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Y splendida for sale

Post by mistergreen » Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:35 pm

thought I'd give you guys a heads up
http://www.franksaquarium.com/brookstreamloaches.htm

$100 a pop.

it is splendid.

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Post by Graeme Robson » Sat Jun 13, 2009 4:12 am

Ahhh!!!!!!!! :o
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Post by BotiaMaximus » Sat Jun 13, 2009 8:46 am

That was cruel... I get all excited and boom $100 each - even I'm not that crazy or desperate!
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Post by mickthefish » Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:07 am

Keith, thats still a fairly reasonable price mate, i paid roughly $70 apiece mate.

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Post by BotiaMaximus » Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:04 pm

WoW :shock: :shock: :shock:

Thanks Mick! At least I know what I'm in for. I hadn't expected to see some so soon if at all available in the US, took me by surprise. Thought maybe I could put together a tank for them quick but that price is out of reach for me at the moment.

I saw that I could get sids for $20 each, is that a normal price for them? I would love to have some.

Thanks!
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Post by mickthefish » Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:58 pm

on sids Keith it depends what part of the country your in, i can get sids for between $12 to $16 apiece in my area.

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Post by starsplitter7 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:04 pm

The only Sids I have ever seen in this area were $17 each. I could never afford them.

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Post by starsplitter7 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:16 pm

At Frank's the SIds are 6 for $65. I thought that was a great price. I didn't calculate shipping and handling though. His quality and reputation are excellent.

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Post by BotiaMaximus » Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:26 pm

That's even better - I cant remember where I saw them, just happy to see I could get them by mail since local obviously isn't going to happen.

When I move the grow-outs up, the 30 in my bedroom could make a nice permanent home for a small shoal of sids 10-12 of them I think would work. It's filtering 550gph (rated) it is handling a big load now with no troubles.
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Post by Mike Ophir » Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:37 pm

Am i Crazy for considering buying some of these at that price?

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Post by piggy4 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:46 pm

Hi Mike , are you crazy , nah you just love loaches and when one as nice as this comes your way its hard to resist :lol: they really are good lookers !

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Post by mickthefish » Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:54 pm

c'mon Mike you like your caudi's just wait till you see the splendida and what a crackin temperament they are.

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Post by Northern Monkey » Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:58 pm

Mick if my calculations are correct with todays exchange you paid about $53.00 each ..
I dont know what the other places are selling for :D
Sids would cost about $9.50
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Post by mistergreen » Sat Jun 13, 2009 3:09 pm

get them while you can. You might not see the likes of them for a while.

I just got a 75G tank but I'm going to keep it relatively peaceful, Just b. histrionica, rasboras and barbs.

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Post by BotiaMaximus » Sat Jun 13, 2009 4:58 pm

They are certainly beauties, and rare as well. I would love to have some, but for their happiness would not consider having less than 5. A new tank setup plus 5 of them is just not wise use of funds in this economy. :( :(
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