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    This is my father showing my grandson his fish.







    I think there will be at least one more generation of fish keepers in my family.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Your lucky wish my Father was around to show things to. He died when I was 11 but your Grandson is lucky to have a Grandfather to look up to. Nice picture!

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    Thank you! That's his great grandfather. Both of my daughters, my son in law, and grandson (soon to be grandchildren) invade my fathers house every Sunday.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    I bet he loves it! That is too cool. I'm seeing my boy just standing and staring at my tank more and more. Makes me smile. :)
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    Yes, he enjoys it a whole bunch. Gotta start them young so it "gets in the blood".
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
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    Post 583 if the link doesn't work right.

    http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...39#post1278339
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    That is very cool! I'm trying to get my own kids hooked, but there is nothign like having your grandpa teach you the ropes. Somehow things are cooler coming from grandpa :-)

    I also come from a family where we would all go invade my uncle's house every Sunday: all uncles, aunts, cousins, kids... almost 40 people! My aunt would make some BBQ and a huge pot of "sancocho". My wife also has a very large close family, so any time we have a large family event where both sides are present, our "immediate" family (as in uncles, aunts, cousins and their kids) is over 100 people! We are spread all over the place (even in other countries) so these get togethers are not frequent. I think this is good -- I would lose my sanity if we had too many of those gatherings.

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    Those are really nice pics of your Dad and grandson, very neat to see the fascination with fishkeeping passed on through the generations....thanks for sharing with us.
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    Compass, that is a very cute picture, get that boy a stool to stand on. I hope you have as much fun teaching your son this hobby as I did teaching my daughters.

    wgoldfarb, your family sounds like mine, but with us, my aunt would make menudo y tamales mmmm. Sunday has traditionally been pancake Sunday for as long as I can remember.

    Slap, thanks. I'm telling you, keeping fish is in our blood.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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    Way to go, Grandpa! Your grandson is adorable and definitely looks to be a future aquarist. He's so lucky to have a great-grandpa. All my grand parents but one (and he was very sick) had passed on before I was born. I'm very envious of those who get to enjoy their grand and great-grand parents.
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