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Aquarium Log -- scalare
by john k zimmerman

Saturday, December 13, 2003

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Angelfish "scalare" being the first species of Pterophyllum to be described. It was also the name that the fish was known by in the trade for many years

extra marks for the pun in the first couplet

Sagittaria is a genus of common aquarium and house plants.

laterally compressed arrowheads
lurking in the Sagittaria
tall and thin predators
regally pursuing their game
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Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 1/16/2004
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 12/16/2003
They are my favorite fish, so elegant, they glide through the water like the angels they are named for. Beautiful poem.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 12/13/2003
Interesting write John....BHUWAN
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 12/13/2003
Surprisely Angel fish are one of the fish that are known for picking on the others. Makes you wonder why they were not called, demon fish.

Nice write!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 12/13/2003
I always learn something when I read of your aquarium log's, John. That is a beautiful fishie too as is your short diddie here...Peace and Happy Holidays, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/13/2003
neat write! (((HUGS))) and love, your tx. friend, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/13/2003
Thanks for sharing your fishy stories John!!

I really enjoy them!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 12/13/2003
Love your aquarium series, John.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 12/13/2003
Interesting and thought-provoking piece!

May Lu a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
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