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Honestly, it's pretty much already dead. I would flush, or pull and freeze. If you really feel bad and want to humanely euthanize and you have some clove oil.

Also known as eugenol, clove oil is a sedative at low doses, but at higher doses it has been recommended by some researchers as an inexpensive way to euthanize fish, particularly small fish. In a container, mix aquarium water with clove oil and mix. When exposed to high concentrations of clove oil, fish quickly lose consciousness and stop breathing, both of which reduce pain. Hypoxia eventually causes death, and once verified, the fish can be removed from the water and clove oil mixture. The required dose for euthanasia is 400 mg/l or more.

Clove oil contains some substances believed to be carcinogenic and should be handled with care.
I imagine by the time you read this though, it will already be too late.
 

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Honestly, it's pretty much already dead. I would flush, or pull and freeze. If you really feel bad and want to humanely euthanize and you have some clove oil.



I imagine by the time you read this though, it will already be too late.
Yea the other fish were starting to eat him alive, i had to make the tough decision to euthanize him. I figured me killing him quickly was much more humane than being eaten alive. It makes me sad but i think i did the right thing
 

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Yea the other fish were starting to eat him alive, i had to make the tough decision to euthanize him. I figured me killing him quickly was much more humane than being eaten alive. It makes me sad but i think i did the right thing
You did, I feel that fishes bodies live a lot longer then their mind. If you're going to have fish, you may want to pick up some clove oil. It's a lot more humane. I've always used clove to put them to sleep and then put them in a cup with a little bit of vodka, which killed them instantly.
 
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