Monday, June 28, 2010

A new pet for our house...

I woke up this morning and decided I was going to buy a fighter fish. So I did! But first I had to salvage this old vase from the backyard (where I had been using it upside down to take photos of bears on). Clean it, fill it with water, check and adjust the pH level, put the chlorine remover in, set up the heater (as its the middle of winter here)... some rocks and plants, buy the fish and some food...

...set up the tank, float the fish, release him and watch him swim laps!

I've never had one like him before (and I've had a few over the years!). He's a really odd mix of pink, blue and red. Depending on how the light hits him, he will appear predominantly a vibrant blue, or sometimes more of a mottled pink.


  1. That is a super neat looking fish bowl, it's very chic.

  2. Beautiful! He looks like a very happy fish.

  3. looks like he got into the grape KoolAid!