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Old 04-10-2013, 07:17 PM   #2941
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Wow keeping aquariums is dangerous!!! I feel so much better knowing I am in good company!

I was packing up some shrimp to mail and as I was pouring them into the bag the plastic flap collapsed when the java moss bumped it and 23 dwarf shrimp splattered onto the kitchen floor. Only one seemed to be too dizzy to make the trip and I hear they all arrived ALIVE by some miracle. Some of them were still in the container wishing they had a little more water.
Wow! Glad to hear they made it okay! And I thought I was the only one that has gravity as an enemy lol.

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Old 04-10-2013, 08:56 PM   #2942
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When i was acclimating my fish i was pouring them in the net out of their bag n one didnt come out so i had to give it a shake n well it missed the net hit the bucket good thing it had water to cushion the blow :/ oh n i trip over my pants all the time i spill water alot too.. lol guess we are all clumsy

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Old 04-10-2013, 11:11 PM   #2943
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Checked my parameters and my nitrates were high because I was moving rock and sand around so I done a 10 gallon pwc on my reef tank
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:20 PM   #2944
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Added a Turbo snail to my tank. Its now my only inhabitant in my 120g lol. One cleaner shrimp and yellow tang, then I got a full house.
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Old 04-12-2013, 04:27 AM   #2945
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Finalized the new stock and picked one of them up he's cute. And water change on the qt. Tomorrow though yeah I'm picking a bunch of guys up for my mbuna tank so excited.
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:16 AM   #2946
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Exciting day! My discus has hidden away every time I came to feed him since I got him last saturday. Last night I walked up to the tank and he didn't hide. Then I dropped in some food and he actually swam up to it and ate it right in front of me.
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:05 AM   #2947
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got a call this morn my marine betta came in
time to take a ride to go check him out
the pet shop has him in QT so I can observe him over the next few days
this pet shop cracks me up they never had anyone request a QT to observe a fish for a few days they thought I was a nut
I explained it was so I can observe him eating and to be sure he is not going to kick off as soon as I get him home from hidden problems
the more I talk with them I find they don't really have any ideas on what to do for salt water fish so if I do get this betta it will be the last I purchase from them ..
Fish are like lifesavers
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:27 PM   #2948
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Well yesterday my crawfish were mating , PWC on the 125g with my water changer no buckets ::dance dance:: today I get to do a PWC the old way on my 20g.. My nyererei female has been holding 30days today Im trying to wait on nature to run its course so I can see it but Im thinking I may end up having to strip her. Thats gonna be a task bc she is a fast lil booger .
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Old 04-12-2013, 02:30 PM   #2949
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Re homed my cories from my bettas tank i miss not seeing them already. Bought live brine shrimp for him for a treat, he's spent the last hour looking for them!
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Old 04-12-2013, 04:41 PM   #2950
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Got 10 rummy nose tetras today. This is the last of the stocking I had planned for in my 30g tetra tank four months ago. Yea! Now the advanced aquaplant culture learning begins. A whole new adventure! LOL OS.

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