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Old 09-26-2018, 07:30 PM
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My mandarin has a new hobby. When I feed the tank, he comes out and grabs a big piece of clam and goes into a cave to take his time trying to eat it. He has been doing this for a couple of weeks and I have never seen a mandarin doing that at every meal. Of course he hunts the rest of the day.
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Old 09-28-2018, 07:44 AM
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So my tank has been in the new location for about 3 months now and so far no diseases or losses. I do have a tiny ozone generator which is to small to do anything but I put it on just for fun. It only puts out 50 mg/hr of ozone, my old one put out 200 mg/hr so this one won't even give my pods a tan much less kill any parasites. I know many people feel it is ozone that keeps my tank immune, but that is just silly. It is the food with the live bacteria in it, and the fact that I add fish without any quarantine at all from anywhere with no regard to parasites. That is what keeps my tank immune.

The amount of fish diseases on these forums is mind boggling and If I had to worry about all those diseases I would have packed this hobby up years ago and dumped it in the same place I throw out my Oldsmobile parts.

Virtually all fish in the sea have all the diseases that there are. It's our job to get the fish healthy asap so the fishes fantastic immune system can take care of it. Fish in the sea probably never get sick unless they have been injured or had their head removed by a bigger fish.
Fish diseases for me and other "older" people is a non issue and never thought about. As I have said 87 times, fish need parasites to stay healthy, as a matter of fact, parasites need fish for the same reason and there are viruses that need parasites to stay relevant. It's all normal and they all work together as they have since Nancy Pelosi was born.

If our fish gets sick, it is our fault, no one else.
Fish also need hiding places and they hate PVC pipes. If you feel you have to quarantine, please use some rock or something that looks like it was under the sea like something from Jimmy Hoffa's shoe.

But if you do quarantine for an extended amount of time, your fish will always be at risk of some sort of disease. I didn't make that up, the fish did.
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Old 09-30-2018, 08:13 AM
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It seems that I cured my wife of the night time pains from MS. I got this from Montel Williams who also has MS. I use a juicer to juice mostly fresh beets, about 5 large ones and to that I add berries, ginger (about a 5" piece) and tart apple juice. Sometimes I add plums, carrots, or other vegetables.

She drinks about 4 OZ a day over three doses. So far it has been about 3 weeks and no more night time pains as these things are anti inflammatory s.
Now if I can cure all her other MS issues, that would be great.

Prizapro and fresh water dips don't seem to work. I tried
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Old 09-30-2018, 08:39 AM
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Here is a little photo story of the life of a pair of my gobies.

Here was my watchman gobi as a baby







I paired her up as a baby and here they are as adolescents a few years old.







Here they are as an old, out of shape married couple.







Here she is with one of her many broods of eggs.







And in a nursing home near the end of her life about 12 years later.



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Old 09-30-2018, 09:37 AM
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Old 09-30-2018, 04:11 PM
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My very cool vacuum enhancing invention. All the dirt goes into the five gallon bucket and just about nothing goes to the filter on the vacuum itself. You just spin off the lid on the bucket and it lifts right up so you can dump it out.
I use it on my radial arm saw to collect sawdust. I just emptied it and there wasn't even a teaspoon of dust in the bottom vacuum part.

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Is anyone alive on this forum? All I see is selling this, selling that or buying this or buying that. Andy I know you are here but your awfully quiet. Does everyone have the flu or ich? It's like Home Depot.
HELLO!

It's like an echo in here. Andy that stuff you gave me is awesome, and very cool.

Yesterday I ground down my concrete garage floor to get ready for the Epoxy.

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that is a nice photo story of your watchman gobies. thanks
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Paul, did you ever try to collect the Gobi eggs and see if they will hatch?
Also why is your shop work bench on dollies?
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Old 10-03-2018, 05:51 AM
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Paronaram I never tried to hatch those gobies. Or my pipefish fry or the Bangai fry, the firefish, mandarins clown gobies or anything else in there. I don't have the time. In another lifetime I used to raise fish, but no more.

Everything in my garage is on dollies because I have to move it out to Epoxy the floor.
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