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Old 08-24-2007, 02:53 AM   #1
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looking for multies from Lake Tanganyika

I'm setting up a tank for some multies from Lake Tanganyika and would like to know if anyone in East central Illinois has any experience with them and might be looking to sell some juveniles. I've found some at a reputable dealer in Kentucky but would also like to consider a source closer to home (i.e. Champaign-Urbana). Sailfin doesn't anticipate getting any in for a couple of months.
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The only decent LFS I know around here is Sailfin, have you asked them if they can special order you some with their next order?
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I spoke with John at Sailfin and he said that they weren't expecting any until October or November. I ended up getting some from a dealer in Texas that had some wild caught ones in stock. I've had them for just under a week now and they are doing great.
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