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post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-23-2013, 05:41 PM
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i put my fish in time outs when they are bad.....

this is popcorn he is my baby S.I.P popcorn :(

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post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-23-2013, 07:42 PM
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I read my baby platies a bed time story. I have also grounded my upsidedown catfish....

5gallon, One male betta
10 gallon, full of baby fry/ one baby betta
34 gallon:2 peppered corydoras, 2 upside down catfish, 2 cherry barbs, two danio's, 2 platy's, 2 high fin platys, 2 red swords, 2 angelfish, 1 dwarf Gourami, 3 black skirts, two diamond tetra's and 2 gold Gourami.
And going to get, 2 cory cats

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post #13 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 10:01 PM
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The other day after coming back from a trip to Australia, after asking my dog if she had fun and made any new friends at the doggie day care place we board them at, I explained that I was in Australia, which is a separate continent and country then the one we are on right now, but it also is has islands like Tasmania. Then I explained to her what continents, countries, and islands were.

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post #14 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 10:09 PM
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I talk to my betta's in baby talk. >_>

Open your eyes
Now is the time
To rise up
With darkness we'll still shine
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post #15 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-25-2013, 08:53 PM
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My mother teases me for singing to the fish :(

Eris (chocolate VT) | the Kraken (pastel VT) | Phobos (cellophane DT) | Deimos (piebald DT) | Ketos (blue CT) | Charon (mixed DT)
S.I.P. Leviathan & Timor
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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-29-2013, 06:31 PM
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I baby talk to all my pets. From dog to fish to rat.

“Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?”- Gandalf, The Hobbit
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post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-30-2013, 10:44 AM
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I drove from Alaska to New York in wintertime with my bettas. Most froze in the backseat but the 4 that didn't, I kept them on my lap, under layers of blankies for the rest of the trip

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post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-30-2013, 01:58 PM
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I will sometimes start starting at my fish, then I look at the time and realize over an hour has gone by! Sometimes my BFF is there and we will do it for even longer, giving the fish all voices and acting out some super dramatic movies as they swim around interacting one another.


I have pretty much no social life because I have birds lol Most of my friends don't understand, but my BFF does :)

Elrohir the plakat

Galah cockatoo & African Grey
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post #19 of 19 (permalink) Old 05-07-2013, 11:52 PM
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I held full blown conversations with my dog when he was alive and i was at home alone... I swear he knew English.
I talk to the horse that I ride weekly and try to reason with him. He wins all of our arguments.
And little fishy Winston, well we are at the beginning stages of our relationship, but he lets me pet him occasionally. O.o
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