Those who follow me on Facebook know of my recent travails so I will not go into everything here. What I want to do instead is let you know some of the thoughts and decisions I have come to as I lie in that damned hospital bed for 18 days.
Since I am limited for a little more time, I am going to focus my time on working on the KillieNutz online website and try to bring it up to date. I want to make it into the best website possible and one most hobbyists use on a regular basis for a number of reasons. As most of my friends know, I am an annual fan, both African as well as South American, but the truth is, I like all killies and some other fish too. So you can expect me to start with annuals as I build the database.
Secondarily, I need to fix my fish room again. I have a few killies and goodeids there currently, but I want to get back to a serious breeding program of a number of fish. That will take some time with all my leg issues, but I am going to do it. There was a time where I was not a bad killie hobbyist. I miss those days.
Now the weather is getting decent, I am sure I will be headed to Aquabid soon as I am able to use the stairs as well as asking people what they might have available to buy. But I intend to take that slowly and teach my wife or someone how to take care of the fish when I am down. Getting older is not fun.
I don’t know when I will be able to collect killies again. With the open ulceration on my leg and no idea when it will be resolved, I certainly can’t go into the water for fear of all sorts of little critters.
Anyway, just to close out this bit of news, I will be working on getting the website running decently, holding Tuesday ZOOM meetings and doing whatever else I can.