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Here is our Species Profile on Rainbow Cichlids!  This delightful fish is a little less common in the hobby, and is pretty well suited for a Community type of aquarium; it stays fairly small at about 4 inches, and has a very even and good natured temperament.  Rainbows easily spawn, and are wonderful parents.  When breeding, they will become territorial until their fry reach a stage where they can handle themselves.  Both male and female adopt a very dark blue to black... Read More
Post date: Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:28
Hello there!  Here is our Species Profile for Red Terror Cichlids, otherwise known as "Festae's" or "Festae Cichlid."  One of the most aggressive species known in the hobby, this fish is best kept in a very roomy, species-only aquarium.  Though aggressive, they have some of the most striking colors and patterns available in the hobby.  As this species matures, males will lose their black stripes or bars, while females will retain them.  Not difficult to keep, but... Read More
Post date: Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:13


by msjinkzd
NEW! Here Kitty-kitty! Small catfish Part 2 - Centromochlus reticulatus and perugiae This is Part 2 of my blog, and a continuation of "Here Kitty-kitty! Small catfish - Aspidoras" from about one... more
Post date: Sun, 08/03/2014 - 07:42
by NadilynBeato
Hello everyone :) I have been working on a bunch of new projects.  I am really excited to finally start making pillows :)  Here are a few new Daily Creature I made in the past week :) I'm... more
Post date: Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:50
by bronxzoofrank
Hi, Frank Indiviglio here.  I’m a herpetologist, zoologist, and book author, recently retired from a career spent at several zoos, aquariums, and museums, including over 20 years with the Bronx... more
Post date: Sat, 08/16/2014 - 15:18

Current stock list 8/27/14

Email is the most reliable way to reach me, msjinkzd@gmail.com :)

Amano shrimp $2
Yellow Neo $3
Orange neo $4
Malawa $2

Crystal Red Shrimp- $5
Crystal Black Shrimp – $6

Horned nerite/mini snail $2.50
Zebra nerite $2
Pomacea canaliculata- quarter sized- $3.50- IN PERSON SALES ONLY
Assassin snails $2
Trapdoor snails $2



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Creating A Themed Show Tank Part 2

In the first post about this project i showed you the tank and the basic layout that i will be going for overall. But before we can start to build it we must first tear it down to bare bones and create this piece of art from the ground up!

This starts with the removal of the existing panes of glass so that the frame can be prepped for painting and reassembling.

Originally i thought that this tank still had its slate bottom in it as i had only really seen it in the dark and to my surprise i found that it did not it actually has a pebble glass pane for the bottom of it.


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