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Old 08-03-2012, 08:17 PM   #1 
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Possible Rescue?

Hey everyone,

Well I checked my local pet store today (Mom and pop's type) and I found out they just started selling Doubletails!

I found this astonishing boy with an amazing personality! I am hoping is he a future rescue for me. The end of his fins are ripped up and I bet it is from fin nipping because this guy is crammed into a small glass no bigger than 16oz and the poor guy is swimming sideways because of all his finnage the catch is that I am off to Ontario (Eastern Canada) in ten days and I will be gone for 2 weeks so I dont want to rush into buying him. I am going to rescue him if he is still available when I get back, but honestly, I hope someone buys him when i'm gone just so he can get out of his tiny cup but I dont want it to be an amateur to fish keeping or anything

Enough talk, a picture:


Sorry for bad pics, the lighting wasn't great

Oh, and this juvenile crowntail thats probably 1.5 inches long with a cellophane body and steel fins that were red-tipped. Another possible rescue?


And my new addition to the 10 gallon when i'm gone; an amano shrimp to somewhat keep the tank clean


BTW, been a horrible week I adopted a Dwarf Gourami not knowing that 99% of them carry DGD (Dwarf Gourami Disease) so this Dwarf Gourami died in 3 days, then a day later my male crowntail boy Midnight died, and then 2 of my white clouds mountain minnows died in the next 2 days so I did a 100% water change to get it out and the other 4 guys seem to be doing fine but are still a little skittish.

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Old 08-03-2012, 08:57 PM   #2 
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He looks like he's a beauty. Too bad you can't go ahead & take him home. I agree I hope whoever does take him gives him the kind of environment he needs & deserves.
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:07 PM   #3 
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Ship him to me..lol. He is beautiful!
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:38 AM   #4 
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Beautiful fish...
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Old 08-05-2012, 12:54 PM   #5 
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I'd take the first boy...

but he'd probably eat his fins off with my luck
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Old 08-05-2012, 06:00 PM   #6 
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I had the same experience with dwarf gouramis. They're beautiful fish, but I won't have them because they just die.
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:42 PM   #7 
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That first boy is gorgeous!
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