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  1. Default Sourcing Pentazona (five banded) barbs


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    Does anyone know a semi-reliable source for five-banded barbs? No one I know of has had them in stock for a year or so.

    Tom
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    Found some here:

    http://www.wetspottropicalfish.com/index.php/fish

    Better give them a call to see if they're still in stock though.

    HTH
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    What Taurus said and as of today they have them in stock.
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    Thanks for the info!
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhistlingBadger View Post
    Does anyone know a semi-reliable source for five-banded barbs? No one I know of has had them in stock for a year or so.

    Tom
    Find out from your fish store who supplies them. Many of the shops in my area use these two suppliers Sunpets and segrestfarms. Both have websites where you can look at their catalog. http://www.sunpet.com and http://segrestfarms.com/ I do this when I am after something, then let the store know and they order.

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    also is a good idea to ask if they can special order them. any decent lfs would be more than willing to order some for you.
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    Yes, my LFS is really good about that, but they haven't been able to find them either. Thought they might could use some help. :)
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    Wow, these wholesale sites have me drooling at the possibilities...or maybe it's just that it's almost lunch time...
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhistlingBadger View Post
    Wow, these wholesale sites have me drooling at the possibilities...or maybe it's just that it's almost lunch time...
    I know what you mean, LOL, especialy the Segrest Farms one, they have every rare tetra I've ever wanted on the stocking list.
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    Wow, these wholesale sites have me drooling at the possibilities...or maybe it's just that it's almost lunch time...
    A few years ago, I made some comment to this lfs worker that too bad they didn't have some fish I was looking for, he let me know they'd order anything for customers from their wholesaler, and gave me the website link. It sure did help keep me as a customer, too bad the store is no longer around. Seeing all the fish they have available to choose from is simply amazing.

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