R.I.P. Basil, Sybil, Major et al

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R.I.P. Basil, Sybil, Major et al

Post by bob d » Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:53 am

I know I don't participate much nowadays (I don't feel I have much to contribute) but for those who remember them I'm sad to say I lost all my clowns, yoyos and robustas over Easter. I went away for 3 days and came back to devastation - the big tank so cloudy I couldn't see through it, a terrible smell through the house, and all the fish (except, remarkably a lone Kuhli) dead. I am absolutely gutted and we can't see what caused it at this stage.
I've looked after those guys for over 10 years and can't imagine life without them. I'll start again but if I didn't have the other tanks I would seriously contemplate giving it all up.
Sorry to be the bearer of such bad news. I know Basil was a favourite of some of you.

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Post by Emma Turner » Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:20 am

Oh Bob, I am so so sorry to hear this. :cry: Rest in Peace Basil & co. Thinking of you.

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Post by topline » Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:42 am

Bob... So sorry to hear this. Your loaches were an inspiration to us all. There's not much else to say.... R.I.P.

Dianella WA

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Post by Keith Wolcott » Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:50 am

So sorry Bob. :cry:

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Post by NancyD » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:18 pm

That's so sad, Bob. I'm very sorry for your loss.

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Post by chefkeith » Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:27 pm

Sorry to hear it.

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Post by lf11casey » Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:31 pm

It's sad when you lose your friends, no matter the species, I'm sorry for your loss.
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Post by Graeme Robson » Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:53 pm

So so Sad...... :cry:

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Post by shari2 » Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:29 pm

Oh Bob.
So sorry to hear it. :cry:
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Post by helen nightingale » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:07 pm

i am so sorry to hear you bad news. thats terrible! :(

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Post by Jim Powers » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:12 pm

When I saw the title of this thread, my heart sank.
I'm so sorry to hear about this Bob. I can imagine you are quite devastated.

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Post by qumqats » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:27 pm

>ARG< <sob>

We need a group hug.

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Post by cloudgodd » Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:33 pm

I have lost a few fish, and that was hard, can’t even imagine loosing fish after 10 years with them so sorry for your loss :(

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Post by Dave Rinaldo » Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:16 pm

I know the "ache" :cry:
How do you keep the music playing...

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Post by Martin Thoene » Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:27 pm

We shared the same emotion Jim.

Oh Bob, this is terrible news. You must be devastated. You didn't just lose fish, you lost icons.

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