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Nicole
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In Memorium- Please Share
« on: June 28, 2010, 12:23:30 AM »
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I am creating this thread as a place for people to mourn, remember, and celebrate their goldfish friends who have passed on.  Please share your poems, stories, memories, and pictures.  Here is an original poem:

My dear sweet fish has gone away
He said, "I'm sorry friend, but I can't stay.
"You may be sad and you may cry,
"But all that's born one day must die.
"For though I've gone to that Tank Above
"I'll remember always that you gave me love."
And so I dried my tears and then
Said not "goodbye", but "We'll meet again.".
My goldfish, my friend, though we must part
You'll be in my thoughts and swim in my heart.

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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2010, 12:43:35 PM »
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My Samy was a Chinies fighting fish he was Blue & would swim around wehen you tapped the glass he'd come rate infront of you I miss you Samy
R.I.P
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« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2010, 03:17:18 PM »
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I would like to continue celebrating my 2 goldies,  but alas all is not well.  Everything  they do is  upside  down.     They constantly swim upside down, they swim upside down, sleep, eat.  Yet they seem healthy.  Any clues?       
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« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2010, 03:22:26 PM »
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Hi sounds like they have a swim bladder problem.  Try feeding them, canned or frozen peas withthe skin removed for a few days.
If that doesn't help the try 1 TBS salt per every 5 gallons of water and an oral antibiotic fish food for a week.  If they aren't doing any better then they most likely have permanent swim bladder damage and will probably have to live out their life that way.
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« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2010, 08:50:34 PM »
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I'd like to remember the numerous fish this family has flushed:

Fishy
Fantal
El Diablo
Morris
Quesadilla
Enchilada
Gimpy
Morris II (or Fatty)
Small unnamed Goldfish


Now that I think about it.. was that all the fish I had? hm...
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« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2010, 08:56:41 PM »
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~*~RIP~*~
POLLY AND PETE
SHAMU
BLOSSOM
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Andrea
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« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2010, 02:03:37 AM »
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My fishies are buried in my backyard in a little plastic container of water  Undecided I couldn't flush them Sad

Benji
Fatty
Gary
Rockie

RIP
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« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2010, 02:54:14 AM »
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Then I need to post a little memorial for the most lovely little golden Oranda <3 He was named after the most awesome Space Marine commander *geek warning* Both of them had a mole Cheesy My fish had black edges around the fins, and a small, cute black dot on his right gill cover <3

R.I.P Marneus Calgar. I miss you :'c May you slay them unbelievers in heaven :'c

I cried for three days, starting when he was alive but I noticed that the treatment wasn't really helping :'c He was eating!! He wanted to live! Cry And I still couldn't help :'c
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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2010, 11:42:56 AM »
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this thread makes me sad  Cry i miss my casper (huge koi that i kept in my outdoor pond) he was my first ever fish!
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« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2010, 12:40:55 PM »
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katie:: Oww, what lovely first fish! Smiley Most people have a goldfish in a bowl Wink
How old did he get? Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2010, 04:57:51 PM »
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reading the posts, I have a dumplin in my throat and tears in my eyes   Cry
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« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2010, 02:35:50 PM »
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Hanna: Aww :'c *pet your head* They're in a better place now :'c
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« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2010, 12:15:08 PM »
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In case BubblesGold hasn't found this thread yet, I will post an In Memorium for Bubbles, who died in a tragic filter accident a few days ago.  RIP Bubbles, you were a good fishie.
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« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2010, 01:14:13 PM »
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Nicole,
What a nice thing to do for Bubbles.
I got a tear in my eye reading this.
You are a real sweetie! Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2010, 06:47:33 PM »
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 Sad Thinking of Bubbles and all fishies in this GREAT TANK BEYOND  Cry
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« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2010, 07:25:47 AM »
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nossie i had casper for 7 years. grew to about over a foot and a half long  Cry
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« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2010, 07:46:32 AM »
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Oh, how sad that you lost him :'c But it sounds like he had a good life Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2010, 08:44:31 AM »
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yea he was my fatty  Cheesy always eating and always sunbathing when it was warm.
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« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2010, 10:27:51 AM »
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Thanks for your kind words.

Bubbles was a cool little fantail fishy.

I read the poem out to my children. Smiley

RIP
Bubbles (fantail GF) - we had for 1 and half years
Miley (common GF) - we had for 2 days.
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« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2010, 02:45:35 PM »
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>~`(   RIP  )`~<

        Spike

You were a nice fish...... Cry
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« Reply #20 on: July 10, 2010, 01:43:05 AM »
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Was hoping I wouldn't have to use this bored :-(
 
In memory of my beautiful oranda pete :-( he was the most intelligent, most lovedand most special fish in my tank and he will be very sadly missed, not only by myself but his 5 tank family that he leaves behind :-(
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« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2010, 03:40:02 AM »
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OH no Katie, so sorry for your loss.
RIP little Pete.  Cry  Cry  Cry
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« Reply #22 on: August 22, 2010, 02:53:20 AM »
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RIP- Bob the second
RIP-Jasper
      *sniff*
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« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2010, 04:02:49 AM »
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Very sad and had a few tears when our little Blacky decided to swim to the big pond beyond.
She gave birth to a few more babies before she left.
Her little children are beautiful.
RIP little Blacky
12/11/2010
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« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2010, 05:05:24 AM »
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Noo, not blacky Cry So sorry for your loss Cry
Her babies will live on...
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« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2010, 05:16:12 AM »
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Aw I'm so sorry Hanna Sad That's such a short little life but I bet it was a happy one for her to breed so much and so quickly Smiley
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« Reply #26 on: November 14, 2010, 05:22:08 AM »
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Thank you ladies so much... I'm still upset.... I think she got stressed with the boys wanting to mate all the time...
Brian got 4 more girls today also to make it easier for Teddy and Ginger....

Blacky lives on in her beautiful babies
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« Reply #27 on: November 14, 2010, 05:35:48 AM »
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That sounds like a good idea Smiley
But oh, how sad Sad
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« Reply #28 on: November 14, 2010, 09:36:01 AM »
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So sorry for your loss of Blackie  Cry  ..........but don't you mean 11/11/2010?
Or are you guys down under already in Dec?  I'm confused! Tongue
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« Reply #29 on: November 14, 2010, 10:11:41 AM »
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I miss my Black Moor Chou-Chou and my friendly fantails Casper and Yaya . Sad Cry


R.I.P. Casper, Chou-Chou and Yaya.
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