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Buoying Ricky's Spirits - VIDEO
Posted on October 30, 2008 by freshwater

Recently I took Ricky to see Dr. Amy Kizer, our excellent local fish vet for x-rays, aspiration of excess air from the swim bladder, and an antibiotic injection. At that time Ricky's situation seemed so dire, and he was so depressed, that we considered euthanasia. But I just couldn't give up on my little piano-playing friend.

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Upwardy Immobile
Posted on October 29, 2008 by freshwater

Fancy goldfish are prone to medical problems, and Ricky has had his share.

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Cherry Eye Candy - VIDEO
Posted on October 29, 2008 by freshwater

Little Miss Cherry Blossom explores her new world.

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Meet the Fish: Cherry Blossom
Posted on October 27, 2008 by freshwater

Though we still miss Mango Smoothie, the show must go on! Our cast has a new leading lady: Cherry Blossom.

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We Have Lost Mango Smoothie
Posted on October 07, 2008 by freshwater

Fish training is immensely interesting and entertaining, but it does have its heartaches.

Mango Smoothie

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Ricky and Mango Hook Some Press - VIDEO
Posted on October 02, 2008 by freshwater

My little actors-in-training are featured today in a full-length article in St. Paul's newspaper, The Pioneer Press. The web version contains video: an interview with me and footage (finnage?) of the fish performing tricks. See it here...

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