Friday, August 26, 2011

Book Blogger Hop 13

The Book Blogger Hop is a weekly meme hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books.

This week's question is:

Do you have pets?



Yes! Until recently, had anyone asked, the answer would have been "no" but I recently got a 10-gallon fishtank. My first set of fish, sadly, didn't make it. They were cherry barbs that I had named after Harry Potter characters. My new fish are fancy-tailed guppies - Kirk and Spock, and Chekhov and Sulu. It's a bachelor tank, because I don't want the tank taken over by guppy offspring. Science-fiction seemed to offer the largest number of male names to pick from.

10 comments:

  1. lol LOVE the names! Both Harry Potter and ESPECIALLY the Star Trek...not nearly enough people appreciate Kirk Spock Chekhov and Sulu anymore...actually...now that you've mentioned them I think I'll check out the movie again.... :)

    Happy Friday! I'm a new follower! If you want, check me out if you get a chance!

    http://unabridgedandralyn.blogspot.com/2011/08/friday-memes.html

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  2. Thank you for stopping by my place. Ironically your answer to today's hop question was a similar conversation I recently had with my 90 yr old Mom during a visit. My first "pets" growing up were goldfish that my Dad had bought, approx 10 large ones in a big tank. Never having them before, he thought that they might be hungry and fed them the whole container of food. They didn't survive the night.

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  3. Sounds cool! Love the names you gave them. hehe I am terrible with any kind of tank/cage dwelling animal. I tend to be horrible and cleaning them. We have a turtle but I'm thinking of giving him away because I just don't give him enough attention!

    Thanks for stopping by my friday memes as well!

    ♥ Sarah

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  4. Great name choices for the fishies! I had an iguana named Atreyu and a hamster named Bastian when I was young. I was obssessed with The Never Ending Story. New Follower!

    Thanks for stopping by Book Sake.

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  5. Thanks for stopping by! Your right about sci-fi having a wealth of names!

    Beth ^_^
    http://sweetbooksnstuff.blogspot.com/

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  6. I like the idea of sci-fi-named fish!! :)


    Happy Hopping!

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  7. Hi, new follower! Cute names for the fish! You can find my Friday memes here: Pawing Through Books

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  8. Neat fish names. :)

    I have NO pets.

    Stop by my blog this weekend for book giveaways and 99 cent E-books.

    There will be two different posts from two different authors for the giveaways and E-books.

    Elizabeth

    http://silversolara.blogspot.com

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  9. I've only ever had one fish, not a full tank of them. Great names. Do the males get aggressive with each other (I doubt it, but I think certain types like betas do)?
    -Jenna (new follower)
    Here's my hop:
    http://fansoffiction.blogspot.com/2011/08/follow-me-friday-book-blogger-hop-3.html

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  10. They don't really get aggressive with each other... they get cranky if they haven't been fed in a while - guppies love to eat, so the only real danger is overfeeding them, since they'll enthusiastically chow down almost everything you give them.

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