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Offline smiffy

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2018, 15:31:33 »
Perhaps you could get one to work on a voluntary basis? I understand they are very fond of water snails.

Win-win!



Offline Local Hiker

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2018, 22:33:34 »
Lyn L, I once experienced this with a small garden pond.
I introduced a dozen snails to clean it.
They did breed like rabbits as you suggest.
Then, as Conan suggests, the local magpies discovered what a delicacy they were.

I ended up with a pile of empty shells, overweight garden birds, and a dirty pond!

And Smiffy, transgender polyamorous Merpersons are still entitled to a workplace pension.

(Not Kent History admittedly, but I do like the anthropology behind these tangential threads.)

Offline conan

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2018, 23:44:53 »
Garnish with olive oil and garlic  mmmmm    delicious
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Offline Lyn L

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2018, 22:47:52 »
Local  Hiker, maybe you shouldn't have bothered with the water snails, you'd end up with a tank full  ( we did )  :)
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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2018, 22:30:37 »
Have you tried advertising for a transgender polyamorous Merperson? I think this could be the answer to your problem.

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2018, 22:22:44 »
Hi, kentnavigator.
I looked into employing a Mermaid as you suggested.
I got into trouble with several agencies for being gender-specific.
Apparently they will supply either a Mermaid or a Merman at random, but not only a Mermaid.
Also, when they explained that I would need to set up a Workplace Pension, your whole idea became totally untenable.
I know you were only trying to help, so thanks.

I bought 7 water snails instead. No idea what gender they are.

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2018, 18:28:46 »
When I read it I thought it looked a bit fishy!

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2018, 18:05:37 »
Employ a Mermaid?

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 11:56:39 »
Get an aquarium screensaver. Much cheaper - and maintenance free  :)

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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 09:32:55 »
I reported this to the moderators yesterday....
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Re: How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 08:54:49 »
Advertising I believe?  :(
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How to maintain your aquarium’s cleanliness?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 06:52:01 »
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