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New Additions to the Johnson Family

Introducing our new fish tank and fish!

Erin, our resourceful American picker, found a very nice fish take for, like, a dollar. Those are two Ikea tables for support. It works surprisingly well! The tank is in Marcus' room. I have no idea how we negotiated that setup without Owen's strenuous protestation...

This is Owen's fish, Squirty Spark. S.S. likes to sleep during the day perched under the green fake plant, which initially had us very worried that he was dying. But watching him squirt and spark around the tank at night squelched our fears. Squirty Spark is the fastest fish in the tank, and his specialty is doing "face plants" in the early evening while searching for food among the rocks.

This is Mar's fish, Nemo-Dory.  N.D. swims around non-stop, making clear photography very difficult. Nemo-Dory has no respect for territory, and cares not for sleeping or sleeping fish. N.D.'s specialty is searching for and eating food near the surface.

This is Dad's fish, Genevieve. Genevieve is the prettiest fish in the tank, with her red fins and tail. Her territory is in the "cave," as pictured above. Like Squirty Spark, her specialty is searching for and eating food among the pink rocks at the bottom of the tank, which generally comprises particulate matter falling down from Nemo-Dory's feeding frenzies.

Sadly, Mom's fish He-Ra Princess of Power died soon after introduction to the tank. May He-Ra rest in peace.


Comments

Anonymous said…
Such creative names for the fish! Sad to hear Erin's didn't make it... :(
kel said…
Congratulations! I especially love the names and how you already know their unique personalities so well : )
Amy P said…
Don't forget about the new-new additions. Did you name the 5 Tiger Barbs? How's Dyson doing? :-)
Hello fish! What a fun addition to your family!

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