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Old 09-15-2012, 09:25 PM   #101
 
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*sigh* That's a tough call - and one that only you can make, of course. . . I really hope the fish pull through :( How old were/are they? Poor little things. . .
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Old 09-15-2012, 10:39 PM   #102
 
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I had them since the first of last August. So dunno maybe a year and a couple of months old? Not sure of their age.
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Old 09-15-2012, 10:50 PM   #103
 
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sigh I REALLY hate that I did this!!!!
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:02 AM   #104
 
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John. . . this is a really crappy situation, no doubt about it - and losing pets, or seeing them ill is never easy. I can imagine just how you're feeling. . . but please - try not to beat yourself up over this, you're going through enough right now without adding to it! You did the research, used the right materials, created an amazing work of art, sealed it twice. . . it should have been fine. I'm so sad for you, but. . .it was an accident! You take great care of your fish - you'd never have put a fish in that tank if you'd had ANY suspicion that they would come to harm. *hugs* I'm so sad for you
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:05 AM   #105
 
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Ches said it much better than I could have. Everyone makes mistakes. I've lost fish to them, too. And I still feel terrible about it, but it just makes me want to do that much better with my future fish.
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:53 AM   #106
 
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Jes, and Izzy Thanks for the kind words! I still really hate it and don't know where to go from here as I have nothing to set back up the tank. When I put the background in I had to get rid of some plants and I threw away alot of my driftwood because I noticed it had fungus on them when I took them out of the tank. So I have 2 pieces of well actually 3 pieces of dw. The only plants I have are what you see in the tank now. 4 jungle vallisneria, 2 crypts, and 5 anubias and some Java moss. I got some floating plants coming next week (maybe). I just don't know if I can get enough stuff to stock the tank with the prices of the fish I want too. So I am really just torn! I think I just need to give it a few days and think about how to recover from this!
The MAJOR problem is getting the background back out with how I had to reseal the rim. If I can get it off with out breaking it. Then I will be fine but if I break it well I dunno. I can get a new 55 for about $60 but then I can't get anything other the fish. See my problem now. I also don't know when my next day off is going to be to even attempt this either. Maybe next weekend??? That's a big maybe too with me working So much maybe its not a good time to be keeping fish as I have so little time to take of them. There had already been a couple of time where I couldnt do my weekly water changes so they had to go for 2 weeks without it.
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Old 09-16-2012, 07:34 AM   #107
 
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*sigh* Nothing can ever be simple, neh? I think you hit the nail on the head - there is no harm that can come from taking a few days to consider your options, and decide where you WANT to go from here. You have a lot to figure out, as well as some grieving to do. . . *hugs*
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:52 PM   #108
 
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Well I have one lone survivor in with my dwarf puffer. Yes I know not a good combination but its the only other tank I have setup. He is hiding and won't come out. Here in a little while I am going to try and get him to eat.
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Old 09-16-2012, 01:16 PM   #109
 
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So he came out from hiding and is eating!!!!! YaY!!!
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Old 09-16-2012, 05:07 PM   #110
 
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HOORAY! Wonderful news!!! I hope he continues to do well, poor little thing!
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