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Old 12-05-2011, 12:32 AM   #1
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How to convince my dad to let me get a tank at his house??

Hi everyone! My birthday is in 5 days and my dad wanted to know what I want.... I told him a fish tank. I have 4 at my mom's, but none at his house. He doesn't think fish are good pets. He said that they are boring and sit in a tank all day and that if one thing gets messed up, they all die. He is definitely wrong. Because i'm a teen and easily bored, I can prove that they aren't boring. But I need help proving his other points wrong. What should I say?
He wants other things that I like, but that is the thing I like most and what I want most.
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Old 12-05-2011, 12:36 AM   #2
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Say: fish are not boring otherwise they wouldn't be at big aquirums near capitals for example Atlanta aquirum. I can even make my fish do tricks like go through hoop. Video on YouTube showing. Also they are fun to watch! I'm responsible and have other ones. Done. Thats what I would say IMO
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Say: fish are not boring otherwise they wouldn't be at big aquirums near capitals for example Atlanta aquirum. I can even make my fish do tricks like go through hoop. Video on YouTube showing. Also they are fun to watch! I'm responsible and have other ones. Done. Thats what I would say IMO
Thanks for the reply! I'll try that on him tomorrow but he is like a brick wall!
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Lol ok if that doesn't work tell my I could write a 4 page essay on that literally.
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Move one tank to your dads house.....
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Move one tank to your dads house.....
That would work and would cost less but I think he wants one as a birthday present.
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Move one tank to your dads house.....
But my dad doesn't want me to have one at his house because of the reasons above
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Also they protect the house convict s at least does. Parrot cichlid are very interactive with people
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Also they protect the house convict s at least does. Parrot cichlid are very interactive with people
How do convicts protect the house? And yes, parrots are very interactive. But my dad doesn't want me to get a tank at all. I can't imagine what I would have to do for him to let me get a tank big enough for parrots or convicts. What size tank do they need?
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As much as i love fish i still think id rather have a dog.
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