You’ve seen Rachel ‘scape her hillstream tank on YouTube. You’ve hankered after Sewellia. You’ve heard of hillstream Ancistrus. Come watch Rachel set up a dynamic hillstream environment in a 40 gallon long donated by Aqueon. She will build a manifold system using PVC pipe and other easily obtained materials. Enter the raffle to win the tank!
Invertebrates by Msjinkzd is located in York, PA and is run by Rachel O’Leary. She is a mother of 3, loving wife, and an unmistakable personality at conventions and clubs around the country. A life-long fish keeper, her interests range from microfish to monsters, with a focus on invertebrates and dwarf species. Rachel has spent the last 15 years studying invertebrate husbandry, aquascaping, and breeding practices. Rachel’s fishroom consists of over 100 tanks ranging from 10 to 220 gallons, and her breeding program includes members of the Corydoradinae group, apistogramma, ancistrus, hypancistrus, pelvicachromis, as well as various cyprinids and livebearers. One of the leading importers of invertebrates in the US, she works with dozens of dwarf shrimp and snail species, and is regularly bringing in new and hard to find specimens. Rachel is a frequent contributor to Amazonas magazine, and recently had a book published titled The 101 Best Freshwater Nano Species: How to Choose & Keep Hardy, Brilliant, Fascinating Nano Fishes, Plants and Invertebrates. Rachel also provides twice weekly content on her YouTube channel, featuring species spotlights and information on all things Nano.