There's a number of places on Long Island I could recommend, but this is the time of the year they're generally less available. Where in the city are you, the difference between Queens and the Bronx, say, is pretty significant when it comes to recommendations-if you're in Queens there's some places in Nassau I can recommend.
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-55 Planted Community: Cardinal Tetras, Harlequin Rasboras, Cherry Barbs, a large mixed school of Bronze, Agassiz, and Panda cories, BN Plecos, Various inverts, African Dwarf Water Frogs, and a mated pair of Kribs
-10 Growout tank: Currently home to some cory fry, snails, and red cherry shrimp