Shipping & Local Pickup Policy


  • Orders may take up to 3 days to process after payments have been cleared.
  • Payments received Wednesday (noon and after EST), Thursday, and Friday, orders will ship on Monday-Wednesday of the upcoming week
  • Payments received on Saturday and Sunday, orders will be ship on Tuesday-Wednesday of the upcoming week
  • Customers are responsible for providing a safe and accurate shipping address to deliver, please double check your address in your order confirmation.
  • We will not give refunds for orders where Fedex has determined there’s no safe location to leave package.
  • Clarksville Reef & Reptiles is not responsible for unfortunate events such as misplaced, lost or stolen packages, during the time of transit. Under all circumstances FedEx is responsible. We will do our best to assist all customers regarding missing packages.
  • Clarksville Reef & Reptiles has no control over delays of package during the shipping process.  You would need to contact FedEx customer service to help answer and track your order.  We will do our best to assist all customers with obtaining transit information of your order.
  • All claims will be thoroughly reviewed case by case; claims may take up to 3 weeks to process. Once FedEx responds to your claim, we will be able to take further proper actions to resolve this mishap. Until then, your patience is much appreciated as we work with the shipping carrier(s).
  • Filing a claim does not guarantee Fed Ex to partially or fully compensate/reimburse you for your lost/stolen package, but we will do our best to assist you through the process.


  • Orders will be shipped to the address given at checkout.
  • Clarksville Reef & Reptiles DOES NOT ship to P.O. Box address.
  • Livestock WILL NOT be shipped to APO/FPO addresses.
  • Clarksville Reef & Reptiles WILL NOT refund orders that were given insufficient, inaccurate, or invalid address.
  • NO REFUND on shipping cost for any reasons.


  • Unfortunately shipping rates have increased dramatically in the last couple years and we have had to slightly raise shipping rates to reflect this. To help offset this on your end, we will try to include a free mystery coral in each order. Thank you for your understanding. 
  • Shipping in Tennessee is $45 and Over $300 FREE
  • Local States (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Ohio) shipping is $75 via Overnight Priority FedEx and Free Shipping Over $350.
  • Out of State is flat $85.00 for Overnight Priority Fedex and Free shipping on orders over $400.
  • We do not ship to military bases, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, or Virgin Islands.


  • Please allow next day for pickup.
  • Please let us know what your desired day of pick up is as some items may not be located in our retail facility and will need to be brought from our offsite grow/shipping facility.


  • All sales are final.
  • No exchanges.
  • No guarantees on color accuracy for colors may slightly vary from WYSIWYG items due to your light fixtures, settings, and tank environment.
  • No refund for any deaths that occurs during or after your acclimation process.


  • Photos of any DOAs must be sent to us via email within 2hr of delivery confirmation by carrier. After receiving photos we will advise what to do with the DOAs, do not discard until instructed. If DOAs are confirmed by us and photos sent within 2 hr we will issue a store credit for the total purchase price minus any shipping charges. Often we are able to replace the DOAs with the same or similar items plus shipping costs. Failure to notify us within the 2hr time period will void any guarantees. No refunds will be given, only store credit.
  • All fish orders must have video of the unopened box being cut open and the unopened bag showing the DOA fish.
  • We are not responsible for DOAs due to carrier delay.
  • No refunds of shipping charges will be issued.
  • If we are unable to replace your DOA with a comparable item we will credit your account for the full purchase price of the item as a credit on our website.
  • Please ASK any questions about our DOA policy before ordering.


*DOA = Dead On Arrival