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Old 01-14-2014, 05:37 PM   #1
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How may tanks do you have?


I don't know ... it's a freakin' addiction.

If I was single,

- I'd make a water bed, which I can sleep on top and my shrimps will occupy the bottom.
- I'd custom design a dinning shrimp-tank-table, where I and my shrimps would have a dinner every night.
- I'd build a shrimp-tank with touch-screen tablet on half of the front side so I can surf and watch my shrimps at the same time.
- I'd design a passenger shrimp-tank seat in my car, so I can talk to my shrimps when commuting.

OK ... THAT'S ENOUGH ... GET YOUR ARSE BACK TO WORK ...

p/s: In 2+ years, I've collected 25 tanks. Yes, twenty five freakin' tanks, AND ONLY 3 OF THEM UNOCCUPIED.

I think I F**K UP BIG TIME. My wife will divorce me SOON.

PTF, please pray for me.
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:27 PM   #2
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20 and counting here. 850 gallons total.

Ooops, it's 21 and 860.

I have a greenhouse project in the work for the summer and I have no idea how far that will take me.

Maybe divorce court, right behind you, lol!

Honestly, the smart ones will at least tolerate the obsession. You could do a LOT worse things with your free time. My wife doesn't even blink at the thought of another tank anymore.
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:33 PM   #3
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Yea they get used to it eventually lol, I have 5 running atm. I got 15 in the garage though that are just sitting there. I am always surfing CL for ads stating "all my fish died after a month want to sell tank asap." They are the best deals and they will usually barter well for me lol.

I always tell my wife, I could start smoking crack would that be better? Usually works although she doesn't find it as funny as I do.
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:36 PM   #4
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I've stopped counting because the number keeps changing...
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:01 PM   #5
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4, but my house is only 495sq ft... So it's becoming a space problem
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:07 PM   #6
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I have 8.....2g, 5g, 5g, 10g, 20H, 20L, 40B, 55g, & going to get another 10g today or tomorrow so the count will be 9...mts
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:23 PM   #7
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I have two 55's, one 46, two 20's, two 10's up and running. I also have a "spare" 55 that I hope to fill over the summer, a 5 for my husband, two 2.5's for sick tanks, and I'm pretty sure I saw a couple of spare 10's in the basement. Doh!!! I forgot about the empty 45 in the basement and a 20H I picked up at the recent Petco sale.

You guys joke about your wife divorcing you... I'm kinda glad my husband doesn't like fish/shrimps as much as I do, or our floors would be collapsing and I would do nothing but water changes all day on Saturday and Sunday.
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:35 PM   #8
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So I am not the only one with a loose screw in my head, huh.

But it looks like I am the one with the biggest loose screw rolling around in where the brain should be ... :-)

My wife no longer asking me when she gets the CC statement in the mail any more. She just stares at it with a pair of wide eyes ...

6 months ago I promised myself that 20 tanks were too many ...

Here what I am having:

1- 30 gal long acrylic
1- 20 gal long acrylic
7- 20 gal long
4- 20 gal tall
10- 10 gal
1- ADA 17 gal tall
1- Mr. Aqua 9 gal

That's not counting a 135 gallon planted fish tank left over since quitting breeding discus.

Is there a shrimpoholic anonymous in my area?
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:40 PM   #9
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2, a 29 gallon planted tank, and a 10 gallon fry tank.
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:57 PM   #10
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You guys joke about your wife divorcing you... I'm kinda glad my husband doesn't like fish/shrimps as much as I do, or our floors would be collapsing and I would do nothing but water changes all day on Saturday and Sunday.
It's too late for me now, but if I could do it over again, I'd look to marry a fish/shrimp lady ...
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:12 PM   #11
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One 23 gallon planted tank and ONE shrimp ... rack. The good new is that I am slowly making my wife to like (to watch) this hobby :-D

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Old 01-14-2014, 08:18 PM   #12
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Is this only shrimp tanks or also fish?

If it's fish I have 50.

1 - 90
1- -75
4 - 55
1 - 45 long
1 - 40 breeder
1 - 30
3 - 29
12- 22 breeder
2 - 20 Tall
3 - 20 long
2 - 15
6 - 10
12 - 8
1 - 5

I've made up my mind that this is enough fish tanks.

For now.
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Old 01-14-2014, 10:34 PM   #13
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Is this only shrimp tanks or also fish?

If it's fish I have 50.

1 - 90
1- -75
4 - 55
1 - 45 long
1 - 40 breeder
1 - 30
3 - 29
12- 22 breeder
2 - 20 Tall
3 - 20 long
2 - 15
6 - 10
12 - 8
1 - 5

I've made up my mind that this is enough fish tanks.

For now.






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Originally Posted by GraphicGr8s View Post
Is this only shrimp tanks or also fish?

If it's fish I have 50.

1 - 90
1- -75
4 - 55
1 - 45 long
1 - 40 breeder
1 - 30
3 - 29
12- 22 breeder
2 - 20 Tall
3 - 20 long
2 - 15
6 - 10
12 - 8
1 - 5

I've made up my mind that this is enough fish tanks.

For now.
Where does one get a 22 breeder and how much?
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Old 01-14-2014, 10:50 PM   #14
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I don't know ... it's a freakin' addiction.

If I was single,

- I'd make a water bed, which I can sleep on top and my shrimps will occupy the bottom.
- I'd custom design a dinning shrimp-tank-table, where I and my shrimps would have a dinner every night.
- I'd build a shrimp-tank with touch-screen tablet on half of the front side so I can surf and watch my shrimps at the same time.
- I'd design a passenger shrimp-tank seat in my car, so I can talk to my shrimps when commuting.

OK ... THAT'S ENOUGH ... GET YOUR ARSE BACK TO WORK ...

p/s: In 2+ years, I've collected 25 tanks. Yes, twenty five freakin' tanks, AND ONLY 3 OF THEM UNOCCUPIED.

I think I F**K UP BIG TIME. My wife will divorce me SOON.

PTF, please pray for me.
Dude, you need HELP!!
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Old 01-14-2014, 10:58 PM   #15
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i had i think 18 at most. shrimp and guppies are one in the same have to be kept by them selves so they dont cross breed lol. a friend of mine has about 150 and breeds all kinds of shrimp and fish
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