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The Water Column

Richard Bell’s Wild West Yorkshire nature diary,  Wednesday,  6th May 2009

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THE GOLDFISH in the dentist’s waiting room have a new pillar-shaped tank. The vertical space seems to have given the fish some extra zest for swimming around. In the previous rectangular tank, I often felt that some of the fish were skulking in odd corners.


Now they’re in a randomised shoal, rising and falling.