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  1. #1

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    I've seen some really neat pics of fronts and thought I would do some research so when I get another tank I could look at doing a tank. I nearly had a coronary!
    How much do you guys pay for fronts?

    The cheapest that I could find was for a 2" 6 bar and that was $75
    A 1.5" kigoma was $111
    a 2" Blue mpimbwe $110
    2" 7 bar $104
    5" Blue Zaire is $499!!

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    Fraggle check out the tradingpost.com.au in your area. I find quite a few people have fronts. Another great place is the Aust Pet Link web site. Similar to trading post, one site for equipment and one for livestock. Links below. I haven't priced them in store sorry....
    http://www.petlink.com.au/Classified...-and-Supplies/
    http://www.petlink.com.au/Classified...ish/index.html
    Fish are friends, not an expendable entertainment device!

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    Frontosa are wicked expensive in Canada too.
    100g Reef

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    Here in the UK. In my area. Burundi fronts are 22.00 each @ 2" don't know about the other types you mention.

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    Wow, those are ridiculous prices.

    Kigoma's and burundi's are most common in my area.

    1.5" kigoma: $16-20.
    1.5" burundi: $8 (at the cichlid speciality shop), $16 at the LFS, and as much as $28 at the franchise LFS's (way too expensive).
    7" burundi: $90-100.

    Typical fellow hobbyist prices:
    group of four wild caught (1m/3f) 8" mpimbwe's: $300-350 for the breeding group.
    African cichlid and saltwater aquariums

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    You're not joking they are ridiclous pricing!! I was looking at the prices thinking "get off the grass!!!" LOL

    Hmmmm, maybe it won't be a frontosa tank (although if they are that expensive it might be worth getting some a breeding them! LOL)

    Thanks for the links Gem, I'll keep my eye out, and I hadn't even thought of the trading post either

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    small theyre a few bucks here

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    Quote Originally Posted by fraggle
    Thanks for the links Gem, I'll keep my eye out, and I hadn't even thought of the trading post either
    Keep an eye out fraggle because I always see fronts going on the pet link site.
    Fish are friends, not an expendable entertainment device!

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    Fronts around here are definitely an expensive commodity, to buy a
    mature colony you would need to re-mortage the house lol,
    If you buy juvies and grow them on like I did they are affordable,
    They are a gorgeos cichlid but I wouldn't pay $499 for a 5" Blue Zaire HOLY COW!!

    FRONTS RULE!!


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    How big are the juvies Brookfish?

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