Chicago Cichlid Classic!

Hey guys! Things have been busy as ever around the fish room! The tubs are nearly ready for fish (new video coming out this afternoon about running filtration/air and the tweaking of the tubs) and I am pretty stoked at how they are coming along! A few fish have come out of QT that many have been waiting for. I am also getting ready to head to Chicago next weekend, May 27-May 29. This means I won’t be shipping on the 30th, and it also...

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Been awhile, things sure have been BUSY!

Been awhile, things sure have been BUSY!

It has been way too long since I updated the news page here on the website! As many of you know, I have been diligently working on sharing information via YouTube.  My channel has quickly grown to about 6000 followers and increasing daily! I recently celebrated hitting 200,000 views and am super stoked. I do a Species Spotlight and discussion tip each week, so check it out if you haven’t already! New videos every Tuesday and Sunday. That...

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First installment of new critters are in!

Picked up some good stuff yesterday! Clown killies are teeny, but look great. The kubotai are bigger than normal but excellent color. Espei look awesome! I got some new to me fish, Giraffe loaches, of which a limited quantity will be available. I also got in some great Borneo suckers that I will need to sort by type before offering up, but they are also incredible. The Rhinogobious zhoui available are some of the nicest I have seen! Green neons...

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Working on a new idea- youtube!

Hey guys! I haven’t updated the website in awhile, but have been busy photographing the fish room, and have posted pictures to my business facebook page. I have also started work on my 150g tank build! I am gathering rocks, supplies, and working on the custom plumbing- I hope to vblog about this as well. On that note, I have decided to really try and ramp up my youtube offerings! I did an intro video, and was interviewed by UaruJoey- The...

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Updates and what’s next

Updates and what’s next

Figured I was WAY overdue for a photo update, so here are a few shots from around the fish room. I have been working diligently on making sure ALL the species of shrimp I offer that breed in freshwater that I make available are home bred. This helps ensure their quality and stability of color traits, and ensures that they have not been exposed to many of the diseases that are so prevalent in imported shrimp these days. I am working on building...

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Boraras merah- “Phoenix rasbora”

Boraras merah- “Phoenix rasbora”

Boraras merah- Phoenix rasbora pH: 6-7.5 temperature-75-82 hardness:2-10 dkh adult size: 1.25″ maximum behavior: shoaling, keep in groups larger than 6 diet: micropredator, takes prepared foods well compatability: small and timid, does best with other small peaceful fish or invertebrates. Likes a planted...

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Clearance sale- limited time only, select species marked down!

Hey guys! Trying to plan my next order, and I need to make some space! This means a sale for you! These species will be marked down for a limited time, most likely only a week or two. Please message/email for shipping estimate that includes your zip code and what you are interested in. I am home for the next few weeks, and am shipping Monday through Thursday overnight, and Monday through Wednesday second day service. Green neo peewees $3 Cherry...

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Livestock updates!

Livestock updates!

It has been quite a bit since I updated and posted pictures! I have been traveling ALLLLL over speaking at clubs and events, and have had very, very little time home on weekends. I am home for the Summer, except for two trips, so expect a lot of updates and a much fuller stocklist! Coming up soon is the American Cichlid Association Convention in Springfield, Mass. I hope to see some of you there. It is a great time and supports Cichlid...

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Pencils, Amano shrimp, and Chili Rasboras back in stock!

Pencils, Amano shrimp, and Chili Rasboras back in stock!

After many months of struggling to have Amanos in stock consistently, and to get a decent quantity of REAL Boraras brigittae, they are both back in stock! We have lots of nice fish in the fish room right now, as well as many young home bred shrimp. I am getting ready to head to Ontario for the C.A.O.A.C. Annual Convention, so shipping is only on Monday of this week. Since I will be out of the country, responses may be delayed to inquiries,...

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Updates, pictures, and news!

Updates, pictures, and news!

  I am freshly home from the 2015 Aquatic Gardeners Convention, and it was STELLAR. I had a wonderful time both speaking and vending, and enjoyed all the presentations immensely. I came home inspired to scape! I will be in Silver Spring, MD this Saturday to present a new presentation on breeding fish in containers. The meetings are at JFK High School and the doors open at 1pm. I am planning another order to pick up next weekend, and hope...

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