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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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Kingyo | A Book Review

Kingyo | A Book Review

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pue3CLj9Oo  Pros This book has beautifully photographed and composed images of goldfish and goldfish artifacts from Japan. The short story contained in this book, called “A Riot of Goldfish” is fascinating and well-written.  A joy to read! Cons It’s not meant to be a practical book about goldfish care, it’s meant as more of…
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Chinese Goldfish | A Book Review

Chinese Goldfish | A Book Review

Pros I like this book because it has a lot of artistically photographed pictures of some very unique types of goldfish.  There are many goldfish types in this book that are often not represented in other goldfish books.  One negative thing I noticed though, is that the individual fish they chose to photograph are not…
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A Solution for Ammonia in Tap Water

A Solution for Ammonia in Tap Water

I moved to a new city recently, and where I lived before I never had any issues with ammonia in my tap water.  However, where I live now does have about 0.5 – 1 ppm ammonia in the tap water. Ammonia is very toxic to fish, and even more toxic at a higher pH.  My…
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Product Review | Repashy Soilent Green for Goldfish

Product Review | Repashy Soilent Green for Goldfish

I recently bought a new type of food to try with my goldfish, called Soilent Green, by Allen Repashy.  It’s a premade gel food mix that you just add water to.  It’s formulated for fish that eat algae and small living organisms, which is basically what the goldfish diet consists of, so I thought I’d…
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