So I had a few moments waiting for a build at work, and I made these backgrounds. They're all 1280x1024 at the moment, but I might make a few other resolutions if anyone is interested.
Regular Image : Posterized
Negative Image : Posterized
I have a ton of photos care of my BA lending me her camera with a macro lense, but they'll have to wait until I get some time to edit them.
Also, watching a triops shed it's skin is really cool, at least in the case of Goliath. I noticed him lying in the bottom of the tank, part of his shell crammed under a pebble, making these big bucking motions over and over again like he was going through a seizure. Then he just kind of popped his skin, and bucked right out of it with a couple of flailing motions. He's now zooming all over the tank again, a little disoriented, and there's yet another skin littering the floor of the tank, despite this morning's cleaning.
I have named two more out of the 5.
Bloodblister (he's exceptionally red)
Creamsicle (very pale in appearance)
Godzuki (the smaller 'large' one, which is now more or less the size of the others, but more greenish in color)
That leaves me with one left to name.
This is Bloodblister, the cruel: