Office and Phone Hours

Local Pick Up by Appointment Monday Through Saturday at my pick up spot. See Local Pick up page for locations and times. Best time to reach us by phone is 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Monday through Saturday. Phone may be answered between 1:00 and 4:00 pm. Monday through Saturday as well when not too busy cleaning, packing fish, or meeting customers. The fasest way to get a response is to email:

Sunday: Closed

Monday through Wednesdays tend to be my busiest times due to cleaning and shipping. 

(NOTE: Closed Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and during certain Cichlid Club of York (CCY) and CCA (Capital Cichlid Club Meetings) that I am attending or to which I am delivering fish. (See Club Meetings Page)

The fasest way to get a response is to email me at



This was the first time I've ordered fish online. Jay was extremely helpful and did everything he could do to get me the fish I wanted. He even pointed out which ones would co-exist with each other and which ones wouldnt. The fish got here on time and were all alive and healthy. I ordered 2.5" ....

- Basheer (Virginia)

Thanks Jay. We've purchased Saulosi, Fire, Dayglow, German Red, and Flamebacks. All have been either 1" or 1.5" sex uncertain six packs. All locally picked up at the church parking lot on different occasions. We've even done it on motorcycle. All the fish have done great, and we've already....

- Dave (Maryland)

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723 Grandview Road
York, PA 17403
(717) 843-7650


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