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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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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FINALLY updates!

FINALLY updates!

It has been a rough couple months, again, for my poor family! Illness, death of a very close friend, and computer crashes. That being said, I am back on track! I had to replace my computer, and all my software, so its an adjustment getting used to new stuff. I shot a few pictures today of some of the livestock I have available.   I am especially enamored with the Orange Hatchetfish, a new item on my stock list, as they seem to be...

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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 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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Updated shots of some of the livestock

Updated shots of some of the livestock

Picked up a cheapo remote flash (which I really actually like a lot) and snagged some quick shots of some of the livestock. All my new stuff is ready to go for shipping next week. This include Pgymy hatchetfish, Sundedanio axelrodi, Espei rasboras, Ember tetras, Rosy loaches, Green neons, and Sawbwa resplendens.      ...

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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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Getting back on track after a BRUTAL winter!

Getting back on track after a BRUTAL winter!

Well, this winter has been horrendous- snowstorm after snowstorm resulting in delayed freight (death of imported critters) and very few shipping days. Working on getting back on track, and getting more livestock in! If sales of the new stuff go well, I hope to do a Peru import within a few weeks. Then a new shrimp and snail order after that. Here are a few shots from around the fish room today. I will be in Gaithersburg, MD this weekend for...

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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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