The Perfect Rack for 40 Gallon Tanks The Perfect Rack for 40 Gallon Tanks


I found this shelving unit from Lowe’s that fits two 40 gallon breeder tanks perfectly.  This means no more tanks on the floor of my dining room!  This is only half of the shelf, it can actually hold four tanks.  It’s nice because it’s heavy duty and can certainly hold the weight, but it also…
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New Fish From Dandy Orandas New Fish From Dandy Orandas


Meet Navi (nah-vee), the newest member of the Solid Gold gang!  She is a red/white butterfly telescope from Dandy Orandas and she arrived on Tuesday, November 25th.  Navi arrived in pretty good shape except for a slight break in the leading ray of her dorsal fin.  It probably won’t heal quite right (you’ll always be…
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Grateful Goldfish Grateful Goldfish


Did you know that one of the greatestcontributing factors to happiness is how much gratitude you show? As it turns out, happiness doesn’t make you grateful… being grateful makesyou happy!  Happy Thanksgiving everyone; let’s take a cue from our fishand remember to be thankful for the little things in life.  I hope everyone is able…
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Releasing Pet Fish? Releasing Pet Fish?


Hey guys, I need to get serious for a moment.  I got a message today on my Facebook page from someone letting me know that they released a captive Oscar into a nearby river.  Please, do not ever release captive fish into the wild no matter what type of fish it is or where you…
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Solid Gold Sketchbook Solid Gold Sketchbook


Well, here it is… the first piece of art I’ve made in months.  And for my subjects I chose the ever-handsome Clyde and his sidekick, Edgar.  I hope you enjoy the video! Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Zt1P7GmP0 This team, according to Challenges Web Site magazine. Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this post…
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Where Have I Been? Where Have I Been?


Hello, my lovely goldfish friends!  I apologize for my long, unexplained absence; life has been full of changes for me lately.  I’ve steadily taken on more responsibility at my “day job” working full-time at a local animal shelter, and when I’m not working, I volunteer my time taking better photos of the cats and dogs…
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Fish Room Air | Tank Talk Fish Room Air | Tank Talk


Got air? This fish room does! Follow along to see where I’m at with my fish room revamp! This week I’ve been working on setting up the air pump and running PVC to supply air to all the fish tanks and tubs.   Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtH71ifv_qQ What to do if you notice erectile issues why not…
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Solid Gold Sketchbook Solid Gold Sketchbook


Here’s some art I’ve been working on recently.  The drawing of Clover is the first large-scale (about 11×14″) goldfish drawing I have made and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out.  I think I’ll be doing many more large drawings like this in the future.  I made it specifically to display at the Minnesota…
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Save the Date | 3rd Annual AGA Show Save the Date | 3rd Annual AGA Show


Mark your calendars!  The date is set for the 3rd annual American Goldfish Association Breeders Classic Show and Auction.  It will be held August 9th in Anderson, Indiana at the Hollywood Estates Clubhouse.  The address is as follows: Hollywood Estates Clubhouse 144 Hollywood Blvd. Anderson, IN 46016 Friday, August 8th will be set up and…
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