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Oops, ukbloke got roped into cleaning the goldfish tank this morning. We now have 3 near-death semi-cooked goldfish. Evidently, I have no concept of what room temperature feels like. ukwife is feeling very sad, while ukchild wants to go shopping for news one. Believe it or not, I'm blowing bubbles into the original water with a straw in an attempt to revive them.
 

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ukwife put the fish pump into their temporary bowl. After a few minutes one of the fish had disappeared! It had been sucked up the pump and got wedged in a pipe. I blew it back out again. All 3 fish are still breathing, but floating upside down! We're still trying to bring them back by blowing bubbles ... more at 10.
 

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IIRC gold fish cost about fidy cent. give up and get new ones. they are probably gonna die in a couple days anyway.

ukchild knows whats up.
 

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In my experience, anyone less science oriented than Jonas Sauk has no business cleaning a fish tank. I've killed hundreds of dollars of fish because the science/eco wasn't correct. I finally said "Screw it, let's get a puppy."
 

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Is it time for sushi yet? :p
 

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Oops, the water temperature was 98 degrees.
 

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Lindsey, Paris and Britney are hanging in there. Picture to follow.
 

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Poached goldfishies!
uk; you pour some of the water that teh fish are currently in into a contaner with the fish. Clean the bowl.
Add water. If tap, use COLD water and let it equilibrate to RT (10-20 min or so).
If chlorinated water, add dechlorination drops.
Add fish with water back into bowl.
And listen to ukkiddo.
They're toast.
 

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Yes, they're in a cooking pot. No, they're not on the stove.
 

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Hang in there, UKBlokeFish!

I like Fish
 

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I'm trying to rehabilitate Britney by getting her to swim in circles around the pot. She keeps wanting to lie down on her side. The other 2 don't look so good. ukchild wants to go outside to play.
 

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you put them in 98F water? uh, bad move.

thermal shock is usually pretty lethal.

don't get your hopes up about them surviving....
 

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Fish 'n chips?
 

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Britney is swimming unassisted! Lindsey is looked more lively too. Paris is on her back.
 

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RLY. As opposed to what??? Hands and knees?
 
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