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Old 01-30-2013, 12:21 AM   #11
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I blushed like crazy, thankfully they let it slide. I felt like an idiot, but it's still one of my best one-liner stories.
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:30 AM   #12
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My parents always look at me like i am crazy when I start talking about fish. You can tell they pretend to be excited and like they know what I am talking about, but they don't. :lol;
Glad I'm not the only one! And the other night, when a friend was over, he's like " when are ya gonna get fish?" And I start explaining that t could be a few days or weeks, depending on the cycle and all this bb stuff, lol he was so lost!!!! And my mom just sat beside me at the lfs when I had a 30min Convo about cycling and stocking with the nice worker! After she goes " you should work there!" Haha but its just so hard explaining why I have an empty tank sitting around!!

Also, my science teacher has a 20 gal high tank, with about a third of an inch of pink and green gravel, and no decor. And about 15 4 inch goldfish, and a few that are over 6". I do water changes for her every week during class and the way she did it before was to net all the fish out and set em in 2 differet ice cream pales with normal tap waters then dump the tank, fill it up. Squirt some tetra dechloranate e in and dump the fish in! Now I start doing the normal way and The tank looks alot better! Still feel bad for em
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:27 AM   #13
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When I set up my reef tank and put my CUC in I went to work and was talking to a few coworkers about it. Wouldn't you know I actually said, "I finally picked up some crabs today" I still get messed with at work 6 months after that comment. Lol! Oops, open mouth insert foot!
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Old 01-30-2013, 02:49 PM   #14
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Was telling the hub I was excited about how my eel (bichir...it is an eel in our house lol) was getting so much longer and thicker since moving him into the 150 last fall... O_o
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Have you fed them brine shrimp, or blood worms before this time? I regret feeding bloodworms to my chiclids because they out grew all the other fish in the tank and started eating them. Their eyes turned bright orange when they fed, and they developed a very aggressive demeanor in a very short time. Im sticking to flake food this time around, Im also done with chiclids and other aggressive, or predatory breeds.
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Oh these are soo dang funny!!!
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Today I walked around work with PMS written on my hand to remind myself to check on the status of the PM's...
Looked down a while later, and just shook my head at my own genius.
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Today I walked around work with PMS written on my hand to remind myself to check on the status of the PM's...
Looked down a while later, and just shook my head at my own genius.
So I see I am not the only one who writes on their hand. :P
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