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Beach Front Property for Hyperion & Friends... [Pic Heavy]


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Recently, I converted the bachelor pad into a beach resort for Hyperion and his friends. Since it's been a while since I've updated, I thought I would take the opportunity to share some pics. I am happy to report that everyone continues to do extremely well. The transition from gravel to sand went off without a hitch, and everyone is loving their new home. I've started to scale back on the amount of food that they get, since I would like to really put the brakes on growth.

Here is their home. It's a 55 gallon, with Petco sand, as well as anubias, many many stalks of lucky bamboo, and 2 mangroves (thanks, Sean!). :)

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This is Othello. He is my oldest fish since I came back to keeping goldfish. He should be nearing 6 years old soon, if not already. I've had him since he was all of an inch long. :)

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This is Hyperion. He's the next oldest (2.5?). He started life as a tricolor, and decided that he likes being red/white much better. Hyperion, as did all the others, came to me when he was a wee juvenile. He had a growth spurt, but lately has really slowed down, growth-wise. I suspect this has to do with being somewhat sight-impaired. It works out well though, since he's pretty big already. Hyperion can from a local store.

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This is Boss Tammy. He's my largest fish (can you guess his weight?). He came from DO as a small fish, and has done the most, and fastest, growing of any fish I've ever had. He's quite majestic, and round! :rofl

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This is MagiKarp, the youngest of the bunch. I'm guessing he's about 1.5 years old. He came from Petco. His wen has grown a ridiculous amount, and for that I am ecstatic! :D

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Thank you so much for looking! :)

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squeeee! I love your fish :heart

Boss Tammy is seriously the Boss.... love that fat fish! I remember you posting how much he weighs recently, was it 250g?

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OMGosh! they are all so beautiful! they've grown & filled out so well :wub:

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oh my gosh...

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Your pictures, and fish, are amazing!

Love it Alex! Beautiful fish.

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They look great!! I wish one of my fish would decide to be R&W. :rofl

Oh oh!! Can I guess Boss Tammy's weight? :lol2 The belly on that fish is :o

:teehee

Thank you Helen, Jenna, Kathleen, Rob, and Lisa! :D

No, Lisa, you can't play the guessing game. You know how much he weighs! :rofl

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Sweet beachfront pad for your surfer guys and gals Alex.

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squeeee! I love your fish :heart

Boss Tammy is seriously the Boss.... love that fat fish! I remember you posting how much he weighs recently, was it 250g?

They are all so majestic and have grown into their ages well. I adore Hyperion's small eyes.

Dang Dude! They look like sharks :lol:thumbs:

Amazing, Alex!! :heart OMG! Did boss Tammy have a color change? :o

What lens did you use for these? :)

Thank you Mike, Jess, Chelsea, Koko, and Mikey! :D

Jess, try something a bit higher. :rofl

Mikey, Tammy has always been that color. :) I used my 50 mm Prime lens for pics, but to be honest, I don't like it. I am going back to my other lens, especially because it's no good trying to take pics at at apertures wider than 5.6.

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They are all so beautiful! I think Hyperion is my favorite :wub:

Big, beautiful, chunky fishies! Thank you for sharing!

You have a beautiful tank and fish! i absolutely love Hyperion!

Beautiful! Beautiful! :heart

These can't be ALL your goldies?! :huh::hummm

Your fish are real chubbers. :rofl:D

It looks like something from the Fujian province! Beautiful, Alex.

Thank you, Jared, Lisa, Bronwyn, TikiLola, and Daniel! :D

Jared, Hyperion is my favorite as well. :lol2

TikiLola, I have many more (gold)fish. That will be the subject of future updates, in the next two summer months. :) There will be ranchus, fantail, ryukin, and single tails, as well as boy and girl BNs. :)

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Why was I thinking he was black and white? :hmm

No idea! :rofl

He's always been white, with a couple of small splashes of red/orange. :)

Cute!! Love those long flowing fins on Hyperion. :D

Thank you! I do as well. :)

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Which one of your fish are white with black specs?? Lol I think I'm goon crazy if you say you don't have any :P

I think I remember one from "past" fish.....

then again, I could be imagining that. :doh11:

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Which one of your fish are white with black specs?? Lol I think I'm goon crazy if you say you don't have any :P

Which one of your fish are white with black specs?? Lol I think I'm goon crazy if you say you don't have any :P

I think I remember one from "past" fish.....

then again, I could be imagining that. :doh11:

You mean, this one? :rofl

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That would be Boss :lisa: , as opposed to Boss :tammy::rofl

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