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01-13-2013, 01:43 PM #1
R.i.p. Goliath the RTC (necropsy pics)
well my smaller rtc died , he stopped feeding for a while , i tired multiple treatments (antibiotics , anti parasitic, appetite inducers , anti bacterials &anti fungals ....lots of prayer ) and just when he started back feeding he regurgitated his last meal and i lost him he was 18months old and 30" long i hope he found peace
i tried doing a necropsy here are the pics
i discovered some intestinal lesions
also discoloration and evidence of trauma to liver , not sure if attributed to post mortem changes , cause of death or his treatments
all in all i sum up his cause of death to the atrophy of his digestive system due to trauma inflicted by his tankmate (a bigger Rtc)
01-13-2013, 01:45 PM #2
01-13-2013, 02:40 PM #3
Sorry to hear that. Have you got any pics of him beforeMy therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
01-13-2013, 07:01 PM #4
Man, It always sucks to loose a big long term buddy like that...Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
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01-13-2013, 08:21 PM #5
yup it sucks he was a better friend than most u can see him and his killer here feeding
01-13-2013, 08:30 PM #6
Aw man he was looking really healthy there. How long did you own him for? and what size was he when you got him?My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .