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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby crazedpuffer on Wed Jul 29, 2009 8:37 am

:(
I'm sorry PP! Don't beat yourself up over it.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby bigfatfish on Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:55 am

So sorry PP. :rip: I think we all know that you feel horrible, but mistakes happen to the best of us. x
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby StormySkiez on Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:06 pm

I'm sorry PP this happened. We all know mistakes happen. Thankfully you didn't lose them all.

When you correct somebody on the care of their puffs, its to save a fishes life. I see no harm in being direct with help. That is why we are all here. To learn.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby suvat on Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:40 pm

Dear Pufferpunk,

You're the idol of each and every pufferfun all around the world.
You're an expert of experts.
However, you're not a prophet.

Please think about the hundrets of cute puffers(/and others) you've been saving by your valuable effords.
I'm sure that there is no any other amateur ichthyologist serve for poor captives that much.

Thank you for being Pufferpunk.

Kind regards,
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby Brent on Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:46 pm

That's terrible! It brings back memories of when I bought a very sick tetra [without realizing it] and placed it in my tank, killing all of my fish except for my Dojo Loach... Including my beloved ElephantNose. ;-;

I know how you feel.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby Pufferpunk on Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:11 pm

I'm afraid if I now try to restock that tank, Filbert won't take so kindly to his new tank mates.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby thekarens on Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:19 pm

I've actually done that, but thankfully it was on my discus tank and they weren't phased one bit, but I sure did get hysterical! Don't beat yourself up, things happen, you grieve and hopefully move on. You're a fantastic resource and more than know your stuff.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby Pufferpunk on Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:05 am

I'm still haunted by the act of pulling out the limp bodies of those old elephantnoses I was entrusted to care for & the large body of a full grown BGK.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby Lil' Swimz$ on Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:54 pm

Elephant noses are expensive too? That's too bad PP. I've done the opposite, but not quite that extreme. The temp was at 72.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby Pufferpunk on Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:13 pm

I've frozen them too but no one died from that experience.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby Lil' Swimz$ on Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:04 pm

Well, it was only an accident.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby Lil' Swimz$ on Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:21 pm

And don't worry, I'll still look up to you like an all-knowing goddess of some sort.
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby pufferpuggirl on Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:06 pm

Dear PufferPunk, I've made some stupid mistakes myself and let me just say that reminding yourself of your mistake isn't going to do you any good. It just makes you feel horrible and it won't reverse what's happened. All you can do is keep going, at least you have survivors and that's a wonderful thing!

I had a faulty heater on my Fang's tank and turned it up one night because it was a bit cold in the tank, and forgot about it and next morning jolted myself out of bed when the thought hit me that I'd not turned the heater down! The poor puffers, it was like 90F or more in there! I immediately started doing a water change to get some of that hot water out, and replaced with cooler water. They seemed to come out of it okay though and now they are some very rotund little puffers!

Anyway, you've given some really good advice PP and I say, "thank you" for all your help and inspiration! :D
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby speck505 on Fri Aug 21, 2009 10:52 pm

:( I know this is from July, but I'm so sorry to hear that!

It actually happened to my puffers Speck and Baby- only the water heater malfunctioned and exploded in the tank and also cooked them.. :( I couldn't stop crying!!!
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Re: HUGE Apology!

Postby pufferpuggirl on Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:25 am

speck505 wrote::( I know this is from July, but I'm so sorry to hear that!

It actually happened to my puffers Speck and Baby- only the water heater malfunctioned and exploded in the tank and also cooked them.. :( I couldn't stop crying!!!



Really sorry to hear that speck505. I'm with you on the crying though, when my Congo was killed because she got in with my Baileyi, I cried for a couple days thinking about her, so I understand completely how you felt. :(
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