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Old 06-14-2011, 05:37 PM   #21 
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I usually let mine die on their own. I think using clove oil is the best method to use.
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Old 06-14-2011, 05:45 PM   #22 
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It sounds cruel, but the best euthanasia is to put the cup with the fish in it in the freezer. Because fish are cold-blooded, it will just cause his system to slow down until it eventually stops. We are warm-blooded, so we feel pain and discomfort when outside of our prime temperature, but fish are not the same. His body will just shut down. It doesn't take very long, either.
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Old 06-15-2011, 06:57 PM   #23 
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It sounds cruel, but the best euthanasia is to put the cup with the fish in it in the freezer. Because fish are cold-blooded, it will just cause his system to slow down until it eventually stops. We are warm-blooded, so we feel pain and discomfort when outside of our prime temperature, but fish are not the same. His body will just shut down. It doesn't take very long, either.
This is actually not true. The fish will feel itself freeze to death. Just because they are cold-blooded does not mean they cannot feel pain. The best euthanasia is clove oil or a quick decapitation.
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:56 PM   #24 
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Its not that fish don't feel pain so much as have the perception of it....they are really limited with thought process and act/react more from instinct.........
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