Tanks you are not too proud of...

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  1. Ruan

    Ruan Wooden Spoon

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    Well this my contribution, my wife went crazy when we bought her her first tank.

    The result:
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    Yes, that's fluorescent pink gravel. It used to colour the whole house pink at night.

    C'mon, post 'em up, I know you guys had similar setups... :bigsmile::p
     
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    Gilbertr14 Phenacogrammus

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    You're alone on that one..... :)


    Disco Aquarium..
     
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    Ruan

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    Thankfully the tank ended its own life by bursting and flooding the living room. This was almost two years ago.:bigsmile:
     
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    It Burst from sheer energy....
     
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    Kribs The betta connection

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    Its a Barbie Tank *RUNS* :D
     
  7. butcherman

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    yes we have all had them but i dont think people been snaping away at them :p
     
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    Ruan

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    Yes yes yes, I know its a big fail, but at least I got my wife into the hobby. :embarrest::embarrest::embarrest:
     
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    well done Ruan hopefully she has a realized that the Lumo side is not always the best :)
     
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    Ruan

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    Yup, it worked like a charm. Shes more into planted aquariums now. :blink1:
     
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    As long as it gets your other half interested in your hobby who cares what the tank looks like. i had to add a astronaugt to one of my tanks to make my gf happy.
     
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    Ruan

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    LOL, she also wanted one of those!
     
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    @ Ruan - hehe would have looked good with the pink gravel
     
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    Whatever it takes to keep the lady happy :D:D
     
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    What us men have to do to keep the other half happy......

    My wife just comes home with the most fantastic things for the tank.... (Most of which are still in the cabinet under the tank)
     
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    Ruan

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    bump :cool:

    C'mon guys, post up, surely you had some embarrassing tanks in the past?
     
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    Pimp your tank my mate, lol!!! Luckily I haven't, I keep to my hobbies and my wife to her's. Maybe a possibility for a new TV show, pimp my tank:laugh:lol!!!!
     
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    Ruan

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    hehe, yup, its a post from 2009 though, was hoping some of you guys could contribute!
     
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    Mine is on its way
     
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    My wife-to-be already had a 3 foot when I met her - BONUS!

    The only problem I have is she is really fond of the little tank ornaments and has a stack of them!

    Thank goodness she doesn't like the really tacky plastic rubbish - PHEW!

    She really supports my hobby so I have conceded to set up my currently empty 180l Hex as our "Toy Tank" - she just isn't allowed to get any more!
     
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    Luckily my wife hinted she wants discus for her tank she is getting (not practical cause it's only a 3ft, but it shows she's got taste!)
     

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