strange things that reefers say and do

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  1. roderigo

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    Did you ever tell a non reffer friend or work college that you bought 20 of LR and tell them the price and then you look at there face they look at you like you are a mad man lol Strange things I do is I come home say hi to my wife put my bag on the floor and walk strait to my take every day with out fail makes my wife made . I always sit in the chairs closes to my tank so I can just turn a have a look I can spend hours just looking at live rock This is just a few of the strange thing I do
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    hehe i fully get you
     
  4. butcherman

    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Best curbe the urge to run to the tank spend a few minutes with your wife.... This will make expensive purchases so much more easy to get approval for, from the boss
     
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    peering into your tank @ 3am in the morning in total darkness only armed with a torch, hoping your wife and kids don't wake up, and 1) think your a burglar and 2) you are insane ????
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    telling your wife your off to the shops, when really your off to the LFS
     
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    yeah, people just dont get us at all!!!
     
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    toooo true, my wife kinda automatically adds on and extra 20mins :)
     
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    Only Noticing the Gf was home when i got into bed...
    Because i spent 5 hours on the tank after getting home from work lol.
     
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    Sent my dad (70) to pick up & pay for some LR....he doesnt get the R 120 / kg thing
     
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    Tried to explain the nitrogen cycle to my fiance... :)
     
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    Your a "car person" or your not......same with a reefer, I always wonder why I even bother trying to explaining anything about my reef tank to non-reefers.....they think Im on drugs that I add bacteria to my system..........
     
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    When I get into trouble for choosing a restaurant close to LFS, she just knows I'm going to make an excuse to go inside :p
     
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    This is so true. I remember a week where I rushed during work to my LFS on a Thursday to see if they had a 6 line wrasse for me and then took my Wife back on the Saturday to look at the same stock :p

    On Saturday I was a bit down from too much stress at work and being the chairman of our body corporate so my Wife told me to come for a drive. She ended up taking me to a LFS and gave me free reign to buy some goodies I liked :biggrin:

    I just need to convince her that my corals are going to hurt themselves if they overpopulate this tank of mine and she needs to get a tank of her own so I can use it as a frag tank :whistling:

    She has not fallen for that one yet :(
     
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    taking my daughter to the lfs to look at the fishies.
     
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    the water that i use to make the salt water is cleaner than what you drink
     
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    :lol: This is so true!!! I drink our terrible tap water cos I don't want to waste the RO water
     
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    While everybody is talking about energy savers, you talk about the 400W plus lights above your tank. And you want more.
     
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    Hardest thing is trying to get out of a social event, because I really want to go home and mess with my tank.
     
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    The look on a non reefers face when you tell them that you paid 200 bucks for a 5cm shrimp
     
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