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Custom Goldfish Necklace

Custom Goldfish Necklace

This necklace was custom-made from a photo of my goldfish, Chiba.  I had Chiba for a little over one year before he became ill withuntreatable dropsy and died.  He was a very special fish and anabsolutely perfect example (in my opinion) of the butterflytelescope.  It’s nice to have something to remember him by.  You mayrecognize…
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Wood Goldfish Carving

Wood Goldfish Carving

My husband gifted me with an awesome wood carving of a panda butterfly telescope.  Butterflies are my favorite type of goldfish, and since I can’t get any more live fish for the time being, this is the perfect gift!  The carving is from the Tung Hoi Aquarium Company in China.  They’re are one of the…
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Photos from the 75g Tank

Photos from the 75g Tank

Today I took some photos of the fish in my 75 gallon tank; here are a few highlights… This is Nixie, a small orange butterfly telescope.  She is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Alastor “Mad Eye” Moody, a large calico butterfly telescope.  This guy is a powerful swimmer. This is Babydoll, a small black…
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Setting up a Quarantine Tub (New Fish!)

Setting up a Quarantine Tub (New Fish!)

I’m expecting two new fish in the mail tomorrow morning! They are twovibrant red Chinese broadtails, here’s a quick sneak peek of them. I’m tracking their delivery progress online, and right now they’re in Memphis, Tennessee!For their quarantine I’m using a 26 gallon clear plastic bin, filtered by an Aquaclear 110 filter. The filter is…
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An Introduction to the Butterfly Telescope Goldfish

An Introduction to the Butterfly Telescope Goldfish

“The Butterfly Tail … often flutters its lovely tail fins like a girl in the flower of her youth taking a leisurely stroll- all innocence, vitality, and not a hint of worry or sadness.  Words simply cannot do it justice.” -Louise Chan The butterfly telescope is most easily recognized by its large, unforked caudal fins…
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