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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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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Hillstream species in stock! My book is available! And CatCon!

Hillstream species in stock! My book is available! And CatCon!

Hi guys! It seems like much is coming together all at once! I got in a bunch of new critters last week, including some really nice shrimp and Hillstream species. I will be posting a few pictures, and also have some videos on my youtube page. I am going to be taking the majority of the Hillstream species to sell at the Catfish Convention in a few weeks. I am also planning on adding more of all the species, as well as more shrimp and more...

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More new additions- Peru and Colombia

More new additions- Peru and Colombia

Just when you think the weather is getting nice, we got dumped on by MORE snow. I have been diligently working on increasig my stock, starting with fish and will be doing invertebrates (shrimp and snails) and some of the small Asian fish within the next couple of weeks. New in stock, but with many still in quarantine, are Otocinclus cocama (zebra otos) Nannostomus mortenthaleri (Coral red pencils), Otocinclus, Farlowella vittata, Hyphessobrycon...

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More orange rili!

More orange rili!

I picked up an order yesterday, and have some neat stuff! I got more Orange rili shrimp, due to popular demand. I also picked up solid Orange Neocaridina, Snowball Neocaridina, standary Red Cherry shrimp, Green Caridina shrimp, Batman nerite snails,  Clown killies, Threadfin rainbows, Ember tetras, Cherry Barbs (quite young), more Chili rasboras, and restock of CPO’s. I will likely list the new critters for next week. A reminder, I am...

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More snail and critter pictures

Caridina cf. babaulti green- color differences Bee shrimp Bee shrimp Chili rasbora Chili rasbora Bumble bee nerite Nerites on glass Cherry shrimp and horned nerites- size comparison Cherry shrimp Cherry shrimp Clown plecos Nerite variety Male clown killi Male Dario hysignon sparring Another green babaulti Eating diatoms Red spot nerite eating diatoms Red spot Striped nerite Tons of nerites Trio clown killies Male darios Nerite variant Zebra...

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All the new critters have settled in well!

All the new critters have settled in well!

All the new critters are conditioned and ready to go! I took some feeding pictures (Repashy Soilent Green) from around the fish room today. Clearly everyone was enjoying! The stock list should be up to  date,and I anticipate the arrival of my Peru order (some day, sigh!). I plan to restock my nerites and get some more shrimp variety in the upcoming weeks. Enjoy and Happy New Year!   I will continue to update shots and work on the profiles...

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Ahh importing- you fickle fiend! New critters

Ahh importing- you fickle fiend! New critters

As everyone probably knows, I have been desperately trying to get Boraras brigittae back in stock. I have ordered them the past ten weeks or more in a row with no luck. Yesterday, I got my packing lists and was ECSTATIC as I had ordered them from two different sources and BOTH were coming in. Well, long story short, my freight got delayed by over 12 hours because of Christmas freight issues. I had to bribe the air freight worked to even pick up...

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