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Old 08-26-2016, 08:20 AM   #21
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I bought from a petco. Went back another day to return 3 bodies. And literally found at least one dead per tank. From what I hear Petco will either be a horror show or good... Based on the store. But the staff just told me how it was bad stock... But the staff knew nothing of fish. I don't have one of the good stores. But they do exist.

I will buy supplies... Not fish there anymore. It makes me sad.

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I love angels. I have 6 in my 150 gallon tank, and they mix well with my geophagus.

In my 90, I have 9 neons, 9 harlequins, and 8 rummynoses. The harlequins stay in the top 3rd of the tank, the rummynoses in the bottom third, and the neons in between.

When buying tetras and most fish, I find that it is best to purchase juvenile fish instead of adults. I find them to be more resilient.
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Old 08-29-2016, 12:54 PM   #23
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Angels if all the same size are very popular because they are moderate skill level. I have wanted some blue angelfish for over a decade... One day.

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I've been looking into them. They are so beautiful!
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Old 08-29-2016, 12:56 PM   #24
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I bought from a petco. Went back another day to return 3 bodies. And literally found at least one dead per tank. From what I hear Petco will either be a horror show or good... Based on the store. But the staff just told me how it was bad stock... But the staff knew nothing of fish. I don't have one of the good stores. But they do exist.

I will buy supplies... Not fish there anymore. It makes me sad.

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That's horrible...I do have one petco I go to that is on the smaller side and they actually seem to keep their tanks nice. I never see dead fish. But I've been to others that were horrible conditions.
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Old 08-29-2016, 12:57 PM   #25
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That's horrible...I do have one petco I go to that is on the smaller side and they actually seem to keep their tanks nice. I never see dead fish. But I've been to others that were horrible conditions.
It really revolves arou d fish people or non-fish people working in the store I think. Sad though. Some hsve been awesome.

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Old 08-29-2016, 12:59 PM   #26
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I love angels. I have 6 in my 150 gallon tank, and they mix well with my geophagus.

In my 90, I have 9 neons, 9 harlequins, and 8 rummynoses. The harlequins stay in the top 3rd of the tank, the rummynoses in the bottom third, and the neons in between.

When buying tetras and most fish, I find that it is best to purchase juvenile fish instead of adults. I find them to be more resilient.
That's awesome! I wanted to put some Harlequins with Rummynose fish but someone old me they need different water conditions. So I'm thinking maybe I was misinformed. How do they do together in your 90?
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They do well very well together. Even though they are from different parts of the world, their water requirements are similar enough.
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Cardinal tetras and Harlequin rasboras would look awesome in big schools!

You ask for online places to buy fish and plants. The places I've bought from and recommend are:

Rachel O'leary from Invertebrates from Msjinkzd
She carries nano fish, snails and dwarf shrimp!
Current Stock list - Invertebrates by Msjinkzd

LiveAquaria.com

I bought Cardinal tetras and panda corydoras from them and also aquarium supplies from their other website Dr's Foster and Smith.

For live aquarium plants I recommend fully, PlantedaquariumsCentral.com
Planted Aquariums Central Live Aquarium Plants

I've ordered from her twice and both times receive beautiful, healthy, well packaged plants! Both times I received extra plants

If you want I can PM you the link of the inbox the link to unboxing video I made of the first plant order I made. You have to see the beautiful Anubias Nana she sent me!

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Old 08-30-2016, 02:01 AM   #29
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They do well very well together. Even though they are from different parts of the world, their water requirements are similar enough.
Hmmm I might have to consider getting some of them then. I love the way they school in the youtube videos I've seen.

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Cardinal tetras and Harlequin rasboras would look awesome in big schools!

You ask for online places to buy fish and plants. The places I've bought from and recommend are:

Rachel O'leary from Invertebrates from Msjinkzd
She carries nano fish, snails and dwarf shrimp!
Current Stock list - Invertebrates by Msjinkzd

LiveAquaria.com

I bought Cardinal tetras and panda corydoras from them and also aquarium supplies from their other website Dr's Foster and Smith.

For live aquarium plants I recommend fully, PlantedaquariumsCentral.com
Planted Aquariums Central Live Aquarium Plants

I've ordered from her twice and both times receive beautiful, healthy, well packaged plants! Both times I received extra plants

If you want I can PM you the link of the inbox the link to unboxing video I made of the first plant order I made. You have to see the beautiful Anubias Nana she sent me!

Patty

Thank you for the recommendations! and yes you can pm the video =)
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