Shipping

 

Packaging

We take great care ensuring that all livestock is superiorly packed in heat-sealed polybags or water-tight containers, depending on the item. Additionally, we include a piece of Poly Filter Media in each bag ensuring more sustaining water quality for transit and in case of carrier delays. Livestock will be delicately packaged in insulated boxes with heat or cold packs for supreme insulation. Macroalgeas and plants will be shipped in heat-sealed polybags or water-tight containers depending on size.

Shipping Options for Checkout

Select an applicable Overnight shipping for All Livestock.

If your order includes dry goods and/or merchandise it will ship separately via UPSP at no additional cost. 

Select other applicable shipping choices if your order does not include Livestock. This is for Macro Algae, Dry Goods, and/or Merchandise only. 

Carriers

Livestock is shipped overnight via UPS Next Day Air.

Macro Algae is shipped via USPS Priority Mail. 

Dry Goods are shipped USPS 1st Class

Merchandise is shipped USPS 1st Class.

Shipping Schedule

We ship Mondays through Thursdays, and Fridays (for Saturday deliveries only).

Tracking
The day your order ships, you will receive an e-mail containing your tracking number. Weekday UPS Next Day Air arrives at your doorstep the next day by 10:30 am or 12:00 pm (or by the end of the day for some rural areas). Saturday UPS Next Day Air arrives by 12:00 pm or 1:30 pm (with an additional fee). A responsible person must be available at the time of delivery, to prevent livestock from being exposed to undesirable temperature variations or inclement weather conditions. If no one is available for the first delivery attempt, the DOA Guarantee is Void. 

Order Total
Livestock UPS Next Day Air
Livestock UPS Next Day Air Saturday
Macroalgae USPS Priority
Dry Goods USPS Priority
Merchandise USPS Priority
Contiguous United States over $350.00
FREE!
FREE!
FREE!
FREE!
FREE!
Contiguous United States $0 - $349.99
45.00
55.00
13.00
13.00
13.00
Florida
25.00
35.00
13.00
13.00
13.00

Additional Shipping Information

Delivery Signature

We do not require a signature for delivery at this time.

Carrier Delays

Loss of livestock due to shipping delays or lost packages will not be covered under our DOA Policy and shipping costs are non-refundable. 

 

eBay

We will combine orders made from our eBay auctions and website. 

Holding Orders

On request, we will hold paid orders to ship on specific days. The maximum holding period is 7 days from the purchase date.

Local Pick Up

We offer local pick-up, Please wait for a notification before picking up your order. Your order confirmation and ID will be required for pickup. Hours of pick-up will be arranged via email.

Contiguous United States

​We do not ship livestock outside of the continental U.S. This includes Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska.