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    Silver dollar #1 died a couple of nights ago - no condolences necessary. He/she was between 13 and 14 years old and old age is the suspected cause. He is survived by silver dollar #2 who is just about a year younger, along with several tank mates including diamond tetras, silver tip tetras, bentosi tetras, and of course, the cory family. Over his long life, he has had many friends who predeceased him which included an angel fish, glowlight tetras, bloodfin tetras, and emperor tetras, not to mention a large BN pleco. He was peaceful to all, but remained skittish to his caretakers throughout his entire life. Although re-homing was suggested often (by me), his original owner (my son) had become attached and so he was ultimately moved from a 26g tank to a 40b tank a few years ago, where he lived out the remainder of his life. He will be missed by some, but not all.

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    I'm sorry your son lost his beloved Silver Dollar. Man that's a long time to have a fish, no wonder he was so attached.

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    I haven't told my son yet. He's 29 and lives in Boston with a couple of roommates. He's not very good about calling his mother regularly, but I'll get to him Sunday. This is his "busy" season at work so he works a longer day as well as Saturdays. And he's studying to take the first of his CPA exams soon. Sunday is his only chill day.

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    Silver dollar #1 was fortunate in his/her life, to have lived in your care.

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    Sorry for the loss of Silver Dollar #1. Sounds like you provided him with a wonderful life.
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    RIP Silver Dollar#1. BTW, I love the obituary, very creative.
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    ^ I agree -- a terrific way to say goodbye

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    R.I.P. SD#1, you had a nice long life.
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    That is a long time to keep a fish.... A true testament to your care.

    It felt odd to hug your obituary post, but the writing was exceptional and made me smile. A solidly fitting way to say goodbye.

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    Rest peacefully #1.
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