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Complete Book of Dwarf Cichlids

Cichlids are some of the most diverse
freshwater fish on this planet. They can be the most challenging and
most rewarding fish to keep. Their beauty can rival that of saltwater… 403 more words

Fish Book Review

The Pet Shop – Don’t Tap On The Glass

Waukegan, IL: The animals and the birds in The Pet Shop were wonderful, but I really liked the tropical fish. Before there were “all glass” aquariums or even fancier Acrylic aquariums, the normal aquarium had a metal frame and the glass sides were set with a gooey black cement. 300 more words

Aunt Vera

A Trip to the Pet Store

Pam’s Pictorama Post: Kim and I are largely the stay-cation types and enjoy the quietude of Manhattan on holidays as a rule. This week we took a walk together in the late morning of July 4. 1,550 more words

A plenitude of platys

Damn, man, got an overpopulation crisis in the aquarium. Platys up the wazoo. They’ve live bearers—as opposed to egg layers—and being really awful parents they tend to devour their own offspring. 282 more words


Aunt Vera's Pet Shop Circus

Frank Sherry was a drummer with the
Ben Wallace Circus and was the creator of Tiny Brother’s Circus, a miniature,
handcrafted masterpiece of circus memories. Frank and my aunt became friends… 205 more words

Aunt Vera

The joys of keeping tropical fish

I used to keep tropical fish as a hobby. It was messy, troublesome, took up space. But the joys of watching the fish swim happily was wonderful. 209 more words

Tropical Fish

My local library has a very large fish tank with beautiful tropical fish. I’m mesmerized each time I visit.

My morning warm up….A watercolor/watercolor pencil sketch from a photo I took.

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