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RIP Gimpy

corw314

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Well....I knew it was only a matter of time. 5 weeks after she had gone into hiding, I realized she had passed away. Unfortunately as far as I know all the babies are gone also. When I lifted her rock, you could see the strings of empty eggs that she had been protecting. Amazing creature. One of the first that summened me to the tank by disconnecting the cleaner magnets. I will miss her, but have alot of great pics to remember her by.

Carol
 

cthulhu77

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ahhh...bummer. Wow, that is one octo I am going to miss seeing pics of, but I am glad you had the opportunity to interact so much with her, and share some of it with us.

greg
 

Nancy

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Very sorry to hear about Gimpy, although we all were expecting this news.:sad:

Giimpy was a special octopus who will be missed.

:angelpus: RIP Gimpy

Nancy
 

monty

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:sad: :angelpus: I was always glad to log in and see stories and pix of Gimpy-- she was really quite a creature.
 

sorseress

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R.I.P. Gimpy, you provided us with a lot of memorable photos.
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erich orser

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Rest in Eternal Peace, Gimpy. You shall be sorely missed.
 

tonmo

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:cry: Sorry to hear about all the losses today.
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You did a great job with Gimpy, Carol, as usual. Thanks again for sharing her with us!
 

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