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Old 07-20-2013, 02:38 AM   #241
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The other day a chain store employee told me to use prime as a fertilizer when I asked for flourish comprehensive.
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:54 AM   #242
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The other day a chain store employee told me to use prime as a fertilizer when I asked for flourish comprehensive.
Oh wow! Did you tell him next time he is thirsty the toilet is the best place to drink from?
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When you say prim hat are you taking about
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An hour ago, after work, at local lfs: customer looking at a fish that grows 1 metre long- but would it have to grow that big? Like- if I had in a smaller aquarium (holds hands 2' apart) it would only grow to the size of the tank, wouldn't it?
Fish *expert*- of course- any fish will only grow to the size of the tank it's in.
Me (butting in like a rude so-and-so) yeah, but it won't be healthy stunting its growth like that, and it will have a much shorter lifespan.
*expert*- not at all, it's a natural phenomenon, and doesn't cause them any harm at all. Once you put them in a bigger tank they just start growing again.
Customer- yeah, that's what I thought, because my Oscar lives in a 2' tank and he's fine- I got him when he was 2" and now he's still only 5". Besides, fish don't live very long anyway.
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An hour ago, after work, at local lfs: customer looking at a fish that grows 1 metre long- but would it have to grow that big? Like- if I had in a smaller aquarium (holds hands 2' apart) it would only grow to the size of the tank, wouldn't it?
Fish *expert*- of course- any fish will only grow to the size of the tank it's in.
Me (butting in like a rude so-and-so) yeah, but it won't be healthy stunting its growth like that, and it will have a much shorter lifespan.
*expert*- not at all, it's a natural phenomenon, and doesn't cause them any harm at all. Once you put them in a bigger tank they just start growing again.
Customer- yeah, that's what I thought, because my Oscar lives in a 2' tank and he's fine- I got him when he was 2" and now he's still only 5". Besides, fish don't live very long anyway.
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I felt like saying, no- well they bloody well wouldn't under those conditions!
People only say they don't live long because they don't know proper care and end up killing the fish...
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An hour ago, after work, at local lfs: customer looking at a fish that grows 1 metre long- but would it have to grow that big? Like- if I had in a smaller aquarium (holds hands 2' apart) it would only grow to the size of the tank, wouldn't it?
Fish *expert*- of course- any fish will only grow to the size of the tank it's in.
Me (butting in like a rude so-and-so) yeah, but it won't be healthy stunting its growth like that, and it will have a much shorter lifespan.
*expert*- not at all, it's a natural phenomenon, and doesn't cause them any harm at all. Once you put them in a bigger tank they just start growing again.
Customer- yeah, that's what I thought, because my Oscar lives in a 2' tank and he's fine- I got him when he was 2" and now he's still only 5". Besides, fish don't live very long anyway.
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I felt like saying, no- well they bloody well wouldn't under those conditions!
Wow, a case of the employee AND the customer being a nutcase. 2 wrongs don't make a right, lol. I'm pretty sure if it was a "natural phenomenon", people would be keeping fw sharks in as little as a 10 gallon LOL
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An hour ago, after work, at local lfs: customer looking at a fish that grows 1 metre long- but would it have to grow that big? Like- if I had in a smaller aquarium (holds hands 2' apart) it would only grow to the size of the tank, wouldn't it?
Fish *expert*- of course- any fish will only grow to the size of the tank it's in.
Me (butting in like a rude so-and-so) yeah, but it won't be healthy stunting its growth like that, and it will have a much shorter lifespan.
*expert*- not at all, it's a natural phenomenon, and doesn't cause them any harm at all. Once you put them in a bigger tank they just start growing again.
Customer- yeah, that's what I thought, because my Oscar lives in a 2' tank and he's fine- I got him when he was 2" and now he's still only 5". Besides, fish don't live very long anyway.
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I felt like saying, no- well they bloody well wouldn't under those conditions!
Perfect example of stupid people feeding off of each others stupidity.
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When you say prim hat are you taking about
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Old 07-20-2013, 04:43 AM   #250
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Oh wow! Did you tell him next time he is thirsty the toilet is the best place to drink from?
Lol that's pretty funny. But no I did not say that. Should've though.
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