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Goodbye Skippy, Welcome Fish #7

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Sad news: my sweet Skippy passed away earlier this week while we were on vacation in Hawaii.  :bye2:

 

I just came back from a two-week family vacation to Hawaii. While we were gone, I arranged to have a teenaged neighbor feed our cats and fish for us each day. Last week, she messaged me that it looked like the power in our house had been out for a day or so and our fish seemed to be sitting on the bottom of the tank and not eating. She sent me a photo of Skippy laying on the bottom of the tank. My worst travel fear came true: Skippy died, and I wasn't there to give her medicine or say goodbye. :(

 

At least my other fish, Treasure, is looking okay today. She seems to be a bit lost, though, so I went out and bought a new fish friend. So far, we're calling it Fish #7. The kids don't have the heart to name another fish yet.

 

Fish #7 is currently in my 10 gallon QT, getting treated with Prazi. I think Fish #7 is a lion head, but it might be a ranchu? Anyways, I'm glad I found a replacement so quickly, and hope Fish #7 is a strong one. I bought her from a local family-owned fish store with a decent reputation.

 

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I'm so sorry for your loss. Fish #7 is beautiful

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Sorry for your loss:(  Sweet new fish! :)

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I'm so sorry for your loss. Fish #7 is beautiful

 

Thank you!  :heart My daughter officially named our new fish "Bubbles."  :goldfish:

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Sorry for your loss:(  Sweet new fish! :)

Thank you!   :heart

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So sorry for your loss :( nice new fishy :)

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So sorry for your loss :( nice new fishy :)

 

 

Thank you so much!   :heart

 

Bubbles is still acting a bit shy today in her QT tank, spending most of her time at the back near the bottom. I'm trying to give her some dark and privacy but I hope she feels better soon.

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Sorry for your loss. RIP Skippy. Your new fish is beautiful.

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Sorry for your loss. RIP Skippy. Your new fish is beautiful.

 

 

Thank you.  :heart

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