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Old 01-27-2012, 05:58 AM   #51
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The Abingdon PAH isn't to bad. Always friendly and most staff seem to know what they're talking about. We have 2 maidenhead aquatics nearby and the goldfish bowl. Depending on what you're looking for they are all reasonable
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:33 AM   #52
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Ok so here is my report on maidenhead aquatics in Woking :
I would say it's one of their smaller stores.
The fish all appear healthy although there isn't a great variety of cichlids and the ones they had were too small for me at about an inch long.
A good stock of community fish though.Tetras etc and also some nice looking marine fish and corals.
My advice if your around this area would be to go to the Windsor branch or the reading branch.
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My advice if your around this area would be to go to the Windsor branch or the reading branch.
binfield is very good for fw but the best one around here is swallowfield (henry street garden centre) that one is massive with 2 big displays one being a indoor kio pond (15,500lt)
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i spoken to some of these so called speacialist in pah and found not one of the ones have i spoken to even owe a tank, they are just trained, some times i know more than them knowledge comes with expirence not with what you read (well with fish)
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binfield is very good for fw but the best one around here is swallowfield (henry street garden centre) that one is massive with 2 big displays one being a indoor kio pond (15,500lt)
The swallowfield branch is the one I meant.It comes under reading in their store locater.
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The swallowfield branch is the one I meant.It comes under reading in their store locater.
oh right, i dont recommend the one by showcase cinema (winnersh) they got good stock but advice not the best
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oh right, i dont recommend the one by showcase cinema (winnersh) they got good stock but advice not the best
Might be worth a look at the stock then.
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Old 07-04-2012, 01:20 PM   #58
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I would suggest maidenhead aquatics as well. I have only ever brought one fish from pets at home. It lived for about 4 months and then died . All the fish I've ever brought form Maidenhead are still alive to this day!
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My local PAH Stafford, has well kept tanks, staff ask questions when you are purchasing fish, never seen a dead fish, has poor labels as per, my local Maidenhead Aquatics, good selection of fish, often dead fish, staff don't ask questions. My independent LFS's owner is quite Rude and flippant, dead fish plenty, poor selection of fish. And doesn't get used by me anymore.
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My local PAH Stafford, has well kept tanks, staff ask questions when you are purchasing fish, never seen a dead fish, has poor labels as per, my local Maidenhead Aquatics, good selection of fish, often dead fish, staff don't ask questions. My independent LFS's owner is quite Rude and flippant, dead fish plenty, poor selection of fish. And doesn't get used by me anymore.
Really? You have bad experience with Maidenhead? Where I am, the Chichester one is amazing! They Have huge amounts of tropical and marine fish! They are my fav shop. They give me discount too!
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