I've been off for a while due to a death in the family, and am trying to get back into posting. By way of bribing myself back to work, I picked up a new koi plakat, and added another pond to the studio. I can't seem to manage to get a pic of the new guy, pretty sure this is the first time he' seen anything other than a clear plastic cup, but here's his pond, and the nest he built after spending his first night in his new home. I'm now up to 13 bettas, 13 cories, 3 goldfish, in a total of 8 ponds and a quarantine tank. My original plakat (cleverly named OP) is still in that frst betta pond, and is doing lovely. It's been nearly a year since I got back into this, and I have to say I'm happy I did. The studio is much improved for the lively presence of fish and water.