Sunday, February 8, 2009

Cleaning and a new house....

I know that I showed the newest arrivals to our fish tank the day.. well we had a mass turn up the tails on Friday night leading to a really big clean out of the fish tank yesterday. We now have only one yabbie left and both fish are still going. We bought the yabbie a new home (a fake log) he/she/it has burrowed down and made a home.

SONY DSC SONY DSC scrubbing and putting in the log!

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waiting for the tank to be cleaned. Tyler kept wanting to feed them all the time! SONY DSC

the survivor (?victor, ?last yabbie standing!)

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Hiding behind the log

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Taking back their tank!

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So now we have a much cleaner (although as I write this the water is a bit cloudy again - sigh!).

So the fishies and the yabbie are in their nice clean HOME SWEET HOME!

I should just add that it was a combination of riduculously hot days, to many yabbies and probably lack of food - they really cant survive on fish food alone! that lead to their demise!

enjoy J

7 comments made my day.:

janett February 8, 2009 at 3:07 PM  

Aww I hope you can figure out the problem! Fish are so much work!

Suzy February 8, 2009 at 3:45 PM  

Looks like a lot of work! But great take on the theme posting the fish's home sweet home!

Jena Photography February 8, 2009 at 4:04 PM  

Great take on the theme. TFS!

Linnao February 8, 2009 at 7:27 PM  

Amazing, that little fish can be so much work! Nice shots!

Jess February 9, 2009 at 12:40 AM  

Aww, that sucks that you had so many die all of a sudden! Isn't that weird how it happens seemingly at random like that?

--sme February 9, 2009 at 1:30 AM  

What a great take on Home Sweet Home! (I used to love my fish tank, but HATED cleaning it!)

Erika February 9, 2009 at 4:34 AM  

That looks like a very sweet home for those fish! :)

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