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>you taste funny, anon
I hope that's a boy

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>biologically immortal
>largest living terrestrial arthropod
>the only arthropod that's an apex predator
>killed and ate amelia earhart
>has the best grip strength out of any terrestrial animal, only outdone by semi-aquatic or aquatic hypercarnivores
>isn't even endangered, federally protected throughout most of its range anyways
>can't be kept as a pet because it'll kill and eat any other pets and small children
>can kill chink poachers from beyond the grave by eating poisonous fruit
For me, it's the coconut crab. The Chaddest invertebrate.
>>killed and ate amelia earhart
I thought she got captured, raped and then murdered by the Japanese
>eats small children
How small are we talking becuase that sounds like bullshit

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>they're back
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Sucks to suck, North Florida
are those those faggots that give you chagras or whatever its called
Are these fuckers only here in FL?
no, kissing bugs (bloodsucking assassin bugs) are the ones to give you the big chagas

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So are they chelicerates?
What the.... This isn't an epic wholesome 100 keanu reaves chungus chonker cat thread?

they are brown reclusians
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gay spider
top and middle look like unused Evangelion angels

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what plants can i feed my isopods and millipedes? i know these animals need to get water from fruits or vegetables but what if i dont have any leftovers?
also should i change their substrate?
Rotting leaf litter from yard. Fish food.
banana peels, orange peels, apple cores, etc
and don't change substrate unless it gets infested with some thing you dont want
show your pets pls

This is the dog general. Anything dog related goes here.

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Dog breeds -https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/

Genetic Databases and Information -https://www.instituteofcaninebiology.org/genetics-databases.html

>What should I feed my dog?
>What breed of dog should I get?
>How do I train my dog?
>Rate my dog!
>Should I bring my dog to a vet?
>What breed is my dog?
>What toys should I get my dog?

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This will be a bit of a bummer but I didn't want to make a thread just for this. But any advice is appreciated.

My 14 year old has a few tumors on her belly and I just checked one of them that she seems to have licked raw.

How do I stop her licking it/damaging it further until the vet opens on monday? I've just been trying to keep her distracted/pull her away from it whenever she tries to lick it but she's getting more and more antsy.

>Pic related her a few moments ago after pulling her away from it

Also - the vet said we could operate but obviously with such an old dog it's always a risk. She seems still pretty ok bodily but who knows what's going on internally. Still with how bad it looks and how much it bothers her I'm not sure.
Get a dog from a breeder for your first, id say.

>purebred breeds have a general list of traits most individuals will abide by, so you have an idea what you're getting into
>if you go to a really good breeder, be prepared to be put on a waiting list. This is normal, in the meantime go to some meetups with owners of your potential breed as well as beginner training sessions to get a feel. Maybe even get a certificate, breeders love that.
>if you go to a good breeder then the dog is generally going to be free of genetic disease
>getting a dog as a pup means no built in trauma as there may be with a shelter dog
>mixed breeds are generally healthier but not necessarily; any backyard breeder could have bred two unhealthy individuals and the pups will end up unhealthy too.
Maybe put some dressing on it or buy a cone
if she's licking it it then it's uncomfortable or painful. have you got her on any painkillers? all you can do to stop her worrying at it for now is putting a shirt or a cone on her. she's really cute.
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Thanks for the help. I managed to get a hold of a vet through my mom. Apparently the best thing I can do is put a bandage on her and wait for monday.

She is sleeping now. Maybe she got tired of licking the bandages or maybe it actually brought some relieve. Either way I'm glad she's calmer now.

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Okey, so my bird got feathers pic related. I do not know what is wrong with her. She has a mirror and good food. I think she may be depressed. I play loud music sometimes and she does not like it because she shouts at me.
She's shedding bro. Nothing to worry about
those are pin feathers, she's growing new feathers. she'll rub her head on stuff to break them soon and look very fluffy again. if she trusts you to groom her you can very carefully pinch the tips of the big ones between your nails to start the casing on them breaking and help her out, but leave the smaller ones alone, they're not done growing yet.
cook it
But they are there all the time. Nothing hasn't changed in years and she hates me. Tries to peck at me everytime I get close to her. She's a ripe cunt. But I don't want to kill her. I think she is depressed sometimes because she is lacking a mate. And I am not getting one because there is too much shit to clean up. I think of getting a cat instead. Fuck birds
then she's bad at grooming i guess and needs a friend. bird mess is easy to clean up. if she's alone, are you giving her all the socialisation she would normally be getting from another bird? like, full time company? if this is how you feel about her you probably should give her to someone who can look after her properly and get a cat.

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Is it true what they say about pet rat owners?
Who are they and what do they say?
poor rat who is living in that thing
That people who put rats in there fucking suck?
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Wtf i never knew these things existed. They are awsome and scary at the same time.

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Let's have a cute elephant thread.
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by cherishing and loving them
pretty sure you don't need to white knight an elephant - they have the sufficient facilities to deal with an overly aggressive handler
Animals > thots

Youll understand one day kid
There is this thing about baby asian elephants when they are trained to help with work. they are first tied to a rope, attached to a stake in a yard, they will pull and pull on the rope, to attempt to escape, but the rope won't break. Up until the baby elephant give up. When they grow up and get attached again to stay put, they won't try again, despite having the strength to do so, because they still believe they won't be able to break it.

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>reject modernity

>embrace tradition
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it's more like nostrils on the top of your head
They're just nostrils. They were already positioned facing upward, the next step is sliding them down the top of the head.
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It's literally just a nose
will be my avatar when i’m uploaded into the cloud
>implying something that lives in the ocean wouldn't be thick as fuck

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I don't know how the fuck it got there. My cat wants to kill it. I don't like bugs. How do I move it to my small garden? What do I do with it?
Coax it onto your hand , take it near plant, coax it onto plant.
I am not touching this green nigga. Can I use gloves or something

Yes, be gentle tho
I left her in the garden. She was kinda cute. My neighbour's comes sometimes to my garden. Good fucking luck surviving.
Neighbour's cat*

I’m extremely fascinated by animals’ mating behaviours and dances, especially among birds. Frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, doves, peacocks... you name it. Why do they do this? Why do humans not have this? Share your favourite mating behaviours here!
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i'd like to posit that we do in fact do something very similar
many cultures attract females though an elaborate costume/dance, as in the masai adamu dance where they all dress in bright colours and then attract attention by jumping as high as possible. and in the western world we have clubs, people go and find a mate by dressing attractively and dancing. chimps and gorillas probably look on that stuff like it's as bizarre as the bird of paradise dances and songs.
Got to be puffer fish bro making his lady to-be a zen garden under the sea

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I really like the peacock jumping spiders which have elaborate dances and abdomens. They also vibrate as a way to "sing" to their mate.
Spiders in general have really bizarre and complex mating behaviors. Usually the males have to work hard to prove to the female that he isn't lunch, and in fact is here for sexy time.
Certain tarantula females actually cannot identify mates, so the males have developed an extra digit on their front legs to hold her back, while they sneakily deposit a sperm pouch, and then make their escape.
Some male spiders will deliberately let themselves be eaten to give their young a better chance of survival.
Really fascinating.
>sexual selection
don’t see how dancing shows you’re ideal to survive and prosper
i get the growth of feathers and shit those require excess energy showing you eat well
jumping spiders are amazing
so curious and playful plus they jolt around like on some crack cocaine

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/aq/ - Aquarium General: Sea Noodle Edition

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:

Articles and Care Guides:

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How many of them can go in a nicely planted 5g nano tank? Assuming it's a single species tank.

Personally, I’ve always followed the same rule - use the same amount of food as your future inhabitants are going to consume on a daily basis.
As if you already have all the fish, shrimps and snails - this way you will have the needed number of bacteria when the cycle is finished.
Worked for me every time.
Lol i googled that website and apparently redditors were seething at it for being unsourced contrarian crap. Sounds like kino.
Dwarf hairgrass will have an easier time growing and spreading in a finer substrate.
I think I fucked up. I used a fine aquarium sand for a shrimp tank and now I noticed some of my shrimp have dark black stuff inside their bodies. One died the next day. Did they eat this shit?

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Everything's kill. Let's cry about it.
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>can be prevented.
Keep telling yourself that, tree-hugger
Needs a “where do you think you are”
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This is 4chan, racism is unavoidable, unfortunately.
There are plenty of posts that aren't racist ITT as well.

Sorry for calling you a dipshit, by the way. I feel bad now.
catfags get the rope
kill all cats , cat lovers are just infected by a parasite anyway, don't listen to them !

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