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  1. Bombalurina
    04-04-2012 07:53 PM - permalink
    It may take him a while to get used to the company. When I first added my girls they chased the cories, tetras and shrimp for a while before settling down, even though they'd been sharing a tank with a ghost knife at the shop.
    Be warned, though, it may take days, or it might not happen at all. :(
  2. ZergyMonster
    03-29-2012 07:44 PM - permalink
    Thanks for the birthday wishes! I will have a good day!
  3. thekoimaiden
    03-26-2012 09:48 PM - permalink
    A lot of people have goldfish spawning in tanks, and they spawn like mad in ponds. Koi will spawn sometimes, too, but they generally only do it in mud-bottom ponds. Goldfish are so frisky they'll do it anywhere lol! Would Pascal, Parker, and Penelope be pearlscales? lol!
  4. thekoimaiden
    03-26-2012 09:33 PM - permalink
    I couldn't even imagine having 100 fish! I'd rather have about 10-15 koi that I can easily recognize. I guess that's why I wanted koi over goldfish in a pond; koi are easier to tell apart! :p
  5. thekoimaiden
    03-26-2012 08:41 PM - permalink
    Ponds have a very high startup cost. Let's just say it was my graduation present in lieu of a car... All of my little (well not really) koi babies have names. I've only got 6, and they are all very recognizable. I can actually tell you where most of them came from, too. Some of them are older than one of my cats.
  6. thekoimaiden
    03-26-2012 07:55 PM - permalink
    Aww thanks! And my koi say "nom nom." Installing it was a lot of backbreaking work, but the upkeep is really low-maintenance. Less than a normal tank by far. The most I have to do is put a net up in the fall to prevent too many leaves from getting in the water. Aside from making sure the water level stays high enough and feeding the little monsters there isn't much else I do with it.
  7. Hostess
    01-31-2012 05:10 AM - permalink
    te fish in your profile pic looks very similar to my fish :)
    I just wanted to share that with you
  8. MistersMom
    01-30-2012 05:54 PM - permalink
    yw, its actually very enlightening ! i love quote like that, i make alot myself, but not about fish haha! your fish is very pretty also!
  9. MistersMom
    01-30-2012 05:41 PM - permalink
    i like your quote about the small world, yet a betta makes us smile and ect...
  10. bettalover2033
    01-28-2012 02:50 PM - permalink
    Yea, I only know 1 other person with the same birthday as me. :P

  About Me

  • About Olympia
    rabbit god, ferret jester, goldfish slave
    Kingston, Ontario
    Organic Agriculture Student
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
    3 - 5
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    taking a break from fish-keeping.
    3 lovely male betta still keep me company.


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  • Join Date: 08-24-2011
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