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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 02:10 PM Thread Starter
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Uh oh

My 120g Is draining itself very rapidly as I write this...
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 02:11 PM
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SO SORRY FOR YOU OMG!!!!!!!!!!!(what a mess)
This happened to a buddy at work this year when his cichlids rolled a rock tower in his 150g cracking the bottom.

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my older brothers 225g saltwater when a seam released.
Best of luck on damage control.


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NOOOOOOooooooo
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Buckets! Grab the buckets!!!!!

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Run out to the hardware store and get a wet/dry shop vac, Quick!


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Hope you have a few large Rubbermaid containers lying around for just such an emergency.
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That sucks! Sorry that happened to you.

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Why are you typing! Why aren't you saving your fish and floor!

So sorry to hear about this though man... It really sucks.

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post #10 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-22-2010, 12:16 AM Thread Starter
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I managed to save all the fish but 2. As well as all the plants. A seam let go on the bottom of the tank and it drained in about 15 mins. I managed to get it all cleaned up with every towel and sheet in the house. I have a 50g tank I was in the middle of taking down. Looks like it is going back up. My wife is pretty pissed. She say I need to change hobbys, get into something like nickel collecting or something. Not sure if I should sell the tank now or try to repair it...
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My wife is pretty pissed. Not sure if I should sell the tank now or try to repair it...
1st things first.
Make up with your wife.
I'm sure she can think of any number of things for you to do. (I would just hope it doesn't start with washing all the towels and sheets)


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Sweet, you got yourself a new lizard tank.

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Sorry about your tank, but here is a suggestion. Look into day geckos, find one that you like the look of then buy 2 or more and breed them. Make your money back!

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The first thing she made me do was was all the sheets and towels.

Lol, my wife will never let a lizard into this house. She say it just became the biggest piggy bank I will ever own.
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Lol, She say it just became the biggest piggy bank I will ever own.
Fill it with dimes and you can retire.


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