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post #1 of 6 Old 02-08-2008, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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The old friends and the new friends

My wife's beautiful and unique favored fish died yesterday. He was a very unique siamese fighting fish named Sushi. Here is a picture taken the day before Sushi left us for the unknown.



He apparently died from old age. The only I noticed was that his appetite diminished.

Now for the NEW. My daughter picked this fellow out and his name is Patrick after the Patrick on sponge bob the cartoon.




Then I traded in the adopted Pleco Zappa and Mick the pink kissing fish and picked 4 small but efficient schwartzi corydorias. These only grow to 2 inches roughly where as the pleco would become hugh as well as the kisser.




Best of luck Sushi - the world keeps on a turning!



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post #2 of 6 Old 02-08-2008, 08:55 PM
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Sorry for Sushi. My old betta lived for 3.5 years before he died of old age. Sushi was gorgeous.

Your new betta, Patrick, is very pretty as well.

I like the cory picture. It looks really cool with the black background and the Tiger Barb in it. Mysterious. :)
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All the fish pictured are gorgeous. Really sorry to hear about Sushi.
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post #4 of 6 Old 02-08-2008, 11:01 PM
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All beautiful fish. I love the coloring on both Bettas. The Schwartzi hit a soft spot with me. I love mine. I notice that mine like to swim around mid water much more whereas my false juliis tend to stay towards the bottom more.

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post #5 of 6 Old 02-09-2008, 12:17 PM
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sushi looks like a beautiful fish. Hope you have good luck with your fish. :D

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post #6 of 6 Old 02-09-2008, 03:08 PM
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sorry he passed away.
Patrick is pretty. :) i hope he brings you as much pleasure as sushi did.
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