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Featured Most pain ever gotten from doing this hobby

Discussion in 'Just For Fun' started by Bluez_01, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. Bluez_01

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    So just for fun, what has been the most painful experience you have gotten from doing this hobby, (Physically) not mentally... Hysterical

    I managed many moons ago to squish by accident a Zoa on a rock while examining it, it accurately managed to steam a jet of juice directly in to my eye, it must of been a sniper in the Zoa army before it retired and ended up in my tank as it was a good 2 foot away at the time :-d

    I guess it goes without saying, pain is probably an under estimate of the word for 3 days.... Hysterical

    So what has been yours that you can recall?
     
  2. penzo

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    Got zapped by a large bristle worm,that definitely hurt,wouldn't like it to happen every time I put my hand in the tank.spent ages pulling the hairs out with tweezers.:lol:
     
  3. jim_fitz

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    used to have a small tank on my desk at work with a couple of goldfish

    had to move office and tripped over when carrying it - it was Friday 13th as well

    fortunately the fish were in a bag
     
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    I was doing some tidying up in my tank some years ago and didn't notice my dwarf lion fish on the rock and got stung on my finger,was like being hit by a large hammer.
     
  5. reefer4928

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    MANTIS SHRIMP!!! unknown to me there was a large and beefy peacock mantis shrimp in my mates huge vat of live rock. moved some rock and got a whack on my index finger...8 hours in A+E and an operation later...enough said :-(
     
  6. warby

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    Bristle worm for me....in the tip of my finger and down my fingernail! Hurts like buggery was moving some rock on the sand bed didn't see the worm which was about 4-5 inches when stretched out. Picked what I could out with tweezers then put my hand in white vinegar as it's ment to dissolve them as the calcium based and we all know vinegar dissolves corraline so gave that ago I lasted about 5 seconds in the vinegar the stinging was unreal under the tap to remove vinegar then back to it with tweezers. :(
     
  7. tyger

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    Bank balance for me
     
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    Knocking a piece of live rock on top off my glass heater whilst scaping, smashing the heater. Got a good buzz from that.
     
  9. warby

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    Same for most people but not for [MENTION=21336]merser[/MENTION] he's loaded pmsl!
     
  10. tyger

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    Ha ha
     
  11. city1111

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    Ouch what happened to your finger, how come you needed an op,?
     
  12. merser

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    Haha yeah right. I'm just good at spending Si!
     
  13. warby

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    Havnt you seen what they can do??? Let just say some people call them 'thumb splitters' lol
     
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    oh my god!
     
  15. hillie

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    Mine is really lame and amounts to being nipped by our clown fish..........I make Tone do all the dangerous stuff :whistling:
     
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    Not personally no!! U ??i know they would give a fair whack,Thats why I asked what actually happened and needed an op !:tt2:
     
  17. penzo

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    ouch!!!!!
     
  18. hillie

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    they've got a mantis shrimp on sale at our LFS.................. looks terrifying :gun_bandana:
     
  19. penzo

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    don't buy it.lol.
     
  20. hillie

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    no fear of that !!
     
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