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FishyMandy

Goodbye Luka

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Yesterday, I had to make the agonizing decision to say goodbye to Luka. He was the first fish I bought to go into my upgraded tank, the first I bought from my favourite fish store, My first and only Oranda, The most expensive fish I ever bought and he was just packed with personality. He always seemed clumsy, he lived for bloodworms and he didn't mind giving my finger the odd nibble or passing by my hand as I was doing tank maintenance. 
He always reminded me of a bulldog puppy, with his chubby cheeks.

I first got him in August of 2014, so I had him for almost 3.5 years.  For the past year he lived in my bedroom tank, I remember for the first month whenever I woke up in the morning he would be looking over at me, staring and seeming all concerned that I was just laying there for so many hours. Probably thinking "Oh no, she's dead, who's gonna feed us now?" :rofl

SIP My beautiful Puppy Fish,  Miss you so much already

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Chris here...  I’m so sorry your friend is gone....  I know, my heart is hurting with the loss of my precious fatties as welll...  Time will help...  your Luka is stunning... :heart 

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Thanks so much Chris :hug It's definitely hard. I went to check on his QT tub this morning :( He was a special one

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7 hours ago, FishyMandy said:

he was just packed with personality

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That face!

I’m sorry Mandy :hug He sure was a handsome chap. 

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Thanks Titch :heart

 

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So sorry for your loss Mandy. I know how much Luka meant to you!!!  :hugRIP Luka.

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Im so sorry. I know the pain of loosing your best friend. May he rest in peace :heart

We are here for you :hug 

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Thanks Dawn and Koko :heart

 

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Very sorry. I did love his colors. 3.5 years isn't bad for an Oranda... Orandas just have so many issues. I'm pulling away from them. 

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I'm so sorry for your loss :( He was a handsome guy, RIP Luka 

 

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Awwww Mandy I am SO sory for your loss! I always enjoyed the pics you shared of Luka!!!

 

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Thanks everyone. I know he was a favourite of a few people here too. 
I estimate he was at least 12-18months old when I got him, so he would have been at least 4.5-5 years old

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So very sorry for your loss :( he was a beautiful goldfish, may he R. I. P.

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Thanks Shelly :heart

 

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:heart 

He was such a beautiful boy.

RIP little one 

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He really was special :heart

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Goodness Mandy I’m so sorry you lost Luka
He really was so special
I was meant to be on the forum for some reason tonight and now I know why...to give my support to you and say goodbye to Luka. RIP and swim on matey. Big hug


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Thank you so much Speckles :heart

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