Woman shares sad reality of what happened to Sea Monkeys after 123 days
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A woman shared the somewhat harrowing experience she had after buying herself some Sea Monkeys.
You may remember the beloved toy, which came with a tank and three special packets that, when combined, would hatch a bunch of adorable little ‘Sea Monkeys’ - although you may not be as aware about the dark truth surrounding its creator.
And one woman decided to relive her childhood and bought herself a Sea Monkey as an adult back in 2020 - but she was met with tragedy just over 100 days later.
Taking to TikTok Katie Feeney, shared the sad story with her seven million followers explaining that it all began in May 2020, when she bought the kit and set it up using the sachet of water purifier and adding the eggs.
Four short days later, the eggs began to hatch and Katie made sure to add the ‘growth food’ to ensure her little brine shrimp… erm... I mean, Sea Monkeys would grow big and strong.
Sharing an update of what they looked like after 13 days, Katie said: “From then on they just kept growing and growing and growing.”
So far so good, right? Katie even introduced her pet dogs to the Sea Monkeys, although they didn’t look too impressed, to be fair.
But this is when things took a turn, with Katie going on: “Unfortunately, after 58 days I noticed something was wrong: the Sea Monkeys started disappearing.
“There were some very big ones in the tank but all of the small ones were gone.
“After 75 days, there were only a couple of Sea Monkeys left and on day 97 the only two Sea Monkeys that remained were connected.
“Sadly after 123 days the Sea Monkey journey has come to an end.”
The clip soon attracted plenty of comments from folks who had similar Sea Monkey experiences, with one follower saying: “I am so sorry that happened to you. I know how it feels”
Another said: “Same thing happened with mine. Timeline of death too. I had babies and they were eaten. Even though the last remaining two had food.”
While a third commented: “Mine ate each other.”
Others offered her advice on how to better look after the Sea Monkeys, but I guess it’s probably a bit late for that.