Death on Arrival (DoA) Policy


Customers should not be worried, since according to our experience, our Death On Arrival (DOA) rate is below 1.5% in average.

Any fish D.O.A. (dead on arrival) must be reported to Indofishexporter Team within 60 minutes of arrival. If your purchase does arrive dead, whether the loss is caused by carrier’s mishandling or by something we have done, we will refund it (excluding packaging and shipping), provided you sign for the delivery on time, and the below procedure is followed:

  • Photos of the livestock should be emailed to us.
  • Never dispose of or return a fish without authorization.

Our guarantee applies to original shipment only, not replacement items. Shipping and box charges are not included in this guarantee and will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Our guarantee covers live arrival only. We disclaim any responsibility once the fish is introduced in the tank. To greatly reduce the risk of your existing fish and/or the newly purchased fish becoming ill, we recommend that you quarantine the newly purchased fish for a few days prior to introducing them into your aquarium. This ensures the new fishes’ immune systems have recovered to full strength.

  • We reserve the right to refuse shipment to anyone.
  • Our live stock is treated with the highest possible care.
  • We breed and raise a lot of our own stock.

All live stock is non-returnable

All our live stock is quarantined from one week, but up to two months, before selling to make sure they are healthy and strong before they are sold.

As all our live stock deliveries are arranged with you (the customer) prior to dispatch, you must be available to take delivery of the livestock. Failure to take the collection when it arrives via our chosen courier will void any guarantee provided by Indofishexporter Team.