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Old 09-06-2012, 06:11 PM   #11
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All the flooding around here took everyone by surprise. I didn't get any water, other than a good bit of standing water in the yard. My house is raised, so it would take a good three feet for me to flood. I just lost power for a little over a week. A tree fell early Tuesday and took out my meter pole, so we had to wait for our landlord to put a new one up, which took a while as his house is near a river and he was dealing with all the rising waters. Once the pole was up Sunday, I had to wait until Tuesday afternoon for it to get connected. I should have Internet/cable connected today. My two larger tanks came out ok, no losses, but my 5 gallon invert tank crashed hard. Lost 4/5 marbled crayfish and quite a few snails. Lost all my frozen fish food, as well. The worst "damage" I got was not water or power related, though. During the storm it seems some creature or creatures took refuge in my walls and died. The whole place smells like a corpse.
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:28 PM   #12
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All the flooding around here took everyone by surprise. I didn't get any water, other than a good bit of standing water in the yard. My house is raised, so it would take a good three feet for me to flood. I just lost power for a little over a week. A tree fell early Tuesday and took out my meter pole, so we had to wait for our landlord to put a new one up, which took a while as his house is near a river and he was dealing with all the rising waters. Once the pole was up Sunday, I had to wait until Tuesday afternoon for it to get connected. I should have Internet/cable connected today. My two larger tanks came out ok, no losses, but my 5 gallon invert tank crashed hard. Lost 4/5 marbled crayfish and quite a few snails. Lost all my frozen fish food, as well. The worst "damage" I got was not water or power related, though. During the storm it seems some creature or creatures took refuge in my walls and died. The whole place smells like a corpse.
Sorry for your loss.
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:39 AM   #13
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I'm in Washington, LA. Most of what we got were trees and branches down.. and lots of rain. I just had to clear out my yard. My pop lost 2 trees. Sorry to hear that it was worse for some of you guys.
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:01 AM   #14
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I feel so bad for my neighbor, she lost all of her goldfish in the power outage. She didn't have power off for nearly as long as I did, but she lost all four of hers. She had 4 large comets in a 10 gallon, though, so that probably had a lot to do with it. She was crushed.
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:57 AM   #15
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Im in lake Chuck, well thats what we call it,lol sorry to hear about the damage, i know what your going through. i had 7in of water in the house and lost one car and Tons of furniture, guns, books, and photo albums.
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:30 PM   #16
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Seems like areas that weren't supposed to get alot of damage were the hardest hit. I think the rebuilding of the levees around new Orleans forced all that water into areas around Baton Rouge. Thankfully in my neighborhood we didn't lose power but lost alot of trees. No fish casualties!! Here's some pics
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:31 PM   #17
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Just retread my post and realized I forgot to mention that I lost all that during Rita. But yea those down oaks look like a familiar site
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