday that I was going to bring him home some new brothers.

I've never cried when I lost a fish. Now I can't stop. Its just like when my kitty, Mr. Peach passed (and I had him a lot longer than I had Fish). I feel embarrassed. My roommates think I'm crazy because I'm crying and had to go out on campus and bury Fish.

R.I.P Fish, my little ray of sunshine

I'm glad that he was able to at least have a couple months in the planted tank I'd always wanted to give him.

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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 10:35 AM
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Oh noo! I'm so sorry. :( I've bawled when I loose fish and my family thinks I'm nuts too.

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Oh no! I'm so sorry. *Hugs*

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post #4 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 10:53 AM
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Sorry for your loss least he got 4 awesome years and that is longer than most so that should tell you how well you cared for him......

Again sorry for your loss......

and I still love that one pic of him being eaten by the shark...what a cool shot........
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post #5 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 11:55 AM
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I'm so sorry about Fish! He was beautiful. RIP Fish. You were a very special boy.
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post #6 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 12:37 PM
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Wow, he was one gorgeous fish. I get a little teary when my fish die, and I know a fish that lasted 4 years would definitely make me cry.
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post #7 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 01:17 PM
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oh my gosh... I'm soooo sorry.. :(

I know how special he was to you.. :((

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post #8 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 02:07 PM
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So sorry to hear this! He was one lovely fish! I too love the pic of the one being eating by the shark!

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post #9 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 02:27 PM
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sorry about that maybe it was his time RIP little guy!

55 gallon planted tank, starting over!!!( looking crappy, needs a major rescape)
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post #10 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-29-2010, 02:32 PM
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I am sorry to hear that. I lost one of my pretty girls today too. :(

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