Our Comet Golfish (Mr. Fish Jr. who I received as a white elephant gift almost two years ago) has been living in a one gallon glass bowl for all of his duration with us. But alas, we finally upgraded his home to a bigger, less warped TEN GALLON TANK! We even got him two more friends, Ginger the Red Ryukin Goldfish and Bandit the Blackmoor Goldfish.
Here’s Ginger right before we took him/her out of the bag. I don’t know why but whenever I see a fish make this face, I always imagine it having a deep manly voice (kinda like that wall-mounted, singing Rainbow Trout you used to see on infomercials).
There’s something very calming about watching fish swim around. The way their tails trail behind them like rice paper under water. How their shiny round bodies dart back and forth. It’s therapeutic to just pet them with your eyes.
Sometimes it looks like we have six goldfish because of their constant reflections. They’re such great companions to have around! Low maintenance. Quiet. Clean. Small. And best of all…SHINY. I couldn’t stop looking at this picture of Ginger which eventually inspired me to make this: