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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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One Year Update for Butterfly Babies

One Year Update for Butterfly Babies

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xl1K8Rxx-F8 You got to see my butterfly telescope babies grow up from little one-week-old “eyelashes” and now just look at the beauties they’ve become!  They’re almost one year old now and I’m so pleased with how they’ve turned out.  It has taken a lot of careful grooming (aka WORK!) to get to this…
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Calico & Black Butterflies Galore!

Calico & Black Butterflies Galore!

My new group of goldfish from Dandy Orandas have been here for exactly two weeks now and they seem to be getting more comfortable in their new home. If you didn’t see the unboxing video, you’re really missing out! Watch it here → EPIC Dandy Orandas Live Goldfish Unboxing It’s been a while since I’ve…
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New Fish & EPIC Dandy Orandas Unboxing!

New Fish & EPIC Dandy Orandas Unboxing!

Looking back on past videos I have done, it seems that I always get new goldfish in the fall.  I don’t know why, but there it is!  Three years ago, in 2012, I got Luca who is currently my oldest goldfish.  Click here to watch Luca’s unboxing video.  Two years ago, in 2013, I got…
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Solid Gold Butterflies

Solid Gold Butterflies

After selling almost all of my butterfly telescope fry (who actually aren’t fry anymore!) that I’ve been painstakingly raising for the past 6 months, I’m feeling a little bit of the “empty nester syndrome” setting in.  It’s the perfect time to take stock of the fish that I still have and show them some love! …
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Are These Even the Same Fish? + Butterflies for Sale Friday

Are These Even the Same Fish? + Butterflies for Sale Friday

Who are those fish and what have they done with Sophie and Clyde?!  Seriously though, check out the major color change that Sophie and Clyde have undergone!  This was a long time coming.  As many of you probably know, there are no “true” panda goldfish.  Goldfish that are black and white (called panda) are eventually…
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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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