LFS Fish Finds

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  1. iamdieter

    iamdieter Active Member

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    I'd like to start this thread for us to post any interesting fish seen at your local LFS. This way we can help each other find the less common species we may be interested in. No need to mention LFS name, as any one can PM the posting member for that info.

    So to kick-off:

    Spotted Silver Dollars @ R 120.00 each. East Rand.



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    Rabbid dawg Ninjasarus

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    Nice! Now if anyone spots some sterba's I'd be happy!
     
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    Rob in Nelspruit has babies - pure local breeds
    I cant recall if he sold the batch or not, I will alert him to you
     
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    African butterfly fish, and Banjo Catfish. PTA
     
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    Saw some Fresh water sole at lFS
     
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    Rabbid dawg Ninjasarus

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    Thanks! Gosh and I was in Nelspruit yesterday.
     
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    This was at my lfs a few weeks ago.
    I think there is a lot of mis-identification with these so called fresh water soles. A lot of them a potentially brackish.

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    In Edenvale? I saw them there as well.
     
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    Jenn Retired Moderator

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    I saw some for R90 EACH!! Sterbas Cories are so expensive. I wish mine would breed, but I suspect the eggs are being eaten.
     
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    Sterbai corries @Dorry pets on the 27th of feb if they land
     
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    Sterbai seem to be more expensive than the "usual" (bronze, pandas etc) Corries.
     
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    Ryno Kenaal baber

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    Usually about R55
     
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    Taking off is optional, landing is compulsory!
     
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    Can I preorder and pay before hand?
     
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    I can sometimes get some fish for decent prices, PM me if you have any enquiries...
     
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    Pet a Pond in Lynwood street has two Sterbas available, maybe more.

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    Rabbid dawg Ninjasarus

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    Racing off to go buy them.
     
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    Thanks @JJFury Ive just bought two. But in the next tank there were a pair of Corys which looked just like sterbas ( i could hardly tell the difference) but labeled as melini corys. As far as I know melinis look more like pandas. Anyone have an idea what they really are?

    They also have Ottos there, in case someone is looking
     
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    Probably Julii. Melini corys look like Bandit corys.

     
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    It also had the yellow pectoral fins. ust apparently not as yellow. I thought melinis were bandit corys
     

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