Egor passed....

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  1. corw314

    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Unfortunately this morning even though I was expecting it, found Egor had passed away over the night. When I lifted her cave, it looks like the rest of the babies also died within their eggs. I lost all the little ones I had in separate containers. Will do a water test today after work, but I have a feeling, being it's such an old seasoned tank, the nitrates contributed to the little ones deaths. Puzzling though how they could develope to hatching and then be affected by this, if it was indeed the cause. I'm sad! My last octo for awhile.
     
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    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    I'm sorry Carol.
     
  3. cuttlegirl

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    I'm so sorry Carol, I know you (and all of us) had such high hopes for the little ones. :angelpus:
     
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    :(
     
  5. William Tyson

    William Tyson Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    sry for your loss
     
  6. cthulhu77

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    We've run into the same thing the last two times with the digueti...mom dies, then the bulk of the babies kick off. Is it possible she leaches some sort of a toxin upon death? Odd that the seperate ones didn't make it...but were they in the same tank, just put in containers? Hmmm.
    Well, that is really a bummer, and I sure am sorry. Hopefully, a remedy for this situation will pop up soon.

    greg
     
  7. bobwonderbuns

    bobwonderbuns Vampyroteuthis Supporter

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    I'm soooo sorry to hear of Egor's passing. I really enjoyed getting to know her through the various posts and pictures. Don't give up, maybe you can be a mom to another bouncing baby octo... :octopus:
     
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    :angelpus:

    Good bye dear friend, you are missed by all of us.
     
  9. Black96WS6

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    Sorry to hear that Carol...:sad:
     
  10. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    :sad: the babies looked so vivacious, too.
     
  11. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Sorry to hear about Egor and the babies - RIP :angelpus:

    We knew that Egor didn't have long, but we all were hoping that the hatchlings would live. Raising hatchlings isn't easy and there are so many unknowns. :sad:

    Nancy
     
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    sorseress Colossal Squid Supporter

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    :angel: RIP Egor. So sad about the babies, too.
    Sharon
     
  13. Brock Fluharty

    Brock Fluharty Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    I am so sorry! The babies did look so healthy, like that one was hunting on the rock...:(
     
  14. joefish84

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    when kashmir died it caused everything in the aquarium including the bristle worms to come out and die dont know what it would have been except a toxin
     
  15. Akyu

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    So sorry to hear about your loss. :(
     
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    so sorry to hear this... egor was one of my favorite ocys on the site... RIP little ocy....


    chris
     
  17. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    :cry: sorry to hear this Carol.

    J
     
  18. aximbigfan

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    dont give up!!!!! coral. it wasnt your falut that egor paased. ocys are such fragel animals..


    chris
     
  19. lockburn

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    Sorry for your loss...
     
  20. OB

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    Just a big and sorry "Dang!"
     

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