So, should I watch Episode 9 of Orphen, Escaflowne, or X tonight? Decisions, decisions.
My office fish, Pongo and Canary are settled in nicely. Someone had been fucking with the tank at the office, so I brought it home. If I had a cam to run on darkcanvas.com, I’d go ahead and point it at their tank.
Pongo is a Red, White and Blue betta, named after the father Dalmation in 101 Dalmations because most of his blue is spotted on his body like black on his namesake. Canary the goldfish (ok, white with a orange spot) is a feeder fish we used to see if the tank was viable. “Canary in a coal mine” as it were. Pongo, when not eating or sleeping, spends a lot of his time chasing Canary at full-bore betta mode – gills expanded, fins out, the whole nine.
This birngs the grand total of fish up to 20 – 2 bettas, one goldfish, three phlecos, 3 zebras, 2 cherry barbs, 4 tiger barbs, 2 neons, and 3 catfish.
I have a vase that’s perfect for another betta, so I may get a third one. We’ll have to see, though. I’ve also considered replacing the 10 gallon tank with a 21. Then I can add some more diverse plants, and maybe some more fish. About a half dozen neons (and hope 3 survive – the mortality rate on neons is pretty high, as
But that’s later this year.