Goodnight Fredward, may you rest in paradise. - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-14-2010, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
ohstephyy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 32
Goodnight Fredward, may you rest in paradise.

Oh Fred, we spent around only five months together I must have done something terribly wrong. When I first laid eyes on you (or, you laid eyes on me I should say) you followed me around the little Tupperware jar filled with water, your gills flaring at me as I wondered who I should bring home. I picked you for your sillyness, how big and flared your gills got when you saw me. I brought you home, carefully holding your baggie as we took the skytrain. I got everything prepared, your tinsy tiny 1.5 gallon tank. Even with the tanks puny-ness you seems super happy. You always came up to greet me, stayed on whichever side of the tank I was on to flare your gills at me. How you tore those bloodworms apart once every week. Then you moved up to your bigger home, a 2.5 gallon with lots of plants, a few real and a few fake. Adorned with shiny rocks that you loved to push with your nose and stare at your reflection in (it always made me laugh how it looked like you were smelling them). The teacup I put in your tank was your sleeping spot, when the lights were out you went in there. As soon as I put you in your bigger tank (a couple days after I bought you) you began to change from an all red fin rotting betta, to beautiful mysterious deep blue guy with reddish fins and sparkly blue scales. You were so inquisitive, always curious and silly. Just a week ago you seemed alright, and then it happened so fast.

I should have paid more attention to the stuff I put in your water, for that I'm sorry. I love you Fredward Majesty Pachurisu the First. You can have all the bloodworms, shiny stones and girly fish you want up there in fish paradise.

Have a good sleep.

I love you,


Stephanie


When I first got you you were red, skinny and slightly bloated


When I moved you in, you changed color and were a happy fishy <3
ohstephyy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-14-2010, 08:30 PM
Member
 
shinybetta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Orange County, CA
Posts: 1,112
Awww, that sucks. He was a very cool fish though.

I only have 1 betta left, but he's a cool blue marble!
皆さん、こんにちは!私は一匹のベタを飼っています。
shinybetta is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-14-2010, 08:43 PM
Member
 
LikeDiscoSuperfly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Washington, USA
Posts: 1,099
I'm sorry, you gave him a nice home. <3

Sometimes goodbye is a second chance <3

"We got our backs against the ocean, it's just us against the world. Looking at all or nothing, babe it's you and I"

LikeDiscoSuperfly is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-14-2010, 09:42 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 10,951
Sorry for your loss Stephanie....I hope you don't give up....I so look forward to hearing about and seeing your new/next betta...these things happen to all of us.....

This is such an awesome hobby and really cool species of fish to keep....

Again sorry for your loss.....
Oldfishlady is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-15-2010, 08:44 AM
Member
 
JaspersANGEL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ontario
Posts: 949
Awww, sorry for you loss.

*Kat*
----------
I believe that all knowledge, the totality of all questions and answers, is contained in animals.
**mom To:**

Fur Babies:
Fancy Rat's: Kaina, Aili, Jade, Isy, Kali & Leya


JaspersANGEL is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-18-2010, 08:52 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 27,605
I'm so sorry for your loss.
dramaqueen is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rest In Peace Girls ForbiddenSecrets Betta Memorials 11 10-15-2010 09:46 PM
The rest of the gang JB5 The Lounge 4 06-03-2010 05:33 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome