When is reefkeeping an obsession?

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by leslie hempel, 29 May 2014.

Voter count: 52
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when are we addicted as reefers?

  1. when we have spent all our disposable income on fish and coral?

    17 vote(s)
    32.7%
  2. when we eat sleep and breath marine reefkeeping?

    6 vote(s)
    11.5%
  3. im just plain addicted and i dont care?

    14 vote(s)
    26.9%
  4. im not addicted i can stop when i want to! (denial phase)

    3 vote(s)
    5.8%
  5. my wife rations me me cash that i spend on reefing :)

    5 vote(s)
    9.6%
  6. im not sure but i have 10 tanks in my lounge!

    3 vote(s)
    5.8%
  7. put it this way my kids dont need to go to the beach to swim!

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  8. other

    3 vote(s)
    5.8%
  1. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    just a question, when do we consider reefkeeping an addiction?
     
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  3. kalkwasser

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    when what we have is not enough!!!! lol
     
  4. shaunn

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    When the wife threatens divorce
     
  5. RiaanP

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    NEVER
    I can kick this hobby anytime...
    Sure

    I think
    Nope
     
  6. gMAN

    gMAN with the plan

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    There was a guy on here sometime back that mention he once cancelled the family vacation and dropped the cash on his tank instead, I don't know if you would call that addiction or dedication... I would say addiction..
     
  7. SilverWolf

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    Seems like something i would do:yeahdude:
     
  8. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Lol
     
  9. fila

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    When u spend everyday at the LFS just incase something new slips passed u that u coulda missed the day before and maybe find another experienced reefers brain to pick lol
     
  10. Brendan6

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    When 50% of my day I am thinking of ways to improve my tank. And future tanks...and fish...and corals...and equipment...and then dedicated tanks to specific species...(it goes on)
     
  11. shan

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    When a fight with the wife is how when guests come over, all I can talk about are my 4 tanks and taking them for tours of my tanks. Seriously, not making this one up. Had to scale down a bit.
     
  12. jclaas

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    The most part of my day is like this
     
  13. jclaas

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    I know what you mean bud; A friend may have been in the same boat as you as all we could talk about at our latest braai was his aquariums and the new auto feeder - his wife and her friends were twinkling their thumbs.
     
  14. Robsharkbait

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    Well............. My current tank is 1.5x1.5x1meter deep. I have prbably spent more than R50,000 in the last three months!! Now I have realised that my tank is way too small!!!! I now want a 6 meter x 2 meter monster (only 750mm deep though). But I am not addicted! Well, maybe a little LOL
     
  15. puffer fish

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    i know i am addicted like its a problem .....for other people:lol:
     
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