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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-02-2006, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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Questions about new tank addition

Ok so my neighbor was moving out and he had a small 10 gallon aquarium that he decided he didnt want to bother with.......instead of finding the fish a home he put the tank (full of fish) out at that curb with a bunch of other garbage he had. To make a long story short i rescued the 3 fish still alive and now have 2 fire gouramis(sp?) and a spotted puffer fish. I have never had a puffer fish of any kind and i have no idea what to expect.......if any one has any pointers they would be oh so very welcome. I have looked him up online and gotten a little information but nothing is better than hands on advice.......so advise away lol
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WHAT A NASTY JERK! I WISH SOMEONE THREW HIM OUT ON A CURB TO DIE....THE COLD-HEARTEDNESS OF SOME PEOPLE....


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Oh it gets better though!!!! In the process of throwing garbage out to the street he threw a 5 lb dumbell and broke the tank wide open.....i heard the crash and went to see what happened.....the gouramis were flopping around on the ground i scooped them up in my hand and ran for the house with them....all the while listening to him laughing at me as i did so....the puffer was in about an inch of water still so he wasnt as big an emergency so i went back and got him after throwing the other 2 in my tank.......ooooo i am so angry!!!!!
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That's awful .

I hope the fish will be ok. What kind of spotted pufferfish is it? Some need brackish water while others are fine in freshwater and a few get really big and need a huge tank. They tend to get aggressive as they get older, too.




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The site i found identifies him as a green spotted pupper and i lost one of the gouramis...he was dead when we got home
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thats awful.
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What a very cruel man!Oh,he WILL get the karma back!




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ohh I really hope karma comes back around and bites him hard...to laugh at you for saving his fish....ohh the words i would love to use...lol....I have been laughed at for doing acts of kindness for animals while other people thought i was nuts for doing...those poeple who think that way or monsters and savage morons...and should take a look in the mirror


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its so wonderful what you did to save these fishies.

You have a very loving heart...question...
I noticed your signature...where it says Love doesn't exist...
i think that it does and you just proved it.

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What you did was wonderful. He is an awful person and he will definitely get what is coming to him! I am so angry after reading how cruel he was to those poor fish.
Sorry I don't have any tips for you -we only have gold fishes!
God Bless you for being so kind.

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what a JERK!!!! he doesn't deserve to own animals at all!!! careful with the gouramis they can get aggresive and eat smaller fish. i don't know what is in your tank but you may want to seperate the one that lived.
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Oh it gets better though!!!! In the process of throwing garbage out to the street he threw a 5 lb dumbell and broke the tank wide open.....i heard the crash and went to see what happened.....the gouramis were flopping around on the ground i scooped them up in my hand and ran for the house with them....all the while listening to him laughing at me as i did so....the puffer was in about an inch of water still so he wasnt as big an emergency so i went back and got him after throwing the other 2 in my tank.......ooooo i am so angry!!!!!
WAHT A EFFIN JERK!!

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its so wonderful what you did to save these fishies.

You have a very loving heart...question...
I noticed your signature...where it says Love doesn't exist...
i think that it does and you just proved it.
thank you...yeah thats true...its just im having a hard time seeing certain people show love for another...i try to have a loving heart...its nice to hear kindness from someone every now and then..i feel better lol


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your right...love doesn't conquer all...
but you also know that it does exist...at least in your case... cuz you do truly love animals.

Too bad that some people don't show such love. How sad for them cuz they will get little in return.

But you can sure lift your head up high and smile

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"But you can sure lift your head up high and smile" ......this goes for anyone who loves animals, goes outa their way for their happiness, tries to be the best pet owner they possibly can...so this applies to each one of us here on PT

Skratikans hmmm..as i think about what i said in the post before this one...that, love doesn't conquer all....i take that back. Love doesn't conquer all right now but eventually i know that LOVE will conquer all....God is Love. (Ok sorry,i was in a spiritual mood... )

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