Ernesto (Che) continues to amaze and dazzle! I put a heater (25 watt micro heater) in his 2 gallon tank...he is at 79 degrees Farenheit now...from 74 this morning. He is now BRILLIANT purple with striking red fins...SUCCESSS!!!!!
as for the other tank: The three Guppies: I lost 1, replaced it, and lost another yesterday (both dead ones were introduced on Thursday....the water tested fine (liquid and strip tests at home and at the store)...the 2 other guppies (one new and one introduced on Thursday and the three neons are fine. I was heartbroken. It was nothing I did or could have helped, though.
Anyhow...that is an update!