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Interested in some of the fish you see on the list but live too far to come to the store? Our Online Sales Representatives would love to set up an order for you! You can contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or by telephone at (503)-719-7003.

 

Online Sales Department Telephone:

(503) 719-7003

Online Sales Department Email:

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Online Sales Department Hours: M-F 8-5 PST

If you leave a message over the weekend or after hours we will happily return your call or email
as soon as possible on our next business day.

 

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Katie

Online Sales Associate

 

Drayden

Online Sales Associate

 

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Chelsea Walery

Online Sales Manager

  

 

Shipping:

 

Handling time for livestock is one day for orders placed Sunday through Wednesday. Orders placed Thursday through Saturday will be shipped the following Monday.

All livestock is double-bagged and shipped in an insulated box. Compressed oxygen and filter cubes are utilized within all shipping bags.  Heat packs are provided as needed.

 

Combined Shipping Rates are available for multiple items.

 

  • UPS Next Day Air Shipping is available year-round. Costs vary based on distance, box dimensions, and overall weight. Rates start at $35.  

    UPS Next Day Air shipments are sent out Monday through Thursday for next day arrival. Friday shipping for Saturday arrival is available, but carries an additional $20 surcharge and requires insurance. UPS Next Day Air Shipments arriving on a weekday are typically delivered by 10:30am local time.  


    Restrictions: Overnight low temperatures must be 20° F
    ahrenheit or above in Portland, OR, Louisville, KY, and final destination.  Shipments delayed due to inclement weather will be shipped as soon as weather improves.

 

  • UPS Ground Shipping is available to most Washington and Oregon residents. Costs vary based on distance, box dimensions, and overall weight. Rates start at $15.

    UPS Ground shipments are sent out Monday through Thursday for next day arrival. Friday shipping for Saturday arrival is available, but carries an additional $20 surcharge and requires insurance. UPS Ground Shipments arriving on a weekday are typically delivered before 8:00pm local time.  

    Restrictions:
    24-hour temperatures must fall between 40° Fahrenheit and 90° Fahrenheit in Portland, OR and final destination. These temperature parameters must also be met over the entire transit route. UPS Ground is only available if next day delivery is guaranteed.

 

  • USPS Priority Shipping is often available in summer months.Costs vary based on quantity and species of fish. Rates start at $15. USPS Priority shipping does not include a Live Arrival Guarantee.

    USPS Priority shipments are sent out on Monday and Tuesday only. This practice ensures your shipment will arrive before week-end.


    Restrictions:
    24-hour temperatures must fall between 50° Fahrenheit and 90° Fahrenheit in Portland, OR and final destination. These temperature parameters must also be met over the entire transit route. Large, high priced, or sensitive fish will not be shipped via USPS Priority Mail. Please see the list below for more details. The Wet Spot Tropical Fish reserves the right to decline USPS Priority Shipping.

  • In-store pick-up is available at our Portland, Oregon storefront during regular store hours.  This service is complimentary.

    In-store pick-up is available for AquaBid, eBay, and online orders. Pick-up can be scheduled for any day Monday-Saturday.

    Restrictions:
    Pick-up orders must be pre-arranged with the Online Sales Team at least 24 hours in advance. Fish will be pre-bagged and ready for pick-up at the arranged time. Customers utilizing in-store pick-up will not have the option to hand-pick their fish.

 

Live Arrival Guarantee Policy:

 

  • We guarantee live arrival on all overnight shipments, provided they arrive on the projected day of delivery. Only overnight deliveries come with this guarantee.

  • We do not guarantee live arrival on shipments sent viaslowershipping methods. Shipping charges of any kind are not covered by our Live Arrival Guarantee.

 

  • Guaranteed fish* determined to have arrived DOA will be replaced by the same or equivalent fish on your next order. No refunds will be given for DOA livestock.

 

  • At least two clear photographs of DOA livestock are required to receive credit.
    DOA documentation should be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • Images must clearly show the deceased fish in the unopened bag. These images must be received within four hours of package delivery.

  • Late photographs or those depicting fish outside of the shipping bag (e.g. in a bucket or tank; out of water) are not acceptable documentation and will not result in credit.

 

  • Opening the shipping bag(s) ends the 'arrival' period and, without appropriate photographs, indicates that the fish are acceptable in the condition they arrived.

    *Not all species are guaranteed. Please see the list below for all fish that do not carry this guarantee.

 

Payment Policies:

 

We accept payment via PayPal and all major credit cards.  Payments made via credit card will be processed on the ship day.

 

We accept payment via cash or debit only if the fish are being picked up by the buyer at our retail storefront.  Online prices will only be honored if pick-up is prearranged.

 

Payment must be received in full before fish are bagged and shipped.  Fish must be shipped within two business days of receipt of payment.  Fish cannot be held with or without payment.  Availability of fish is not guaranteed outside of 48 hours after order receipt.

 

Terms of Sale:

 

All sales are final.

 

We do not guarantee the sex of any fish.

 

Cancellations within 24 hours of shipment are subject to a 10% restocking fee.

 

Fish are not guaranteed past arrival. Releasing the fish from the bag ends the 'arrival' period. 

 

Buyer is responsible for observing all laws regarding animal importation for their home state and for acquiring any required permits for possession or importation prior to completing transaction.  Buyer is responsible for knowing their home state’s laws for importation of aquatic livestock, including lists of conditional, restricted, and prohibited species.

 

We do not offer cash or card refunds.  All refunds will be issued as store credit towards your next order.  Credit cannot be used to pay shipping costs.  Fish and items paid with credit count towards the $24 minimum order.  

If your fish arrived and you are not pleased with how they arrived, please take a picture of the fish in the sealed bag and let us know as soon as possible.  Please do release the fish after photographing it or them if you intend to keep the fish as we want them to be safe and comfortable.  Releasing the fish from the bag without communication and photographs of the fish ends the "arrival" period and indicates that the fish are acceptable in the condition they arrived.

USPS Priority Exempt Fish:

 

High-dollar Fish – Fish with a price point of $20.00 or greater
Large Fish -3” and up for full bodied fish, 4” and up for slender fish 
Sensitive Species – All West African and Tanganiykan Cichlids
Guarantee exempt fish – See list below.

 

Guarantee Exempt Fish:

All species of Arowana including but not limited to:

African Arowana

Heterotis niloticus

Black Arowana

Osteoglossum ferreirai  

Jardini Arowana

Scleropages jardini

Leichardti Arowana

Scleropages leichardti

Silver Arowana

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

 

All varieties of Discus including but not limited to:

 

Alenquer Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Blue Cobalt Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Blue Diamond Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Blue Pigeon Blood Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Blue Snakeskin Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Blue Turquoise Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Brilliant Turquoise Discus"

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Dark Angel Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Flachen Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Fire Red Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Marlboro Red Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Pigeon Blood Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Red Pigeon Blood Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Red Snakeskin Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Red Scribble Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Red Turquoise Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Silver Pigeon Blood

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Snakeskin/Flachen

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Snakeskin/Pigeon Blood

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Stendker Tefe

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Tefe Green Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Wild Green Discus

Symphysodon aequifasciata

 

All species of Freshwater Stingrays including but not limited to:

 

Reticulated Stingray

Potamotrygon magdelanae

Spotted Stingray

Potamotrygon motoro  

 

Assorted species of Tanganiykan Cichlid including but not limited to:

 

Aulonocranus

dewindti

Benthochromis

tricotti

Callochromis

macrops  "Red"

Callochromis

melanostigma

Callochromis

pleurospilus  "Flame Rainbow"

Cyathopharynx

foai  "Kachese"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Bulu Point"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Chituta"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Kafungi"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Katete"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Kerenge Island"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Kigoma"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Kitumba"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Blue Orchid"  "Livua"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Tri Color" "Chaitika"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Mamelesa"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Moliro"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Nkonde"

Cyprichromis

leptosoma  "Utinta"

Cyprichromis

Microlepidotus  "Lyamamba"   

Cyprichromis

zonatus

Ectodus

decampsi  "Moliro"

Enantiopus

sp. "Kilesa"

Enantiopus

melanogenys  

Ophthalmotilapia

nasuta "Tiger"

Ophthalmotilapia

ventralis"Chituta"

Ophthalmotilapia

ventralis "Kambwimba"

Ophthalmotilapia

ventralis  "Mpimbwe"

Paracyprichromis

velifer

Paracyprichromis

nigripinnis  "Blue Neon"

Xenotilapioa

bathyphilus  "Yellow Fin" "Isanga"

Xenotilapia

flavipinnis

Xenotilapia

ochrogenys  "Utinta"

Xenotilapia

ochrogenys "Ndole Bay"

Xenotilapia

papilo   "Sunflower"

 


 

Assorted South American Species including but not limited to:

 

Altum Angelfish

Pterophyllum altum

Sabre Tusk Charachin

Rhaphiodon vulpinnis

Vampire Tetra

Hydrolycus armatus

Zebra Pike

Crenicichla zebrina

 

Assorted African Species including but not limited to:

 

African Tiger Fish

Hydrocynus goliath

 

Assorted species of Loricariids including but not limited to:

 

Antenna Cat

Pterosturisoma microps

Blue Eye Plecostomus

Panaque cochliodon

Bumble Bee Oto

Parotocinclus sp. "Peru"

Chameleon Whiptail

Pseudohemiodon apithanos

Gold Nugget Pleco L018

Baryancistrus xanthellus

Gold Nugget Pleco L081

Baryancistrus xanthellus

Green Farlowella

Acestridium dichromum

Iriri Gold Nugget Pleco L177

Baryancistrus xanthellus

Orange Otocinclus

Nannoptopoma sp. "Peru"

Red Fin Cactus Pleco L024

Pseudacanthicus sp.

Scarlet Pleco L025

Pseudacanthicus sp.

Vampire Otocinclus

Nannoptopoma sp.

Zebra Pleco L046

Hypancistrus zebra

 

Assorted species of Freshwater Pipefish including but not limited to:

 

African Pipefish

Microphis sp.

Black Line Pipefish

Doryichthys martensi

Indian Brindled Pipefish

Microphis cuncalus

Indian Royal Green Pipefish

Microphis deocata

Long Nose Freshwater Pipefish

Microphis brachyurus

Red Belly Pipefish

Hippichthys heptogonus  "Sulawesi"

 

Assorted species of wild-caught Betta including but not limited to:

 

Blue Dragon Betta

Betta ocellata  "Malinau"

Brunei Beauty Betta

Betta macrostoma  

 

Assorted species of Freshwater Shrimp including but not limited to:

 

Batik Ninja Shrimp

Caridina ceratirostris

Black Sakura Shrimp

Neocaridina heteropoda

Blue Dream Shrimp

Neocaridina denticulata

Blueberry Shrimp

Neocaridina sp.

Bumble Bee Shrimp

Caridina sp.

D' Orange Shrimp

Neocaridina propinqua

Golden Back Line Shrimp

Neocaridina sp.

Golden Sunset Shrimp

Caridina sp.

Matano Blue Dot Shrimp

Caridina dennerli

Matano Red Line Shrimp

Caridina striata

Orange Fire Sakura Shrimp

Neocaridina heteropoda

Red Crystal Shrimp

Caridina cf. cantonensis var.

Red Sakura Shrimp

Caridina heteropoda

Red Skunk Shrimp

Caridina cf. gracilirostris

Sakura Black Rili Shrimp

Neocaridina heteropoda

Sakura Red Rili Shrimp

Neocaridina heteropoda

Starry Night Shrimp

Caridina sp.

Tiger Shrimp

Caridina sp.

Towoti Beauty Shrimp

Caridina woltereckae

Yellow Fire Sakura Shrimp

Neocaridina heteropoda

The Wet Spot Tropical Fish

4310 NE Hancock St.

Portland, OR. 97213

Online Sales Department Telephone: (503) 719-7003

Online Sales Department Hours: M-F 8-5 PST

If you leave a message over the weekend or after hours we will happily return your call as soon as possible.

Updated: 7/20/2016      
Common Name & Category Scientific Name Lighting Price
Anubias  
Congensis Pot Anubias afzelii Moderate $6
Barteri (Round Leaf) Anubias barteri Low $6
Nana 'Petite' LG Anubias barteri var. nana 'Petite' Low $6
Nana Anubias barteri var. nana Low $6
Narrow Leaf Nana Pot Anubias barteri var. nana narrow leaf Low $6
Hastifolia Pot Anubias hastifolia Low to Moderate $6
Nana on Drift Wood Anubias nana Low $15
Hastifolia on Wood Anubias hastifolia Low $15
Barteri Roundleaf on Wood Anubias barteri Low $15
       
Swords  
Vesuvius MD Echinodorus angustifolia Moderate $6
Amazon Sword MD Echinodorus bleheri Moderate $5
Amazon Compacta Sword MD Echinodorus bleheri 'Compacta' Moderate $5
Ruffle Sword Echinodorus martii major Moderate $6
Green Ozelot Sword Echinodorus sp. Moderate  
Red Flame Sword MD Echinodorus sp. Moderate $6
       
Stem Plants $3 unless noted
Moneywort Bacopa monnieri Moderate to High  
Hornwort Ceratophyllum demersum Moderate to High  
Narrow-leaf Hygro Hygrophila angustifolia Moderate  
Water Wisteria Hygrophila difformis Moderate  
Cuban Ludwigia Ludwigia inclinata var. 'Cuba' High  
Broad Leaf Ludwigia Ludwigia repens Moderate  
Mayaca Mayaca fluviatilis Moderate  
Parrotfeather Myriophyllum aquaticum Moderate to High  
Red Myrio Myriophyllum heterophyllum Moderate to High  
Filigree Myrio Myriophyllum simulens Moderate  
Potamogeton Gayi Potamogeton gayi Moderate  
Rotala Rotala rotundifolia Moderate  
Rotala Nanjenshan Rotala nanjenshan Moderate  
       
Vallisneria  
Nana Val Vallisneria nana Moderate  
Leopard Val Vallisneria spiralis 'leopard' Moderate  
       
Potted Plants $4 unless noted
Cryptocoryne Lutea Pot Cryptocoryne lutea Low to Moderate  
Cryptocoryne Parva Pot Cryptocoryne parva Moderate  
Cryptocoryne Spiralis Pot Cryptocoryne spiralis Low to Moderate  
Cryptocoryne Undulata Pot Cryptocoryne undulata Low to Moderate  
Crypt Wendtii 'Bronze' Pot Cryptocoryne wendtii var. 'Bronze' Low to Moderate  
Crypt Wendtii 'Red' Pot Cryptocoryne wendtii var. 'Red' Low to Moderate  
Crypt Wendtii 'Green' Pot Cryptocoryne wendtii var. 'Green' Low to Moderate  
Giant Hairgrass Pot Eleocharis montevidensis Moderate  
Glossostigma Glossostigma elantoides Moderate to High  
Narrow-leaf Chain Sword Pot Helanthum tenellum Moderate  
Dwarf Baby Tears Pot Hemianthus callitrichoides High  
Hygrophila 'Compact' Pot Hygrophila corymbosa Moderate  
Micro Sword Lilaeopsis brasiliensis Moderate  
Narrow-leaf Micro Sword Lilaeopsis mauritiana Moderate  
Pogostemon Erectus Pot Pogostemon erectus Moderate to High  
Dwarf Sagittaria Pot Sagittaria subulata Moderate  
       
Bare-Root Crypts $4
Cryptocoryne balansae Cryptocoryne balansae Low to Moderate  
Cryptocoryne petchii Cryptocoryne petchii Low to Moderate  
Cryptocoryne retrospiralis Cryptocoryne retrospiralis Low to Moderate  
       
Bucephalandra $13
       
Ferns  
African Water Fern Pot Bolbitis heudelotii Low $20
Java Fern Microsorum pteropus Very Low $5
Jave Fern 'Trident' Microsorium pteropus 'Trident' Low $6
Lace Java Fern Microsorium pteropus 'Windelov' Low $6
       
Miscellaneous  
Apongeton Crispus MD Aponogeton crispus Moderate $5
Madagascar Lace MD Aponogeton madagascariensis Moderate to High $10
Ulvaceus SM, MD Aponogeton ulvaceus Moderate $10
Blyxa Aubertii Blyxa aubertii Moderate to High $4
Blyxa Japonica Blyxa japonica Moderate $4
Moss Balls/Marimo Balls S/L Cladophora aegagropila Moderate $4/8
Spider Onion Crinum natans Moderate  
Cyperus Helferi MD Cyperus helferi Moderate $4
Red Indian Dwarf Lily Nymphaea rubra Moderate to High $6
Crystalwort Portion Riccia fluitans High $5
       
Mosses  
Noble Moss Fissidens nobilis Moderate $20
Java Moss Vesicularia dubyana Low to High $4
       
Mat Form  
Dwarf Baby Tears on MAT Hemianthus callitrichoides High $13
Java Fern 1/2 MAT Microsorum pteropus Very Low $13
Java Fern MAT Microsorum pteropus Very Low $20
Java Moss on Mat Vesicularia dubyana Low to High $8
       
Floaters  
Duckweed Lemna minor Low to High $1
       
  Mother Plants    
Anubias Nana Mother Anubias barteri var. nana Low $25
Anubias Hastifolia Mother Anubias hastifolia Low $25
       
  Tissue Culture   $12
  Eleocharis acicularis sp. 'Mini' Moderate  
  Hemianthus callitrichoides ”Cuba” High  
  Heteranthera zosterifolia Moderate  
  Hygrophila sp. 'Araguaia' Moderate  
  Lilaeopsis brasiliensis Moderate  
  Littorella uniflora Low  
  Pogostemon erectus Moderate to High  
  Rotala sp. 'bonsai' Moderate  
  Taxiphyllum barbieri Low  
  Taxiphyllum sp. 'Spiky' Low  
  Gratiola viscidula Moderate  

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