Exclamation Point Rasboras

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  • All our live fish, shrimp, snails are care with love and passion, when through minimum of 14 days quarantined and shipped from Splashy Fish facility in Springfield, Virginia, USA
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Live Arrival Guarantee:

Benefit from our extensive experience in shipping live fish. In 2021, our records indicated a mere 0.5% dead-on-arrival (DOA) rate for all live fish orders, compared to the industry standard of 1.5%. These numbers translate to only 5 out of 1000 orders experiencing DOA fish.

At Splashy Fish, customer satisfaction is our priority. That's why we provide a 100% Live Arrival Guarantee on all animals shipped via USPS, UPS, or FedEx. Please note - Splashy Fish reserves the right to void Live Arrival Guarantee protection under the following circumstances:

  1. The customer has chosen USPS First Class Mail as a shipping method. 
  2. The shipping address is a PO Box address
  3. The order was refused delivery by the customer.
  4. If the order is returned to the sender for any reason. For instance, an incorrect shipping address, an undeliverable address, etc. 
  5. The order was held for pick up at USPS, UPS, and FedEx offices for longer than 24 hours after the last update on the tracking number. 
  6. The Live Arrival Guarantee claim does not include all the requirements mentioned below
  7. The Live Arrival Guarantee claim is made after the claim period mentioned below. 
  8. The animals are not in their original packaging

Live Arrival Guarantee Claim Period: 

For Live Fish and other invertebrates: one and a half hours (1.5 hours) after the posted delivery time. 

For Snails: 48 hours after the posted delivery time. 

 

Steps to claim Splashy Fish's Live Arrival Guarantee: 

  1. Take a picture of the shipping box and the shipping label. 
  2. For live fish and other invertebrates: Please provide two pictures of each bag (containing the dead fish) upon arrival. Ensure the images display the bag in its original, unopened condition with the original rubber band intact
  3. For Snails: Position the snail in one corner of the tank. If the snail does not move within 48 hours, please take several pictures of the snail's opening
  4. Send an email to DOA@splashyfishstore.com with the subject line: DOA and Your Order Number, or message us on social media.
  5. In the body of the email, include your tracking number.
  6. The claim must be sent within the claim period mentioned above.

After submitting the required information, please allow us 1-3 business days to determine the cause of the issue. If the claim is valid and approved by our team, you will

  • Receive a store credit for future purchases, excluding the shipping cost, of the dead-on-arrival fish 

If the Live Arrival Guarantee claim does not meet all listed requirements, Splashy Fish reserves the right to reject it. 

Shipping live animals and plants is a complex process, and temperature plays a crucial role in ensuring the safe and secure delivery of your order.

If the highest daytime temperature in your location and the lowest nighttime temperature here in Springfield, Virginia—where our facility is situated—fall below 40°F or exceed 90°F, we will proactively delay your order. This measure is taken to prioritize the well-being of the animals and plants.

For the safety of our living cargo and to protect your investment, we retain the right to suspend shipping as necessary due to extreme weather conditions. Our Splashy Fish team will assess the situation and determine if it is unsuitable to ship, considering the safety of the animals.

To stay informed or address any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to our dedicated Splashy Fish Support team via email at support@splashyfishstore.com.

Once our team prints and packs your order, we'll notify you via email. This notification will include your tracking number and the expected arrival day. If you opt for UPS 2 Day shipping, your package should arrive within 2 days after shipment. Similarly, if you choose UPS 1 Day, your order will reach you the day after it is shipped. In the case of orders containing only plants or dry goods, they may be shipped via USPS, provided that this is the selected shipping option during checkout.

We ship all of the customer orders from our warehouse located in Springfield, VA. We pack and ship our orders depending on the orders with the exception of someday we cannot ship out live fish.

All Live Fish orders will be shipped out on Tuesday and Wednesday each week for overnight shipping by UPS.

Monday to Saturday:  We will pack and ship out all orders that do not contain live fish. 

Sunday: (Splashy Day) Today is the day we let our hard-working team members and our fish to destress and ready for the following week's shipment.

For more information regarding about shipping please visit us our Shipping Policy and Schedule

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Exclamation Point Rasboras (Boraras urophthalmoide) is an uncommon type of Rasbora fish. They have several names besides their common name such as Least Rasbora, Sparrow Rasbora, or Spice Rasbora. As a freshwater fish coming from Asia such as Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia, the natural habitat of Exclamation Point Rasboras is typically acidic and soft. They appear attractive with the dark horizontal exclamation point, hence the name. They have a colorful body with a wide range of colors like golden yellow and dark green. Exclamation Point Rasboras becomes an ideal choice for any aquarium tank especially nano or planted aquarium as they’re hardy peaceful fish. 

Exclamation Point Rasboras (Boraras urophthalmoides) are generally considered easy to keep in a well-established aquarium. They prefer a densely planted tank with subdued aquarium lights and a gentle water flow. Regular water changes and stable water parameters (pH 6.0-7.0, temperature 72-78°F) are crucial for their health and well-being. They are peaceful and should be kept in groups of at least 6-8 individuals to thrive.

Breeding Exclamation Point Rasboras can be achieved in a species-specific setup with soft, slightly acidic water and ample vegetation for egg laying. Condition the breeding pair with live or frozen foods to encourage spawning. Females scatter adhesive eggs among fine-leaved plants, and the parents should be removed after spawning to prevent them from eating the eggs. Fry can be fed infusoria or commercially prepared fry food until they are large enough to consume microworms or newly hatched brine shrimp.

Exclamation Point Rasboras are not picky eaters and will accept a variety of foods in the aquarium. They should be fed a balanced diet that includes high-quality flake or pellet food supplemented with live or frozen foods such as daphnia, brine shrimp, and bloodworms. Variety is key to ensuring they receive adequate nutrition and remain healthy.

RECOMMENDED TANK PARAMETERS:

- Temperature: 72° - 76° F (22.2° - 24.4° C)

- pH Range: 6.4 to 8.0, ideal range: 6.8 to 7.5

- KH Range: 3 - 4 dKH

- GH Range: 7 - 8 dGH

- TDS: 100-300

- Minimum tank size: 10 gallons

FAQs

What is the biggest size of Exclamation Point Rasboras fish?

Exclamation Point Rasboras are small fish, typically reaching a maximum size of around 1 inch (2.5 cm) in length when fully grown.

What is the difference between Exclamation Point Rasboras female and male?

The main difference between male and female Exclamation Point Rasboras is typically seen in their coloration and size. Males tend to be more brightly colored, especially during spawning or when displaying to females. Females may appear slightly larger and less intensely colored compared to males.

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