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hey /an
my res turtle has a strange pink line on it's plastron. Is the line normal? it wasnt there until i moved her into a new tank
oh and my temp is at 80 degrees
Maybe she's changing her chips.
it looks like a normal growth line although most of the ones i'm seeing aren't that wide
Mine has a white line like this, but it's not pinkish like that.

Unless it's soft or the turtle starts behaving weird, it might not be too much of concern

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The plant general: Mystery Nepenthes edition
Picked this guy and another one up this morning at my local nursery on my way to get some more perlite. What could it be?
>I hope they're both macrophyllas

Welcome to /plant/, the magical green place on this blue board. Shoutout to all the veteran growers over at our friends on r/SavageGarden. Keep up the good work fellas.
Disclaimer: No plants have been harmed in the making of this thread or in the founding of the r/SavageGarden subreddit

/Plant/ is for the discussion of plants (obviously). Horticulturists, hobbyists and botanists welcome! Questions about plants? Want to show off your two inch dick-I mean plant? Maybe you want to start growing something new and exciting? Well come on over to /plant/!

Introducing a new basic caresheet with every thread
This thread: I don't know what the give advice for. Someone can write something if they want.

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>Everybody posting their dank neps
>I only have Rebecca Soper and Ventrata
Well at least I can grow cute dionaea and sarracenia
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dunno how you know I have rigidifolia. Anyways, here it is bby, its a MT clone from the type population.
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how long did it take the edwardsiana to get to that size?
Does it really grow better in intermediate conditions?

also is that lowii >>2174943 yours too?
It's an absolute stunner
Mine is still a little shit, maybe I'll see an upper pitcher in 15 years
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HL group m8

That's magnificent, shame it's so rare both in the wild and in captivity (for noobs like me outside the hardcore inner circle at least). Pic related is my shite natural hybrid from the recent AW release, peristome's darkened to a burnt-red since then but it still has a couple of giveaway stripes on every pitcher
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Still a pretty dope natural hybrid to be honest. I'm a big fan of that one in particular, my faves are x trusmadiensis and x kinabaluensis though. The edwardsiana is like 15 years old I think? I got it relatively recently though. The lowii was a cutting that I rooted a few years ago, my friend had the mother plant since the early 80's. Honestly the murud clone is dope and pretty fast growing.

Here is a klossii meme

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In this thread you post animals fighting.
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Oh god. I can't stop laughing.
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Wew lad
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and here comes the GOAT
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what did you expect? 4chan is a board of peace
snibety snab :-DDDDDD

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Why is it that dogs wetter perfectly fine for hundreds, if not thousands of years without vets, but all of a sudden, dogs are mandated to have half a dozen vaccines (none of which they never needed), thousands of dollars of vetinary "care", and suddenly things like rawhide and bones are "bad" for dogs when they have literally never had an issue with it until recently?

Really makes you think.
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I don't usually hang out at this board but man do you all get shitty bait. At least TRY to sound like a decent conspiracy.
No, we don't want the wild animals to get ill.
Anon, just because vaccination gave you autism doesn't mean your doggo is in danger, don't worry.
i find that if i pay 1.50 for a dozen crawlers theyre the best bait ive ever had and when i pay 4 dollars the whole damn dozen is dead before my boat is in the water lol

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post ur puppers and rate

dis my pupper
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We've got ourselves a detective here.
yeh dude thas me
this board isn't super active so i figured I'd get recognized eventually lol
Kill that nigger and then kill yourself
Awww. <3 10/10 border collies are one of my favorites. My last out of those three, in the pict of the black schnauzer the border collie and a grey schnauzer, the grey one, is probably about to pass away. He is having trouble breathing and he was really unable to poop or pee earlier. , he's resting now, I just hope that I don't have to euthanize him. I hate our vet, he charges out the asshole and he cut my black one open to do surgery to remove the tumors, said he couldn't help her, charged the 300 dollars and had the gall to charge 75 dollars for the injection.

Sorry guys I don't want to be mr bad feels today. All of your dogs are adorable to me, 10/10. Dogs are mans best friend, with you til your last breath, when they are raised lovingly.
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This was him much younger

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Can we have a non-dino prehistoric animal thread? Please?
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he suerly looks like some type of "evil forces" mount, man i wish there would be place somwhere on the Earth, isloated from everything, where megafauna would survive till now
Am I the only one who thinks it looks cute
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Dimetrodon was actually more of a mammal type creature rather than a dinosaur. This guy made an interesting vid about it: https://youtu.be/aK5IgMJxcAk
>You came to the wrong neighborhood, motherfucker.
its so ugly, please stop

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My mother hates magpies for stupid reasons and I want to protect them.
She got a big trap off my uncle, it is shaped like a hexagon and has multiple cells.
There is a middle cell where you put a live Magpie in preferably a strange one and keep alive.
The others will go into the other cells to either help or kill the middle magpie, those magpies get their neck broken.

I want to keep them out of the trap but I cannot sabotage make it seem I am letting them out.
Is there anything I can leave in the trap to prevent them from entering what so ever?
Something sneaky like some food they won't eat or something smelly I can spray?

I understood her killing the crows even though I am against it, they were keeping her wake when she was on night shift but the Magpies are doing nothing wrong.
It is just old age meme hatred and superstition.

TDLR: How do stop Magpies from entering a trap and getting murdered.
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Just steal or trash the trap, OP
Blame it on those damn neighborhood kids.
don't you have some folklore regarding magpies in Ireland?

Some dude told me something about "all irish people like magpies" when I last visited your country
>he actually bought into the ebin "big bad corvids are wiping out our songbirds" meme
Actually, the effect magpies and crows have on the songbird populations is marginal. There'd be no problems at all if people could be bothered keeping their shitty cats indoors.
Just posting to say that OP's a pretty cool guy, and should ignore the autists in the thread.
My mother lives in the middle of nowhere, like there is two other houses.
Can't blame it on a burglar either because my mothers house has been the only house in the area to never been burglar since she has guard dogs.

Corvids are considered a pest and vermin, Magpies especially.
Lots of Irish people beleive in this
and some even wave to lone Magpies if they see them to prevent the sorrow.
You will have the most educated and intelligent people in Ireland believing in this crap.

Thanks for the support, I don't have to worry about the trap for another week.

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My roommate took in a stray cat a few months ago and now we have a bad flea problem. Ive scratched my ankles till they bled. What do you recommend a collar? topical medication? I've heard of some brands that burn the hair off the cats neck, I don't want that. Just looking for recommendations.
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Shit man get some flea medication. Likely you will have to be the one to apply it since you will cheap out and get a water based med that takes all day to dry. Make sure you sit with the cat for several hours while the medication dries. Likely since the cat doesn't like you you will need a blanket to hold it in.
why do you recommend sitting with it for several hours? I was going to get advantage II
That's what you get for bringing pest animals into your home.
I suggest you don't breed
So it doesn't lick it off and die, genius.
Alternatively, feed it antifreeze
Isn't it supposed to be applied to the base of the cats neck? Can they even lick it off from there?

I was against it. We're actually not even allowed to have pets but I came home one day and there was a cat here.

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old thread >>2162750

/herp/ reptile classifieds for finding breeders of various scaled and sundry creatures

>reptilescanada.com (Canadian breeders)
>Also check to see if there are any annual reptile shows/expos in your area as these are good places to find good animals from good breeders at partial discount

/herp/ officially official all purpose care sheet of wonder and magic

>sand a shit
>use a thermostat
>read all the caresheets

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I want to get back into snakes and such /an/ so where do you guys get all your stuff? (E.g. PVC tanks, hides, food) I'm willing to spend the money, but I've always been leery of buying stuff from chain stores. Are there particular sites you favor? Particular species you recommend? I have some snake experience but nothing extreme. Don't know much about lizards though. I'm going to be moving to VA soon and I should have my own place to start up again.
I buy all my enclosures on Craigslist
Yep that's a good idea. Also check the classified sites listed in OP as those have sections for used equipment too.
What the fuck.

My baby pacman frog just died in my hand, it was the strangest thing ever. I just got back from a 2-day vacation, and I was checking on all of my pets, everybody seemed fine until I got to my little frog. He had been buried halfway in the dirt like pacmen do, but me messing with the other enclosures must have stirred him out of his hiding spot.

So he was hiding in a pot, and I went in to pick him up, and in the palm of my hand he just stretched his arms and legs out straight, went stiff, closed his eyes and opened his mouth. Then he went limp and is now dead. This literally happened like a minute ago and he's just fucking dead now...

What the fuck happened? I did notice that he seems pretty bloated and hasn't shit for a few days, and I figured he'd let it loose by the time I got home from vacation but it is still in there. I'm gu3ssing it had something to do with that, but I don't know why it would cause him to seize up and die.

What happened?
concerning the wait a week before messing with a new herp, how am i supposed to clean out his viv?

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- Goby Edition -

Continued from >>2168045

Discuss anything aquarium related here, including inhabitants, decor and issues.

Google is your friend.
Feel free to ask questions but know that there are a lot of resources out there that could answer your question a lot faster and accurately than /an/.

Make sure to include these things in your post before asking because we can't help you if we don't have the full picture:
-tank size
-any and all inhabitants + how long you've had them

FAQ Section

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Am I the only one who thinks it could be really cool to own a deep sea fish?
There's a reason only highly-funded research stations and aquariums own deep sea shit - just think of the effort and cost of maintaining extreme-pressure, low-temperature piezostat systems long-term.
Is it possible for a lot of water changes to hurt you tank?

I'm not talking like 50% water changes every day, but like 20% every day for weeks?
Ah thanks actually you helped me identify to plants I was confused about. I'll pick up some cheap plastic pots to put them in. Oddly enough that ribbon plants been submerged for nearly a year now, and the El Nino for 5 months.
No, discus keepers usually do 50% water changes daily. It's only a problem when you're cycling your tank.

Posts about dogs that do not deserve their own threads.

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just thought i'd post this pupper
Take him to local tennis courts, they're usually fenced in. That's what I'm doing
That sounds like a lovely idea except there aren't tennis courts here other than an indoor YMCA thing and they only allow service dogs in there. Thanks for the idea though, I really appreciate it.
No. I meant you can buy a 100 foot lead. No need to jury rig it.
Should I be teaching sit and sit-stay as two different commands? Same with down/down-stay.

How did you incorporate stay into sit/down? I command sit(only really works at home, problem #2) and she sits but then pretty much immediately moves on. I think i was rewarding too quickly

No prob m8, good luck

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Hi /an/,
I've got an elderly cat that's likely to pass on soon (desu we're amazed she's still alive and in such good condition, she's had cancer of the gut for years now and needs steroids to have an appetite).

I've been thinking about fostering or adopting another older cat once she passes, and I was wondering if anyone had any advice on where to look and how to spot certain behavioral patterns.

I figure I'll just go to a shelter and see which older cats are friendly enough to say hi, but I'd appreciate any advice. I love this cat to death but she was a gift (still a rescue) so I wasn't actually involved in her selection.

Pic related, is very sick kitty.

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Hello /an/ons, here is my new tank set for a Trachemys turtle. The turtle topper is home made. Do you like it? Also, general discussion about turtles.
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Wire mesh?
I believe wood is the cheapiest material to use but I don't know how long it would last with constant moisture (maybe it can be painted with waterproof varnish?).
If you can't cut plexiglas you can buy it already cut in the measures you need, that's how I managed to build mine >>2166103
plastic wire mesh is cheaper.

>tfw turtle jumps underwater whenever I get near my pond.

haven't seen it in a good month and a half now.
For the love of God. Please get wood for your pleco
Mine did the same in the old tank, that's why I provided the new topper with posters on the walls. Now when he basks on it and I enter the room he can't see me and does not jump down.

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So I'm watching my friend's dog for a month and she suddenly has puppies. I was suspicious but I didn't know she was this far along. Oh well.

Now that I have to watch 10 dogs, how do I spot the runt beforehand in case I have to make a premature burial?
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i believe in you op, hang on for a few more days
Her nipples aren't huge like they were, but they don't look small.

She licks the pups constantly.

Purina Complete Adult.

She is calm. That's the problem. She doesn't give a shit if one of them falls out or starts screaming. They eat like pigs so I'm not concerned about that.

I haven't gotten any sleep since I last posted. I want to blow my fucking head off. They won't keep still. They just keep moving around until they fall out of the bed and then they start screaming and I have to put them back.
The runt is whoever you decide he is.
if you can get your hands on a kiddie pool they won't crawl away as easily
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Say hello to my little friend edition.
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See that's the problem. The smaller horses get, or more "pony" like, the stronger they get, pound for pound. So seeing a disproportionately big person riding a tiny pony is actually a legit dealio, especially with pulling as well. There are still limits regardless, although i didn't realize UK popularity wise disliked ponies. I just know they had alot more of the breeds running around.

In the U.S. everyone and their mom wants Quarterhorses. Oh my, is that a new and legit breed someone came up with? let's mix Quarterhorse with it!

Pony of The Americas originally a fuck up between Shetland Pony and Appaloosa? Let's fuck over the Pony part of it and do Quarterhorse instead.

Have a child afraid of heights? Fuck it, let's buy a 5 figure, 16h 3 year old quarterhorse stallion instead of a perfectly good pony.

Alot of horse people cave into peer pressure trying to buy performance horses rather then looking at a breed or even personality of horse that fits them.
Why would a horse scream all the time? Even when he's alone?
Because it's stressed? Horses shouldn't be alone. In their own stall is fine, but there should be other horses around.
Major case of separation anxiety, pretty common with horses, especially if NO ONE is around.

Zebras have it worse with their buddy system

He's out most of the time with other horses and he still does it. Same when separated.

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