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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-07-2007, 02:04 PM Thread Starter
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has anyone ever had killifish? Are there any that can be successfully kept in schools? What are the easiest for a beginner?


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I cannot be a help unfortunatly...but they are a really pretty fish.Unfortunatly they are impossible to get here!!




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you can get them very cheap on ebay, like 50eggs for 10-15bucks plus the food they need and how to hatch them..


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Oh thats something I didn't know!




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yeah..i was looking at this website Aquarium Fish: Tropical Freshwater Fish and Saltwater Fish for Home Aquariums
and the killifish are REALLY expensive, at least for me bc they are like 25-60 bucks for a pair...and on ebay i just searched killifish and there was this breeder from asia and sells eggs ...50...of them for only like 10bucks in shipping and additional 5 bucks...not bad


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Thats interesting! Why are the so expensive some places tho?

I was looking them up and came across these links if your interested!

This seems like a really good place!
American Killifish Association - Content

Killifish - maintenance, breeding, conservation
The International Killifish Association

They are such pretty little fish! If you get some,keep me updated!






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i think bc they are very rare and you wont get the really pretty ones in your local fish store...also they are relatively easy to breed so if you buy a pair you wont need them any more so they probably want to milk you for all you have..lol

yeah..i REALLY want them...i hear they are pretty easy to ship..i wish i knew someone on this forum that has kept them before


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I have never kept them but they are beautiful!
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Hey, Skratikans... sorry no first-hand experience with 'em, but this pretty well covers any questions you may have:

Killifish

Good luck. Let us know if you're successful with them. They're awesome looking little creatures. <-Steve->
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Hey, Skratikans... sorry no first-hand experience with 'em, but this pretty well covers any questions you may have:

Killifish

Good luck. Let us know if you're successful with them. They're awesome looking little creatures. <-Steve->
thanks so much!


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