So I got some more pictures yesterday in the hour that I had to goof around. The gobies are doing well in the 4 gallon, albeit shy but they are well. I'm debating getting another pair since they only stay around 1-1.3 inches but maybe just get a female? The male hides under the driftwood and the female behind the filter intake tube. They both happily ate the black worms though ahah. Pictures:
I poked the female and she went to sit on the driftwood so you can see here there. She's still stressed but not as bad as she was before
Here's the male, he was NOT happy that I poked him out of his little hiding place. He's so tiny! He's barely an inch right now.
Calico is growing up little by little, though I'm sad he's losing all his yellow color! He's still got it on his tummy and at his fin bases but it's still sad.
Here he is from when I first got him...a month ago? Or a little more? Don't remember exactly when I got him, I'd have to look back in my journal but I think it's been a month.
And here's the picture from yesterday:
Excuse the green spot algae on the glass, I can't get rid of it >.< But Stratus is getting big! She's still a pain in the butt lol but she's cute. She's still decent to the Tetras and Sparklers but she hates the male Pearl Gourami, I may have to move him out soon or her. I hope I can set up my 45 soon.
She's also getting a beautiful blue iridescence on her fins!
I love when she colors up like this. She often will turn paler when she's aggravated and stuff, not so much stressed but annoyed usually by the Sparklers or Pearl.
I finally found a good setting on my camera that I like! I changed the color preferences to something that better suits the tank and I definitely like how this picture came out! She was happy to follow my finger and the camera just like a Betta would! She's not the top dog, the top female is the spoonheaded one of course
but this girl is second in command.
I just like the composition of this picture, I think it's rather interesting with the out of focus gourami in the front and the second female in the back in focus!
Similar to the first picture but she'd darkened up for me and came closer
IIRC, this is the male with the cataracts on the other side of his eye and the main male is in the back with the busted front lip from hitting things
I literally REJOICED when I saw these pictures were in focus! I've had such a hard time trying to photograph these little fish! But the 10 babies are doing wonderfully!
That one top left has super long ventrals lol They're eating decap BBS here, those are all those little orange dots.
But they also still get Grindal worms and occasionally I'll throw in some Micro's or Banana worms, they also get powdered NLS Flakes or Fishguy's "Fry Crack" which is another flake powdered food.
Bentley is still doing well, he hasn't grown too much but I half don't expect him too either with his deformity. But he eats well and tells off the corydoras when he needs too and seems to be content overall so I'm not terribly worried about him. If he passes, he passes, nothing much I can do about that. But he has doubled his size since I got him a few months ago so that's cool!
Gem is definitely bigger than Dario now, but I think he's full grown at this point.
And I thought I lost Dario again but he came out for me yesterday! He was clamping, I think he's getting old? Not sure how long Badis live but he's around 6 months now with me? I think I got him in the winter time somewhere between February and March. I'll have to look back.
He still likes the camera better than Gem which makes him easier to photograph.
And then Gem came over to chase him away
Dario came back though.
The female froggie was happy with the feast of blackworms she had.
I need to clean the glass in my 20 /facepalm.
Pierce still has a fantastic body for being a DT lol
I love Jag's colors much better without flash, this is more of what he looks like in real life.
He likes this pose lol
His tail is growing back though
Trapper is a doll lol, love this picture of him.