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RIP Charlie (DOJO)

Posted By: Drew
Date: Monday, 27 September 2004, at 4:23 a.m.

I'm incredibly saddened to inform the loach forum of my recent tragic loss. Charlie, my one and only has died. She's been featured here on loaches.com for for the past 3 years under the dojo section. She was the purpose behind my hobby and my passion. The "real" reason i built my 130 gallon loach heaven.

She somehow jumped and escaped the hood of my 130gal loach tank and died behind the tank sometime today, September 26th, 2004. She was full grown at 7 1/2" and was the very life and soul of my tank.

I will forever miss her presence, her personality and it will take a long time for me to feel the same way about this hobby without her for her existence was the majority of why I love this hobby so much.

RIP Charlie September 26th, 2004.


It takes a lot to make a man cry. A lost family member, a long time companion such as a dog maybe. But not a fish you would think. However, fi