Thanks. Admittedly, he is sort of odd looking, but he has a great personality and having lived with him for 15 odd years now it would be hard to imagine life without him.
In fish news, I had my pair of Betta hendra spawn. They are supposed to be sold this Sunday and now the male has a massive nest of eggs he is tending to.
I am really struggling with this ich in my grow-out tank. Everyone is absolutely covered in it now and it won't go away no matter how I treat it. I treated it for a week and a bit with Ichonex which is a malachite/copper treatment and it hasn't even dented it even with the heat cranked up to 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Tried salt treatment previously as well as formalin and malachite.
I decided today I am going to cull out the runts and the extremely sick/near death fry. Someone I know from another forum is bringing me over some strong ich medication made up by someone from his work I believe (he works at a wholesaler) so I am praying that this finally kills this damn infection off.
The biggest of my australe fry moved into a new 8L/2 gallon tank the other day. They are now taking grindals alongside their BBS and I am seeing definite growth.
I have four or so fry hatch out in my egg container and when I shone the torch in there last night I could see at least four or five more eggs that were very eyed up and so obviously going to hatch soon.
These are just some awful photos I got of my biggest fry last night.