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Old 06-10-2012, 18:21   #1
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Aquarium on a boat

What should i know about having an auarium on a 40-50ft mono hull sailboat.

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Old 06-10-2012, 18:27   #2
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Re: Aquarium on a boat

Nothing. That should be the end of this thread.


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Re: Aquarium on a boat

Having never seen one, my thoughts would be it should be able to swing for and aft and if on a sailboat side to side
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Old 06-10-2012, 18:39   #4
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Re: Aquarium on a boat

For years , I kept Bettas in fish bowls at each of 16 portholes on my 65ft sailboat. They were in macrame hangers , which kept them on an even keel. I fed them exclusively on mosquitoes that got stuck to the screens covering the ports, caused by the suction of the fan in my midship's hatch fan.
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Re: Aquarium on a boat

Cruising on a boat you're living in an aquarium. Trying to contain all that water with the motion of a boat does not seem like the most sensible choice of pet environment.
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Old 06-10-2012, 19:07   #7
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Re: Aquarium on a boat

Extraneous topic not sailing related. Thread closed.

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