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I hope that everyone is having a great holiday season despite the heat, rain and other larger natural disasters nature has thrown at us this December.  With the onset of summer and the busy holiday season, many live goods sellers- including myself have closed up shop on live goods for the remainder of the year. With good reason to! It's hot and the post is too chaotic to be reliably and safely ship our critters.  Despite that, I've found it to be a good time to focus on other things in the invertebrate room and the website. I've been busy...

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I'm still in the midst of upgrading our breeding room. So far this is a process that will take several months, since I have other commitments outside of keeping invertebrates.  Recently I obtained and started some isopod colonies, armadillidium vulgare and porcellio scaber. After summer, I'll likely have enough to add to our stock.  Aren't these a. vulgare cute? My partner likes these ones more than p. scaber, as the latter can't roll up into balls. I have four new shelves/racks in process of set up as extra tanks for my shrimp and hopefully, a set of shelves dedicated for...

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Wow, you've found our update blog, the Breeding Room! Firstly I'd like to introduce myself. I'm Jennifer Mai, sometimes known as Vertigo. You might recognise me as a shrimp breeder or mantis keeper on Facebook groups or other social media. I breed mostly neocaridina varieties of shrimp, with intention to grow.  Recently I've decided to make a big step towards my lifelong dream, to breed invertebrates and run an online store with lots of resources. This is something I have thought about for the past 3-4 years until I finally got the guts to get started. This is something new,...

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