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post #11 of 15 Old 06-10-2008, 03:28 PM
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I definitely recommend getting your rock from some sort of quarry or large-scale landscaping place. There's a place near me that sells loose wall rock of all different types for $0.14 a pound. Compared to the more boring blocks and flagstones at Home Depot and other garden centers that sell for much more, I think it's a great deal.

Then again, the only reason I even bought any rock at all is because my family's cabin is about a three hour drive, so I would have spent more money on gas heading out there for some great rocks off our property than I spent at the landscaping place. If you can get suitable rocks from your own property...well hey, you already paid for those!
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post #12 of 15 Old 06-10-2008, 09:05 PM
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I just can't ever get over how you can put together such greats posts with so much information in so small of time.

This is the song that never ends...
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post #13 of 15 Old 06-11-2008, 10:29 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah!!! she is the SH&#!!! THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH DAWN!!! I will start shopping this weekend. :)

80 Gallon--One 12" Albino Tiger Oscar(Whitey),One 11" Common Tiger Oscar (MC-THE OSCAR),One 5" Male Convict(TURNBUCKLE),Three 4" Male Convicts(STATE,MR.DESTRUCTO,ADREI),One 13" Pleco(RILO)

20 Gallon--One 4" Female Convict (Sparky),One 2" Female Convict(WRIGLEY),One 6" Pleco(BEAVIS)

10 Gallon--One 4" Female Convict(COUNTY),One 5" Albino Pleco(SUCKER),One 1" Female Convict(PHEEBE)
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post #14 of 15 Old 06-19-2008, 03:48 AM
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This reminds me of an old Idaho standby... The goldfish in the cow trough. Here in rural Idaho once in a while you will catch a farmer putting a couple of goldfish in his 100G water trough. Its funny, they drop them in there and the only thing they have to eat is the algae that grows on the side of the tank (that's why they put them in there). I don't know exactly how humane this is but the fish seem to be health and they live for years (even through the winter)... :P
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post #15 of 15 Old 07-24-2008, 09:02 PM
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those graphics are awesome.

hurray idaho!!

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