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WOOT! New (to me) fish tank. Biggest I've personally owned. [May. 31st, 2008|12:22 am]
Cholly the Pinker
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I love Craigslist. I was keeping an eye on it for a cheap 55 gallon, as I have a pair of juvenile African Brown Knife fish in my 29, but that will shortly be too small for them. Had seen one before I had available cash, but not since. Then last weekend, an ad showed up for a 45 gallon long. Came with cover, light, heater, 2 HOB filters and about 60-70 pounds of gravel...for fifty bucks. If not exactly what I had been looking for, it's big enough, and I couldn't beat the price, so it now resides in my computer/fish room. WOOT!
Unfortunately, on the drive home, I heard a "tink!" Fortunately, it wasn't the tank, but the heater did not survive the trip home. Grr... Only a little "grr" though, overall I'm still extremely pleased.
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[User Picture]From: chollythepinker
2008-06-05 11:43 am (UTC)
Too bad your bengals don't appear to like them, my yoyo goes bats whenever he finds one, isn't happy until he's ripped it out of its shell and eaten it.
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[User Picture]From: chollythepinker
2008-06-07 04:16 am (UTC)
Oh bugger. I accidentally deleted Gizzard's comment. I was just trying to remove the message about it. Grr!
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[User Picture]From: mokie
2008-06-15 07:44 am (UTC)
Damn fine deal, there! One of the LFSs hereabouts regularly has aquarium sales where their 55-gallons go for $50 or less, but bare. I can never manage to time the sales with car availability, though. :(
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[User Picture]From: chollythepinker
2008-06-16 09:46 am (UTC)
I feel your pain, was carless for 4 years. I also missed a 90 with a stand for $100, would've needed a small pickup at least. And a funeral as the wife would've shot me since I'd already gotten the 45...
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