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  1. Default Rest in peace, Old Girl


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    I just found my 9 year old australian bow, Old Girl, by the filter intake. She was alive this morning, she must have died early this afternoon.

    Poor girl. She wasn't sick, I think old age finally got to her. She was looking pretty rough over the past several months. I wonder if maybe the younger bosemans gave her a bit more time; she livened up a lot when I got them a year ago.

    I had her longer than I've been married. I'm sad, she was one tough fish.

    She'll be buried in a special place in the flower beds around the house.
    Beth
    1 - 55 gallon planted community
    3 - 10 to 20 gallon planted betta tanks
    My advice: slow down, think, and be willing to learn. Then you'll be fine, no matter what.

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    Sorry for your loss.
    55 Gallon community tank that is probably a bit overstocked....dont judge me

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    Beth, thats a long time for any fish to live and a testimonial that you did a good job.

    So sorry for your loss.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget
    See my profile for my tanks and what fish I keep

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    Sorry you lost your old friend, Beth.

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    After 9 years - that's a big loss - I feel bad - sorry to hear about it.

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    So sorry about your fish. Nine years is a long time to get to know 'someone'...
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

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