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I would highly recommend you don’t drip acclimate. As the fish release waste (ammonia) in the water the pH also drops. That is good as ammonia becomes less toxic the lower the pH. But as you drip acclimate the pH rises and the ammonia becomes more and more toxic. Just allow the bags to warm or cool as needed and then open the bags, pull the fish out (or pour them into a net) tossing the toxic shipping water, and get the fish into the tank/clean water ASAP. Scary, I know. But that is how I handle all of my fish. MUCH better results this way.

April 14th Swap Meet

I’ll be at the new Southern Wisconsin Swap Meet in Cottage Grove, WI this Sunday as a vendor at tables 11 and 12. I’ll have a selection of fish bagged up and ready for you as well as some drygoods at deep discounted prices. Take a look at my stock list and if you see something you would like to buy shoot me an email and I’ll be sure to bag up the fish for you and have them set aside so you don’t miss out. Obviously I can’t bring all of the fish I have with me so preorders are the best way to go to make sure you get exactly what you are after. I’ll also be adding 25-30 MORE fish to my stock list Saturday morning so take a look at the list again then, especially if you are looking for Apistos.

Oh, and did I mention, admission to the swap is 100% free! So take the scenic drive to Cottage Grove this Sunday and come check out over 40 tables of fish and aquarium supplies.

I hope to hear from you before the swap and it will be great to see you in person on Sunday!

Winter Shipping

It’s getting to that time of year all too quickly!


Temps the past few days have been MUCH to low for shipping, highs in the low 20’s and lows hitting single digit. Fortunately, the next few days look MUCH better so I’ll be shipping out orders tomorrow (Wednesday) for next day arrival.


With the Holiday Season package volume steadily climbing over the next few weeks delivery delays will become the normal which means shipping is almost over until late winter/early spring unless there is a warm stretch in Jan/Feb. So if you are considering placing an order and need shipping you need to email me asap.

Nannostomus sp. ‘Super Red Cenepa’

These little guys have caused a HUGE stir in the fish world over the past several months, and with good reason! I’m ecstatic to be able to offer them to you, both males (pictured) and females are available. I’m not selling them sexed but I can certainly aim to get you a mixed group if you want or just males if you are looking for just a couple of center piece fish.

$55 each 8 or more $50 each

Nannostomus sp. ‘Super Red Cenepa’ male
Nannostomus sp. ‘Super Red Cenepa’ male

Pictures

I’m slowly but surely taking pictures of the fish I have in stock and getting those pictures added to the in-stock list. Click on the name of the fish to see the image. (More fish need a picture then those that have one so look for the Orange Text for the fish with images)

So why order from aquaticclarity.com?

15+ years of shipping fish
35+ years in the hobby
25+ years in the industry
Proper ID’s are a passion
No Turn and Burn, I strive to send out healthy properly quarantined fish
Live Arrival Guarantee with a refund or replacement for DOAs
I’m a fellow hobbiest treating you like I want to be treated.
I got into this because I was frustrated by the limited selection, poor quality, and improper ID and sexing of fish.
Styrofoam shipping boxes WITH heat packs (when needed).

Contact Reminder

Just a reminder that YOU are the only one that can see the comments you post on this web site.  I can’t even see them unless I’m at my desk top computer and logged into the admin side of things which does not happen daily. So PLEASE send you questions and orders to me at:

aquaticclarity @ hotmail.com