New critters doing great!

New critters doing great!

The new critters are largely doing great! The orange otos didn’t import well, but rest assured I will try again in early January! I am STILL shipping, though may not much past this upcoming Monday, as I don’t want boxes to be delayed because of the impending holiday season. That being said, I DO plan on ordering more shrimp, snails, and small fishes soon, so now is the time to let me know what your little heart desires! Here are a...

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Some more pictures!

Some more pictures!

Hi Guys! Some exciting things coming in tomorrow! Orange zebra otos (Nannopotopoma sp Peru orange/Hypoptopoma sp peru orange), Otocinclus cocama (zebra oto), Coral red pencils (Nannostomus mortenthaleri), Tatia galaxias, Chaetostoma L187a, Danionella translucida, Boraras brigittae (chili rasboras), and Hemigrammus bleheri (rummynose tetras). Also planning shrimp and snail order soon! Remember! Gift certificates are available now, and I am still...

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Some Peru goodies in stock- get ’em while they are hot!

Some Peru goodies in stock- get ’em while they are hot!

I got in a few items from Peru, to test out quality and hopefully order a lot more! I am very, very pleased! I got in some awesome Nannostomus mortenthaleri (Coral Red Pencil), Otocinclus cocama (Zebra otos), Hypoptopoma gulare (Giant oto), and some really amazing Pyrrhulina spilota (blotched pyrrhulina). I have a lot of really nicely conditioned livestock right now, and lots of stuff breeding! Here are a few pics, any of this can be delivered...

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Books back in stock, and some shots from around the fish room

Books back in stock, and some shots from around the fish room

Things are going well in the fish room! I had a great time at the All-Aquarium Catfish Convention. Here are some shots from around the fish room.  Some of the hillstream species are beginning to be released from quarantine though the borneo suckers still need more time. I also got in another case of the book I co-authored, and they are available as well. The response from my friends and customers has just been amazing! You guys sure know how to...

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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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CRS and CBS now in stock!

CRS and CBS now in stock!

I had the opportunity to pick up a good amount of locally bred CRS (Crystal Red Shrimp) and CBS (Crystal Black Shrimp). They are a variety of grades with S+ being the most common. I snapped a few shots, and these are available for immediate purchase. This species of shrimp prefers soft water, cooler in temperature but make a beautiful addition to a small tank!        ...

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Life is settling down- hopefully back on track soon!

Life is settling down- hopefully back on track soon!

My husband had a severely (over 80%) detached retina, as a complication to the corneal transplant. They reattached it last week, and hopefully we are almost out of the woods. As long as it stays attached, I should be back on track to order more critters within two weeks! This will set me up beautifully to really get back into business by early September, once new critters have cleared quarantine. I will also be offering SCADS of Meteor minnow...

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Sale prolonged through the new year, and some shrimp shots

Sale prolonged through the new year, and some shrimp shots

Since the weather took such a nasty turn, and I have not been able to ship, I am prolonging my Holiday incentives ($5 off, $10 off shipping) through the first week of January. This will include my tote and gift certificate give away. I cannot ship until the daytime temperatures are above freezing, and it is supposed to warm up a bit soon. I will be absolutely taking the week before Christmas off from shipping, as there is just too much in the...

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Weekly update- A note about shipping- AND taking the weekend OFF!

Weekly update- A note about shipping- AND taking the weekend OFF!

Hey guys! I am taking this weekend off to celebrate my 10th wedding anniversary with my husband. I will be checking in, but will not be doing shipping estimates until early next week 🙂 A note about shipping, as well, Ground/Home delivery service is now at your own risk and I would really prefer if next day Express service is chosen for fish, which is what my live arrival guarantee will cover. Because of the rampant discrepency of daytime...

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Trying to take pictures! The joys of fish being uncooperative!

As some of you know from following me on Facebook, I recently purchased a cute little tank that is designated for photography only. Now if only the fish would cooperate! Here are the end results of my labor. I have been struggling to get pictures of Danio erythromicron. I have them in a tank that has the short side out, and to say they are uncooperative for photos is an epic understatement. I have them housed with Rosy loaches, and they two are...

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