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Old 09-25-2004, 03:19 PM   #1
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Looking for Chromis

I am looking for about 4 chromis to add to my tank. I need to find a good place to buy them online. Liveaquaria has only one kind. The other kind say coming soon. Anyway, I really want something a little different than just the reg green chromis. Anybody know where I can get them?

Also, I would like your opinions on chromis. Would you put them in your tank? I want to watch them school, but will it get old, and are they boring?
Also I would guess they are pretty hard to catch.

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whats wrong with going to a LFS?
Not like they are rare...
Support SOMETHING local !
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yeah support local!

but just in case you can't find any near you.

http://www.wctropicalmarine.com/fish.html

they have blue reef chromis, $12/per. it's not listed, email ted and ask for it.
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They say they do better in Odd numbers. I started with 7 about 2 years ago and we now have 3 left for the past 1.5 years. They are a cool little fish. Stay away from the yellow tail damsels.. I listened to a LFS who said they were nice fish. They are mean nasty little killers. They beat up my chromis, psudiochromis and a few other fish they did not like. They have finally killed each other off til I now only have 2 left. Good luck wiht the chromis
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Chromis @ my LFS sells em for like 2 bux a pop...
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Thanks for the link. I would and I quote,
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but they never have any. So that's out of the question. I always but local when I can, and there are some places I will NOT support local because I can do without ich in the tank.

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i think it's teh size
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Old 09-25-2004, 04:59 PM   #8
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Thanks for the link. I would and I quote,
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but they never have any. So that's out of the question. I always but local when I can, and there are some places I will NOT support local because I can do without ich in the tank.

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Well 2 things..
one ask em to order you some and hold them and 2nd use a QT tank...
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one ask em to order you some and hold them and 2nd use a QT tank...
Even if u use a qt it is still very nice not to have to treat of ich whether u use a qt or not....so if u can avoid that u KNOW have horrible tanks its gonna save headaches wheter it is just in your qt or in your display
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Hey firefighter I understand you may be trying to help, but your not really helping me that much.

1. Why order from a place that is a breeding ground for ich and other disease, when I can avoid it?

2. I have a QT, that I use very regularly.

I appreciate the thought though.

PS. Can someone help me get this back on the original thread idea. I want some chromis and I would like more that 1 option. So if any of you know somewhere else I can order, Thanks!
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