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    07-27-2014, 09:30 PM
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    07-03-2014, 11:29 PM
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    07-03-2014, 10:57 PM
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    Oh dear! Hopefully it's just a cyst and not a problem. :( I'll keep my fingers crossed! BTW...ferrets are not rodents. They are mustelids (so is...
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    Congrats! The pictures are a bit blurry...but they're adorable nonetheless! Ours used to grab the bars of their cage around dinner time and chew...
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    07-02-2014, 02:01 PM
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Critters, classical music, fine arts...
Jack of all trades...
About Me:
I'm always looking to understand more about nature...including human nature.
Eclectic classical violin
Comedies and horror and fantasy/sci-fi! Oh My!
Who I'd like to meet:
Lotsa people!
Fantasy, historical, who-dun-its, the odd romance...
Don't have one...
Not much at the moment...try to catch Grimm and Hoarders...
University Degree
Why do you like AC Tropical Fish:
Get info. from the pros!
Aquarium 1:
25 g tropical tank with miscellaneous inhabitants
Aquarium 2:
55 g Goldfish Tank...3 goldfish.
Rest of Your Aquariums:
Had more tanks...time to downsize.
How I got started with aquariums.:
Got two goldfish when I was 7...
Favorite fish:
Fancy goldfish
Fish I have bred:
No deliberate breedings. Have 'tank-raised' mollies and platies and now CPDs.
Why I like fish::
How could I not? They're so cute!
Best advice:
Read and research...
Other pets:
3 dogs, 4 cats, 1 snake, 6 birds of various kinds, CHICKENS, 8 horses, Madagascar Hissin


55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed


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  14. The last one of these Ill ever give! Enjoy the AC bucks Rue!

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  27. penguin for a friend XD

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  51. i give these to friends. sorry about your sw.

  52. LOL, for knowing how to change the direction of a tank journal

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  54. Thanks - but you're the one who had the good idea :)

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  67. Here's some coffee... let's talk fish!

  68. Didn't want your CP Danio to get too loney

  69. Here's a CP Danio for your AC Aquarium until you get the real one!

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  115. 6000 posts! I just noticed! lol

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  120. Congrats on your awards, 5000 posts WTG!!

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  131. Merry Christmas Rue :)

  132. To the 29g and 34g Reef Cube Club!

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  136. For your new tank! Guaranteed not to eat your clean up crew!

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  143. I know what you are thinking. Is this beef, or fattened ponies. Theres only one way to find out. Its like russian roulette, except with no bullets, and it tastes better with ketchup.

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