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    It looks like I will be getting a 3rd office tank. One of my students brought me a present this morning in a Ziploc bag of dirty as hell water. It is a Jewel Cichlid...he stated that he was keeping it in one of those 1 gallon V shaped tanks from walmart but the pump broke and he thought I might want another fish

    First off...I really don't want another fish but didn't want the poor thing to be stuffed into a locker the rest of the day and probably flushed alive when he took it home. So I go home on my lunch break and drag another 10 gallon out of storage along with an AC30 and some media from the 150G. Fish is in the floor in a bare tank for now. I do have a spot beside my desk which will probably fit the tank...I just now have to buy a stand, and some sort of lighting apparatus. I know 10G isnt preferable for a Jewel Cichlid; but considering it was living in a 1 gallon piece of junk I think this will be like living in a mansion.

    I do not blame the student, he is only 14. I do however blame the parents for not giving a crap about anything but their recreational substance abuse...
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    0 Not allowed!
    It's a good thing that he had someone caring around to pass the fish onto!
    Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. ~Chuck Clark

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    0 Not allowed!
    Being 14 might work for not having the right fish but no excuse for the "dirty as hell" water. Even 14 years old should have something in the brain department.

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    I guess that can depend on how well he's been brought up, Hobbsy. Responsibility has to start somewhere.
    Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. ~Chuck Clark

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    Good on ya for what you do in the education sector! Its tough out there for sure. Grats on your new fish

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    Gay and Lesbian Pride - MCHRKiller   Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - MCHRKiller   Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - MCHRKiller   Emphysema - Lung Cancer - Lung Disease - Multiple Sclerosis - MCHRKiller   Graves Disease - Lymphedema - Men's Health - Pro Choice - Prostate Cancer - Scleroderma - Thyroid Disease - Trisomy 18 - MCHRKiller   

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    0 Not allowed!
    If your own environment isn't ever clean I guess you don't recognize the need for an animal to have a clean one.

    Thanks all...I just hope the fish makes it, Im sure it is pretty shocked going from one extreme to another parameter wise.
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