Frequently Asked Questions
Are your Dolphins For Human Consumption?
NO! Our dolphins should not be eaten! They should to be cared for and loved with all of your heart. "Fish are friends not food"
How much per year does it take to care for my dolphin?
The amount of money spent on your dolphin varies with the size and breed of the dolphin. For most dolphins the cost of care ranges from $10,000 to $20,000 per year. These costs do not include maintenance of the tank that the dolphin lives in.
How do i RECEIVE my Dolphin?
In order to receive your dolphin we ask you to visit one of our authorized dolphin warehouses and bring along your online invoice. At the warehouse we ask for your person authorization for the delivery of the dolphin. Once that is complete, we will load the dolphin onto a trailer with a transport tank and send it directly to your house!
What colors do the dolphins come in?
The Dolphins come in many colors. At The Dolphin Shop we take pride in the color of our dolphins and thats why were are introducing our newest dolphin coloring technology called DolphinDying®. With this groundbreaking technology were are able to create virtually any color dolphin your heart desires from stealth black to hotrod pink.
How big is the required tank to hold my dolphin?
The tank required to hold your dolphin greatly depends on the age and size of the dolphin. At the beginning of the dolphins life we recommend a tank that ranged from 20,000 Gallons to 30,000 Gallons but as the dolphin grows to its full size we recommend upgrading your tank to between a 40,000 Gallon and 50,000 Gallon Tank. If you are looking to place more than one dolphin in a tank we recommend that your double the tank size every time you add a dolphin
Can i purchuse Multiple Dolphins?
YES! you are able to order multiple dolphins at no extra charge. If you would like to order more than 3 dolphins we ask you to contact our bulk dolphin distributor at BulkDolphins@thedolphinshop.com
WHat if my dolphin dies?
If you are unfortunate enough that your dolphin dies in transport to your home, we will replace the dolphin at no cost. If the dolphin dies once in your care we are not able to replace your dolphin, however, we offer a dolphin disposal service for a fee of $600.00.