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Casper has sure turned out to be a nice fish Tinkerbell.

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thanks :) when i first got him i certainly didnt think he was the prettiest fish, i just felt so sorry for him because he was the last one left :( im so glad i did get him now, he's my huge baby :D

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Oh I loooooove Ariel and Ed :heart I love seeing common and comet goldfish grow up. Sadly its such a rare occurance, but your two guys are beautiful.

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Thank you. I also have Beavis and Butthead that I bought along with Ed, but I do not have any good before pics of Beavis. They'll be 3 years old in early July. I remember when I bought them, the lady said "so what are you going to feed them to?" I said I'm not going to feed them to anything, I'm just starting up a tank. She then said "oh, I should have picked some nice ones for you." I think she did :yeah:

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Amazing success stories everyone . :rockon

I dont have any pics of my 2 originlal fish from when I got them first 2 years ago...biggest growth...but the others I got six months ago and do have pics. Heres a before and after of the 2 siamese albino dolls. You have to remember that these are dwarf fish not expected to grow much...

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and today in the same spot in their tank/same ornament:Jewel.jpg

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Found an old pic of the fry tank! It's from around Christmas! For comparision I have marked out Goldie! You can see the same plant in the front, it hasn't grown. :(

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This pic is from today! Now you can see the fry (except for the green coloured water :( have just made a waterchange though!)!

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I watch them everyday and I think they doesn't grow, but looking at old pics makes me realize that they have grown! :D

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okies, heres my baby... one of my oranda... i got him a yr and a half ago,

casper before: he was origionally black and red

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one 'in-between' pic:

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a couple taken about a minute ago:

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he has now reached nearly 8" :o amazing considering when i got him he was in a 12g tank with 6 other goldies :o i know, i know...

edit: forgot to add pics.... duh! im an idiot

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He really looks nice the way he's gone all white except for a little lemon yellow in the wen.

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Very nice fish everybody.

Here's another of mine. This is Marley, he's my first goldfish. I got Marley when a very good friend of mine became very sick and she asked me if I'd take her goldfish and care for him... Learning to care for him brought me to Koko's and started my OGD. He lived the first four months of his life in a one gallon bowl, so he never grew to his full potential, but I still like him.

Marley on 9/03/02

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Marley 11/22/05

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WHOA THAT IS A HUGE FOREHEAD(no offense)

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Holy Moley- Marley has grown! That is a truly loved fish! Just look how he's

turned out. What a beauty :lol: . You must be very proud.

Kissy :I have to agree teles :heart are top of my list for the most part too. But orandas are very impressive with their special head feature :D

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They'll be 3 years old in early July. I remember when I bought them, the lady said "so what are you going to feed them to?" I said I'm not going to feed them to anything, I'm just starting up a tank. She then said "oh, I should have picked some nice ones for you." I think she did :yeah:

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People here think like you :)

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What a cool idea for a thread!

Ok here are my guys, i got my first two Goldies in Aug last year, they started off in a 5gal with rubbish filtration. But now because of koko's they live in a 40 gal tank with 10xfiltration (Fluval305extrenal, fluval 3+ internal) they get fed a mixture of flakes, blood worms, peas, tubafix, brime shrimps and anything else that is in my 'Fish box' at the moment i'm cycling the tank so i'm doing water changes most days.

Alan and Chris before:

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Alan and Chris after:

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And this is Molly and Jeremy i've had Moll since the end of Jan and jez has only been with me since march but they have changed so i thought i post them anyway

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Molly after:

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Jez before:

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Jez after:

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Here's the progress my Betty made:

The first pic is when I first got her in Dec 04

The second is from Feb 06

Sadly she passed away on Thursday.

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Oh! I am late gettin' to the party, but I want in on it!!

Here's Big Boy when I first got him:

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Here's Big Boy now:

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Here's Patch (around March 19th about 1 1/2 month old)

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1 1/2 inch long

Patch (about 6 months old)

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2 1/2 inches long

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Here are some of mine that I think were pretty neat...

Same fish??? Sure is!!!!

Here is Mutt. He changed colors 4 times but I missed the 3rd stage where he was all jet black and orange.

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Here is Jellybean:

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Just goes to show, don't always pick a fish because you like its color! lol

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So true about picking a fish for its color Gia! I love jellybean by the way. He's beautiful and his name fits him to a T! :lol::rofl

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