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  1. #1

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    As seen on another website. I'm sure we've all made an impulse buy at one time..care to share?



    Mine is def. two baby oscars for my 20g long. water was filthy and they were getting way to big too fast!

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    I bought a couple iridescent sharks when I first got back in the hobby a couple years ago. First and last time I didnt research a fish thoroughly before buying. They are now living in a several thousand gallon tilapia pond
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    I bought a CAE a few years ago. I'll never do that again!
    26 gallon- 1 Clown Pleco, 3 Rummy-nose Tetras
    Read about my fish in my blog:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...wjournal&j=467

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    I love the CAE, but listening to the petco employee about them was a total crock. She said never told me they get big, and never told me that they stop eating algae. So I have to say, my worst buy was the CAE.
    Second would be impluse buying guppies. They fin nipped my angel like nuts :(

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    Now I've gotta try find a home for this CAE. I also bought a leopard pleco. He's gotta go too.
    26 gallon- 1 Clown Pleco, 3 Rummy-nose Tetras
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    first fish i bought, a shubunkin and a butterfly koi from walmart. I bought them with a 5 gallon tank since my wife didn't want any larger in the house. I loved the fish but donated them to the LFS, came to find out I really enjoy keeping fish and now I have the 5G and 2x10G. So those two have been my most regrettable since I really began to like them, did research, and gave them away since I didn't have the space.

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    I cant say I regret any of my current fish. The most regretable fish purchase I ever made was probably a couple of "rainbow cichlids" they werent rainbows, I purchased them at around 1/2" fry from a LFS. They were grey little things that I held out hope for being true Rainbows....they grew up to be mutt africans. Fortunatly this was around 10 years ago
    3x75 gallons|1x55 gallon|2x40 gallons


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    Prob my Zebra danios.

    They are busy fish that do chase eachother about but they seem to have no personality!
    Used to try and keep track of my fish here.....

    Ran out of room and time!!!

    Instead I'll tell you the best piece of fishkeeping equipment ever....... Algae Scrubber :)

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    I bought what I was told and looked to be some small green sevs.They turned out to be aggresive little malaysian perch.
    I still have one but only until I find someone else to take it.
    I want sevs!lol
    The lfs won't even discuss it with me.
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    Bala Sharks for me because I didn't have a tank large enough for them. Too many newbies don't start out with an 800 gallon! lol

    And of course buying too many angels thinking an all angel tank would be "cute".

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