The non-planted tank I'm going to let fully cycle before I introduce a fishy, but the planted tank is doing well and I decided that I really didn't want to wait. Lame excuse, but oh welllll...
I'd been stalking out a couple boys at my local Petco. I was sure that I'd go for either the mustard gas boy or the purple-copper plakat, but every time I went in, this boy sat right on top of them and flared his little heart out at me. He ended up coming home.
I think he might be a copper? In the cup, he looked rosy-coppery-brown and he still does in some lights, but he also glows pale teal and pink depending on which way he turns. It's really gorgeous! He's definitely a fish who looks a million times more amazing in person.
"My snail! Don't touch."
"Hmm... but is the snail delicious?"
"I am copper! I hate that teal guy so much."
"My fins are the