getting killifish

Miss Mouse

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Hey guys,
i've also been tempted by killifish recently. You can buy eggs on ebay with care instructions etc and they seem fairly easy to keep and I have a perfect tank for them but was just wondering if anyone has hands on experience of keeping them?
Thanks!
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That entirely depends on what species you get. Some species of killies only live a year (they live in ponds that dry up once a year) while others live for a normal lifespan. They are some very interesting fish.

You should be able to find information on the particular kind of Killie on this forum -
You might even be able to find a few pictures to help you determine the kind of Killie you want!

I'd do a lot of research into Killie terms (like annual) and research the particular kind of fish you want. Good luck!
 
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ooh that's crazy! I don't thin I could cope with afish that I knew was only going to live a year long.. too sad! Thanks for the info anyway - I'll have a look
 

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I have 2 batches of eggs that I bought off of eBay just recently. I have been very lucky with them so far. I also don't have to be sad when the fish live for over a year, I plan on either selling them on eBay or at one of the local fish clubs here.
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