RIP my sweet green marble boy :o(

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by Martinismommy, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. MartinismommyFishlore VIPMember

    I had my 1st shipment in over 300 fish go bad today....This little man was so special to me...I sold him on Aquabid last week...Shipped him out yesterday.....Had NO idea it was to a member of Fishlore....I used a 72 hour heat pack because it was a 2 day delivery into a cold area...He arrived a day early.....My little boy died in transport....

    My heart is broken.......
     

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  2. ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    OMG ....im so so very sorry!!! what do you think happened? now im scared to ship other than overnight!!! gosh MM my heart is with you!
     




  3. rae64Well Known MemberMember

    Awe MM!! I'm so sorry... he was a beauty, RIP little man... was he a Wrigley sib?
     




  4. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    I'm so sorry! Any idea what happened ?
    carol
     




  5. Red1313Fishlore VIPMember

    Oh No MM!
    <HUGS>
    RIP you special boy :(

    P.S. <Hugs> to the member who was waiting for him to :(
     
  6. bolivianbabyFishlore LegendMember

    Oh no, MM! I'm so sorry for your loss:console:

    RIP betta boy. You were beautiful and very much loved.
     
  7. MartinismommyFishlore VIPMember

    It was an express mail overnight delivery Shawnie.....It got there a day early....If I had used a 40 hour heat pack he would have been fine....The 72 hour ones get very hot....I'm beating myself up pretty bad over this one let me tell you! You know I never ship priority...This happened on an overnight!
     
  8. LucyModeratorModerator Member

    :( I'm so sorry Karen. He sure was a pretty boy.

    My condolences also go to our member who received him.
     
  9. MartinismommyFishlore VIPMember

    Rae, yes he was Wriggly's brother....

    Thank you all for the support....I really didn't want to post this message but I just need to talk about it....I do so much for my Betta kids and am so careful about shipping......This one has knocked me to my knees.....
     
  10. Red1313Fishlore VIPMember

    <HUGS>
    It's a learning experiance MM :( I never would have thought that a heat pack could be TOO hot...
     
  11. bolivianbabyFishlore LegendMember

    We're all here for you, MM.:;hug2

    We all know how well you care for your betta babies and how careful you are with them.
     
  12. rae64Well Known MemberMember

    :console:
     
  13. MartinismommyFishlore VIPMember

    Red, they sure can......

    I had another shipment go out today.....She was in a 2 day delivery area......I had used a 72 hour heat pack.....I sent her buyer a tracking #.....After receiving the e mail of my marble boy we rushed to the PO and picked her back up! She is back home with me......I will re-ship her next Monday with a smaller heat pack......
     
  14. rae64Well Known MemberMember

    At least she had not left yet! Thank goodness you have her now :)
     
  15. MartinismommyFishlore VIPMember

    She is another Fishlore members girl!

    I had 18 other fish go out yesterday with no problem.....All arrived safe and sound......I guess I should mention that.....
     
  16. Algae EaterWell Known MemberMember

    I'm so sorry to hear that. He was beautiful. :(
     
  17. LucyModeratorModerator Member

    :console:
     
  18. harpua2002Fishlore VIPMember

    I'm really sorry for your loss and also for the FL member who purchased him. Thanks so much for the tip about the heat packs, I will be sure to remember that. :(
     
  19. FurallicahWell Known MemberMember

    Im sorry that happened to you....I hope that doesnt happen to you again MM.
     
  20. lyndraValued MemberMember

    Poor little baby!

    *hugs* to you MM and to the person he was destined to go to
     
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