Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tank)

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Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tank)

Post by G S P Freak » Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:09 pm

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I was browsing goodwill, and I found this! Was only 5.99+tax, and considering retail is like $30-40, I couldn't pass up trying it out. At first I thought about buying a betta (GF has wanted one for a while) or a goldfish, but then I though there is no reason it couldn't work for a puffer, they're smarter than goldfish! So when I have time, probably during thanksgiving or christmas break, I might try to see if I can train Binks :lol:.
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Re: Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tan

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:42 am

Let us know how this works for you!
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Re: Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tan

Post by sgtmyers88 » Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:51 am

Fantastic a puffer wold be the perfect subject for this.
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Re: Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tan

Post by Welch4 » Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:04 pm

One of my lfs pointed this out when i was buying the r2 target feeder. And yea its normally like $45. Would love to hear how the puff does with it.
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Re: Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tan

Post by BedScien » Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:34 pm

Fourty-five dollars? Jesus First-World Christ.
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Re: Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tan

Post by luigimbu » Mon Oct 27, 2014 4:48 am

Great can't wait to hear how this goes

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Re: Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tan

Post by DMD123 » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:42 pm

Something to think about: Most of my fish have a natural fear of a net and swim away. So this training them to put the ball in the net (goal)... will it make it easier for me to catch my fish since they will be trained to go into the net? :lol:
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Re: Never guess what I found at Goodwill... (hint: not a tan

Post by G S P Freak » Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:31 pm

DMD123 wrote:Something to think about: Most of my fish have a natural fear of a net and swim away. So this training them to put the ball in the net (goal)... will it make it easier for me to catch my fish since they will be trained to go into the net? :lol:
Hah, never thought of it like that, I doubt itd worked that way though. I think after a while they'd realize the moving net = swim away!!
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