Common Abbreviations
Ardan Huck March 14, 2003

Common Abbreviations Used in Posts by Ardan Huck March 14, 2003

AFK - Away from keyboard

ATB - all the best

BBS - Be Back Soon (or, in the fish hobby, Baby Brine Shrimp)

BBL - Be Back Later

BBIAB - Be Back In A Bit

BBIAF - Be Back In A Few

BD - blue diamond

BH - Beefheart

BRB - Be Right Back

BTW - by the way

BW - (Hikari) Bloodworms or (California/Live) Blackworms

CBW - California Black Worms

F1 - first generation of a cross

GDAWC - Go Do A Water Change

HTH - Hope this helps

IME - In My Experience

IMHO - In My Humble Opinion/In My Honest Opinion (I've seen it both ways)

IMO - In My Opinion

JMO - Just My Opinion

LFS - Local fish store

LOL - Laughing Out Loud

Metro - Metronidazole

MR - marlboro red

N/M - No message (used on some forums)/Nevermind

PB - pigeon blood

PP - Potassium Permanganate

Prazi - Praziquantel

QT - Quarantine / Quarantine Tank

RO - Reverse osmosis

ROTFL/ROFL - Rolling On the Floor Laughing

ROTFLMAO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A$$ Off

ROTFPIMP - Rolling On The Floor Peeing In My Pants

RSG - Red Spotted Green

SS - Snakeskin

TTYL - Type/Talk To You Later

WD - white diamond

WC or W/C - Water Change

X - A cross.. usually seen between two strains of discus example: pigeon blood X snakeskin

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