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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Stock list is filling out! BEAUTIFUL nerites and lots of little fishes back in stock!

FINALLY, after the brutally cold and snowy winter, the fish room is getting restocked in a major way! I just got a bunch of neat little fish, and am ordering shrimp and gobies to pick up next weekend. As always, items need to go through a quarantine period before becoming available for sale, but I have listed the projected prices for planning purposes. This upcoming weekend I will be in CT for the NEC Convention. I will be bringing my book, as...

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Some fish updates

Some fish updates

Whew, winter is not kind! Sickness, computer issues, death, snow, freezing temperatures! That being said, I am working on building up the ole stocklist, and am traveling a ton in the upcoming weeks. Here are a couple fish pics from around the fishroom, some of which will be coming out of quarantine next week. I plan on starting to restock more shrimp (been focusing on breeding my own, only) as well as some more asian species including...

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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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Getting back into the swing of things!

Getting back into the swing of things!

Just wanted to update everybody! Today is my husband’s first full day back to work! While he is not out of the wood (we need to make it three more months for that), he is improved enough for our life to get back to normal. This means for all of you, that I am picking up fish on Sunday! I am working on building my stock list back up, and continuing to focus on my breeding efforts. I started doing a little harvesting from my outdoor...

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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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Modified shipping, fish room work, and picture updates!

Modified shipping, fish room work, and picture updates!

After the brutal winter, struggling to make ends meet, and having issues with getting in quality livestock, I have decided that the best thing for my mental health is to take some time, revamp the fish room, breed a bunch of cool fish and invertebrates, and recharge my mental batteries! I am traveling a lot, as well as writing a lot (a book is coming out soon in addition to my Amazonas articles, Amazonas blog, Hydra Forum blog, and my work on...

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Shipping incentive sale ends Friday, January 3, 2014!

Shipping incentive sale ends Friday, January 3, 2014!

Happy New Year (almost)! My $5 off shipping on any order, or $10 off on livestock purchase of $75 or more ends this Friday! Thanks to all those who have participated! I hope to do an order soon, to get some restock and some new species, but with all the freight delays around the holidays, it has been a trial in patience! I took a few shots from around the fish room that I will share with you, and hope to  spend some more time down there in the...

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Pictures pictures pictures!

Pictures pictures pictures!

Hey guys! Finally had some time to spend in the fish room snapping some shots. Those espei pencils are AMAZING!! I have a small order coming in Monday, mainly shrimp, and plan to order some more darios, some puffers, and a few types of loaches at some point soon. Now is the time if you have a special request to make it! In the meantime, I am doing a sale for shipping next week. PLEASE NOTE- a winter storm is coming. Right now, it looks like I...

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Photo updates

Photo updates

I will be working, the next couple of days, on updating all my species profiles to include the new livestock. It is a fish heavy stock list right  now, but I hope to do an invertebrate import soon. Next up, and the last event for my year, is the OCA in Ohio. I will be taking pre-orders and most likely selling some stuff out of my room. Otocinclus cocama will likely not become available, they came in rough and are doing poorly. The rest of the...

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A few more shots

The Ruby Tetras I got in are some of the nicest I have ever seen- really vibrant and eating well. I also snagged a few shots of some other stuff, and have a lot more work to do. These pics are not as good as usual, but I will shoot more in the upcoming days.  ...

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more updates, big fish too!

more updates, big fish too!

I spent the entire day cleaning and doing water changes, so took a few shots from around the fish room. I also moved my cuban gar into the “big boy” tank, so far so good! I have some more shrimp coming in Monday, fingers crossed what I ordered comes in! I am considering restructuring part of my fishroom and clearing out some of my personal fish again, somehow they have a way of creeping up in numbers and I need more tank space!...

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