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    Ok ... I did the suck on the tube thing once ... I was emptying a tank and the water level had gotten low and I couldn't pump it up and down to get the siphon going ... I accidentally got water in my mouth ... About 2 -3 days later I started puking and was sick for 5 days ... I don't know if it was coincidence or if it was some kind of parasite I got from the water ... but I will never do it again ... I'll dip the water out with a spoon first ...
    120 Gallon Freshwater - Planted

    “Every measure which establishes legal charity on a permanent basis and gives to it an administrative form creates thereby a class unproductive and idle, living at the expense of the class which is industrious and given to work.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

  2. #32

    Join Date
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    Here is a cuter version for you. - smaug a cory for your latest sucess :) - graceluvsplatys Great new tank,! Hope it brings you lots of M.T.S lol - Ryuu Yay I got my first two awards! - Gemini No Message - Wild Turkey 
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    Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - Gemini 

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    [QUOTE=Fishalicious]Huraaaaaaaah!!! Unite Tube Suckers of the World
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    Fish are friends, not an expendable entertainment device!

  3. #33

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
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    Living in Victoria, Canada; Born in Mexico City
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    My neons and other fishies thank you for your help!! - fishymommy For the good health of your plants and their strong growth! - W_Oz have a guppy, lol, we have about 60 fry - labnjab ahh you need more gifts!! - The Red Severum Why have I never gave you a gift?! - Tolley 
    Thanks for all! - saurjusa I'm getting myself a school of these guys!!! lol! - Alfcea You need a bigger school! - The Red Severum Have a gift my friend - Tolley Thought you could use something new. - oldhead 
    getting a bigger school... - Alfcea Happy X-mas - William Thank you!  Also a very merry christmas to you xxx - Fishalicious Merry X-Mas!! - The Red Severum Merry Christmas !!! - Tolley 
    Have a Wonderful Holiday! - Northernguy Happy Belated New Years - W_Oz Thanks for the positive feedback! - rageybug just sharing the wealth! - rageybug Thanks for the nom and the kind words! - Brookfish 

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    Wow! Look at this! I had no idea that this thread had become a battleground of tube suckers against the world!!! Let me just say that this was not my intention....

    Anyways...

    Quote Originally Posted by cocoa_pleco
    ... the instructions always say to shake the siphon up and down rapidly to get it going but thats never worked for me, and i would imagine its hard to do without smacking into something...
    Actually, it isn't hard. You don't have to shake it a lot. Just a couple of cm up and down very fast... and then the flow gets going... It works fine for me!
    By Alfredo Franco-Cea
    30 gallon tank -- low light -- tannin stained water
    FAUNA: 7 zebra danios; 5 neon tetras; one male green swordtail; 2 female adult platies (plus fry); 6 bleeding heart tetras; 6 false rummy nose tetras
    FLORA: Anubias, Java Moss, Ceratophyllum, Java Fern, Windeløv's Fern

  4. #34

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    Fish tube suckers ewwwwwwwwwww!

  5. #35

    Join Date
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    For your generosity! - Sir Tristen Thanks! - Wild Turkey Because your cool :) LOL - lovleeko Thought you could use some good algae. Is there such a thing. LOL - lovleeko stocking Rams - Algenco 
    reducing my stock - Algenco don't want to be overstocked - Algenco More algae for your BN's - toddnbecka Something for your tank,  and for being a good sport. - Brookfish Congratulations on your awards - Celtic Fins 
    Happy Easter! - Northernguy thanks for the help and the encouragement - mommy1 have a happy easter banana - mommy1 thanks for the rep, sorry it's late! - lucyinthesky You need another! lol - Northernguy 
    Congrats on your award! - Brookfish for all the encouragment - mommy1 Glad the surgery went well!!! - Gayle No Message - mommy1 Glad you came through the op ok mate! - Brookfish 
    Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - bushwhacker 

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    Quote Originally Posted by korith
    Fish tube suckers ewwwwwwwwwww!
    korith are your tanks that dirty??? LOL J/K bud,,,, but i'd much rather get a mouthfull of my tank water than gasoline... back to the point of this thread i got my second blue point today.. maybe i'm doing something right ( for a change )
    The only substitute for good manners is fast reflexes.
    RIP Roscoe. We will meet again Bug.

  6. #36

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    Friends don't let friends drink alone, and I'm there for you man - Cliff After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1 I can't drink alone mate - ScottishFish I won't thank you because it's a thankless job 7 also I cannot find any CUC type gifts but thanks [ - 850R Cheers bud - Cliff 
    Time for a Pint? I cannae drink alone - ScottishFish Implied message here. - mommy1 Congrats MOTM !!! - Cliff Cheers! - escamosa I dunno why I'm giving you a skunkloach as your prize,. They just sound cool! :) - escamosa 
    Merry Christmas - KingFisher Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas!! - ScottishFish Happy X-mas! :-) - MCHRKiller Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 
    A cup of coffee to get you going on that build. - Strider199 Merry xmas! - ScottishFish Merry Christmas - mommy1 Happy New Year - mommy1 Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 

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    Ack!! I got a red point!! Arghhhhhh... because of a quip about a puppy??
    Thar she blows!!!

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    I'm a tube sucker too. I really had no idea there was any other way to do it and it works fine. Timing is everything. The only time I have every gotten fish water in my mouth is when the tube isn't dry to begin with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crispy
    Ack!! I got a red point!! Arghhhhhh... because of a quip about a puppy??
    Hmmm.........perhaps this is the consequence of messing with a b**ch and her puppies.

    Karen

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kadina
    I'm a tube sucker too. I really had no idea there was any other way to do it and it works fine. Timing is everything. The only time I have every gotten fish water in my mouth is when the tube isn't dry to begin with.
    Me too. You definitely have to keep an eye peeled on how close the water is getting. I have never had a problem. I tried the up and down thing in the tank, but I smacked a fish once while doing that so I quit.
    Nancy



    "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away."

  10. #40

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    Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - turkey151 Emphysema - Lung Cancer - Lung Disease - Multiple Sclerosis - turkey151 Graves Disease - Lymphedema - Men's Health - Pro Choice - Prostate Cancer - Scleroderma - Thyroid Disease - Trisomy 18 - Wild Turkey Adoptee - Bone Cancer - Child Exploitation and Abuse - Hope and Support - Peace - Retinoblastoma - Right to Life - Student Sexual Assault - Wild Turkey Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - Wild Turkey 
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crispy
    Ack!! I got a red point!! Arghhhhhh... because of a quip about a puppy??
    Just pm them, or if you really feel its needed, a mod. Giving red points is frowned upon, just make sure they are aware of it nicely.

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