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  1. #1

    Join Date
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    Good luck with the community tank!  You WILL post pics when it's up and running!  Welcome to AC BTW - Mith for ur tank ! welcome to AC ! - Neon im not a good hug'er - rookie Grats on the fry! - Northernguy To go with your beer!  Thanks for the help! - dragoonwoman 
    Thanks for playing Mafia! - Agassizii Happy Holidays - Northernguy Hey!  I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!!! - Mith Welcome to AC. - Brookfish For your pancake bunny - Cliff 
    aww thanks LOL  (Mith welling up with tears) LOL - Mith For all your help and patience!!!!! - fish00053 That was the greatist thing ever - Pele A new cory for your 10 gallon - Cliff For the  help - Rue 
    Dude that's the funniest signature I've seen on this site. Have a beer. - harpua2002 A piece of cake to thank everybody that posted in my anniversary thread for their kind words. - gadget228 For getting too close to pleco's breeding rabbits. - gadget228 Awesome sig, make me chuckle :) - FinalJenemba Merry Xmas! Hope U have a good one! Thanks for all the DIY help! :) - Mrs.JayMay23 

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    5 Not allowed!
    Due to some recent events I have decided to downsize and get rid of most of my tanks. But first, I gotta get rid of the fish. Now mind you, I have some neat fish, and I am just giving them away, but I am making sure people know what they are getting into. So far I have run into some interesting ones-

    "I'll take all of them you will give me! My red eared sliders love fish!" No.....
    "Would your eel fish with my betta? My son always wanted an eel fish." Its a 2' brackish MORAY. No...
    Lots of "I'll take them if you cover shipping!" even though I specified I don't want to ship anything.
    "Could your two plecos go with my goldfish?" Decent question, most likely yes..."They have a 20g but I hope to upgrade to a 30 soon!".. No....sorry..

    But the best was last night. After lots of questions it turns out the guy doesn't want fish, he just wants a tank. Ok. I can sell you one once I re-home the fish. He wants one for his 3' gar. Well, I do have a 225g that would work pretty good. Offer it up for $100 if he helps move it. Its got a few little scratches and some crazing. Its not in great shape, but its a freaking 8' fish tank for $100. "Oh, I'd need to see some pictures of it" Like $100 for a currently working 225g tank with stand is asking a lot of money.....ok...

    "Would you take trades?"

    Sure I am open to it...

    "Ok, I have an 8' albino Burmese puppy dog tame with supplies"

    I had to read it a few times to realize that yes, this guy was offering me an 8' snake for an 8' fish tank.
    I did not take the offer. No response yet so it looks like he didn't even have money to begin with.

    Some people....

    On a related note- if anyone in Colorado wants some free fish, let me know.
    Last edited by Scrup; 01-15-2015 at 06:48 PM. Reason: Realized I should throw out some shameless self endorsement. Feel free to remove if you feel it violates the rules :)
    Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard drive?

  2. #2

    Join Date
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    To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson Congrats on the avatar contest! - Slaphppy7 Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Welcome back! - Slaphppy7 Have a rummy, and imagine a shoal - Slaphppy7 
    some halloween candy for you. - mommy1 TGIF - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF! - Compass More candy for your candy bag - mommy1 
    Your candy bag is getting full. - mommy1 Thanks for playing, here's some candy for your candy bag - mommy1 Thanks for your help. - metweezer Here's some pumpkin pie, thanks for playing - mommy1 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF to you :) - steeler58 For your research, well deserved - Slaphppy7 Happy Christmas Cat Hunting! - Rue Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 

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    LOL... thanks for the great stories. At least the snake guy didn't say "I'll take the tank and fish. I'll just feed the fish to my Albino Burmese and keep the tank"

  3. #3

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    Merry Xmas To You! - Sandz Merry Christmas - DougStanley TGIT (Thank God it is Thursday) - afro123 You're A Great Asset To AC - metweezer Happy new Year!! - SeaLady 
    Happy New Year! - fishmommie Congrats on your new fish, & thanks for being my first forum friend! - hydrophile Have another tetra for recieving healthy fish from TWS :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED TGIF my friend, it's traditonal. - Taurus 
    For another safe delivery from TWS :) - steeler58 All is well with the new fish - SeaLady new fish -- Yay! - RiversGirl You deserve one! - Timthegoldfish For you MOTM win :) - steeler58 
    Congrats on MOTM and new crab tank.lol - pRED For your new 10G tropical tank :) - Boundava Congrats on first MOTM 2015! - James` For passing yet another member, look at Cliff ;-) - steeler58 keep on Yapping - cm12setx 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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    0 Not allowed!
    Sometimes you can't even GIVE stuff away. *sigh*
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
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  4. #4

    Join Date
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    More candy for your candy bag - mommy1 Your candy bag is getting full. - mommy1 Thank you for playing all the games! I appreciate the support - mommy1 Congrats on 5000th post! - Plecos Here's to 5,000 posts :) - steeler58 
    Thanks for scouting--have a snack on me. - WhistlingBadger Have some pumpkin pie - mommy1 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks So Much. - metweezer 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF and it's good to see you back. - Taurus T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIT (Thank God it is Thursday) - afro123 Great helper. Here's a hotdog. - metweezer Happy New Year!! - SeaLady For your plant placement experiment...nice! - Slaphppy7 Thanks 4 help - pRED 

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    Man I wish I was in Colorado right now!!
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

  5. #5

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    Merry Xmas To You! - Sandz Merry Christmas - DougStanley TGIT (Thank God it is Thursday) - afro123 You're A Great Asset To AC - metweezer Happy new Year!! - SeaLady 
    Happy New Year! - fishmommie Congrats on your new fish, & thanks for being my first forum friend! - hydrophile Have another tetra for recieving healthy fish from TWS :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED TGIF my friend, it's traditonal. - Taurus 
    For another safe delivery from TWS :) - steeler58 All is well with the new fish - SeaLady new fish -- Yay! - RiversGirl You deserve one! - Timthegoldfish For you MOTM win :) - steeler58 
    Congrats on MOTM and new crab tank.lol - pRED For your new 10G tropical tank :) - Boundava Congrats on first MOTM 2015! - James` For passing yet another member, look at Cliff ;-) - steeler58 keep on Yapping - cm12setx 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    Man I wish I was in Colorado right now!!
    You know how cold it is there??
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal
    29 Gallon: ... Journal

  6. #6

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    thanks for the rep! - EowynShieldmaiden Otis thanks you for the rep - Cliff This one will have a longer life span, sorry to hear about your fish - Cliff For being a smarty pants and figuring out my riddle so fast! :) - escamosa The last one of these Ill ever give! Enjoy the AC bucks Rue! - smaug 
    Yes, there is still a place in today's world for the  Darwin Awarads - Cliff Thanks for the Rep!!! :) - C-Dub Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas Rue - jeffs99dime Holiday Ham has come today from the eve until Boxing Day! - Trillianne 
    Merry Cristmas and Happy Holidays Rue. - Strider199 It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 lol, thanks for the rep.  Have one on me! =] - KevinVA Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks!  You have a great holiday season as well! - sheamurai 
    Merry Christmas - gadget228 What is a good Holiday Ham to do, but bring some cheer to my good friend Rue! - Trillianne Just Because - Surfdog Cheers - Cliff Merry Christmas! - Plecos 
    Aphasia - Asthma/Allergies - Brain Cancer - Brain Tumors - Diabetes - Mental Illness - Rue Eating Disorders - Esophageal Cancer - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pulmonary Hypertension - Rue 

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    I want to know how many people...who offer items for free...willingly pay for shipping as well?
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

  7. #7

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    Merry Xmas To You! - Sandz Merry Christmas - DougStanley TGIT (Thank God it is Thursday) - afro123 You're A Great Asset To AC - metweezer Happy new Year!! - SeaLady 
    Happy New Year! - fishmommie Congrats on your new fish, & thanks for being my first forum friend! - hydrophile Have another tetra for recieving healthy fish from TWS :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED TGIF my friend, it's traditonal. - Taurus 
    For another safe delivery from TWS :) - steeler58 All is well with the new fish - SeaLady new fish -- Yay! - RiversGirl You deserve one! - Timthegoldfish For you MOTM win :) - steeler58 
    Congrats on MOTM and new crab tank.lol - pRED For your new 10G tropical tank :) - Boundava Congrats on first MOTM 2015! - James` For passing yet another member, look at Cliff ;-) - steeler58 keep on Yapping - cm12setx 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue View Post
    I want to know how many people...who offer items for free...willingly pay for shipping as well?
    No kiddin'...I'm guessing "none"
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal
    29 Gallon: ... Journal

  8. #8

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    2 Not allowed!
    Thanks for posting about your adventures. I sincerely hope you do find terrific homes for all your fish.
    Please do continue to post about the highly entertaining, give-away journey.
    40 gal fw: 2 Platy; Cherry Barb; Neon Tetra; Rummy-nose Tetra; Corydoras sterbai; Red Cherry Shrimp; Mystery Snail; an Assassin snail
    live plants: Lace Java Fern on dw; a Sword plant; a Moss ball; 2 bunches of Java Moss on rocks; carpet of Cladophora algae on dw

  9. #9

    Join Date
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    A lovely red rose for you to enjoy ... - mermaidwannabe for the help - smaug Happy Father's Day! - Aminax awesome tank in TOTM - Lady Hobbs Good guess! - Lab_Rat 
    To match your Super speed LOL - 850R Cool contest! - Wild Turkey Great shrimp advice - Wild Turkey You have the patience of a rock - Aeonflame Happy 5th Anniversary - Aminax 
    Thanks! - Scrup hmm i dont this its the right species... but merry xmas XD - genocidex Merry Christmas! I blub you! - Aminax I love following your informative and well designed threads. I hope these loaches get huge for you! - Sandz Happy 30th birthday! - Aminax 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks for you help! Cheers! - koaladarshana Happy Birthday Bud. Cheers! - Strider199 Merry Xmas! Ill drink to that! - Sandz Happy New Year! - jeffs99dime 
    Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - Brhino 

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    dang, $100 for a 225g tank AND stand? If I was in driving distance I'd grab that in a heartbeat. And I don't even need another fish tank.

    Hope you're doing all right. I see "life events" and "downsizing" and hope everything is okay.
    300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars
    75 gallon community tank: tetras, danios, corys, platies, otos, pearl gouramis, bristlenose and bulldog plecos, assassin snails, red cherry shrimp, bamboo shrimp
    60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish
    10 gallon betta tank: 1 male betta each, sometimes snails

  10. #10

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    Good luck with the community tank!  You WILL post pics when it's up and running!  Welcome to AC BTW - Mith for ur tank ! welcome to AC ! - Neon im not a good hug'er - rookie Grats on the fry! - Northernguy To go with your beer!  Thanks for the help! - dragoonwoman 
    Thanks for playing Mafia! - Agassizii Happy Holidays - Northernguy Hey!  I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!!! - Mith Welcome to AC. - Brookfish For your pancake bunny - Cliff 
    aww thanks LOL  (Mith welling up with tears) LOL - Mith For all your help and patience!!!!! - fish00053 That was the greatist thing ever - Pele A new cory for your 10 gallon - Cliff For the  help - Rue 
    Dude that's the funniest signature I've seen on this site. Have a beer. - harpua2002 A piece of cake to thank everybody that posted in my anniversary thread for their kind words. - gadget228 For getting too close to pleco's breeding rabbits. - gadget228 Awesome sig, make me chuckle :) - FinalJenemba Merry Xmas! Hope U have a good one! Thanks for all the DIY help! :) - Mrs.JayMay23 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brhino View Post
    Hope you're doing all right. I see "life events" and "downsizing" and hope everything is okay.
    I appreciate the concern.

    Its been a pretty bad few years, but things are looking up. I came out with some new found perspective and realized more what I want to do with my life. So I am going after it! Downsizing is just a small part of it.

    Unfortunately this means sacrificing some things, but I think it will be worth it in the long run.


    ALSO the weather here is fantastic. 50 degrees outside, sunny, and clear view of the Rocky Mountains.

    It was -18 two weeks ago, but still...normally the weather is very nice. :)
    Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard drive?

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