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Packaging Recycle Program

We will offer a $5 discount on orders over $15 to anyone who mails back the styrofoam lining of our shipping boxes. This saves us time, keeps shipping cost down, and puts less waste in the trash since the materials will be reused. Please send the pieces back in a flat envelope or package and send them as cheap and slow as possible, there is no rush. Then please recycle the cardboard box and we will apply your discount to your next order. Thanks!



Tricolor Shiner - Cyprinella trichroistia

Price: $4.00 each $3.00 each

"This is an attractive shiner that works well in a community setting. Shiners of the Cyprinella genus tend to be very active and when multiple mature males are present together they spar with one another putting on a great visual show for the observer. They may chase each other around a lot but do not do any actual harm to each other. This entire group (Cyprinella) are crevice spawning and can be bred in aquariums quite easily. This species represents the first successful spawn from our new stream setup. "

Current Size: 0.75 - 1.25 in

Maximum Size: 3 - 3.5 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

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Sunfish

Banded Sunfish - Enneacanthus obesus

Price: $6.00 each

"This small sunfish is more bold than bluespotted sunfish but still likes to spend a lot of time hiding in vegetation. They are much more peaceful than most of the Lepomis species of sunfish."

Current Size: 0.50 in

Maximum Size: 3 - 4 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Bluespotted Sunfish - Enneacanthus gloriosus

Price: $6.00 each

"Small peaceful sunfish that does well in heavily planted aquariums. This species can be rather reclusive and becomes more relaxed with other small active fish as tank mates."

Current Size: 0.25 - 0.5 in

Maximum Size: 3 in

Green Sunfish - Lepomis cyanellus

Price:$6.00 each

"Extremely Hardy & will eat anything! Grows Quickly."

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 9 - 10 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Redspotted Sunfish - Lepomis miniatus

Price: $6.00 each

"This sunfish species is found in calm backwaters of cypress swamps and slow moving rivers. They have a bold personality and unique blue half moon of color on the underside of the eye."

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 7 - 8 in

Top: Male

Missouri Longear Sunfish - Lepomis megalotis

Price: $6.00 each

"Very colorful sunfish but are rather aggressive so best kept in groups of 6 or more or as a single fish with a group of smaller active fish."

Current Size: 0.25 - 0.5 in

Maximum Size: 6 - 8 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Mobile River (AL) Longear Sunfish - Lepomis megalotis

Price: $6.00 each

"This strain of longear is new to us this year and we are offering it to our customers for the first time. They have more of a speckled pattern similar to the Longears of western Fl but they have a lot more red or orange background color. "

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 6 - 8 in

Top: Male

Redear Sunfish - Lepomis microlophus

Price: $4.00 each

"Largest of all the Lepomis species of sunfish. We use these large sunfish as snail control in our ponds which they are very good at (often known as shell crackers). We had more than one individual in a couple ponds and in one case they were a pair so we have some young. "

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 12 - 15 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Western Dollar Sunfish - Lepomis marginatus

Price: $6.00 each

"Very Colorful Sunfish on the smaller side. Males are very territorial."

Current Size: 0.25 in

Maximum Size: 4 - 5.5 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Bantam Sunfish - Lepomis symmetricus

Price: $6.00 each

"As the name “bantam” suggest this is a rather small sunfish. This species is the second smallest of all the Lepomis sp. They are also much more peaceful and less territorial than most of this group. They go well with the northern Longear, dollar, and orangespotted sunfish. They and orangespotted are also the only two Lepomis sp. that can be kept without issue in the same tank as any of the three Enneacanthus sp. of sunfish."

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 3 - 4.5 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Killifish

Pygmy Killifish - Leptolucania ommata

Price: $4.00 each

"This is the smallest species of killifish in the family Fundulidae. The similar sized least killifish (despite the name) is actually not a killifish at all but rather a livebearer in the family Poecilidae. Both of these are great species for very small aquariums and prefer to be in a planted setting."

Current Size: 0.25 - 0.5 in

Maximum Size: 0.75 - 1 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Golden Topminnow - Fundulus crysotus

Price: $4.00 each

"This species of killifish spends a little less time on the surface than other topminnows. They prefer an aquarium with rather calm water and vegetation."

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 2 - 3 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Russetfin Topminnow - Fundulus escambiae

Price: $4.00 each

"Nicely colored killifish species that exhibits rows of bright red spots on the males. Prefers calm water without a lot of current and a planted aquarium."

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 2 - 3 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Minnows

Blackchin Shiner - Notropis heterodon

Price: $4.00 each

"Small peaceful shiner that likes a well planted aquarium and feeds well on flake food or small frozen foods. "

Current Size: 0.5 - 0.75 in

Maximum Size: 2 - 2.5 in

Bluenose Shiner - Pteronotropis welaka

Price: $6.00 each

"Bluenose shiners enjoy aquatic vegetation. They are a smaller member of the Family Cyprinidae that can reach a body length of only 1.9 inches as adults. The males will sport a neon blue nose that will be sure to entertain all audiences. This species has an olive-color to them with dark-colored dorsal fins, and yellow pelvic and anal fins that are banded in black. They also have a dark lateral stripe that makes this one flashy little shiner. "

Current Size: 0.5 - 0.75 in

Maximum Size: 1 - 2 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Southern Redbelly Dace - Chrosomus erythrogaster

Price: $4.00 each

"Very easy to keep in aquariums and do well in a community setting. This is a peaceful schooling fish found in pools of small streams."

Current Size: 1 - 2 in

Maximum Size: 3.5 in

Darters

Iowa Darter - Etheostoma exile

Price: $4.00 each

"Unlike most species of darter that prefer swift current in rocky streams the Iowa darter prefers calm waters of natural lakes and wetlands where it lives in dense vegetation. They do well in a planted aquarium without a lot of current."

Current Size: 1 - 2.5 in

Maximum Size: 2 - 3 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Brown Darter - Etheostoma edwini

Price: $4.00 each

"This species of darter is found in clear spring runs and other vegetated streams across northern Florida. They do well in planted aquariums."

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 2 - 2.5 in

Left: Male

Rainbow Darter - Etheostoma caeruleum

Price: $4.00 each

"Small colorful bottom dwelling fish that enjoys a lot of current in the tank"

Current Size: 1 - 2 in

Maximum Size: 3 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

All Others

Lake Chubsucker - Erimyzon sucetta

Price: $6.00 each

"Very peaceful fish that works well in a community setting and prefers planted aquariums. Slowly feeds on food that falls to the bottom; feeds well on sinking shrimp pellets."

Current Size: 0.25 in

Maximum Size: 7 - 9 in

Top: Adult
Bottom: Juvenile

Least Killifish - Heterandria formosa

Price: $2.00 each

"Enjoy slow-moving water and vegetation. These are the smallest livebearer in North America."

Current Size: 0.25 - 0.5 in

Maximum Size: Males 0.5 in Females 1.25 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Gulf Coast Pygmy Sunfish - Elassoma gilberti

Price: $6.00 each

"This tiny fish does best in a densely planted aquarium and is suitable for very small aquariums. If fed live foods and not crowded they often reproduce in such a setting. In the wild they only live for a little over a year most adults dying after the breeding season. These individuals are young fish that just hatched this summer and should survive for a year to 18 months giving you a chance to breed your own."

Current Size: 0.25 - 0.5 in

Maximum Size: 0.75 - 1 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Central Mudminnow - Umbra limi

Price: $4.00 each

"Unique fish that has the ability to breath air from the surface much like a betta. Feeds on a variety of foods and can be trained to take anything from pellets and frozen foods to even very small fish."

Current Size: 0.25 in

Maximum Size: 5 in

Shipping & Handling

  • We ship to US customers only. We use USPS Priority Mail to ship our fish.
  • They should arrive in 2-3 days. We ship out on Monday & Tuesday to ensure a safe and live arrival.
  • We also offer Express Mail by request. (Usually arrives next day, and you will get a tracking number with this option)
  • Prices depend on how many fish you are ordering.
  • Priority Shipping starts at $12.00. We would be more than happy to give you a quote.

Payment

  • We accept Personal Checks, Money Orders, or Paypal Transfers (bank account or e-check).
  • Sorry no credit card or debit card payments at this time. Make your check/ Money orders to: Zimmerman's Fish
  • Once we receive your payment, your fish will go out on the following Monday or Tuesday.
  • You will receive an email, so that you will know when to expect your fish.
  • We package our fish by double bagging them in thick 3mil plastic bags, fresh clean water, and oxygen. They are then placed in an insulated box for shipment.


Brian and Julie Zimmerman
Phone: 330 417 9476     Email: smbass444@yahoo.com