Top Ten Ways Reefkeeping Has Affected Your Family...
10) My son's first four-syllable
stgla of Washington, DC
9) My daughter's first word was
"Nemo." After watching the movie millions of times,
my daughter looked at the tank, pointed out the clownfish
and said "Nemo!" Now, anytime she looks at the tank,
she asks where Nemo is.
vareefer4life of Virginia
8) We're the only family at Sea World with kids that
say, "What a crummy reef tank!"
KwajRocks of Alabama
7) Because of my marine aquarium,
I spent $4K on water purification. The fish and the family
Perry T of Carmichael, CA
6) The wife and I have agreed not
to have a 3rd child, so I can have the spare bedroom
for my fishroom.
george1098 of Nova Scotia, Canada
5) Having a reef tank has given
my family something to buy for the guy that used to "not
THE GIMP of Fullerton, California
4) I got my wife and son addicted to World of Warcraft
so I would have more time to spend on my tanks.
3) I now wear a robe and carry
a three-pointed staff and only answer to the name of "Poseidon."
My kids' punishments are scraping the walls clean and dumping
and cleaning the skimmer's scum container! Their only college
option is U of M for a major in Marine Biology. My girl is
named Ariel, and my boy is named Nemo. I have "Flipper"
and "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" on tape plus
Sea Quest on the weekends. My wife is threatening divorce,
so I parted our house. Other than that we live a good ole
dtaylor123 of Unknown, Whereabouts
2) My Mother-in-law loves my reef
tank so much that I get $100 to spend on corals for my birthday
instead of clothes!
chemisfun11 of Bellmore, NY
1) Before the reef tank:
My wife and I ate well thought-out, prepared multi-course
meals. After the reef tank: Fish, corals and clams
eat well thought-out, prepared multi-course meals, and we
look at a colorful wall with pictures on it and yell, "#1
with cheese, jumbo size with a root beer!"
santapaulareefer of Santa Paula,
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