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This is a discussion on when a fish dies... within the Cyprinids and Atherinids forums, part of the Freshwater and Tropical Fish category; --> Originally Posted by TonyMayer Burial at sea (via toilet). Tony same but I wrap them in toilet paper and set them in the toilet ...

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Old 06-10-2009, 08:17 PM   #11
 
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Burial at sea (via toilet).


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same but I wrap them in toilet paper and set them in the toilet (a sort of odd mummification) I don't just toss them in there and flush.
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Old 06-13-2009, 06:00 AM   #12
 
I don't think flushing them is a good idea because they will end up back in the water system eventually including the pathogens they died of and this could spread to other local native fish. I think the garden idea is good, or simply pop them into a plastic bag and into the trash.
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