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Postby mrgreen on Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:11 am

The search function seems to be broken. I got colored lines instead of words.

So I may be repeated a post here.

Who has seen the tv show "Tanked" on Animal Planet? Its a cool idea, but they never mentioned cleaning these big, odd-shaped tanks.
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby chuckfriedrice on Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:34 am

I like watching it, Its more for entertainment purposes ! They never go into the cleaning and maintenance . They dont take the fish into consideration when doing a tank, but again its for entertainment purposes!
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby Pufferpunk on Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:44 am

I hate that show! The guys on there are idiots & make tanks that have never been cycled, nor are they functional long-term. VERY overstocked, too. I have often seen the tanks for sale on Ebay, within a month. What do you think happened to all those fish???
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby bertie 83 on Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:07 am

+1. only watched it once. Don't get me wrong they are obviously smart to be able to make anything they get watertight but........what pp said. We are here because we want the best for our fish, we care about their wellbeing and try to provide the best homes for them we can. These guys don't.
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 on Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:49 am

Seen it here while back and noticed the same thing what PP mentioned about them not cycling the tanks. Have them tanks set up and adding the fish in the very same day, seriously?
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Postby suvattii2012 on Sun Apr 15, 2012 3:32 am

Just watched one, there total idiots. They just filled a huge tank said what they do is art and put a load of fish in it.
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby RTR on Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:28 am

I cannot appreciate "art" (read as: worthless and cruel) which ignores the needs of live critters to be housed in it. Not in my fish tanks, not in my life. I have better things to do with time than that.

FYI, I am an old fogy, and proud of it. I also have a small art collection and their products would never be considered for inclusion in it.
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby Gooburz on Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:04 pm

I've seen most of the episodes and i agree that they build some amazing aquariums but thats about it. they may be the "#1 tank builders in the world" but just because they can build the tanks doesn't mean they should stock them. Have you seen the opening little flick that intros the show when the shorter fat guy is holding a puffed up puffer out of water? yea.......

Other than that i do enjoy the show only for the simple fact of some of the really cool aquarium designs and builds, but thats it.
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby sgtmyers88 on Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:23 pm

Gooburz wrote:Have you seen the opening little flick that intros the show when the shorter fat guy is holding a puffed up puffer out of water? yea.......


That is infuriating. Was it this!?



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Re: "Tanked"

Postby J-P on Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:19 pm

Rob Eco would have him eat his T-Shirt.
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby bubblesandgoofy on Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:47 pm

I like that show but +1 to everybody !
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby Arny on Thu May 03, 2012 4:02 pm

Hey Guys

When's the 2nd episode of the 2nd series on?
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby administrator on Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:04 pm

Tanked = Crap

Like most stuff on TV
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby puffykid on Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:09 pm

I like the tank designs but I cringe every time I hear them mention adding in "live sand" to the tanks during set up.
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Re: "Tanked"

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 on Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:58 am

I found out the they use alot of bacteria in a bottle product. That is one reason they add so many fish, all at once. I seriously dont know how that can add that many so fast but they got ways of doing it.
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