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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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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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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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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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Solid Gold Visits Dandy Orandas

Solid Gold Visits Dandy Orandas

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8dDc9Q1yAU I took a weekend trip to Michigan to show you guys a little tour of the Dandy Orandas fish room!  It was like I died and went to goldfish heaven!  There were about 1,500 goldfish on site; broadtail ryukins, ranchus, orandas, pearlscales, bubble eyes, butterflies, shubunkins, black comets, tosakin, and so much…
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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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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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