Congo Tetras

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TheSwampFox

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I really like the looks of these guys but haven't seen any at my LFS's does anybody know the rarity of finding these guys?
 

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I've seen them at many shops. They aren't generally found in chain stores, but I wouldn't say they are hard to come by at the locally owned shops.
If you can't find any good local shops, try finding an aquarium club. A lot of times, members will sell fish to you, or at least point you in the right direction toward quality shops.
 

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Thanks Harpua. I've checked a lot of fish stores over the weekend, but I'm sure there are more because I didn't even know any of ones I looked at existed until I began searching.
 

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Australian fish shops, even the chains, carry them regularly. Doesn't help you much I know
They are cool though. And they grow very quicky.
 

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I found some today at another LFS. Now I know where I'm going to get them!
 

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I am curious about the price range of these guys. Cuz down here i was lucky to get 2 of them for $4 each. They got really colorful after a few days in their new and nicer environment so i decided to get 4 to 6 more of them. Only to find that they were at $10 now... is that the averege prize elsewhere?
 

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$8-10 each is a pretty common price IME. Wholesale cost on them is higher than a lot of other species.
 

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ty guys...then i guess that i bought those 2 just before the store realized the prize mistake...
 
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