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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-05-2011, 11:20 AM Thread Starter
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My two favorites died in the same night :(

My beautiful Gumbo, who I'd tried to spawn once and it was a no go, who I was determined to spawn to get his babies - is gone. He's the most beautiful fish I've ever owned and I'm not sure I'll ever find another like him. I've only had him since February. He was only 10 months old. About 3 weeks ago when I was changing his water, he fell to the ground, he must have had some severe internal injuries he could not recover from. Good-bye my fishy friend

And this was his most recent picture

And then my rosetail, who was my 2nd favorite passed in the night as well. I never really gave him a name besides Rosey - even though it is a girlish name. This poor guy fell victim to the most aggressive male I own, in a divided tank that was not secure enough. I was positive I'd be able to nurse him back to health, but when I went to change his water last night, I couldn't find him. Finally I flipped over his cave hoping to see him swim out, but he was floating at the ceiling of it.

I've only had him for a few weeks. The white headed neighbor you see is the one that ripped him to shreds.
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-05-2011, 11:27 AM
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That's so sad :( They're both beautiful. Gumbo is very beautiful...Rip to both.
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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-05-2011, 11:29 AM
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I'm so sorry for your losses, at least they had a loving mom to look after them in their time of need. They were beautiful and healthy. RIP Gumbo and Rosey.

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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-05-2011, 11:30 AM
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I'm sorry about Gumbo and Rosey, Gumbo was one of my favourite fish on here. Both are now swimming happily under the rainbow bridge. *hugs*

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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-06-2011, 01:52 PM
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-hugs- they were and still are very pretty. RIP little babies!

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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-06-2011, 02:07 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear of your losses! :*(
You've just had the sort of day we all dread around here - poor girl!
Have a hug (HUG!)

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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-06-2011, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the hugs, I surely need them. I'm taking Gumbo hard enough and for Rosey to go in the same night .... well it just makes it harder. I'm honestly having a harder time with this than any other fish I've ever owned :(
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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-07-2011, 08:41 AM
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I'm so sorry about Gumbo and Rosey. They were so beautiful.

RIP fishies :(

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aww poor gumbo and rosey- BAD AGRESSIVE BETTA!!!

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