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Old 01-28-2013, 03:02 PM   #21
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Seems rather high for a system that is built to reduce nitrates naturally...
Its a bit on the high side... but not unheard of... its my tap. The plants seem to love it!

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Red face Fishtown...boo!

Live in the Catskills so I go to Fishtown once in a while...they have good malawi wood and that's about it...the owner is downright nasty!

I asked him once whether he medicated his new fish and he replied "all of my fish are healthy"...I would never buy from him...Absolutely Fish in Clifton is a better bet...lots of stock (usually good), but you still have to quarentine and medicate as soon as they get home...

I once lost 25 out of 50 rummy's...they were from my local store and at least he gave me 1/2 of my $ back...

Best bet...use a reputable breeder/importer...and definitely quarentine!

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I have been going to fish town for all my life and then I realized how much they suck! There fish always die even with proper acclimation and everything. I found that pet warehouse in carles place longisland is amazing. Great selection. Very few casualties.
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How long had they been in the store? The vast majority of LFS don't QT and 30% loss is pretty normal for wholesale orders. Did you QT? How did you account for the large added load? Did you do anything to pre-build your colonies or do daily (+) PWCs to account for it?
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