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  1. #1

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
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    So excited! Just happened to have to go into the city for a training package, and had time to go to Big Als after. They had gold lyretail killies!!! I was looking for an orange/yellow fish for some contrast in my tank, and had picked out a gold lyre tail molly - but then I saw these killies. I've never seen them here before and the molly got dropped off the list like a hot potato, let me tell you. Unfortunately they didn't have any females. I bought some elodea, and I have some floating plants, so hopefully they will be happy in their new digs.

    And before you ask, no pics, as they are still acclimating!

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    LOL, I miss Big Als. Which one did you go to ?

    Although I am not asking for pics, I am however looking forward to seeing some pics when they (and you) have a chance to get some posted

    Congrats on the nice find
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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  3. #3

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    the one in Barrie...I had some credit from when I sold my stock back to them for the move north, so the fish, some cherry shrimp, and the elodea only cost me 7 bucks.

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    Try going back in a few days and ask someone else if there isnt any females hiding somewhere. My experince is that they often are kept in another tank and hidden away due to their duller nature. Not all staff allways know what they are. They breed easily so it is well worth getting some females if it turns out to be possible.
    Do as I say. Not as I do.

  5. #5

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    hmm I never thought of that. I don't think they have any other tanks out back or anything but never thought to ask.

  6. #6

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    Maybe not in the back but in my experince they often keep females and duller fish on the bottom row of tanks. Basically at shoe level which makes them hard to find. Thats where they used to hide a lot of the fish I like but that dont sell very well, such as jaguar cichlids.
    Do as I say. Not as I do.

  7. #7

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    Well, I think my dream of having a self-sustaining population of cherry shrimp just got devoured, lol. Since adding the killies I can only see 2 out of a former 8. Little lack of foresight there...I looked up what killies would eat in the caresheets, but they never mentioned live foods...but I shoulda thought of it anyway, I had goldens before and they ate anything they could fit in their gob.

    Oddly enough, I can only find one killiefish today...cannot find the second one at all, dead OR alive. I can't believe it died and got eaten over the course of less than 24 hours...but I can't find a carcass or a fish, or a dried mummy fish on the floor either. In any case, here is the one I could find...he's a curious fellow, I got the best pic when he was checking out the zucchini I put in for my pleco.

    06-02-2014 8-43-52 PM.jpg

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    Asking good questions, keep it up! - Slaphppy7 Congrats on the tank move - Slaphppy7 Thanks for being the 2000th poster on the 40B! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Stay warm!! - DeboraBremner Here's to good friends, and new fish! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
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    you know it isn't nice to put your fish on one of your forks
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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    after eating 20 dollars worth of shrimp, he deserves to be on the fork!

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    Nice pic and fish

    I really like the colors
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