Heading into the winter of 2020/2021, I decided to up our shipping game yet again. Many years ago, I conducted shipping tests as well as participated in shipping trials with other companies. This is how I know that the shipping methods I use work, even in extreme cases (such as having a box of a […]
Author Archives: Matt Pedersen
MiniWater’s vivarium plant offerings are *primarily* wholesale only; we strongly believe in supporting the independent pet retailers, whenever possible. Our retail partners know that we only offer things at retail if we can’t sell them wholesale, and we’ll never undercut a retailer with a lower retail price online. Shop owners – If you just need […]
Congratulations! If you found your way here after purchasing a MiniWaters vivarium plant, this is the page where you’ll learn everything about how we produce our plants and the transparent philosophy behind why we call them Safe, Clean, and Trustworthy. Why did a fish hatchery, wholesaler, and retailer, start growing vivarium life? In the fall […]
This update was originally sent to our wholesale customers, but so much has been going on here at MiniWaters.fish that I feel compelled to share this with everyone. A lot has been going on this summer. Time for a big, rambling update! AMAZONAS Magazine Many of you now know that myself, along with lead partner […]
An update on one of the first ever available captive-bred Yellow Tangs, from MiniWaters.fish customer Matt Deyoe.
I received a rather interesting customer inquiry tonight, looking for Japanese Blue Guppies which we have listed on the site. Unfortunately they’re not in production here, and my breeding partners aren’t producing them either lately. What followed was a question basically asking “hey, do you know where I can get them?” and the sentiment that […]
If we don’t promote and sell fishes like these Captive-bred Jackknifes, I just see a future where a company like Proaquatix would stop producing them, and that’s not a future I want to see!
We must be rolling in it! Image by Tracy O. – CC BY-SA 2.0 Right off the bat, straight up, while I don’t ever want to be “cheap”, I don’t believe for a moment that MiniWaters.FISH is “expensive”. And I can prove it. Rumors, rumors, rumors. It was recently put to me by a good […]
I always get disappointed when an order inquiry comes in from states that border our oceans…east, west, or southern coast, you’re all about as far away from MiniWaters as one could get. Unfortunately, this means I’m often coming back to you with a shipping quote from FedEx that is high (even after the deep discounts […]
That rather surreal moment when you watch your first shoal of 5 captive-bred Yellow Tangs in your own tank. This moment of zen wouldn’t be possible without the groundbreaking work of the team at the Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University, and thanks to Rising Tide Conservation for their support and Segrest Farms for all […]