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  • Cryptocaryon irritans (Marine Ich)

    Ich

    Marine ich plagues many saltwater hobbyists with great frustration.  This is the most known and frequently visited parasite within our home aquariums.  More than likely if you do not use a secure quarantine procedure for your fish, before entering the display tank, you will have some form of marine ich.  The actual culprit can only […]

  • Secrets Behind Carbon

    Activated Carbon

    Many customers inquire about the secret to maintaining pristine water parameters, hoping to get a single answer to the puzzle. However, the answer contains many facets of information. One part includes the use of activated carbon in the aquarium (whether it be in a filter sock, in a pad or even poured straight in as […]

  • Nitrogen Cycle

    browndiatoms

    Why is it important? The most important factor, when setting up a new freshwater/saltwater tank, is learning about what a “cycle” is.  This process (over the course of weeks to months) turns your aquarium into a mature tank that can handle the bio-load (fish waste, algae, microorganisms, detritus, etc.) that you choose to keep.  The […]

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Facebook IconMarch 3, 2015 at 10:13 AM

Fish Spotlight of the Day!

** Freshwater African Giraffe Catfish **
The Giraffe Nosed Catfish is a large African catfish species that is known as a "gentle giant" because of its peaceful disposition. Giraffe catfish are easy to keep, they are tolerant of a wide range of conditions and will readily accept all food offered. They are entirely peaceful and will mix with a range of other species.

Currently have 1 African Giraffe Catfish in stock and it is on sale for $39.99!

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Facebook IconMarch 2, 2015 at 6:34 PM

Monday Freshwater and Saltwater Shipment!

** FRESHWATER **
* White Cloud Minnow
* Yellow Tail Spiny Eel
* Black Ghost Knife
* Electric White Lobster
* Neon Red Lobster
* Red Coral Platy
* Bosesmani Rainbow
* Rummynose Tetra
* Tiger Barb
* Celestial Pearl Danio (Tank Raised)
* Aeneus Cory Cat
* Paleatus Cory Cat
* Female Fancy Guppy
* Male Fancy Guppy
* Assorted Angel Fish
* Baby Mbuna African Cichlid
* Medium Mbuna African Cichlid
* Tropheus Duboisi African Cichlid
* Chinese Algae Eater
* Fancy Peacock African Cichlid
* Bala Shark
* Cardinal Tetra (Tank Raised)
* Spotted Rubber Nose Pleco
* LOTS Of New Freshwater Aquarium Plants!

** SALTWATER **
* Sand Sifting Starfish
* Trochus Snail
* Dwark Lion Fish
* Gold Bar Maroon Clown
* Yellow Headed Jawfish
* Assorted Damsels
* Red Scooter Blenny
* Mandarin Goby
* Diamond Goby
* Fairy Wrasse
* Margarita Snail
* Red Leg Hermit Crab
* Green Emerald Crab
* Peppermint Shrimp
* Mexican Turbo Snail
* Cleaner Shrimp
* Fire Shrimp
* Green Bubble Tip Anemone
* Rose Bubble Tip Anemome
* Assorted Coral Colony
* Feather Duster
* Sally Light Foot Crab
* Orange Tube Anemone
* Electric Blue Knuckle Hermit Crab

** Limited to stock on hand. First come. First serve. No rain checks **

** Freshwater Avocado Puffer Pictured Below **

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Facebook IconMarch 1, 2015 at 7:55 AM

Fish Spotlight of the Day!

** Columbian Spotted Snowball Pleco (L-136B) **

The Columbian Spotted Snowball Pleco lives in Rio Negro in Venezuela. This fish can tolerate a pH-value from 5.8 to 7.6. Keep the water temperature in the 72-86 degrees Fahrenheit range. Provide fish with a combination of meaty foods and algae based foods in the aquarium.

Currently on special this weekend for only $29.99!

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Facebook IconFebruary 27, 2015 at 3:31 PM

** WEEKEND SALE (2.27.2015 - 2.29.2015) **

** SALTWATER **
* Short Spine Urchin: $3.99
* Curly Que Anemone: $4.99
* Flower Anemone: $7.99
* Conch Snail: $7.99
* Tank Raised Pink Skunk Clown: $8.99
* Algae Blenny: $9.99
* Tank Raised Small Ocellaris "Nemo" Clown: $9.99
* Large Mandarin Goby: $12.99
* Niger Trigger: $15.99
* Raccoon Butterfly: $19.99

** SALT SPECIAL**
* Instant Ocean Salt Bag (50 Gallon Mix): $12.99
* Seachem Reef Salt Bag (50 Gallon Mix): $14.99
* Reef Crystals Salt Bag (50 Gallon Mix): $14.99
* Seachem Reef Salt Bucket (160 Gallon Mix): $37.99
* Aqua Vitro Salinity (120 Gallon Mix): $39.99
* Instant Ocean Salt Box (200 Gallon Mix): $39.99
* Reef Crystals Salt Box (200 Gallon Mix): $47.99
* Aqua Vitro Salinity (225 Gallon Mix): $59.99
* Red Sea Salt (175 Gallon Mix): $59.99
* Red Sea Coral Pro Salt (175 Gallon Mix): $64.99

* 10lb Nature's Ocean Bio-Active Live Sand: $11.99 per bag
* 20lb Nature's Ocean Bio-Activ Live Sand: $18.99 per bag
* Premium Fiji Cured Live Rock: $2.99 per lb
* Real Reef Generation 4.0 Live Rock: $5.99 per lb

** FRESHWATER **
* Giant Plant Sale: All Plants $1.99 to $2.99 each or Buy 4 Get 2 FREE
* Assorted HiFin Platy: $1.99 each or Buy 3 Get 1 FREE or Buy 5 Get 2 FREE or Buy 7 Get 3 FREE
* Demasoni African Cichlid: $4.99
* Frontosa: $6.99
* XL Pack Dempsey: $14.99
* Large Male Fancy Rainbow Fish: $14.99
* Medium Electric Blue Jack Dempsey: $19.99
* Colombian Zebra Pleco: $15.99
* Colombian Snowball Pleco: $29.99
* Green Phantom Pleco: $49.99

** BLOWOUT FISH TANK & STAND SALE EXTENDED TILL FEBRUARY 28th, 2015 **
* Aqueon 65 Gallon Tank & Stand: $299.99
* Aqueon 65 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $349.99
* Aqueon 72 Gallon Tank & Stand: $399.99
* Aqueon 72 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $479.99
* Marineland 75 Gallon Tank & Stand: $299.99
* Marineland 75 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $379.99
* Aqueon 90 Gallon Tank & Stand: $399.99
* Aqueon 90 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $479.99
* Aqueon 120 Gallon Tank & Stand: $499.99
* Aqueon 120 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $579.99
* Aqueon 125 Gallon Tank & Stand: $539.99
* Aqueon 125 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $599.99
* Aqueon 180 Gallon Tank & Stand: $799.99
* Aqueon 180 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $849.99
* Aqueon 210 Gallon Tank & Stand: $849.99
* Aqueon 210 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $899.99

Fish Tanks and Stands SOLD Below Dealer Cost!

** Limited to stock on hand. First come. First serve. No rainchecks **

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Facebook IconFebruary 27, 2015 at 2:18 PM

Special delivery from CAD Aquariums!

* 60 Gallon True Cube Versa
* 92 Gallon Versa
* 100 Gallon Artisan
* 150 Gallon Artisan

We are the Exclusive Dealers for CAD Aquariums in Sacramento!

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Facebook IconFebruary 27, 2015 at 11:55 AM

New Product Alert!

** NYOS Aquatics GmbH **
* CORAL NECTAR is a well-formulated nutrient solution that prevents specifically deficiencies and degeneration or corals and filter-feeders.
* ABSOLUTE AMINOS is a highly concentrated amino acid solution for corals.
* ZERO reduces nitrates and phosphates by biological means to the detection limit.
* REEF CEMENT is a rapid adhesive with a firm grip and is low in harmful substances.

More on the way from NYOS...

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Facebook IconFebruary 26, 2015 at 4:51 PM

Fish Spotlight for the Day!

Beautiful Saltwater White Angler we currently have in stock :)

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Facebook IconFebruary 25, 2015 at 6:03 PM

Freshwater and Saltwater Shipment!

** SALTWATER **
* BiColor Angel
* Coral Beauty Angel
* Juvenile Emperor Angel
* Flame Angel
* Borbonius Anthias
* Male Purple Squareback Pink Anthias
* Algae Blenny
* Starry Blenny
* Raccoon Butterfly
* Pajama Cardinal
* 3-Stripe Damsel
* Fire Fish
* Black & White Heniochus
* Black Volitan Lion Fish
* Narrow Lined Puffer
* Naso Tang
* Large Sailfin Tang
* Medium Sailfin Tang
* Humu Humu Trigger
* Bursa Trigger
* Yellow Coris Wrasse
* Chaeto Macroalgae
* Sea Hare
* Conch Snail
* Decorator Crab
* Filament Fin Flasher Wrasse
* 6-Line Wrasse
* Big Eye Squirrel Fish
* Royal Dottyback
* Blue Eyed Cardinal
* Tomato Clownfish
* Flagfin Angel
* Mother Blenny
* Ruby Red Scooter Blenny
* Yellow Box Fish
* Long Horn Cow Fish
* Chainlink Moray Eel
* Diana Hogfish
* Mustache Yellow Lined Jawfish
* Dogface Puffer
* Clown Sweetlip
* Yellow Tang
* Curly Que Anemone
* Thorny Oyster
* Red Hairy Hermit Crab
* Mexican Red Leg Hermit Crab
* Spotted Jelly Fish
* Globe Urchin
* Long Spiny Sea Urchin
* Horseshoe Crab
* Black Angler
* Dragon Pipe Fish
* Black Saddle Toby Puffer
* Adult Red Coris Wrasse
* Clown Head Fairy Wrasse
* Sebae Anemone
* Red Finger Gorgonia
* Bumble Bee Snail
* Serpent Starfish
* Clown Trigger
* Mandarin Goby
* White Angler
* Orange Spotted Diamond Goby
* Freckled Hawkfish
* Dragon Wrasse
* Leopard Wrasse

** FRESHWATER **
* Electric Green Tetra
* Galactic Purple Tetra
* Sunburst Orange Tetra
* Moonrise Pink Tetra
* Starfire Red Tetra
* Cosmic Blue Tetra
* Sunburst Orange Tetra
* Starfire Red Danio
* Cosmnic Blue Danio
* Galactic Purple Danio
* Neon Platy
* Red Wag Coral Platy
* Pictus Catfish
* Fiddler Crab
* African Giraffe Catfish
* Blue Channel Catfish
* Albino Channel Catfish
* Distichodus Sexfaciatus
* Neon Blue Stiphodon Goby
* Bumble Bee Catfish
* Female Blue Coral Dwarf Gourami
* Red Bay Snook
* Red Devil Cichlid
* Gold Barb
* Pea Puffer
* Avocado Puffer
* Whiptail Catfish
* Dragon Goby
* Purple Spotted Goby
* Knight Goby
* Chinese Butterfly Loach
* Bumble Bee Goby
* Tiger Stiphodon Goby
* Lamp. Compressiceps "Sunset"
* Gold Asian Mussel
* Baby Whale
* Elephant Nose
* Caq. Umbriferus "Gorillus Blue"
* Endler's Guppy
* Red Mini Crab
* Wolf Goby
* Black Oranda Goldfish
* HiFin Platy
* Angel Ram
* Albino Long Fin Bushy Nose Pleco
* Colombian Zebra Pleco (L-129)
* Demasoni African Cichlid
* Large Male Rainbow Fish
* Colombian Spotted Snowball Pleco (L-136B)

** Limited to stock on hand. First come. First serve. No rainchecks. **

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Facebook IconFebruary 25, 2015 at 12:58 PM

Price Drop on Aqua Illumination LED Lights!

* Hydra TwentySix: $299.00
* Hydra FiftyTwo: $549.00

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Facebook IconFebruary 24, 2015 at 4:44 PM

Jason with his new custom starfire 180 gallon peninsula style fish tank in his home!

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Facebook IconFebruary 24, 2015 at 3:15 PM

New Freshwater and Saltwater and Weekday Sale!

** BLOWOUT WEEKDAY SPECIALS (2.24.2015 - 2.27.2015) **
* Freshwater Medium Oranda Goldfish
* Freshwater XL Jack Dempsey: $14.99
* Freshwater XL Pleco: $14.99
* Freshwater Large Angel Fish: $15.99
* Freshwater Jumbo Select African Cichlid: $19.99
* Freshwater XL Angel Fish: $19.99
* Freshwater Jumbo Male Peacock African Cichlid: $24.99
* Saltwater Short Spine Pencil Sea Urchin: $2.99
* Saltwater Pale Gudgeon Goby: $9.99
* Saltwater Dragon Sand Sifting Goby: $11.99
* Saltwater Raccoon Butterfly: $19.99
* Salwater Copperband Butterfly :$19.99
* Saltwater Blue Spotted Jawfish: $64.99
* Saltwater Magnificent Fox Face: $74.99

** FRESHWATER **
* White Cloud Minnow
* Freshwater Snowflake Moray Eel
* Amano/Algae Eating Shrimp
* Electric Blue Lobster
* Cherry Red Shrimp
* Rummy Nose Tetra
* Small Trinidad Pleco
* Fancy Female Guppy
* Techno Glass Fish
* Mixed Fruit Tetra
* Fancy Peacock African Cihclid
* Zebra Long Fin Danio
* Cardinal Tetra (Tank Raised)
* Green Phantom Pleco (L200)

** SALTWATER **
* Purple Tang
* Small Blue Tang
* Medium Blue Tang
* Desjardini Sailfin Tang
* Fox Face
* Banggai Cardinal
* Zebra Dwarf Lion Fish
* Copperband Butterfly
* Scopas Tang
* Magnificent Fox Face
* Dragon Goby
* Mexican Turbo Snail
* Electric Blue Knuckle Hermit Crab
* Cleaner Shrimp
* Fire Shrimp
* Pink Margarita Snail
* Peppermint Shrimp
* Green Emerald Crab
* Coral Banded Shrimp
* Sand Sifting Starfish
* Tiger Nassarius Snail
* Assorted Coral Colony
* Wellsophyllia Brain
* Green Bubble Tip Anemone
* Carpet Anemone

** Limited to stock on hand. First come. First serve. No rainchecks. **

(Pig Nose Puffer pictured below)

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Facebook IconFebruary 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Jason and his new custom starfire 180 gallon fish tank with custom holes drilled!

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Facebook IconFebruary 20, 2015 at 7:43 PM

** WEEKEND SALE (2.21.2015 - 2.22.2015) **

** FRESHWATER GLOFISH **
* Electric Green Tetra: $5.99
* Galactic Purple Tetra: $5.99
* Sunburst Orange Tetra: $5.99
* Moonrise Pink Tetra: $5.99
* Starfire Red Danio: $3.99
* Cosmic Blue Danio: $3.99
* Galactic Purple Danio: $3.99

** FRESHWATER **
* Male Dwarf Gourami: $2.99
* Figure 8 Puffer: $2.99
* Green Spotted Puffer: $2.99
* Clown Striped Puffer: $4.99
* Albino Marble Sailfin Pleco: $4.99
* Small Frontosa Cichlid: $6.99
* Tropheus Moorii Cichlid: $8.99
* Small South American Red Tail Catfish: $9.99

** SALTWATER **
* Scarlet Reef Red Hermit Crab: $2.99
* Electric Blue Knuckle Hermit Crab: $4.99
* Sally Light Foot Crab: $7.99
* Niger Trigger: $16.99
* Undulated Trigger: $19.99
* Pink Tail Trigger: $29.99
* Large Fox Face: $33.99
* Blonde Naso Tang: $49.99

** SALT SPECIAL**
* Instant Ocean Salt Bag (50 Gallon Mix): $12.99
* Seachem Reef Salt Bag (50 Gallon Mix): $14.99
* Reef Crystals Salt Bag (50 Gallon Mix): $14.99
* Seachem Reef Salt Bucket (160 Gallon Mix): $37.99
* Aqua Vitro Salinity (120 Gallon Mix): $39.99
* Instant Ocean Salt Box (200 Gallon Mix): $39.99
* Reef Crystals Salt Box (200 Gallon Mix): $47.99
* Aqua Vitro Salinity (225 Gallon Mix): $59.99
* Red Sea Salt (175 Gallon Mix): $59.99
* Red Sea Coral Pro Salt (175 Gallon Mix): $64.99

* 10lb Nature's Ocean Bio-Active Live Sand: $11.99 per bag
* 20lb Nature's Ocean Bio-Activ Live Sand: $18.99 per bag
* Premium Fiji Cured Live Rock: $2.99 per lb
* Real Reef Generation 4.0 Live Rock: $5.99 per lb

** BLOWOUT FISH TANK & STAND SALE EXTENDED TILL FEBRUARY 28th, 2015 **

* Aqueon 65 Gallon Tank & Stand: $299.99
* Aqueon 65 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $349.99
* Aqueon 72 Gallon Tank & Stand: $399.99
* Aqueon 72 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $479.99
* Marineland 75 Gallon Tank & Stand: $299.99
* Marineland 75 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $379.99
* Aqueon 90 Gallon Tank & Stand: $399.99
* Aqueon 90 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $479.99
* Aqueon 120 Gallon Tank & Stand: $499.99
* Aqueon 120 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $579.99
* Aqueon 125 Gallon Tank & Stand: $539.99
* Aqueon 125 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $599.99
* Aqueon 180 Gallon Tank & Stand: $799.99
* Aqueon 180 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $849.99
* Aqueon 210 Gallon Tank & Stand: $849.99
* Aqueon 210 Gallon Tank with Overflow & Stand: $899.99

Fish Tanks and Stands SOLD Below Dealer Cost!

** Limited to stock on hand. First come. First serve. No rainchecks **

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Facebook IconFebruary 19, 2015 at 10:00 PM

For those of you that have questions regarding the GloFish. Please read!

http://blog.petsolutions.com/live-fish/glofish-now-legal-in-california/

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GloFish Now Legal in California! - Pet Care Corner

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GloFish Fluorescent Fish are now legal to own in California.

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February 19, 2015 at 7:57 PM

Thank you for coming by today Eshopps and putting us on your page :)

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Facebook IconFebruary 19, 2015 at 4:36 PM

Aquarium Depot uploaded a new video.

Quick Video of the GloFish in our Aquarium!

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Facebook IconFebruary 19, 2015 at 3:55 PM

It's GLO Time!

Back with the goods...GloFish are finally LEGAL in California and we have them! Come by and check them out!

We are now a premium dealer for GloFish :)

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Facebook IconFebruary 19, 2015 at 2:56 PM

En route to pickup the surprise!

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Facebook IconFebruary 19, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Big surprise coming in today! Stay tuned :)

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Facebook IconFebruary 18, 2015 at 5:46 PM

More Freshwater and Saltwater are HERE!

** SALTWATER **
* Flame Angel
* Algae Blenny
* BiColor Blenny
* Raccoon Butterfly
* Pajama Cardinal
* Striped Puffer
* Scopas Tang
* Naso Tang
* Clown Tang
* Blue Sided Fairy Wrasse
* Filament Flasher Wrasse
* Bubble Tip Anemone
* Harlequin Basslet
* Pearly Jawfish
* Royal Gramma Basslet
* Snowflake Eel
* Fire Fish
* Pale Gudgeon
* Blue Spotted Jawfish
* Black Volitan Lion Fish
* High Hat
* Porcupine Puffer
* Large Yellow Fox Face
* Spot Cheeked Surgeon
* Powder Blue Tang
* Bursa Trigger
* Humu Humu Trigger
* Sally Light Foot Crab
* Feather Duster
* Yellow Finger Gorgonian
* Sexy Shrimp
* Bubble Coral
* Golden Headed Sand Sifting Goby
* Pixy Hawkfish
* Zebra Dwarf Lionfish
* Red Frogfish
* Banded Pipe Fish
* Hawaiian Christmas Wrasse
* Bahama Sea Starfish
* Randal's Shrimp
* Hawaiian White Spotted Puffer
* Twin Spot Hogfish
* African Aurora Goby
* Melanurus Wrasse
* Electric Blue Knuckle Hermit Crab
* Banded Trochus Snail
* Assorted Coral Colony
* Green Hammer Coral
* Red Wellsophyllia Brain
* Frogspawn Coral
* Acan Frags
* Pink Palythoa
* Green Wellsophyllia Brain
* Red Scooter Blenny
* Sailfin Tang
* Blue Eyed Anthias
* Diamond Goby
* Solar Wrasse
* Banggai Cardinal
* Orange Starfish
* Juvenile Coris Wrasse
* Blue Tang
* Mexican Turbo Snail
* Red Leg Hermit Crab
* Peppermint Shrimp
* Green Emerald Crab
* Coral Banded Shrimp
* Cleaner Shrimp
* Fire Shrimp

** FRESHWATER **
* Potted Anubias Plant
* XL Anubias Aquarium Plant
* Hybrid Shovelnose/Red Tail Catfish
* Red Eye Swordtail
* Panda Cory Catfish
* Red Crystal Shrimp
* Silver Dollar
* Mexican Dwarf Lobster (CPO)
* German Blue Ram
* Oranda Goldfish
* Extra Large TriColor Angel
* HiFin Banded Shark
* Large Hap. Moorii African Cichlid (Blue Dolphin)
* 4" Kenyi African Cichlid
* Siamese Algae Eating Shark
* Fiddler Crab
* Red Mini Crab
* 5" Red Fin Prochilodus
* Albino Channel Catfish
* Blue Channel Catfish
* Pink Tail Chalceus
* Sterbai Cory Catfish
* Banjo Catfish
* Agassizi Cory Catfish
* Opaline Gourami
* Large Black Angel Fish
* Cherry Barb
* Pea Puffer
* Rope/Reed Fish
* Large Avocado Puffer
* Dragon Goby
* Bumble Bee Goby
* Otocinclus Catfish
* Singapore/Flower Shrimp
* Celestial Pearl Danio/Galaxy Microrasbora
* 1" Enantiopus Melanogynys
* 1.5" Julido. Transcriptus
* Shark Tooth Clam
* Gold Mystery Snail
* Bushynose Pleco
* Banded Leoporinus

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Facebook IconFebruary 18, 2015 at 3:12 PM

Lucky Customer's New Top of the Line Vertex Omega 200i Protein Skimmer!

We are a proud New Dealer for Vertex :)

Please let us know if you ever need any Vertex Products and we will get you the best pricing!

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Facebook IconFebruary 17, 2015 at 10:03 AM

Fluval Stratum FINALLY Back In Stock! Great for Plants and/or Shrimp

* 4.4lbs: $11.99
* 17.6lbs: $40.99

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