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« on: January 31, 2008 11:35:41 AM »

After seeing the Kissing Gourami, I decided to try to make one of my bala sharks (we loooove balas in this household). I used the ones in my tank as reference, but here's a photo too just in case you don't know what one looks like



I'm not completely happy with it, but definitely relieved that it at least LOOKS like a bala! Cheesy There was no pattern, I made it up as I went along and it took about an hour.
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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2008 11:45:21 AM »

Fishy!!!  Awesome job!!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2008 11:48:33 AM »

That's great! It's neat that you shared a photo for reference too Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2008 12:13:20 PM »

i love it!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2008 12:14:48 PM »

I love Bala sharks! You did a great job, he's super cute! Smiley
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He is adorable!  How big is he?

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« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2008 03:08:46 PM »

Aw, this makes me miss our Balas.  It's adorable, though - and definitely recognizable. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2008 09:11:56 PM »

Thanks everyone!! Grin  It's my first time making something without a pattern, so I wasn't sure how it would turn out.

He's about 5 inches long, tip to tail.
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