Thank you for the compliments you two! I adore my Bonsai and hope I can keep it going for the years to come!
So um, the new plants, the Datura's. I need to repot the yellow's already, they're being shaded by the purples! Look at this growth! In just over a week!
And just for reference, BEFORE:
1.5 weeks of growing
I recently cracked my 2.5 gallon so I'm going to take that out and put the yellows in it. I may have to remove the middle purple as well and put that in it's own pot! I knew they'd get big but yikes! lol. At least the porch will look beautiful!
Renegade is marbling! It's been close to a year (September) since I've had him!
These are from a few days ago on Thursday
My baby platy's are getting big!
Tux is healing well too
These are from today
Massive ball of moss that will likely go to MysticSky
Mini Taiwan moss that covered my vase ornament that you can barely see it
I also bought a new fish Friday for our upcoming fish show and auction! He's not what I'd typically buy but he's big and seeing how they judged last year, I know he'll do well. We don't judge like the IBC but we go off a few other things since we do all fish and do not focus heavily on Betta's specifically. The biggest thing is the size of the fish, next is deportment (how the fish acts, is it hiding or out and flaring and showing off?), then fins and possible damage is deducted. There are five categories total and a total of 100 points. A fish scoring 80-90 did extremely well, no one has ever gotten a full 100 before. Most fish score 60-80 and a bad fish will be less.
This is Mr. Feesh
At the store, forgive his mouth, it's the cup bending not him
This guy caught my attention first but I decided against it when he wouldn't flare much
This guy was another contender but his fins weren't as nice
A cute koi male. It's a shame they'll all marble out
This guy would likely color up beautifully
I wanted this guy but my brother said he was ugly. He was small which deterred me, I was looking for a show fish not a pet fish. However, if I was looking for a pet fish, I likely would have taken him home!
Photobucket is being really slow at the moment but this should work eventually. Video of Mr. Feesh in the store with another red I had debated buying.
In other news, we have new kittens! Sam and Dean from Supernatural are their namesake's and boy does it match! Dean is a hoover, he vacuum's up all food and just jumps without thinking. He's fearless mostly and tries to make friends with my older cat Ieli. Sam is contemplative and studies things before playing with them or jumping after them. He's a little more standoffish but he very lovey once he figures out that you aren't a threat. Dean is smart, he knows "Up" "Off" for bad things and "down" to get down off shoulders. Sam is still figuring out how to be held, he doesn't like it but hopefully we can help him see that it isn't a bad thing!
Ieli is not happy as we knew but she's starting to tolerate them little by little. We adopted them on Saturday July 23rd and kept them in Bobby's room for a week. Friday they came out and did their first explorations and met Ieli formally. We've been trying to treat her to help her along but she's a grumpy 10 year old. I'll post the kitten pics in the next post likely since I'll link them straight form my phone because my photobucket is full again. I really need to start attaching photos instead of linking them, then they're permanent that way. But it's so much easier from an image hosting site lol. Anywho, there will be lots of pictures and it takes a while to attach so whenever I finish, it will be up!