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Old 07-06-2011, 05:12 PM   #1
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How to convince my girlfriend into letting me get a large reef tank.

Haha I used to have a large reef tank before I moved. Now we live together and I have a 10 gallon and 30 gallon. Any good ideas on how to convince her into a 90 gallon or above?
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Old 07-06-2011, 05:22 PM   #2
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find a fish she reallt likes,that neds 90 gallons or more
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Get her into the hobby. My g/f started off with a 10gal now has a planted 29gal with angelfish. And were now planning a 125+ gal reef tank for when we eventually get our own place.
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Old 07-06-2011, 05:27 PM   #4
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It will be easier to maintain one 90 than two tanks and that won’t even be fibbing to her.
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Start a small reef tank, buy a fish that needs a big reef tank for the small reef tank, and tell her it needs an upgrade! Then small reef tank becomes QT/hospital tank. lol. Two tanks in one!
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OK i speak from experience here my wife is sort of into fish but not like i am especially the cost of saltwater so when i need to buy a large ticket item i buy her something first then i say oh i wanna get so and so shh tell no one my secret
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Old 07-07-2011, 08:57 PM   #8
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All great ideas! Thanks everyone.
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Old 07-07-2011, 09:00 PM   #9
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dinner and a nice gift for her make her feel guilty or special.
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