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    Some of us don't have a LFS, or have bad ones and are forced to buy online.

    That can be a quagmire, and I think we would greatly benefit from hearing where others had good (or bad) experiences.

    I am hoping some will post here, I am in that situation and sorely need some recommendations and/or warnings.

    Thanks

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    It might help to know what country you live in

    I could recommend a few places to you, but they do not ship into the USA so that would not be any good to you if you live in the USA
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    A+ there.

    I have a 2 hour drive to a fish store. Sometimes I just have to take a trip. But I order nothing during the winter months. Trying to buy fish, for me, when it's 10 degrees is taking too much of a chance.

    They add heat packs but those are only good for just so many hours.

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    I am in the US, and we still have 80 degree days. I have a window of about 3 weeks before it gets too cold to ship...

    I have a store that used to be good that takes me a day to drive to and back - but it changed ownership and I hear it has deteriorated horribly, with no one knowing anything about fish there now.

    I have ordered online from liveaquaria with no issues. They take good care to insulate and ship in styrofoam. Just wondering if there are other places out there who might have different things on offer...
    Last edited by Glofish; 10-08-2012 at 01:25 PM.

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    The best one I have found and I can't praise them enough, Is the Wet Spot Tropical Fish in Portland Oregon.

    I live in central California and it cost's about $30.00-$40.00 to get them shipped to me. The more you order the bigger discounts they give you. For example Cardinals are three dollars but if buy ten our more they cost $2.50. With Tetras and Barbs you have to buy a minnimum of six which I think is good. I have never had a DOA the six times I've ordered from them.

    At least check them out, you will be blown away by the selection they have.

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    Will definitely do!

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    The selection is certainly amazing!

    I can even read the grey on black if I highlight it like I was going to copy it...

    Which is what I may have to do anyway, so I can run around looking at pics and descriptions of these fish. If you don't know what they look like and what they like it's hard to pick...

    I doubt there are descriptions for many of them anywhere online, there are so many varieties.

    It may be fun to travel there on vacation just to look at it all...

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    I don't like to drink alone..... Cheers - Cliff because they rock! and for showing them to me. - cm12setx Here's to retirement! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the videos and great advice on restocking my dual 29s! - gronlaura for tirelessly showing beautiful, various fish - RiversGirl 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF on the 13th with a full moon. - Taurus Spurs! - RiversGirl Here's a get well soon beer, so get well ASAP. - Taurus T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    feelin your pain - SeaLady Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass Beer reduces kidney stones! - Sandz T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thx. Have another on me! - pRED 
    Enjoy the 4th brother :-) - Taurus Bleeding blues! - RiversGirl TGIF and here's to the bleeding blues Lee. - Taurus This one's on me.... - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie 
    Children with Disabilities - Parkinson's Disease - VACTERL - Young Onset Parkinson's Association - steeler1 Childhood Cancer - steeler1 Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 
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    Glad I could help, you won't be disapointed if you order from them. Anthony (sales manager) can sound a little dismissive on the phone but your order gets double ck'd and out the next day.

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