The remote flash survived its underwater adventure- more pics!

The remote flash survived its underwater adventure- more pics!

As some of you may know, I dropped my remote flash into a tank (for the second time) a week or two ago. These are pricey pieces of equipment which are, unfortunately, vital for me to be able to get pictures of my critters. As soon as it happened, I quickly popped the batteries out and took a hairdryer on low heat to it. After it appeared dry, I put it into a bag of dry rice for a week. When I attempted to turn it on, all the electronics worked,...

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New arrivals from India and Africa

New arrivals from India and Africa

Yesterday was beyond busy. After getting my kids off to school and shipping my orders, it was time to pick up the first set of freight for the day. The first was an Indian shipment which included Microphis deocata, a really neat pipefish. I also got Danionella dracula, Dario dario (bengalensis). At the same time I picked up some new stock of red spot nerites and a variety of horned nerites. Everything came in really well and looks great so far....

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New livestock- it has been a busy few weeks!

I have been a busy busy girl, picking up freight from multiple airports over the past few weeks. While there were some disappointments (my India shipment of caridina cf. babaulti and dario did not come in) there were also some high points. I picked up a species I have not kept before, Aspidora pauciradiatus. They are almost painfully cute, behaving in a very similar fashion to dwarf corydoras. I also was able to get more C. habrosus, P....

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