Office Hours

Local Pick Up by Appointment Monday Through Saturday at my pick up spot. (See FAQ) Best time for Local Pick Up Hours is 1:00 to 4:00 pm. and 7:00 to 8:00pm. Ocassional lunch time hours 11:30-12:00 may be avaialbe as well. Best time to reach us by phone is 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Monday through Saturday. 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. It is very tough for me to do a morning pick up during this time. 

(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. (See Club Meetings Page)

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



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