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Around the Fish Room with Jennie

Around the Fish Room with Jennie

The video below has more details, but don’t forget that the Minnesota Aquarium Society (MAS) show is this weekend in Fridley, MN!  I will be there both days and I’m bringing one of my fish to participate in the show.  If you see me there, come say hi!  More show info. Also winners have been…
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Deme*tyoubi Felted Goldfish Unboxing

Deme*tyoubi Felted Goldfish Unboxing

For years I have drooled over the felted goldfish art of deme*tyoubi and dreamed of commissioning a piece of my own someday. Well, that someday is here! I contacted her recently about making a felted replica of my female butterfly telescope, Minai. I’m so happy with the finished result!  What do you think, doesn’t it…
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The Reality of Goldfish Breeding…

The Reality of Goldfish Breeding…

The butterfly fry are 4 weeks old now and I finally found time to do their first intensive cull, which strangely left me feeling simultaneously demoralized and hopeful.  In this cull I was looking for any fry with crooked backs, collapsed tail fins, or a single tail fin.  Since they’re so small yet, those are…
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Dandy Orandas Butterflies Update

Dandy Orandas Butterflies Update

A few weeks ago I set up my five adult Dandy Orandas butterflies in a 40 gallon tank so we could appreciate them fully for a moment in side-view.  We typically only get to see them from above, since they live in a 127 gallon tub in my basement fish room.  They’re all doing very…
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Fish Room Update | Tank Talk

Fish Room Update | Tank Talk

Come check out what’s new in my fish room!  My second batch of ghost bristol fry are growing nicely and my butterflies finally spawned.  This gives me the chance try my hand at raising and grooming butterflies from an early age to bring out their best potential.   Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZus-l5wf64&feature=youtu.be



ONE YEAR! | Luca and Felix Update

ONE YEAR! | Luca and Felix Update

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I got Luca and Felix, yet at the same time it feels like they’ve always been with me.  Here’s a one year update about them with before-and-after photos and, of course, an adorable video!  They have grown in leaps and bounds and are cuter (and chubbier!)…
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