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So when is it when you cross the line exactly..from hobbyist to an addict

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So when is it when you cross the line exactly..from hobbyist to an addict
Old 12-15-2010, 12:02 PM   #11
 
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That's pretty funny..Well good...now I don't feel like I have a problem..this must be what AA feels like.

Hello, my name is Jim.....& I'm a fishaholic.
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:06 PM   #12
 
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hi im jims wife and i have been driving him crazy because i got some african butterfly fish that wont eat which is driving me crazy. i worry about the fish eating before myself. guess that is pretty crazy too.

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Old 12-15-2010, 07:41 PM   #13
 
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I think I qualify...

I bought a shelf at Ikea with a view to moving my water cooler off the bench so that I could squeeze another tank in so I could get this betta I've seen at the shop....

And my 75-litre tank is still sitting in the middle of the dining room because I don't want to sell it, yet I've got nowhere to put it.

I'm a fishaholic.
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Old 12-15-2010, 11:47 PM   #14
 
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Hi, my name is Kym and I'm a fishaholic. You know you've crossed the line when you "hide" certain purchases and then say, "Oh, that fish? He's always been in that tank" or "That fish? He was moved over from the 100gl to the 75gl" or "That fish? Oh, he was just a few bucks". Only my friends here know how bad I am. Now if only there was a way for me to figure out how to do this same thing with dogs, lol.
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Old 12-16-2010, 12:51 AM   #15
 
When you start thinking the fish room/shed might be a good idea. I'm in denial, I'm just going to keep hiding them in my closet >.> My mom just noticed the fry tank I've had in there and yeah its not the only tank in my closet. You know its bad when you start putting the tanks the skinny way too. The club people are not helpful at all either. I've seen rooms with more water then air o_0!
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Old 12-20-2010, 04:51 PM   #16
 
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When your #1 priority for a CLOSING DATE to buy a new home is based on when you need to set up the new aquarium at the new house to transfer your fish into on moving day.
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Old 12-20-2010, 05:28 PM   #17
 
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My name is Izi and I too am a fishaholic. I realized my problem when i started buying furtinite and the first question was how much tank weight could it support. Also happened when I camped out infront of the pet store to buy a tank. I keep thinking that I have conquered my habit but you cant have to many extra tanks right?
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:35 PM   #18
 
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When your #1 priority for a CLOSING DATE to buy a new home is based on when you need to set up the new aquarium at the new house to transfer your fish into on moving day.
I bet before you bought it you measured to see how much tank you could get in it..
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Old 12-21-2010, 06:15 AM   #19
 
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I bet before you bought it you measured to see how much tank you could get in it..
As we walked in the door of our future home, my wife turned to the dining room and spoke these words:

"You could put a huge aquarium on that wall right there."

If you didn't realize it before, I have the best wife in the world. Today, that is where my 180 sits.
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:36 AM   #20
 
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As we walked in the door of our future home, my wife turned to the dining room and spoke these words:

"You could put a huge aquarium on that wall right there."

If you didn't realize it before, I have the best wife in the world. Today, that is where my 180 sits.


That's hilarious..I knew it. You are a lucky guy to have a wife like that...partner in crime.
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