This is Bigboy my Shebumkin fish. He use to swim in our pond until the Mallard Ducks and Great Blue Heron started to eat my fish. He now lives inside in our aquarium with the other Shebumkins. They are very pretty and hardy fish that swim at all levels of your tank. I decided to paint a sea blue background to compliment Bigboy’s colors and hide distractions in the tank. Photo taken 10/25/09.

Placed in the top 10 of the Weekly Theme Challenges Something Fishy 1/24/10.

Featured in Pets are Us 10/30/09. Thank you hosts.
Placed in the top ten of the Pet fish challenge 5/1/10 in the Pets are Us group.


blue, painted, water, fish, orange, scales, nature, pond, fins, shebumkin


  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 5 years ago

    Great contrasting colors. Well done!!!

  • Thank you very much Cee!

    – Marija

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 5 years ago

    Wow – - – this is really beautiful!!!!!

  • Thank you so much Lorilee :)

    – Marija

  • brendanscully
    brendanscullyalmost 5 years ago

    Lovely shot Marj…….

  • Thank you Brendan :)

    – Marija

  • DawnT
    DawnTalmost 5 years ago

    I didn’t know you had fish!!! I love it!! Nice job Marija

  • I have had fish for over 15 years never tried salt water fish because they are very expensive. Our tank is a 55 gallon and now it is full of Shebumkins. Glad you liked my art and thanks!!!

    – Marija

  • anisja
    anisjaalmost 5 years ago

    Beautifully done Marija.

  • Thank you Anisja.

    – Marija

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpalmost 5 years ago

  • Thank you Marie for the feature!

    – Marija

  • PapasGirl
    PapasGirlalmost 5 years ago

    wonderful job..your colors are so true

  • Thank you very much!

    – Marija

  • Sandy Keeton
    Sandy Keetonalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful work and fish! Congratulations on your feature!

  • Thank you Sandy for your wishes :)

    – Marija

  • maxy
    maxyalmost 5 years ago

    Wow!!! What a beauty! The pattern and colors are spectacular! The background you did really does bring out the lovely colors – love it! Congratulations on your feature – this is outstanding and well deserved! xoxo!

  • Thank you for your very nice comment and I love your fractalius works of art :)

    – Marija

  • S .
    S .almost 5 years ago

    beautiful capture here.. nice one !

  • Thank you Shoaib! Your writings and artwork are inspiring :)

    – Marija

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