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We’ve been battling the drought all year, trying to keep enough water in the pond to keep our goldfish afloat. When we bought the house, there were an estimated one thousand goldfish. Due mostly to predation (after we removed the net strung over the whole pond, herons and other birds became regular visitors) we found ourselves down to about six fish.
Lynda recently purchased a small aquarium at the Market Day where I peddle my woodworking, and managed to rescue those last six fish. Also a couple of snails and a tadpole. We returned the tadpole.