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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!


Ozark Longear Sunfish - Lepomis megalotis

Price: hatchlings $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:
hatchlings 0.5 - 0.75 in

Maximum Size: 6 - 8 in

Top: Male
Bottom: Female


Least Killifish - Heterandria formosa

Price: $5.00 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

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: 0.75 - 1.25 in

Maximum Size: 7 - 9 in

Left: Male
Below: Juvenile
Below: 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: 1 - 1.5 in

Maximum Size: 5 in

Brown Bullhead - Ameiurus nebulosus

Price: $10.00 each

"This southern form of brown bullhead has a very attractive silver and black marbled pattern of irregular blotches. This form is often mistaken for the spotted bullhead which has a solid dark background with small round light colored spots. This fish is durable and will eat a wide variety of foods, but does well on sinking shrimp pellets. They make good tank mates for larger forms of Longear and other larger sunfish species."

Current Size: 2 - 2.5 in

Maximum Size: 8 - 10 in (15" possible but not common)

Top: Adult
Bottom: Juvenile

Shipping & Handling

  • Customers are responsible for making sure they understand their local laws and have the proper permits that apply to their particular situation regarding the legality of purchasing, importing, or owning any of our fish in their state.
  • 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 $14.00. We would be more than happy to give you a quote.


  • 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: Zimmermans 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: