My current fish...some pics

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickerdoodle13, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Well, since we were talking about fish in the other thread, I figured I would make a separate one so I could show off the ones I already have at home!

    These two ones I got free from a girl who wanted to change her fishtank into one for smaller fish. She must have taken good care of these guys though! They are huge!

    The Orange one:

    The White one (Not a great photo, but I couldn't upload the other for some reason)

    The Comet I bought from Walmart (I've had him for three years now)

    My whole barrel pond set up:
  2. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    Very nice little pond you have there. I have a pond and a fish tank, lol.
  3. roosters97

    roosters97 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
    funny fish you got there![​IMG]
  4. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    have you named them already?
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator

    Sep 25, 2007
    Chickerdoodle, don't they need a bubbler thingy for air bubbles? Interesting!
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Fish don't "need" bubbler things for oxygen exchange. Really, bubblers move water and cause currents and the majority of oxygen exchange occurs at the surface. If there are not too many fish in the water vs surface area, there is no need for a bubbler!
  7. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Cute little fishies.
  8. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Yeah, everybody always asks how they can live without a filter, but as long as I don't add too many fish it does pretty well. I've probably had it for over three years and these fish have done the best. To clean it, I just stick the hose in it and let the water overflow until it is clear. I did have a bit of a problem with algae this year, but if it happens again, I'll stick some snails in there. For awhile I couldn't even see the fish! LOL Now they are in my garage in a large plastic tub so the water doesn't freeze. I'm going to add in the other two fish next weekend, but I'm not sure I'll keep them in there. They might end up in a friend's pond. I don't want them to be overcrowded.

    Thanks for the comments everybody! ...And no, they don't have names, so feel free to suggest some!
  9. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Songster

    Dec 4, 2007
  10. RepoBob

    RepoBob Songster

    Nov 25, 2007
    Very nice

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