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Old 08-04-2011, 10:13 PM   #171
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I have 2 55g tanks and 2 10g tanks. I have African Cichlids in one and Angelfish in the other. I don't know how much I've spent over the last 7 years and I don't really want to know. I would most likely have a MI (heart attack) if I knew the truth of it.
Especially since in the early years I'd try different things only to find out they didn't work very well. Like 4 UGF that turned out to be more trouble than help. So their in a box with all the other stuff that I bought and then didn't like.
Plus after 7 years you get board with how the tank looks so you replace things, for a new look. Then if you add all the meds. and food and the Oh, soooo many bottles of Prime, for the twice a week PWC on 4 tanks. Then of course there is the water bill.
Basically in 7 years I've spent a fortune, but in return, I've had countless and priceless hours of peace and tranquility and even affection. Not just for me, but my whole family. So the return is worth the price, what ever it's been.
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:20 PM   #172
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I couldn't agree more and I am sure everyone on this site would agree as well it's worth it
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Coulda bought a nice truck and trailer lol
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:47 PM   #174
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Coulda bought a nice truck and trailer lol
After 7 years I would have had the down payment for a house by now.
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:57 AM   #175
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My 125g Reef has so far cost me in excess of £3,000. My F/O tank around £800.
Crazy but well worth it!
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I honestly don't even want to think about it and figure it out. If I did my whole 'thing' would probably come to a halt. Not by my choice of course, though.
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Old 08-06-2011, 01:37 AM   #177
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After 7 years I would have had the down payment for a house by now.
Hot dog that's into it lol, been on off for 20 years and not that bad, I can see my wallet takin a 10k hit in the next couple years though addictions getting worse, I paced myself for years just being content with watching my old mans tank when I was young the keeping a 20 gal....but now I'm surrounded and it's getting worse adding in reptiles too ain't helping but I like tickling there bellies
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Old 08-07-2011, 09:03 PM   #178
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Hot dog that's into it lol, been on off for 20 years and not that bad, I can see my wallet taking a 10k hit in the next couple years though addictions getting worse, I paced myself for years just being content with watching my old mans tank when I was young the keeping a 20 gal....but now I'm surrounded and it's getting worse adding in reptiles too ain't helping but I like tickling there bellies
I know what you mean. I would love to add an Amphibian tank with a bunch of Mud Puppies (Axolotls). They aren't reptile, they are amphibian but it's kind of the same idea.
I think they are so adorable, but the money for these would be outlandish for me to spend.
I'd also like a 120g Discus tank, but my favorite Discus are all in the $200.00 range. So they are a dream that most likely will never be a reality. Unless I get married again, to someone with a lot of spare money. Which is less likely to happen than the Discus tank.
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I know what you mean. I would love to add an Amphibian tank with a bunch of Mud Puppies (Axolotls). They aren't reptile, they are amphibian but it's kind of the same idea.
I think they are so adorable, but the money for these would be outlandish for me to spend.
I'd also like a 120g Discus tank, but my favorite Discus are all in the $200.00 range. So they are a dream that most likely will never be a reality. Unless I get married again, to someone with a lot of spare money. Which is less likely to happen than the Discus tank.
That's the next venture is discus, and maybe those ugly little beasts never seen either in a store yet, may have to go to a city or custom order which is gonna get pricey, I feel the pain on no marriage or money lol
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That's the next venture is discus, and maybe those ugly little beasts never seen either in a store yet, may have to go to a city or custom order which is gonna get pricey, I feel the pain on no marriage or money lol
I've never seen any Mud Puppies in any of the FS around me either, but I live in a small town. Which is surrounded by more small towns. So I'm not surprised that I haven't seen them around where I live.
But Mud Puppies (Axolotls) are worth hunting for, if you want to get them.
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