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    I really want a Florida Atlantic stingray,but it's next to impossible to find them so I settled with a Motoro stingray. A few years ago every store sold them and you could easily get them online. Well I called every store in Maryland and looked online and no one has them in stock.

    Also want a Longnose gar. Well the stores I called all have Tropical Gar and the fake Asian needle nose Gar, but no real Long Nose Gar.
    180 Gallon:
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    ask a specialist importer like predatoryfins.com, monster aquarium inc, or aquascape online, maybe those fish are seasonal

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    https://aquaticarts.com/

    This site has a wide selection of fish/inverts, and I hear it's reliable in quality. :)
    It's better to have and not need then to need and not have; this is especially true when you're dealing with fish and you need itch medication.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BBJ View Post
    https://aquaticarts.com/

    This site has a wide selection of fish/inverts, and I hear it's reliable in quality. :)

    not a company that specializes in predatory fish that get over 12" easily

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    I didn't know it was a predator tank; just thought it was a very large community/planted. :)
    It's better to have and not need then to need and not have; this is especially true when you're dealing with fish and you need itch medication.

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    What's the scientific name of the real long nose gar?

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    You may find some for sale on aquabid; http://www.aquabid.com/
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    Here's the story. I called every store in Maryland, Delaware,Richmond and Philidelphia and only 2 stores had stingrays and not Motoros.One in Richmond and one in Delaware. Well the only store I did not call was the store near my house. I though there to small of a store and I never seen stingrays there. Well what do you know they had 3 Motoros tank raised for about 2 months in store. To top it off they had the size I wanted. Teacup size so I can watch it grow. Now they don't have Real Longnose gar or any Gard. The other store in my area do have Tropical Gars though,but I'm set on a real long Nose Gar.
    180 Gallon:
    1-Motoro Stingray
    1- Mantilla hybrid Stingray
    1- Black Henlei/Leopoldi hybrid Stingray
    1- 14" Spotted Gar

    40 gallon Breeder grow out tank:
    1- 6 Tiger Shovelnose Catfish

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    Hahaha, funny the little local LFS you looked over had the stingrays. Hope you are able to find the long nose gar. Sometimes it's better to wait for what you really want instead of settling with a substitute.
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