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Old 06-25-2007, 02:18 AM   #1
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Some Photos of the Goldfish Barrel

I just got my first flower on my water lilies. It's great. Toss some fish, some lilies, and feed the fish. They poop and the plants grow. Water changes are basically only when the water gets less clear, because the lilies suck up the bioload quite quickly. What I didn't know is that the flowers close up at night. You can see in the pictures below. They're in chronological order. The flower completely closes up by sunset.





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Old 06-25-2007, 08:20 AM   #2
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Very pretty!! Congrats.
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Old 06-25-2007, 09:19 AM   #3
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NEAT!
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Cool, I didn't know that!
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Very nice! How big is the barrel?
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The barrel is approximately 100 gallons from my measurements.
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Very nice looking. Kind of gives me an idea.
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Very nice! I especially like the last picture.
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:41 AM   #9
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My lilies just made their second flower, this one is white.



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Very nice! So the same variety of lily can produce white and pink flowers?
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