My Six Year Old Angelfish

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© Gregory Mencotti
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UploadedMay 30, 2009
TakenMay 24, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D90
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length50 mm
ISO800
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Well, that age is probably not as rare as one might think. In a well maintained aquarium they can certainly live eight to nine years.
These are well past the age of bearing little puppies and one of them has developed a cataract.
But they still wag their tails when they see me!

UPDATE: 8/24/09 - The King of My Aquarium (far left) peacefully slipped away yesterday. Retaining his dignity to the end, he quietly huddled in a corner until overtaken by Death. I suppose you could say... He sleeps with the fishes.
RIP.

9 responses

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (29 May 2009):

    Fantastic capture.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (30 May 2009):

    This is a really beautiful shot, I love it!! great aquarium Gregory..

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (30 May 2009):

    Beautiful, tank, plants, FISH... and shot, Greg!! Amazing that they get excited when they see you!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (30 May 2009):

    I agree with Rob!! Wonderful shotl.

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (2 Jun 2009):

    FANTASTIC capture!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (13 Jun 2009):

    They are beautiful and so is this capture. I can't keep a gold fish alive.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (4 Jul 2009):

    Nice composition and colours!

  • Bert Happel

    Bert Happel gave props (12 Jul 2009):

    Great exposure - I've not tried any aquarium shots but with reflections I would expect some difficulties. This looks like we're in the tank.

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    good photo

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