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Re: female fishophiles unite!
Both of you are lucky women. My boyfriend (who's love is in guppies and not
killies), constantly asks me why we can't just put chloinated water in the
tanks, and why I am so fussy about thier heath and well being. His
reasonning "when I was a kid I used to put chloronated water in my tank,
hell I used to put my fish in my pocket, they will be fine!"....oh well
;)....some people are harder to convince than others ;).
>From: schmidtcarney at ecr_net
>Reply-To: killietalk at aka_org
>To: killietalk at aka_org
>Subject: female fishophiles unite!
>Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 06:53:56 -0500
>KI>Here, here! Glad to hear from another female fish-o-phile!. Though I
>KI>not complain about my husband as he even volunteers to do water changes.
>KI>And doesn't complain too much about the worms in the fridge, though the
>KI>fruit flies bother him a bit. Especially when they start flying around.
>KI>far as kitchen utensils being used on the fish, I have to keep replacing
>KI>funnels as they tend to be used for oil changes!
>What trick did you use to get your husband to do water changes? Mine
>asks why we need to waste all that water when what's in the tanks looks
>perfectly fine. About the most interested he has been in live fish is
>when he saw some adult green severum at the Cincinnati Zoo and thought
>they were attractive, but quickly followed up with he didn't think they
>would stay this healthy in my tanks (NOT--just let me keep larger tanks,
>He pretty much has a don't ask/don't say policy about the live foods in
>the fridge, the latest homemade frozen food in the freezer, and the
>buckets of rain water in the living room. He's figured out that there
>are some things he's better off not knowing....
>To all you killie folks out there: how many of you are members
>of"reverse pairs" as Michelle and I are? Seems like we are in the
>minority, but maybe that's because we tend to "lurk" more than out male
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