Dia de los Muertos Goldfish Tank Dia de los Muertos Goldfish Tank


I thought my goldfish should join in on the holiday fun! Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on October 31st and November 1st & 2nd. The holiday is a celebration of the lives of loved ones who have passed away and is characterized by brightly painted skulls (sugar…
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Solid Gold’s Website is Moving! Solid Gold’s Website is Moving!


There are lots of changes on the horizon for Solid Gold. One of those changes? A new website! Preview solidgoldaquatics.com Solid Gold’s new website is finally ready to share with the world, and although I’ve logged untold hundreds of hours getting the new website to the point it’s at now, there is still much more work…
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Goldfish Fish Room Design & Plans at My New House Goldfish Fish Room Design & Plans at My New House


Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EChghzUgPYk A lot has happened since purchasing my house five months ago. My focus has been on getting settled in, making changes to the house to make it feel more like home (I just finished a DIY kitchen makeover), getting used to my new budget with a mortgage payment, and getting my bearings. Up until…
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Black Butterfly Beauties Black Butterfly Beauties


Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8nrfm8nEcA Here are my four black butterfly telescope goldfish in their 75 gallon aquarium. The three big ones (Loki, Lana, and Mordecai) are from Dandy Orandas and the little guy (Poe) was bred by me from red/white butterfly telescope parents. These fish spawned for me a few days ago, so I now have…
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Fish Room Tour Fish Room Tour


Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSO1DE6kjTA I finally have the fish room I’ve always wanted! My 15’x10′ balcony is home to my 25-30 goldfish and their quickly-growing fry. My group of fish includes 6 calico butterfly telescopes, 13 red/white butterfly telescopes, 4 black butterfly telescopes, and 7 broadtail black moors. There are four 40 gallon breeder aquariums, one 127…
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New Breeder Fish Arrive from Dandy Orandas New Breeder Fish Arrive from Dandy Orandas


As you will probably remember, about a month ago I had the unique privilege of traveling to Dandy Orandas in Michigan to visit, show you guys a video tour of the facility, and even hand-pick my own fish in person! Well, the day we’ve been waiting for has finally arrived… the fish I hand-picked are…
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Deme*tyoubi Giveaway Winners Deme*tyoubi Giveaway Winners


UPDATE 12/7/15: Yet another one of the winners did not claim their prize within the time limit, so a runner-up has been selected at random. Please remember to check backhere when you enter one of my giveaways guys! You could be missing outon your prize.  Jenna Briere – you are a winner! Please follow the…
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Deme*tyoubi Felted Goldfish Art Unboxing + Giveaway Deme*tyoubi Felted Goldfish Art Unboxing + Giveaway


Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VbQZWKQqS4 I have long admired Deme*tyoubi’s felted goldfish art, and even commissioned a custom-made goldfish a couple of years ago. This year I decided to up the ante and commission another piece in a bigger size! This time I commissioned Hikaru to create a 10-inch-long felted replica of my favorite fish, my male…
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US Bred Baby Broadtail Moors US Bred Baby Broadtail Moors


Online forums like Goldfish Keepers can be a great place to network with other goldfish hobbyists and breeders to find some really great fish!  Plus,supporting small hobby breeders also helps keep the hobby vibrant andstrong.  I got a group of 7 beautiful Broadtail Moor Goldfish from AmyShonka and I love them!  Can’t wait to share…
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Let’s Talk Goldfish with Ken Fischer of Dandy Orandas Let’s Talk Goldfish with Ken Fischer of Dandy Orandas


Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wko6hLTbaJY Visiting Dandy Orandas in Michigan was an amazing experience. While I was there, I wanted to take some time to introduce you to the man behind the magic; none other than Ken Fischer, the sole owner/operator of Dandy Orandas. Ken has been doing the goldfish thing for many years and has built…
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