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  1. #1

    Question Has anyone heard of a coil fish?


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    Hey Everyone,

    theres a lady at my work selling a 55 gal set up. she says theres a white coil fish in it. I tried googleing coil fish and came up with only koi fish. From the picture the fish is all white and only about 2-3" long. Any ideas?
    Last edited by Jemerald; 07-20-2010 at 02:16 PM.
    Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant?? I'm halfway through my fish burger and I realize, Oh my God....I could be eating a slow learner!

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    Share the pic so we can make educated guesses?

    Sark

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    This is the pic from the ad.
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    Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant?? I'm halfway through my fish burger and I realize, Oh my God....I could be eating a slow learner!

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    Ask for a close up of the fish i can barely see it
    "Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds." -Albert Einstein

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    I wrote her an e-mail for a close up shot. I'll post it if i get one.
    Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant?? I'm halfway through my fish burger and I realize, Oh my God....I could be eating a slow learner!

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    welcome - Algenco PIZZAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Sarkazmo For buying an API test kit - gabbyguppy No Message - Mith Happy Birthday - Northernguy 
    Congrats on your awards! - Brookfish Sorry I meant to send you a zebra plec! - Brookfish thanks for helping me choose the perfect RC heli! - candice&jeff thanks for the tip on signatures! - sheamurai Excellent  DIY post - Cliff 

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    Looks like a lonely fish :(

    Sorta does look like a Koi though.

    Sark

    1G Planted Betta tank, 1.5G Planted Betta tank, 10G Planted Swordtail Fry tank,
    10G Neolamprologus Multifasciatus (Shell Dweller) tank. Empty/Work in Progress 135G, 40GB, 2 x 20GL, 2 x 10G
    My aquarium (and more) videos on YouTube

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    I wonder if the owner just spelled or missunderstood koi. It does kind of look like one.

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    Thanks everyone for your help, the lady just wrote back and said it is infact a koi. So now that i know that, any advice on how big this guy can get? I was hoping to merge the tanks. so i would be adding 1 betta, 5 zebra danios and some snails. any advice?
    Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant?? I'm halfway through my fish burger and I realize, Oh my God....I could be eating a slow learner!

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    welcome - Algenco PIZZAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Sarkazmo For buying an API test kit - gabbyguppy No Message - Mith Happy Birthday - Northernguy 
    Congrats on your awards! - Brookfish Sorry I meant to send you a zebra plec! - Brookfish thanks for helping me choose the perfect RC heli! - candice&jeff thanks for the tip on signatures! - sheamurai Excellent  DIY post - Cliff 

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    He'll eventually outgrow that tank. Koi get HUGE and need a pond.

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    1G Planted Betta tank, 1.5G Planted Betta tank, 10G Planted Swordtail Fry tank,
    10G Neolamprologus Multifasciatus (Shell Dweller) tank. Empty/Work in Progress 135G, 40GB, 2 x 20GL, 2 x 10G
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    Koi get 2-3 feet or more. They are a pond fish. Most LFS would probably take it for trade though.

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