More invertebrates in stock

More invertebrates in stock

It has been awhile since I got a decent shipment of shrimp and snails in, seems like everytime lately there has been an issue either with availability or quality. I am very happy to report that I have several more species of shrimp and nerite all in stock. It is perfect shipping time of year (in my area) for invertebrates, with priority mailing being perfectly acceptable. I now have in stock again Red rili, Tiger, and Bumble bee shrimp. I have...

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A selection of feeding shots- Repashy Superfoods

A selection of feeding shots- Repashy Superfoods

It has been awhile since I posted about feeding the foods in the fishroom, so I figured I would take a few minutes just to show how I like to use the foods best. My two favorite diets are the Soilent Green (aufwuchs replacement) and the Shrimp Souffle (mollusk based scavenger diet high in carotenoids). These are the two diets that I feed the most in the tanks right now. The soilent green is given to all my fish with herbivorous tendencies and...

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Caridina cf. babaulti- a diverse and beautiful group of shrimp

  Caridina cf. babaulti are a very diverse group of shrimp originating mainly from India. The most common coloration seen is a tan or green but they can range from black, to neon yellow, to  blue, and also have a few striped varieties. Babaulti have the typical characteristics of most Caridina, but with a spikier rostrum. Many have a broad stripe extending from rostrum to tail. These species of shrimp have not had enough scientific study...

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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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The first batch of Otocinclus cocama are ready to go!

The first batch of Otocinclus cocama are ready to go!

The first group of Otocinclus cocama has just finished an extended  quarantine and are now ready for their forever homes, just in time for Valentine’s Day! What better gift for the fishkeeper you adore! Limited availability from this first group, but fear not as I have another group due to hit the country this Sunday!      ...

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