Category Archives: fish tanks

A New Addition to Our Fish Tank!

We have a new baby fish (fry) – a swordtail was born in our fresh water fish tank. But before I tell you more about this little adorable fish, let me explain about the tank. We have a 7-gallon tank … Continue reading

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Puffer the Boxfish is not Well!

At this writing our fish, Puffer the Boxfish, is not doing well. He is suffering from something and his days are numbered. My husband has been putting him in a bucket with a treatment for sick fish and letting him … Continue reading

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Fish Are Pets too! New Additions to our Fish Tank!

While I have been working on my newest book in the Abby & Holly Series, my husband, John, has been taking care of our tropical fish tank. Here are many photos of it. It’s quite spectacular with all its colorful … Continue reading

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A New Beta is Here!

If you have been reading my blog since 2013 you will already know about our fish tanks and all the lovely fish we have. I have done several posts about our pets. Check out this post about their personalities. We … Continue reading

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Fish have Personalities too!

If you have been one of my readers you may know that my husband, John, and I have fish for pets, one tank of fresh water and one with 12 tropical fish. Fish do have personalities. Our 95-gallon tank has … Continue reading

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Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab is climbing on Amazon!

CLARENCE HENRY  THE HERMIT CRAB IS CLIMBING ON AMAZON! Every so often I check my stats on Amazon. Today Clarence Henry is moving up. I hope he keeps going up! He is presently at #39 in Kindle Books. Amazon Best … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Jerry the Crabby Crayfish!

Jerry the  Crabby Crayfish just won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award! I am so excited that my most popular book has received this presigious award! Best Books in the Category of CHILDREN’S INTEREST Jerry The Crabby Crayfish Janice Spina http://jemsbooks.com Here … Continue reading

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New Family of Fish after Sad Loss of Saltwater Fish Tank!

As I mentioned in this previous blog as an addendum at the bottom of the post, we were saddened to lose all of our saltwater fish in our 35-gallon fish tank. Today we purchased new occupants for the tank. Here … Continue reading

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A Tale of Fishes and More!

As most of you know I love birds and post about them often. I also love fish (not the eating kind here). But I do eat my share of all kinds of fish and other seafood. My husband and I … Continue reading

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