Hmmm.. thought I'd replied from my phone but apparently it didn't send.
The fry hatched today, or last night to be exact. They were hanging from the nest when I checked before leaving for work at 5am.
Sondheim moved his nest AGAIN so I can't get a good count. I still think 40 is the general ball park though. If I don't lose to many and don't have to cull for severe deformity this should be just the right size spawn.
To answer your question BL2033, Sondheim is named for a famous composer for film and stage. He composed one of my favorite plays.. Sweeney Todd. I like naming my fish from movies, plays, writers, actors, artists, etc and it just seemed to fit him.
I'll probably be removing him from the spawn tank either tomorrow or Wednesday. At that time I'll try to get some pictures of him flaring.