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I got a new butterfly telescope goldfish from Dandy Orandas four weeks ago. I always peruse the weekly auction just looking to see if there’s anything that catches my eye that I just “have to have”. What I look for in the ideal butterfly telescope is a nice tail that has a good horizontal spread […]

Here it is! The fourth in a series of video updates about the goldfish I have in my fish room, this week’s video focuses on my group of five female butterfly telescope goldfish that live in one of my 90 gallon Intex wading pools in my fish room. At about 3.5 years old, Sophie is […]

This week I’m continuing the series of update videos about all the goldfish in my fish room with a video about my lovely little group of four jikins. The jikin goldfish is a Japanese goldfish variety that is considered quite rare. Their most defining feature is their tail fin, which has been described as a […]

This week the series of video updates about the goldfish in my fish room continues with another new video! Today we’re looking at my group of male butterfly telescopes living in my 75 gallon aquarium. This includes Mordecai, Poe, “no-name” who I’m in need of name suggestions for, Gandalf, and Banjo. I’ve had this aquarium […]

It’s been far too long since I gave you guys an update on my fish, so we’re going to fix that starting this week! This is the first in a series of updates about the goldfish I have in my fish room. Since I have tons of fish now spread out between about 10 tanks, I’m going to […]

I have a confession. I’ve been secretly coveting Jikin goldfish for a while now, and Dandy Orandas has had many very nice ones available on their auctions lately. If you’re not familiar with jikins, The Goldfish Council has a good article about the variety here. I decided that if one came along that really caught […]

It’s been a while since I’ve done a simple video of my goldfish with a fun music background. Here are my three calico butterfly telescopes that I got from Dandy Orandas just over a year ago. I have two males (Bernie & Mugen) and a female (Gwen). The only time they’ve ever spawned for me […]

  Here are my four black butterfly telescope goldfish in their 75 gallon aquarium. The three big ones (Loki, Lana, and Mordecai) are from Dandy Orandas and the little guy (Poe) was bred by me from red/white butterfly telescope parents. These fish spawned for me a few days ago, so I now have a batch […]

As you will probably remember, about a month ago I had the unique privilege of traveling to Dandy Orandas in Michigan to visit, show you guys a video tour of the facility, and even hand-pick my own fish in person! Well, the day we’ve been waiting for has finally arrived… the fish I hand-picked are […]

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wko6hLTbaJY Visiting Dandy Orandas in Michigan was an amazing experience. While I was there, I wanted to take some time to introduce you to the man behind the magic; none other than Ken Fischer, the sole owner/operator of Dandy Orandas. Ken has been doing the goldfish thing for many years and has built […]