Skip to comments.Circle of Life - My Goldfish Died
Posted on 11/05/2009 5:45:32 PM PST by JoeProBono
Over the years I've had many fish tanks.
More recently I had to "settle" for goldfish because of exigent circumstances.
Got a couple of "junk fish" from Wal-Mart and a used an old 30 gal tank.
These hearty goldfish thrived and lived literally through fire and ice storms.
I named them Franny and Zooey. They thrived and grew and "loved" each other.
On occasion they developed "Ick" - Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a single-celled parasite also known as Ich.
Treatment with medications always solved the infection.
A few days ago Ich raised it's ugly head and, despite "heroic" efforts short of CRP, Manny died.
Zooey (on the right) is in mourning.
You have my sympathy.
I’ve had some goldfish for years and when one of them died recently the other one was clearly affected by it.
i hate ich
you have my sympathies / i’ve raised goldfish,too.
Our’s is back and as beautiful as ever. Now we quarantine all new fish to make sure nothing enters.
>> despite “heroic” efforts short of C[PR]
You’re whining about a dead fish, and you didn’t do CPR?
You’re not the man I thought you were, Joe.
(then again, you didn’t say CPR you said CRP. If that has something to do with fish back-ends, I don’t wanna know about it — you get a pass.)
We won one of those cheap little goldfish at the fair. It lived for years, and years, during most of my children’s childhood and grew to enormous proportions. Sad for everyone when it passed.
Please forgive my blunder. My eyes are a bit bleary.
Losing a pet no matter what sort of creature is always hard.
Been there but can not spell plycos... csn not spell it now... the big black sucker fish that sucks algea???
My daughter had a huge one. One day it was missing. My step girl told me she heard a load splash in the night.
It committed suicide, jumped the tank and lid and dried up under the desk.
It was really sad.
Never let a splash go by you.
>> Please forgive my blunder. My eyes are a bit bleary.
Wow, you really loved Manny the goldfish, didn’t you?
Okay, I won’t rip on you about it for the rest of today. Promise.
It’s not the circle of life... but the spiral of flush.
“Never let a splash go by you.”
Thank you Shyla, I shant.
Who could possibly love a goldfish?
I can only afford a silverfish.
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