This shall be my new journal.
It has been quite a long time since I've been here. So some updates are in order....
I landed on some very hard times. Not going to go into real details though. Things are still kind of hard in that area...
I am starting my hobby from scratch for the most part. New home. New plans.
I have 1 male betta at the moment. He is currently in a quarantine tank. Purchased for me by my friend's mother, Herman is a red HM. His red is very vibrant. So far, he has no iridescence to speak of. Beautiful 180 spread with nice sharp edges. Pretty even anal fin. Wish his anal fin curved forward a little while he flared, but can't complain really. Only thing that needs real work with him is his dorsal. Would like it to be a little wider.
My friend is letting me use his male betta as well. He has a lovely marble double tail. Yellow, white, blue, and green. No red at all. Very nicely divided tail and even lobes. Gorgeous dorsal. Anal needs a little work. His yellow color is to die for really. Very vibrant instead of the washed out color I have been seeing lately.
I also have access to a lot of tanks. Have some cleaning and arranging to do before I start anything, but getting there slowly.
This does mean that I am in the market for some new fish though. Mostly females, but need a couple males to. Hoping to get my hands on some marbles to play with. For Herman, I'm trying to find either a double tail female or a female with a very nice dorsal. Either way, she will be either red or cambodian if I can swing it.
Also here we have 2 dogs, cats, a chinchilla, a lizard, and some birds. None of which are mine. However, one of the cats seems to think I am his. I love that they are so into animals here. Makes me feel very at home. Oh, and his mom also has this beautiful blue and black CT male who has a perfect 180 spread. He's gorgeous really and I'm not a CT fan.
Things are very different for me now. Getting used to them though. I'll be able to be active here again. Will be using my friend's camera once I figure it out. I'll keep you all updated on my progress.