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Old 12/30/2007, 07:25 AM   #1
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Things A Reefer Doesn't Want To Hear

Ill start it off:

"your tank was noisy last night, so i turned it all off"


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Old 12/30/2007, 07:28 AM   #2
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Phone rings while you're travelling for work.... "Honey? There's a problem with the tank"

You walk in the door at 2am after being out for the night and you hear "drip....drip....drip...." - or nothing at all.


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Old 12/30/2007, 07:28 AM   #3
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i smell smoke...is something burning? why is there water on the floor?


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Old 12/30/2007, 07:30 AM   #4
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My wifes least favorite thing to say and one I don`t want to hear again
"Why is the floor all wet "


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Old 12/30/2007, 07:55 AM   #5
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"Daddy, I fed the fish for you"


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:05 AM   #6
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A phone call telling you that your tank caught on fire:




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Old 12/30/2007, 08:11 AM   #7
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You win...


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:13 AM   #8
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You win...
I second that......


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:17 AM   #9
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Yeah i would die if my tank caught on fire and turned out like that!


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:21 AM   #10
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The other night the wife woke me at 2 am from a dead sleep saying "The Powers Out go tend to your tank"


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:22 AM   #11
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At least she told you. Generators fix a LOT of problems . . .


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:33 AM   #12
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I had , it was noisy so I unplugged them all !!!
The tank fire wins


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:44 AM   #13
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I had , it was noisy so I unplugged them all !!!
The tank fire wins
Reminds me of when I was a little kid (6ish?) and I unplugged the sump pump in the basement so I could plug in my cassette tape player. (for those of you without basements, your sump pump keeps your basement from becoming a fishtank)


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:48 AM   #14
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Can we get back to the topic


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Old 12/30/2007, 08:49 AM   #15
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unplug your return pump to do a water change and it never turns back on!!!!


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Old 12/30/2007, 09:08 AM   #16
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Ever hear what a baseball going through glass sounds like?


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Old 12/30/2007, 09:16 AM   #17
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"Your credit card has been declined sir"


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Old 12/30/2007, 09:24 AM   #18
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"Your credit card has been declined sir"
and then the next worse thing you hear is the police arriving when you attempt to escape with your merchandise.


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Old 12/30/2007, 09:43 AM   #19
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I unpluged... the fan it was makeing alot of noise.... I was just calling to tell you that your tank is realy hot the temp thingy is reading 90..... is that bad?


at least she call me at work to ask.... right....

but the tank fire wins for sure I hope that the house was okay


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Old 12/30/2007, 09:50 AM   #20
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but the tank fire wins for sure I hope that the house was okay
Over $100,000 damage due to a faulty GFI powerstrip made in China. The good thing is that no-one was injured and the insurance covered the tank but not the livestock.


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Old 12/30/2007, 09:58 AM   #21
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UH....Dude you might wanna come look at this?...........

I think somthin's wrong with the tank?


Said by room mate (Heater malfunction)


Fish soup any one?


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And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
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Old 12/30/2007, 10:36 AM   #22
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"did you clean my pumps while i was gone?"
"yeah i bleached them"


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Old 12/30/2007, 10:39 AM   #23
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Why is that tang scratching itself daddy?


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Old 12/30/2007, 10:42 AM   #24
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i put a cool looking crab from the fish store in your tank honey


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Old 12/30/2007, 10:44 AM   #25
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Happy Birthday, I put your present in the tank........its a pleco


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