Pyrrhulina cf. brevis

Pyrrhulina cf. brevis

Pyrrhulina cf. brevis pH: 5.5-6.5 temperature-72-82 hardness:2-8 dkh adult size:2.5-3″ behavior: shoaling, keep in minimum groups of 6, surface feeders, jumpers diet: small frozen or live foods, omnivorous/insectivore compatability: other peaceful community fish, catfish, other small characins ***This species is new- The above information is my best guess based on comparable species. Exact adult size and behavior is still not known. Fish...

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The Peru order has arrived! Some things I expected, and some surprises!

The Peru order has arrived! Some things I expected, and some surprises!

Many of you know that I have been waiting, not so patiently, for an order to arrive from Peru for a few months now. At long last, it has arrived! There are a TON of fish, many of which are completely new to me, and I am still figuring out the identification of a few. I have gotten restock of Otocinclus cocama, though not many, and also have Hypoptopoma sp. Peru orange again (the orange zebra). I am also SUPER pleased by a tiny little...

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Tiger shrimp and amanos are back in stock!

Tiger shrimp and amanos are back in stock!

I have been working on slowly building my stock list back up to where it needs to be. Thanks again for all the support with the Intuit Small Business Wish contest! I have over 800 votes and remain hopeful that I will be a recipient of one of their generous awards! Ready to go from the newest influx of livestock are Amano shrimp and Tiger shrimp. The amanos are around one inch and ready to go to their forever homes! I have a mix of juvenile and...

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The cocama have landed!

The cocama have landed!

I got my first installment of my Peru orders yesterday. Nannostomus mortenthaleri and Otocinclus cf. cocama. They look great! They are already eating well and coloring up beautifully. The otos are an atypical pattern, so I am referring to them as cf. cocama while I wait for confirmation on their exact species. They are being fed Repashy Soilent Green and Xtreme cat scrapers and are active and happy. The pencils are pretty tiny still, just over...

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Back in action! A few photos!

Back in action! A few photos!

It has been longer than I would like since I updated the website last. I do apologize! Between the stressors of Super Storm Sandy (luckily we were largely unaffected), the cold snap that followed, multiple fish related travels, and club meetings- I have been SWAMPED! Things have settled down, and I am ordering again. You may have noticed my stock list was a little slim. I am doing much to remedy this! First up, a new order from Peru. The first...

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What is to be expected, you ask? Here ya go!

Please keep in mind, just because I order something it does not mean I will get it. Here is what is going to *hopefully* come in within the next 10 days: Otocinclus vittata Corydoras habrosus Boraras brigittae Yunnanilus cruciatus Yasuhikotakia sidhtimunki Hemigrammus bleheri Crystal red (a/s grade) Stiphodon percnopterygionus Atyoida pilipes (green lace fan filter shrimp) Caridina cf. babaulti “stripes” zebra shrimp Caridina cf....

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