White Goldfish

I’ve been so active since school was out, I almost don’t know what to do with days without a schedule. But I knew what I wanted to do yesterday: I wanted to get some white goldfish.

As I said, I’m working on training my pond goldfish to come to the surface for food. Things are going well. Once I get their attention with food, they aren’t spooked away from the surface even when I move around. But I’ve noticed there are only five fish now. I originally got six. After feeding them and observing for several days, I’m convinced that the solid white goldfish is gone. I presume it is dead.

So today I went to the aquarium store and got two white goldfish. Joy! I could hardly contain myself as I added them to the pond. They happily joined in swimming with the others. I hope they aren’t too freaked out when they find the skeleton of their predecessor.

It's not often that a mere two dollars can bring such joy.

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4 Responses to White Goldfish

  1. Lauren says:

    I’ll have to send my camera home with you – you can take underwater pictures with it! You can photograph the fish and frogs, and also document where the body is.

  2. Deanne says:

    They’re lovely. Do you suppose the other goldfish ate the original white one? Or that it had trouble adapting?

    If these ones die, I think you should do an accostumization process where you mix the pond water in with the aquarium water a little more each day until they’re used to it.

    Although aren’t goldfish about the most adaptable of fish?

  3. Peggy says:

    Maybe the other white one killed himself…maybe all of the other gold fish used to laugh and call him names,I bet they never poor whitey, join in any fishy games!

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