RIP Gollum - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-08-2011, 09:28 AM Thread Starter
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RIP Gollum

My blue veiltail, Gollum has been sick (I think it's a bacteria) for almost three weeks now. Yesterday evening he was swimming around and looking the prettiest he's been in a while. I know that he'd been active only minutes before I tried to scoop him out to clean his water and found that he'd died.

I feel awful. I'd only had him for a few months, and I loved him very much.

My BettasDavros, multi-colored veiltail maleSpock, blue veiltail maleOswin, red veiltail femaleCastiel, blue and white Delta maleGandalf, marbled veiltail maleDr.Horrible, yellow veiltail male
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-08-2011, 12:42 PM
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That socks... Sometimes we try our hardest and still we feel we must have done something wrong when they die.. But I bet you tried your best to help him, and I bet he is glad for everything you have done for him.

So don't feel bad, you still have Gilligan, love him as much as you can! And when that loss-pain finally eases up a bit, try again with a new male, that's the joy of life, even though one leaves us without saying goodbye, a new one appears to warm our hearts once again.

May him rest in peace.

That's me on the photo alright.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-14-2011, 09:35 PM
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I'm so sorry about Gollum.
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