Cory Catfish Struggling to live, suggestions to Euthanize?

Discussion in 'Corydoras' started by DrBubbles, Jul 18, 2014.

  1. DrBubblesNew MemberMember

    So last night my cory flipped on its side, and was acting weird not normal, i did a 20% water change and went to bed( 11 pm) when i woke up he was upside down breathing slowly, i don't think i can do anything about it and doesn't look like he's going to make it, everyone else in tank is fine water conditions normal, should i suggest euthanizing?:(:(:(:( i really don't want him to die he was my 2nd fish and his name is ringo after ringo starr from the beatles :(
     
  2. Bettaperfection

    BettaperfectionNew MemberMember

    If you wish to euthanize him put him in a cup with 4-5 drops of Clove oil! It is the best way


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  3. Coradee

    CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    It doesn't sound good, without seeing a pic I don't know what it could be or if there's anything you can do
     




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  5. Bettaperfection

    BettaperfectionNew MemberMember

    Hmmm....I hear putting some ice cubes in works to....it's very painful to the fish though :(


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    DrBubblesNew MemberMember

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO as we were speaking he died! Sniff, he was my best friend , ugh he was so beautiful I'm crying right now , guys I'm going to bury him in the yard so do I bury the body itself or just the fish alone


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  7. mg13

    mg13Well Known MemberMember

    so sad!!
    I'm so sorry!!!!!!
     
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    DrBubblesNew MemberMember

    Thanks man


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    DrBubblesNew MemberMember

    I hope he has a good time in the ocean of the sky


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  10. Coradee

    CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    Sorry you lost him :(
     
  11. Bettaperfection

    BettaperfectionNew MemberMember

    I'm so sorry :( SIP


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  12. mg13

    mg13Well Known MemberMember

    at least he's not suffering any more... and you wouldn't be the one to euthanize him...

    :'(
     
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    DrBubblesNew MemberMember

    I'm crying so much right now thanks guys


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  14. nhaiflichValued MemberMember

    So sorry! It's never easy... but this poem helps me. I like to think there's one gigantic tank next to the meadow. Where ALL fish can hang out. Regardless of what had to be here on earth. So they get to make all kinds of new friends waiting for us

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    DrBubblesNew MemberMember

    Wow thank you
     
  16. bescher

    bescherValued MemberMember

    I have that poem in a picture frame next to my first two cats who died in 2009 and 2012 both were rescues and both were 18 years old and I had them since they were 7 weeks old. Yes they were cremated and they were special isn't all of our animal friends including our fish
     




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