Re: NANFA-- Changing water while dishwasher is running

R. W. Wolff (
Tue, 18 Nov 2003 01:11:31 -0600

> In the winter here the water can be too cold so I put it in five gallon
> buckets and set them in a tub full of hot water to warm them up.

I hate to brag, or prove how stupid I am. Either way, when I lived in the
city, water was liquid rock. No good for enneacanthus! So I would drive my
truck out to the marsh, and get nice tannin stained soft acidic water to
change my tanks. In winter , I had several dozen five gallon pails sitting
around the living room warming over night. Now, here it the kicker. One day
with a load of water, I took off from a stop light ( yes, stop light, in
Wisconsin no matter which way you come at them , they ar red, so hence stop
light, not traffic signal or stop and and go light) and my whole load
shifted and about 75 gallons of water spilled out the back of my tailgate.
The horrified looks of people behind me!

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