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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!


More Fish Coming Soon

  • Missouri River (MO) Longear Sunfish
  • Blackwater River (Fl) Longear Sunfish
  • Redspotted Sunfish
  • Green Sunfish
  • Western Banded Killifish

Sunfish

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: 0.25 - 0.5 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: 0.25 - 0.5 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

Northern Longear Sunfish - Lepomis megalotis peltastes

Price: $6.00 each

"This is a nice relatively small sunfish with good coloration and a bold personality in an aquarium. Very similar in size and personality to the dollar sunfish and the two pair well together in a mixed tank."

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: 0.25 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

Lined Topminnow - Fundulus lineolatus

Price: $4.00 each

"Males of this species have vertical bars and the females have horizontal stripes. Like most killifish they prefer calm waters with dense vegetation."

Current Size: 0.5 - 1 in

Maximum Size: 2 - 3 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

Minnows

Tricolor Shiner - Cyprinella trichroistia

Price: $6.00 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: 0.5 - 0.75 in

Maximum Size: 3 - 3.5 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female

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

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

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

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

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

Eastern Mudminnow - Umbra pygmaea

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: 1 - 2 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