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RIP Shaun

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Shaun had been battling finrot for a few months now, I was baffled as to why as my water results always came back ammonia 0 nitrite 0 and nitrate 10 or less :( After upping water changes, decreasing food and really making sure everything was always perfect he seemed to be getting better, but today I went to do his water change and found he had was swollen and pineconed :( I know dropsy can sometimes be treated, but last time I had a betta with dropsy I tried so hard to treat and he just got worse and looked like he was suffering a lot :(

So taking all that into account I made the hard decision to euthanize Shaun, I kept remembering my old Betta freckle, and how I always felt I should have done so but kept putting it off until he got really bad and died on his own. I couldn't bare to see that happen again...

RIP Shaun, I'm sorry I couldn't help you. I'll miss your little attitude and your unique multicolour eyes

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Sorry for your loss, Mandy. RIP Shaun. :(

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Im sorry :hug

RIP

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So sorry for your loss Mandy :(:hug

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Sorry Shaun lost his battle :(

RIP Shaun :pond

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I'm so sorry. :(:hug

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Sorry for your loss. RIP Shaun.

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So sorry :( Deciding to euthanize is always a hard choice. He was very beautiful :)

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In sorry for your loss of Shaun, Mandy :hug

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Never easy decision to make.

Your fish was beautiful.

Sorry you had to put him down.

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Shaun was a beautiful fish, I'm sorry Mandy.

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Sorry to hear this.

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sorry to hear of your loss Mandy ....... at least he's at peace now!! sad.gif

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I'm very sorry for your loss. :(:hug

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I'm sorry for your loss Mandy and having to make the decision to euthanize Shaun. Those decisions are never an easy one. :hug

Shaun was a beautiful Betta.

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Thanks everyone, it was a really hard decision but I feel I've made the right one, seeing his tank sitting their empty is killing me though :(

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Thanks everyone, it was a really hard decision but I feel I've made the right one, seeing his tank sitting their empty is killing me though :(

I Mandy ..... don't beat yourself up, you had the little guys welfare at heart.

I don't wish to appear insensitive, but you have a cycled tank that is going to go downhill soon.

Get another little fella straight away .... it will also ease your grief.

Shaun may be gone, but you gave him a good life, and a dignified end....and you will never forget him. cheered-up.gif

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Thanks everyone, it was a really hard decision but I feel I've made the right one, seeing his tank sitting their empty is killing me though :(

I Mandy ..... don't beat yourself up, you had the little guys welfare at heart.

I don't wish to appear insensitive, but you have a cycled tank that is going to go downhill soon.

Get another little fella straight away .... it will also ease your grief.

Shaun may be gone, but you gave him a good life, and a dignified end....and you will never forget him. cheered-up.gif

Thanks x3 Unfortunately my mum doesn't want me to keep the tank set up for now, so if I choose to get another betta in the future I'll be recycling it first, so it will be a while away :heart:

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