When You Marry Someone Who Has No Honor.

“Jack is 24! How can you still be paying child support?!” ”No no no, not Jack. I adopted a woman’s four children in 2012, to get them away from their bad dad. It was an eHarmony set up: I was shopped, bought, fleeced and turned back out*.” When somebody deceives you and takes advantage of you and makes you feel foolish, and you realize that the kindness that you showed her was all cultivated as part of a...

The Top 10 Things You Need To Know: Pond & Koi Fish

The Top Ten Things You Need To Know and Master For Success With a Koi Pond The Super Basics of Koi Figures out all the following: Inventories quality, informational resources for a deeper understanding But the most successful garden-variety hobbyist: Feeds decent food, redundantly supplies their pond electrical, supports lively water movement and intercepts temperature impacts, knows their water’s quality via periodic basic water testing with strips, feeds sparingly and never gets new fish. Removes excess fish each...

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Zoe D. Can Walk Now!

So, there is an elderly Chihuahua named Zoe who was brought in because she could not walk. Fortunately for her, she could still feel her feet and she was able to move her legs...

Charlie

 This could be one of the cutest dogs ever. I wonder if it ever gets in trouble LOL

Inherited a Koi Pond III

Inherited a Koi Pond III We are not going to talk about viruses at this point, you just inherited a pond you have plenty to worry about. But you should know that there is...

Inherited a Koi Pond II

Continued… What is a filter? Simply speaking, a filter basically removes koi pee and fish poop from the water. There are beneficial germs that reduce the fish pee* to harmless compounds. And then there...

So You Inherited a Koi Pond!?

So you inherited a Koi pond? Maybe somebody died, (sorry), or maybe you bought a house that has a fishpond. Maybe you’ve always wanted one and the presence of the fish pond has been...

Stop Breaking Submersible Heaters

So, they finally perfected the “titanium” submersible aquarium heater. You never have to worry about smacking it against the side of a tank or container. Ehhhhhhhhhhh  sort of. I watched someone do a water...

Constant Salt In The Pond: Please Don’t.

I was browsing for a salt document and I found a web site with someone who should know better, recommending that people salt their ponds all the time, to maintain a moderate 0.1% solution...

Doc’s Main Fish Aquarium

Doc’s Main Fish Aquarium This is my 180 gallon acrylic Half moon tank, it’s a Clarity Plus which means it’s built to withstand Armageddon. I have black sand in it, instead of gravel, because...

Making Dechlorinator – Sodium thiosulfate

How should I make a good dechlorinating solution? I have read about some pretty high doses, like 250 grams in 500ml of water to make a stock solution. A: First, let’s tell our reader how...