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Old 09-26-2014, 09:49 AM   #1
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Power bill going up?!?!

I just heard national grid is increasing their electricity prices by 37%?? If this is true I'm so screwed..

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Old 09-26-2014, 03:53 PM   #2
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I just heard national grid is increasing their electricity prices by 37%?? If this is true I'm so screwed..

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Well if this is true you just ruined every aquarists day!


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Old 09-26-2014, 03:57 PM   #3
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time to switch to leds and heating the fish room instead to each tank
filters don't use much electric
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I heard about that too yesterday. Heating won't really be a problem in the part of California I'm from, we have two seasons, 85 degrees and hell. I'm more worried about cooking my fish.


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Old 09-26-2014, 04:30 PM   #5
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My electric has gone up $100/month since I started this fantastic endeavor.. it's pretty ridiculous they can do that and I have no choice in the matter as it's basically monopolized.

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Oh my word.

That's a huge jump and just
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I'm actually rather angered, it's not the money, this may sound crazy but.. more ammunition for my gf In the war on the tanks..i can just see it now.. "$200?!?!?!?!, those tanks are a money pit!" Me- "but I like them, happy..they make me"

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Yeah I hear you.

It's not right though...

Will this affect the whole country? I hadn't heard of this yet.
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I'm actually rather angered, it's not the money, this may sound crazy but.. more ammunition for my gf In the war on the tanks..i can just see it now.. "$200?!?!?!?!, those tanks are a money pit!" Me- "but I like them, happy..they make me"

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This is the discussion I'll be having with my parents...


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I'm actually rather angered, it's not the money, this may sound crazy but.. more ammunition for my gf In the war on the tanks..i can just see it now.. "$200?!?!?!?!, those tanks are a money pit!" Me- "but I like them, happy..they make me"

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You COULD say, "at least it's just the fish tanks and I'm not spending all our money ....(insert addiction that could kill, give you a disease or send you to rehab)" That's what I always tell my self when I watch my bf spend $150 here $85 there on brine shrimp hatching crud over. And over. And over. He has spent more trying to raise food for our fish than on our actual fish.


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