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    Wow how long did that take???
    Empty 10g
    20g figure 8 puffer
    65g FW Community
    125g African Cichlid community

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    Thanks for all the compliments about the index. I guess it just goes to show how bored I can get at work on a Sunday. :P

    Quote Originally Posted by JudiJetson View Post
    I can't even image how the fish are probably tossed around during shipping but I guess that's why those vendors that ship make a priority of boxing them really well so they arrive as safe as possible.
    Quote Originally Posted by Spardas View Post
    I don't like UPS as much. I prefer FedEx.
    Judi I used to work for a shipping depot where we acted as a third party handler for FedEx, UPS and USPS. The way these drivers handle the packages are insane. I was always so careful to set fragile packages aside when they would arrive to our store and make sure they didn't get mixed up with the others, then the driver would show up, walk in the back door and literally throw the packages from the threshold of our back door into his truck 6 feet away.

    I too prefer FedEx. At my current job we used to use FedEx for all of our packages. We recently switched to UPS and I am getting double the number of calls from customers expressing frustration with lost or damaged packages and delayed shipping. :(
    ~Manna
    10 gallon live planted aquarium with 6 neons
    90 gallon fw community in progress

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    At least you were at working making cash and going on the wonderful AC. You'll have to sing star spangled banner at home or have this running through your head:

    Think with logic and rationality more than emotion. Act with moderation and consideration. Contemplate ideals and realistic goals and weigh out possibilities and options. Temper not with personal delusions or false hope but learn to accept and move on.

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    Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz 
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    Ack!!!! Thanks Spardas...I thought the YMCA thing was bad now this!!!!
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    for the thing in your signature about saandy hook, i was in elementary during that time. - aquariumlover10 Thanks for the bucks!! - SeaLady No Message - RiversGirl New fishys - SeaLady Congrats on 7,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudiJetson View Post
    Ack!!!! Thanks Spardas...I thought the YMCA thing was bad now this!!!!
    Realy!, I don't know whether to laugh or curse you, LOL.

    Here's a song that reflects Judi's thread perfectly, I should have thought of it sooner!

    Last edited by steeler58; 08-27-2013 at 05:28 PM.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget
    See my profile for my tanks and what fish I keep

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    Hmm, not sure why PM isn't working for me.

    JJ, I called Kenny up and he's prepping his next shipment. Feel free to call him whenever and he'll walk you through the process and take good care of your needs, ^^.
    Think with logic and rationality more than emotion. Act with moderation and consideration. Contemplate ideals and realistic goals and weigh out possibilities and options. Temper not with personal delusions or false hope but learn to accept and move on.

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    Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz 
    Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Have a Rummy nose for oldtimes sake ;-) - steeler58 

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    Realy!, I don't know whether to laugh or curse you, LOL.

    Here's a song that reflects Judi's thread perfectly, I should have thought of it sooner!
    Sister Sledge, We ARE Family!!! Woo Hoo, it's playing in the background while I'm typing...love it!!!! It's the official song of my journal
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    Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz 
    Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Have a Rummy nose for oldtimes sake ;-) - steeler58 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spardas View Post
    Hmm, not sure why PM isn't working for me.

    JJ, I called Kenny up and he's prepping his next shipment. Feel free to call him whenever and he'll walk you through the process and take good care of your needs, ^^.
    I just got off the phone with Kenny and I am now even more excited about receiving the Discus from him. He really went above and beyond what I expected and took his time explaining the ordering/shipping process. When I mentioned that I was not only excited but a little nervous he immediately asked me what I was nervous about and walked me though the first time Discus jitters :D. We went over temperature, pH, the other community fish, size of the tank, amount of sand, plants, size of Discus, how many times to feed approximately in relation to the size of the Discus, types of food, acclimation, my liking brightly colored but non pigeon based strains due to black background. I can't say enough about how much I appreciated the entire conversation. He also mentioned that he has seeder sponges available to help with the cycling process but I forgot to ask if they can be shipped prior to the fish arriving or with the fish...I'm thinking its with the fish. Now I just need my qt tank to cycle...I don't think it will for the September shipment but fingers, toes & eyes will be crossed until then.
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    Lol, so many questions to ask.

    Just call him up again.

    Also, I never really needed to cycle most QT tank for fishes since I changed so much water daily (95% - 100%) on those QT tanks....Not only that, whatever preventive treatment I did on them also pretty much kill the BB anyway.....
    Think with logic and rationality more than emotion. Act with moderation and consideration. Contemplate ideals and realistic goals and weigh out possibilities and options. Temper not with personal delusions or false hope but learn to accept and move on.

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    Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz 
    Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Have a Rummy nose for oldtimes sake ;-) - steeler58 

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    I considered not cycling the qt tank because like you said those daily almost 100% water changes but ya know if I got hit by a bus or something and couldn't do the wc it would not be good for the Discus so I decided to the safe route. I will definitely ask him about those seeded sponges though.
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