APRILS AQUARIUM

TROPICAL FISH ,PLANTS AND SUPPLY , DISCUS FISH

GIFT IDEAS BIORB 4 GALLON

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SANTA can preorder a 4 gallon or 8 gallon biorb tank preset up to be delivered Christmas eve !

Santa has already preordered one . He heard a family had asked for a black fish, a blue betta and a pink fish.

Tanks can be setup and running ready for taking home on the 24th of December. This way they are established and ready to go. Aprils Aquarium will work with Santa to drain a bit of water. When he gets to the families home he will re-add the rest of the water and plug it in. Fish already swimming .

4 gallon Biorb setup with a few fish and decorations. 150.00

8 gallon Biorb setup with 6 fish and decorations or plants. 170.00


Christmas flowers arriving

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IMG_5817IMG_5795Christmas ,holiday season flowers, trees, holly, wreaths etc are arriving weekly.

Christmas cactus, poinsettias, amaryllis potted bulbs, spruce trees , Norfolk pines large pine cones in stock.

indoor tropicals also available. Succulents, vines, mums potted, begonias , etc.

cut flower bouquets in stock.


photos and updates on Aprils Aquarium

new shipment arriving November 5th 2014

Malayan multicoloured shrimp 3.00 sold out

red eye tetra medium 2.99

rummynose tetra medium 3.99cories. albino, copper, pepper small  3.99

Thailand glass catfish medium large 5.50

assorted plecostamus 5 cm. 4.99

furcata forktail rainbows medium 6.00

Ramirez dwarf cichlid (german blue rams )medium  8.00

(new batch) nov 15th

gold rams medium nov 15th

spotted green puffer medium 4.99  sold out

weather loach 9-10 cm 6.00

pearlscale goldfish 5cm 12.00

aquatic dwarf frogs 4.00  sold out

bettas. platinum plakat elephant ear. 16.00

halfmoom bettas. 16.00

crowntails 12.00

regular tail 5.00

delta tail 12.00 many colours some metallic.

female bettas large and voluptuous. : ) 4.50

many fancy angelfish a few discus left.

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omega one fish food is in .

buckets of flakes for tropical or goldfish for the multitank customers .

 


New angelfish and F1 discus strains coming up

These strains can be preordered or requested. projected shipment September 24th.
New discus and angel strains available for order from out partner Discususa.com
discus wild F1 Discus 2 to 5 inch.f1 alenquer , F1 Barra Mansa red , f1 royal blue
angelfish -Manacapura red shouldgers 2.5-3 inch
platinum glitters 3 inch , albino zebra red cap 3 inch , albino sunsets 1.5 inch , 1.5 inch green giants , rio nanay x copper 1.5 inch ,


Sept.3 2014 Discus arrivals . strain and prices

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Prices ,sizes and strains
blue diamond 2.5-3 inch 38.00
cobalt 2.5-3 inch 38.00
red white 3 inch 45.00
scarlet red 3 inch 48.00
lemon yellow 3 inch 48.00
altum stripe 3 inch 48.00
checker pigeon 3 inch 48.00
leopard 3 inch 48.00
leopard red spot 3.5 inch 60.00

phillipine blue glitter scale angels 18.99 each.

for larger sizes preorders . Frequent shipments arriving weekly, biweekly or as need basis.


Tropical fish magazine article . Discus and angelfish living together?

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imageLink.http://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/content.php?sid=2572

Many people say you shouldn’t keep Discus with Angels because they’re not found together in the wild, but is this really true?

Angelfish are frequently mates of Discus in nature. Normally they are in a minority within a large Discus group, but I was recently very surprised to get 400 Green discus and nearly 250 angelfish together in one netting.

Pterophyllum scalare are found normally in smaller groups of five to ten within a large Discus group and are, after Geophagus/Satanoperca/Biotodoma species, the most frequent mates of Discus.

P. leopoldi can only be found as mates of Heckel Discus (Rio Negro system), but less than with P. scalare, which also lives in the Rio Negro basin.

P. altum is never found with Discus, as it does not live in their habitats. It is restricted to the upper Orinoco tributaries where no Discus has been found.

In my opinion…and a personal one is the amazon is a huge body of flowing water and fresh aerated water . In a closed system there possibly could be a different set of immunities or parasites that discus don’t hsndle as well.
Although the altums and a lot of altum crosses are beautiful fish.
There’s more and more breeding now with wild angel


TONY TAN SHIPMENT LAST WEEK OF AUGUST

The first shipment of Tony Tan discus will be arriving the last week of AUGUST 2014.
Aprils Aquarium will be the supplier of Tony Tan discus and Pinoy angelfish for http://discususa.com
For select or large discus preorder will be required with a deposit.
Shipping in Canada can be arranged. Airport to Airport. See shipping page for airlines .
Small assorted strains will be available for purchase at Aprils Aquarium .