Ok have got a name for new boy!...Titan. What was so funny was that I was watching a Brian Barczyk video and one of his snakes was named Titan. I thought oh I like that name and Tennessee Titans have some red white and blue. Lol the funny ways you come up with names. Getting that label maker out. I think that is the longest I have ever gone without a name.
Sadly, Creamsicle passed away tonight. She will be missed especially by Freedom. He sure loved to swim next to her. They had a neat interaction with one another. Pondering moving his tank to a different spot but not sure yet. I ended up tossing everything in her tank, plants substrate and all. I hate to loose a good batch of plants but I am over the illnesses and not taking any chances. Any sick tanks will be bleached and stored for awhile.
Working my way through water changes and making sure everyone got their vitamins added. I need to do another frozen food run. I typically add a drop or so of vitachem to my cubes when I feed but since I haven't fed as much frozen lately, I added a dose direct to the tank this week. It is a good immunity boost. I have slacked off on the vitamins a bit but I think I am going to get back on that routine and maybe go back to doing the probiotic again too.
On a positive note, I had messaged several of my reptile breeders today. I had included all of their contact info in the description of my video so that if someone was looking for a reputable breeder for a specific animal, they would have a good contact. I definitely recommend the breeders I have used for quality, healthy animals and all of them have kept in contact with me after the animal came home. That is something I really appreciate because there are always questions that come up. I think from a breeder stand point, or it would be for me anyway, that they appreciate seeing their animal in a new home doing well. I know it tickles me to see my friends beardie growing and doing so well. That makes you feel like you made a difference in the investments you made caring for that animal and trying to give it a good start. Anyway, they have all messaged me back today very excited about the updates on animals and were very complimentary of the video. That really meant a lot to me. I think several of them will be at the next Repticon show in Feb so I hope to touch base with them again then. The video seems to be doing well and starting to rank so that is super neat. If I can get through all the water changes and tank cleans this weekend, hopefully I can start working on my next project. Hubby told me the other day, do you really enjoy doing all this? I said oh yeah. He knows how many hours I put in caring for the animals and then planning, researching and filming. Have been working lots of hours here lately doing extra fish work too but it is all a labor of love. Never work when you are doing something you love :) So thank you so much to all of you for reading the journal, watching videos and loving my animals along side me. I am so grateful for each of you! Oh we finally got a little dusting of snow tonight. Happy Dance! Quit laughing Tealight us southerners long for real snow haha.
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