Wendy cleaned out the aquarium last weekend, an all-day job. She took out all the decorations and carefully dipped out the fish. Then she siphoned out the water, scooped out all the gravel, and we carried it out onto the lawn where she scrubbed it clean. Then she put it all back together again.
The water was hazy for a few days, but now it’s clear and beautiful.
Wendy celebrated by buying a new fish, a kind of catfish that swims upside down. I kid you not here, the thing swims around with its dorsal fin pointing at the bottom of the tank and its belly pointing upward.