Tuesday, June 02, 2009

BIG fish little fish
We've had a fish tank for quite a while now. A few fatalities now and again, but for the most part it's a nice fish home (after the fish get used to being on top of a dresser that gets opened and slammed shut 800 x's a day). The boys have enjoyed the process of flushing dead fish and buying new fish.
A few weeks ago, it was QUIET in the house... dunh, dunh, dunh! We found the boys on a chair with the fish net trying to scoop out a dead fish. Water and rocks were all over!! In the process they uprooted all the pretty little plastic plants. It was at this time that I decided that the fish tank fun was finished. All that was left was this big ol' fat and ugly fish that pooped these 6" long turds...all the time. He was definitely the least favorite of our fish family. A few weeks went by and I still had not done away with the tank. The poor pooping fish was all alone and in the dark because I kept forgetting about him. It was one night as we were putting the boys to bed when I felt bad for the thing. I was dropping a few flakes of food into his cold home when I saw...fish!! Lots and Lots of fish! Tiny little baby fish!!! The fat, ugly, pooping guy was really a fat, ugly, pooping momma!! AWWW!
There are probably close to 25 of these little babies all swimming around in the plastic plants - which hid them, no doubt, from the hungry jaws of their momma!


Karis said...

I love how you describe things! So, so funny about the pooping momma fish.

Don & Katrina Hines said...

That reminds me of the time at the Hensler's house when we were suppose to be watching the baby Angelfish and protecting them from the Mommy and Daddy, but by the end of the week 3/4 of the little guys were GONE!!!