I'm sorry for your loss, too. Liberty was special. I think it's much better to pick your own fish, too. Health and personality have to be good, and of course no one wants a color fish that they don't like either.
Hubby suggested taking daughter out for dinner last night, so I used up the fish money with that. I probably left a bigger tip than needed, but the lady was very nice and even stuck extra cherries in my milk shake.
10 gallons, petco king and community fish
1 x 5.5 gallons with shrimp and plants
1 x 5.5 male veil tail with plants