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Before asking questions in this thread, do a bit of searching online to see if it has been answered already.
Make sure you give us at least some details when asking a question, such as:

>Tank size (include dimensions, not just volume)
>Parameters (ammonia, nitrate, nitrite, pH, GH, KH)
>Any and all inhabitants + how long you've had them
>Pictures are always helpful

Tank Cycling:
>http://www.firsttankguide.net/cycle.php
>https://modestfish.com/how-to-cycle-your-aquarium/

Articles and Care Guides:
>http://seriouslyfish.com/
>https://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/

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If you havent had a bamboo shrimp filter feeding while riding on the shell of a nerite snail then you are doing the hobby wrong
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Just finished a new tank last night, do you like it /aq/?
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>>3268720
Looks pretty eric

Good Scape saying it's literally just java fern in there. youve done well with very little
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>>3268783
Anubius and java fern*

Is Lovecraft right? Are cats superior to dogs?
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>>3267753
Cope
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>>3267737
Apparently, Guevara wasn't an evil homophobe and he was in >solidarity with nogs before MLK happened but these are the same guys that have no issue literally erasing people from history and blatantly fucking with records.
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>>3267761
The dude legit hated niggers though
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NOOOOOOOOOOOO
NOT THE TENTACLES
NOT THE HECKING SQUIDERINOS
NOT THE ELDRITCH BOYES
DOING ME A HECKING FRIGHTEN
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>>3267069
Lovecraft wrote this while bantering with his dog loving friends.
It was all in good fun and while he did like cats, it was meant as fun bantz.

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Due to work I'm away from home 14+ hours a day, is it right to get a dog?
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>>3266615
The housewife will just fuck the dog like in that kiyoshirou doujin.
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>>3266370
>14+ hours of work
If you're struggling to pay the bills (which I assume you are), then those come first. Get a better job so that you can actually support the dog.
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>>3266370
No. Get a couple of ferrets instead. They are hilarious, playful, and have big personalities like a dog. They sleep up to 14+ hours a day and they adjust their sleep schedule to be awake when you are. They do that because they are domesticated like cats and dogs so they actually crave human contact and want to be with you. They are only active for a couple hours when they play hard then snooze the rest of the time so you won't have to feel guilt about keeping them in a cage during the time you are away.

>nb4 smell

Literally just feed them the highest protein cat food like Instinct or Taste of the Wild, or very high quality ferret food. Also change their bedding and bathe them once a month.
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>>3266370
My neighbor is a fireman. He works long hours and he's exhausted when he comes home. He takes his dog to the beach and the dog park, he plays ball, he goes on walks, ect.
Despite this he's just not able to give the dog as much time and energy as he wants. As a result his dog often wanders the neighborhood to find other people to keep him company.
If you really want a dog consider a really small dog that you can exercise easily, and play with indoors. Something like pic related. You'll be able to tire it out with shorter walks and you can give it lots of attention just by tossing toys around inside the house.

Or just get a pair of cats. They'll even keep each-other occupied so you don't need to play with them to keep them healthy.
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>>3268782
pic related is his dog playing with me in his back yard.

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What is this little QT?
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>>3268718
I wnat one. can I have one?
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>>3268724
no
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It's a sable/sobel. Russian_sable on insta. Another one is sablebuddy
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>>3268770
>sable sobel
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>>3268775
sobel märden :-DDD

what went wrong?
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>>3266246
>what went wrong?
I'm not sure anything went "wrong." As omnivores, it made sense for humans to hunt and kill a few large mammals rather than many smaller ones. It was a greater return for the effort. Also, if we were to thrive, we needed to push out SOME mammals that were either 1, competing with us for the same foods, or 2, threatening us with lethal force. If we were to thrive in a given region, we needed to quickly limit large, powerful predators like large bears, wolves, cougars, and the like. The happy byproduct of that was less pressure on the herbivores that we liked to eat. Less wolves, bears and cougars meant more deer and buffalo.
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Nothing. Mammals were a mistake.
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>>3266799
>ignoring how native indians had to move every few years because they were killing everything and depleting resources
>also ignoring how native indians killed off a majority of american megafauna
Lol
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>>3266276
>>3266754
African fauna just had more time to adapt.
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>>3266754
Or, or... I'm just gonna go out on a limb here and say.. Africa has the most dangerous fucking animals that were resistant to being killed off because they are so god damn deadly. Its the natives eating gorillas who are descemating those gentle giants. They are not known for their conservation. No one wants to fuck with a rhino, hippo, croc, ostrich. All the large animals in Australia are punks killed off from the slightest thing. Madagascar is not know for it's big deadly animals, prey or predator, so they were easily killed. I'm interested in if the chart starts when westerners showed up for native americans back in the ice age. Because native Americans used drive herds of thousands of bison over the edge of cliffs and pick the best meat and leave the rest. You wouldn't be trying to imply native americans fucked up nature would you, you bigot?

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Poggers
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>>3267447
>pongos
>ugly
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>>3267447
man I hate these unrealistic standards, I mean, look at that pongo
how am i supposed to compete?
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>>3267960
if you can't even compete with that flanglet, consider eating a brown banana
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>>3266856
Harry potter

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My cat got into cat fight and got hurt. Nothing too serious but he seem to be in pain. He got third lid on his eyes and pretty much lays on same spot all the time, seems to be weak. Did you had any experiences with cat fights? Should i see a vet or just let him rest a bit?
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>>3267299
Its a guy
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well, i had this siamese cat i found in the streets. she got into fights every single day, with other cats and dogs, she even fought a huge tegu lizard that ate my neighbors chickens, and i never had any problems with her aside from some scratches. she died of old age at 18. but every animal is different and has it's own weaknesses. best thing to do is taking it to the vet.
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>>3267240
If he has a wound he could have a bacterial infection and might need antibiotics.
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>>3267240
Vet visit asap for antibiotics, cat bites can get badly infected and seem to hurt like hell but are also easy to fix.
My cat once acted like she was dying and it was also because of the most tiny bite wound.
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Still find it hard to believe these animals exist.
Has anyone seen and petted an elephant irl?
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>>3266852
kek
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>>3265142
Look at his ears, lol
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>tfw elephants will probably be driven to extinction in our lifetime
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>>3268763
>implying elephants won't fight back
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>>3267384
You see that shit leaking out of the side of it's head? That's a sign that it's going through a hormonal period characterized by highly aggressive and violent behavior.

The real problem here is that some fucking retard animal handler thought it was a good idea to even let that elephant near people knowing full well it would throw a tantrum.

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What animals do you actually fear? Post them
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>>3268629
You can see the vile, disgusting sadism in those eyes.
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>>3268503
Walnut extract and garlic kill parasites when eaten.
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>>3268649
Why does that maltese/yorkie mutt have pomeranian as the file name? Is it 1/600 pomeranian? Wouldn't surprise me if it was sold as a pom since in my area a lot of breeders will lie their ass off like one who sold a golden as a doodle to a guy for $1000 and claimed the curls would grow in.
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>>3268659
A university found the best way to stop them is to literally put your furniture legs in bowls of soapy water. They have no wings so can only climb and the bowl catches then kills the bastards. I'd probably fill the bowls with rubbing alcohol to really make sure they died a horrible death.
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>>3268741
My sister got stung by a centipede in her sleep. It must've crawled in while it was a tiny baby and was too small to see. Then it grew up and crawled up the leg of her bed under her covers.
Then it noticed she was alive and stung her.
I have lost so much fucking sleep over that one fucking night she woke me up and said her arm was burning and she didn't know why.
We later found the centipede. It crawled out of her bed and into my mom's room and was under my mom's pillow

Pic related was the type of centipede. They were introduced to hawaii from vietnam. These fuckers somehow survive in super arid AND super moist environments. They piss me off so fucking much.

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Today I met a cow.
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Today a cow saw a guy who likes animals
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>>3268489
Very handsome. What a good animal.
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>>3268343
>>3268489
looks like a good friend
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Test
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>>3268489
highly appreciated

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Big Guy Edition
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>>3267689
Every horse teat image I've posted has gotten deleted. Hell, I've gotten banned for the one where the guy just drinks some milk and it doesnt even show the teats.
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>>3268628
Does he drink it from the tap?
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Found this stray kitten under our stand when selling flowers on the 14th
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Name it Tulip II
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>>3268697
I named her Valea
Was thinking of Valentina since I found her on Valentine's day but it's too long, so shortened it to a feminized "valeo" which is what Valentine comes from
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>>3268699
Call it Fart-ass instead.

Are there any 100% bipedal animals that are not humans or dinosaurs?
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>>3266288
Correct
Let me guess, you wanted to have fun in this thread?
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>>3261767
You opened the thread with a picture of a bird retard
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>>3261767
gibbons
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>>3264910
Speak for yourself. I'm an ambulatory sponge.
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>>3261767
Some ancient crocodile relatives probably.

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This thread is dedicated to all animals of the reptilia and amphibia families. Topics include, but are not limited to: geckos, snakes of all kinds, frogs, salamanders, newts, turtles, tortoises, and much more. Before asking a question, do a search on the internet to see if it has been answered
Classifieds for finding breeders and products:
>kingsnake.com
>faunaclassifieds.com
>reptilescanada.com (Canadian breeders)
>caudata.org
Most forums will have a "for sale" section on them, so look for that, especially if you have a specific herp you want. Craigslist can also be a good source for cheap aquariums, and make sure to check for any reptile expos that occur in your area.

When asking a question, make sure to include these details:
>Type and size of animal
>Enclosure dimensions
>Humidity and temperature
>Type of substrate
>The decor you use
>How often you feed

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What is this retarded meme that mealworms are dangerous for young beardies?
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>>3268518
Terrible to put an active snake like a garter in a 5 gallon like that anon
>>3268523
Ive read the chitin is hard for them to deal with when digesting and can cause impaction issues but I wouldnt see that as an issue as long as its not the only food source and they are small compared to beardie
I guess superworms can gnaw on them to?
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HIS IS A SCORPION TAILED GECKO
NOBODY BREEDS THEM AND NOBODY KNOWS HOW TO CARE FOR THEM
I AM NOW ANGRY THAT I KNOW IT EXISTS
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i need a new enclosure for my hermann tortoise, his carapace is 17 cm already and he's just 3 years old so i want atleast 150x80cm, no shops specialised in making terrariums near me so i need to make a sketch for carpenter,but i have 0 experience in it
the little shelf on top on the back is to hang lamps
the 35x50 box on the left would be for sleeping, with hinges on the top to be able to clean up inside, though i'm not sure if that's the right size
i'm not sure how to do the vents, should they be below the glass? also is there something else im missing?
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>>3268735
Import them from Europe, plenty of breeders here.

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Post a more kawaii snail
>protip: it would be VERY difficult
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I like snails, theyre slimy :D
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>>3266934
Fatty
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>>3266390
borb
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>>3266934
mmmmm tomat


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