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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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2016 Solid Gold Calendar

2016 Solid Gold Calendar

Click Here to Buy! This is the third year in a row that I’ve done a Solid Gold calendarand it has to be the one I am most proud of so far. The fish featured in this year’s calendar are all butterfly telescopes in a wide assortment of colors from calico to jet black! There…
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75 Gallons of Solid Gold

75 Gallons of Solid Gold

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OR367NrpkU Clyde and Sophie are losing their black color at a faster rate every day!  Soon Sophie will no longer be a tri-color and Clyde will no longer be a panda… they’ll both be red/white.  It’s looking like Sophie will be mostly red with a white face and a little red spot on…
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Two Dandy Orandas Giveaways!

Two Dandy Orandas Giveaways!

My friend Ken from Dandy Orandas was looking to do another giveaway, and since Solid Gold recently surpassed 18,000 subscribers, it was perfect timing!  Watch the video below for all the giveaway details, and follow the directions carefully because there are TWO simultaneous giveaways going on; one on the YouTube video and the other on…
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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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Beautiful Fish, Artfully Photgraphed

Beautiful Fish, Artfully Photgraphed

As some of you may remember, part of my New Year’s Resolution thisyear was to experiment more with different camera lenses and photographytechniques. For the past year I’ve been coveting the Helios44-3 lens after seeing some photos a relative of mine took using it.The lens is kind of clunky to use with a new Canon…
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Minnesota Aquarium Society Show 2014

Minnesota Aquarium Society Show 2014

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGvqNmNGdx8 This weekend was a whirlwind!  On Friday my husband (who should win an award for the best fish show supporter) and I packed up and drove down to Fridley, Minnesota to participate in my first fish show, the Minnesota Aquarium Society‘s annual show.  In deciding which of my fish to bring, I considered…
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Subscriber Giveaway Going on Now

Subscriber Giveaway Going on Now

I think we’re well overdue for another giveaway, don’t you?  Thank you to Riparium Supply for supplying the prizes!  Please expand this post to read the rules and how to enter.  Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0pdk4FRUIQ UPDATE posted 3/23/14: RULES AND HOW TO ENTER: -Must be subscribed to my channel.-Must be at least 18 years old, or have…
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