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>>3589738
That's 14 years
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>>3589749
100+ years, but you need to consider that this animal was probably brought into captivity as an adult of unknown age.
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what will they do with the meat?
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>>3589776
joes slice and dice sushi special
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>>3589738
Why do they pretend that it wasn't their fault? They are not designed to live in captivity.

Discuss anything aquarium related here, including inhabitants, decor, and issues. Before asking questions in this thread, 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 inhabitants + how long you've had them
>Pictures are always helpful

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

Stocking and Water Change Calculator:
>www.aqadvisor.com/AqAdvisor.php
>www.hamzasreef.com/Contents/Calculators/EffectiveWaterChange.php


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>>3589833
>Problem is for me when I did nano with no sump or protein skimmer was the surface scum.
You can just get a circulation pump pointed upwards to break the water's surface and that wont be a problem. It does harm the tank, the top of the tank is the only area for gas exchange without a sump or skimmer. Not very kino gas exchange with a layer of scum on the water. But yah it looks horrendous
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>>3589838
When I first started out I had the scum problem, then I got a powerhead to aim directly at the surface which broke up about half of the scum, then I got a protein skimmer to take care of it all. This was all in a 20 gallon regular tank. I upgraded to the 25 gallon I have now and that's my journey lol.
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>>3589841
>powerhead
that was your mistake anon, absolute beta tier flow in saltwater.
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>>3589844
teach me more anon kun
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Do you need to add ammonia for a fishless cycle with plants in it?

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hey guys! I've looked online to try and find out what is wrong with my little frog. He has a large white fuzzy spot on his right shoulder area. I don't think it's ICH, and it doesn't look like any other amphibian funguses I've seen online. he doesn't appear bloated, he is swimming and eating normally.
The spot is white and fuzzy and looks like mold.
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>>3589814
>distilled water
Yeah that is also going to cause problems too. There needs to be minerals in the water. African dwarf frogs should be kept in groups in 10g+
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>>3589814
Do you even have a filter? How often are you doing a water change?
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>>3589824
Hey fuck you man Corpsegrinder is worth the work. OP may not know what he is doing but he has loyalty to his freg.
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>>3589829
The API website says Erythromycin treats fungal infections as well, it was listed in several articles for African Dwarf frogs with fungus specifically
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>>3589832
I do not have a filter, and I clean the tank every week

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Hello, tried to post this on /int/ but received a warning
How do I stop my cats from taking newborn birds out of their nests into my house?
And also how do I nurture newborn birds taken from their nests?
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>>3588625
it's over for that one, but the nest probably has others
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>>3588611

YOU MIGHT DROWN THE BIRD WITH AN EYE DROPPER. Please get them to a professional asap.

Baby birds require specialized care and training that comes with being a wildlife rehabber. You need to keep the bird in a box with warm, dry towels while taking it to your local rehabber. You can usually find phone numbers for your local rehabber through a government website, or through references from your city's animal control. Don't straight up hand it to animal control unless there's no other option, though.
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>>3588611
I'm glad that you're going to keep your cat inside, though! That will help them live much longer. If they still want out, I'd invest in a cat harness. It's not like walking a dog, but following your cat while they sniff everything is pretty cute. I'd take a book or a well-charged phone, though, because their pace tends to be on the slower side.
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>>3588611
If only there was a way to contain the cat in a space that prevents it from killing birds.
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>>3588611
I think I will just have to kill any outdoor cat I see at this point to save them from themselves

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hello /an/

What the everloving fuck is this?
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>>3589662
Looks like a camel mouth
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>>3589778
Yaks have them too
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>>3589778
And antelope
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>>3589778
And giraffe
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Not a horse. I call ruminant or camelid.

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This is the invertebrate general. If you have any questions about invertebrates, want to look into owning one or more, or want to simply discuss them, this is the thread to do so, whether it's
>Tarantulas and other spiders
>Myriapods
>Mollusks
>Crustaceans
>Insects
>Or anything without a backbone

Feel free to post it.

Resources/help and information
>ID/General Info
https://bugguide.net
https://www.keepinginsects.com/
>Tarantulas

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Could I get some help identifying this guy? I thought it was a boxelder bug at first, but as far as I know, they aren’t in WA. It was about noon when I spotted him.
>>3589049
I’m really sorry to hear that, anon. Is there anything you could do to move out? It sounds like it would do you a lot of good.
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>>3589046
First, a spider fact. It didn't build its web out of your way for your convenience. When spiders webs are destroyed they frequently build them somewhere new in the hopes that this place will be safer. You just stopped disturbing the web once the spider chanced upon a good spot. It probably did acclimate to your presence though. Spiders and other arthropods learn more than people think.

The way your family treats you is terrible though. I recommend destroying something your father loves when you move out, then document any sort of intimidation or threatening behavior from him in case you need a restraining order at a later time. Photo evidence is best but even just a diary with times and dates can be very helpful.

>>3589444
Definitely not a boxelder bug, but some hemipteran.
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>>3589046
I know that feel.
There's a web like 5 feet from me right now against the wall. It's been there over a year and usually has a spider living in it. It is actually depressing and oddly lonely whenever the web goes empty.
Takes extra effort when sweeping the floor to leave the web intact but there is just something comforting about seeing those cute little spider legs sticking out of the funnel opening ready to ambush any bug that dares come inside.

I should also point out that its possible your spider buddy just moved. They will relocate if they aren't catching enough food at a location. If you have a spider living somewhere and you want to keep them there you need to be sure they are getting enough food which means you may have to provide some yourself.
Also males don't stay around in one location for long once they reach adulthood.
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RIP cutest spider ever

Why are sheltered people so damn ignorant or uneducated about animal behavior?
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>>3583683
She got better at least. I hope she learn her lesson and doesn't repeat that mistake.
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>>3587050
if a wolf wants to make out with you, let it. Do absolutely nothing to startle the wolf and display no non-wolf behavior. If they wanted to kill you they would have done it already.

The time for trying to freak them out is when they're 20 feet away. If a wolf is within kissing distance, you're going to be kissing a wolf son.
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>>3583342
If it--
>>3583357
Right.
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>>3586485
over 60, she had autoimmune issues like vitiligo and alopecia and I think thyroid stuff, I'm not sure the extent
also her husband died 3 days later. He was a non-compliant diabetic and already bed ridden
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>>3582667
Kek

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Genuine question for sasquatch believers, what % of sightings and claims do you think are real? i find it possible that few of them are but there's no way so many people have seen the thing and didn't take a good picture or a scientist just happened to be one of those hundreds of people that have seen it
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>>3587758
What there was an elevation where he stepped moron
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>>3588853
Mostly the ones from The Pacific Northwest and Canada. Some from the Sierra Nevada mountains, Georgia and Florida. People ahave seen something out there. Something alive. But what? Gigantopithicus was an oversized Orangutan that acted like a Gorilla, was absolutely not bipedal and most likely went extinct due to its inability to adapt and its specialized diet. If sasquatch exist they're probably another genus of hominins very close to us that migrated into the Americas from Eurasia alongside Homo Sapiens. Likely similar to Parathropus in appearance though probably not a direct descendant.
https://youtu.be/ip2-zJ11YD0
https://youtu.be/6zznAUGrmKM
https://youtu.be/imjwRlLep1c
https://youtu.be/H2avPUokfaE
https://youtu.be/qnkQ-9KUX-c
https://youtu.be/F_L8dJBILS8
https://youtu.be/9RCTmgcD5mg
https://youtu.be/DNHtEjeYSnU
https://youtu.be/jndA857AkU4

And the Yeti definitely existed though it's likely extinct now.
https://youtu.be/Ge3p6QmdB6E
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>>3587758
I feel bad for anon who is posting this. Literally this is how humans walk. I hope anon kills himself to reduce the burden on others.

Ayylmao Edition
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I want the biggest horse OR the smallest pony
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>>3589335
Be mareful what you wish for
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>tfw the last mare will be born soon
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>>3589295
I had a dream that there was a talking pony in my house it was really weird because she was very touchy.

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>want a pet hamster
>all the online guides recommend a massive cage that'll take up a quarter of my room

what the fuck is with these insane requirements for rodents?
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>>3588882
Had a friend like that in school
Think they just release em into the wild?
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>>3589621
we called around to see if anybody wanted hamsters and nobody did so we went to the pet store we bought the first 2 from and they say they would take them off our hands
and I feel kind of scammed because we basically gave them a free restock of hamsters
I wonder how many other people they've pulled that trick on

kept the runt through, named it tiny because it was tiny
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>>3589612
Not the most ideal but I guess doable.
Price wise you are spending more in the long run for each new cage and the tubes.
Just save some money for the 40 gallon (especially when petco does it dollar per gallon sale)
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>>3588880
The minimum is a MINIMUM. Not a goal. If you can't afford the bare minimum, don't get the pet.
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>>3589787
Who determines what is the minimum? What if i determine the minimum to be their wild territory size and then determine that people are not allowed to own animals that people are unable to provide an exact replica of a wild habitat for?

>ugliest dog wins Best in Show
Everything about 2020 is wrong
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>>3589113
Ugly dogs exclusively win this
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>>3589126
That's a deerhound

>>3589113
Please post your critique of this dog and how you believe it doesn't fit the breed standard. Fucking pet people who think conformation shows are a popularity contest...
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>>3589158
This makes no sense and I hate you now.
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>>3589417
Yeah colour bred dogs are so healthy
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>>3589405
Good think reputable breeders have funded DNA tests for these diseases then. You won't get that with your craigslist-special pet bred dog.

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Which ones are good? Which ones are shit? What species is this?
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>>3582041
why even live
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>>3573207
>girlfriend (male)
You might be on to something.
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>>3583454
https://www.instagram.com/p/CCtv407pUkz/
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>>3589314
OwO
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>>3589318
that's a man

it proves he's gay. I've seen it before where gay guys still clinging to being straight end up dating really gross women before finally coming to terms with it
like my friend Al for example, he was dating some BEASTS and then it turned out he was gay.
I was the first one he told, and I said "I know, man. Everyone has always known"

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BUDI IS A FLANGECHAD!!
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>>3589609
I want to put the guy in a cage with Budi
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>>3589627
I mean with a grown up fully flanged Budi
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>>3589609
I'm not familiar with that. What's the story?
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>>3589649
I don't remember exactly buy they found the baby pongo with a bullet on his shoulder and lots of infections, he's doing good now tho
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>>3589748
Oh I'm glad to hear he's doing good
I initially assumed worse

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>>3588162
>"time for your 6pm ball biting"
>"yes, dear..."
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big package on small package
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>>3582578
>catfags be acting like their whole house doesn't stink of piss
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>>3572193
how is this thread still alive its been so long
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>>3580562
>percentage of bodyweight: 3%

Absolute madzebras. As a human, imagine carrying around a 6lb sack everywhere you go.

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Is it possible to keep a hamster in a small crittertrail cage with only bedding, water bottle, chew stick, and food? What would happen?
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>>3588212
Of course, It's even possible to keep a human that way
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>>3588212
Crittertrails are trash quality. The plastic is cheap and they can break out once they get bored enough of their small enclosure.
Make a bin cage if you want to be cheap
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>>3588212
Of course it is possible. The hamster just wont be the happiest it can be.
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>>3588331
Screw that, im getting a bin cage or one of these.
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>>3588212
No. Get a tamagotchi or a stuffed toy.




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