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    We see some really, REALLY, just downright dumb posts here that stick with us and give us a laugh for a long time. But I thought it might be kinda fun to share them with you to give you a chuckle, too.

    A guy writes in here one day he ran out of filter media. So, he grabs an old T-Shirt and cuts it up and crams it in his filters. The next morning all his fish are dead and he could not figure out why. Really?
    Like soap, bleach, fabric softener might not be a good thing for your fish? The moral of this story is do not use your clothing for your fish tanks.

    Some things hit your funny bone but some things just make you angry......like 6 goldfish in a 10 gallon......but, there are some very funny stories too.

    Cliff has the best one if he will share it with us.

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    Geez, there have been so many it's hard to pick one. I think one of my all time favorites is the EXACUTE YOU IN THE HEAD guy. He was so mad at Meijers because the ich medication he bought there didn't work he was going to get even with them all. Of course the medication didn't work because he used it wrong, but that didn't matter to him. Another one was when someone said when people from other countries post about their horrendous stocking, like 5 goldfish in a 20 gallon, we should be more tolerant because it is part of their culture to keep fish this way.
    One of my more recent favorites is referenced in my signature, I think you can figure it out which one I am talking about.
    Last edited by mommy1; 12-29-2012 at 01:28 PM.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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    Let me guess, the 3rd?

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    We certainly have seen some silly stuff here

    Like the guy who was trying to cycle his tank with cough syrup and was wondering how the rest of us managed to do it without our tank water turning red.

    Just a word of caution to everyone who chooses to share something in this thread. Please be careful not to single out current active members on the forum. I want to read about everyone's funny stories but I would hate to see this turn into drama.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    Gee that would be MY FISH that she is referencing. I CAN'T HELP IF ROSE IS WEIRD. But i know EXACTLY what fish she's talking about. LOL

    +10000 to mommy1

    3.5 Gallon Tank = Bella Blue Luna (obtained 5/11/19) - I think a blue mustard female halfmoon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff
    We certainly have seen some silly stuff here

    Like the guy who was trying to cycle his tank with cough syrup and was wondering how the rest of us managed to do it without our tank water turning red.
    We sure had some laughs over that one. He said he could not find ammonia so thought cough syrup would work. Guess he couldn't find the pancake syrup?

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    At least he didn't use molasses?

    3.5 Gallon Tank = Bella Blue Luna (obtained 5/11/19) - I think a blue mustard female halfmoon

    RIP - Helios HM BETTA 03/2016 to 12/31/17


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    Lol, Cliff, if we can't laugh at our dumb posts we will never get over them. I have made my share of stupid posts here. Usually because I misread the question or I am so tired I shouldn't be posting to begin with. The first post I made here after signing up is a good example. I posted the 1 inch per gallon rule and got slammed. Getting corrected made me realize that even though I have been keeping fish for a very long time some of my information was out dated and I have since corrected that and continue to study new information in this hobby. Now I am the first to slam that rule when it is posted... turn about is fair play.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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    LOL, I know what you mean Mommy

    After 10 years (or so) of successfully keeping fish and setting up many tanks, I had no idea you could do a fishless cycle. I honestly thought it was some type of gimmick to sell bacteria additives, that is, until I actually looked into it a little more and read a lot of people's first hand experiances with it.

    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    And then Cliff, Lady Hobbs showed us the way. If not for her we wouldn't have that epic sticky about fishless cycling.

    3.5 Gallon Tank = Bella Blue Luna (obtained 5/11/19) - I think a blue mustard female halfmoon

    RIP - Helios HM BETTA 03/2016 to 12/31/17


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