By Anonymous - 02/12/2011 06:36 - United States

Today, I received a few new fish for my aquarium as presents for my birthday. It just so happened that these fish were carrying diseases that left me with a tank full of dead fish. Happy birthday. FML
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Thats horrible, fish are awesome.

I hope you get a refund!

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I hope you get a refund!

Sammeh_Higgins 0

Maybe for the fish that she got but she won't get a refund for the fish she had.

marpay 11

If she is able to prove the new fish had a disease and they were bought through a reputable store they will help her replace the old fish. Maybe not free fish but a possible discount for them might be helpful.

ceilingfans 1

Most places will replace or refund fresh water fish within a certain period of time. I have never found a place that will do this for salt water fish.

icefshng8 9

Often diseases are contracted during transportation or while introducing fish into new water. But if a store had a batch of fish that all died or became sick, and customer keeps all the fish that died and receipt, store will normally replace all dead fish from the tank. Store will almost always replace the fish you bought that died within 7 days. This applies only for freshwater. Salt water fish and invertebrates like snails and lobsters rarely have guarantees.

Thats horrible, fish are awesome.

m0tl3ycru3 0

I like goldfish :) (both the actual fish & the snack food version)

Yeah mine always die within the first week. I don't know why, I feed them monthly..

the snack that smiles back! goldfish!

Sammeh_Higgins 0

Happy birthday. Fyl.

Michael_92 20

Well happy birthday :) no that sucks dude. Tell them you want all new fish. It won't fix things but it could help.

every1luvsboners 11

Fresh fish-sticks for lunch? NOM NOM NOM.

*freshly diseased fish sticks

Man. Took The "Fish Stick" Idea Right Out Of My Mouth.

uprising_fml 0

sorry OP . well hopefully your parents buy you more fish . happy birthday anyways though :)

There's plenty of fish in the...no I will not post that terrible joke!

NEMO NOOOOO!!!

SxeDaze 13

I read that in Nemo's dad's voice. :3

florido_fml 10

Just eat em?

JinxosGirl87 0

The disease they carried will add flavor

Always quarantine, man!