How NOT to do it...

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How NOT to do it...

Post by Turtle Jo » Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:47 pm

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Advertised for sale for £300 with tank... as a yellow bellied slider ~cnf-blink

http://www.useddudley.co.uk/classified- ... e_21322145
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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by Maria » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:15 pm

Oh gosh I hate seeing ads like that :( breaks my heart every time.
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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by Hendrix » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:33 pm

I can feel my blood boiling ~ang-pod

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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by V1C1OUSFLOWER » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:48 pm

How cruel ~cry-wtry It's unbelievable how people can be that stupid ~ang-cnsrd
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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by Blakemattyb » Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:44 pm

Shocking how can someone think that that is ok???
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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by TurtleJ » Mon Jun 13, 2011 11:27 pm

Dudley is not far from where I am at the moment in Wolverhampton. I would attempt to rescue it but unfortunately I'm moving at the end of next week back to may parents and its all ready looking like a may have to downsize my collection so I wouldn't be able to ~cry-sob ~cry-sob ~ang-bang
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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by AnythingWithAShell » Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:19 pm

£300?! They're having a laugh!

These ads make me so sad too. Even knowing nothing about proper husbandry, how could anyone think that creature has suitable space? Either that or they just don't care and figure they'll make a quick buck by offloading to someone else.
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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by Neil » Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:48 pm

At least they have an external filter? ~cnf-dunno
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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by sdmtate » Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:16 pm

after seeing this advert/setup manytimes,i couldnt help myself any longer and had to reply to put him straight on a few things.
wonder if i'll get a reply,lol.

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Re: How NOT to do it...

Post by Turtle Jo » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:08 am

Fingers crossed, I am picking this girl up tomorrow evening.
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