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Default New Congo Tetras!!!

I am totally lacking in any form of self discipline!!! I just got home with six Congo Tetras. They are acclimating, and you know me...there will be pictures soon! I paid $12 per fish, and had walked away from them earlier. But because I'm such an undisciplined person, I bought them today.
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That is great, Sharon! I hope that you do well with them. I wonder why the prices are so high where you are at?
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

I know how you feel Sharon I've been having the biggest urge to get some new fish.

Good luck with the congos.
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

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That is great, Sharon! I hope that you do well with them. I wonder why the prices are so high where you are at?
they were prob aready full grown
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

No they're not close to fully grown...I really don't know why they are so expensive, here. Normally, WalMart's prices are pretty good.....
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5 gal... Robin, (Betta)
5 gal...Pete, (Betta)
5 gal...Scotty(Betta)
10 gal...Female Betta Sororiety
10 gal... Neons, Glolights and Cardinals, 1 Oto
10 gal... Ram Pair
29 gal... Mbuna Tank
29 gal... Krib Pair, Tiger Barbs, Tetras, 2 Otos
55 gal...5 Australian Rainbows, 1 Angel Fish, 1 Blue Gourami, 6 Congo Tetras, 1 Leopard Ctenopoma, 1 Clown Pleco, 1 UpsideDown Catfish,5 Otos, 1 Bronze Cory, 2 Peppered Cories,2 Panda Cories
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

The ones here are usually 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches long....................$4 to $6 ea.US.
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

I've got three males and three females. The males are bigger...the biggest might be 2 inches. The females are probably an inch. I don't mind...I like to see my fish grow up. I'm liking them an awful lot, so they just may be worth the cash!!!
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5 gal... Robin, (Betta)
5 gal...Pete, (Betta)
5 gal...Scotty(Betta)
10 gal...Female Betta Sororiety
10 gal... Neons, Glolights and Cardinals, 1 Oto
10 gal... Ram Pair
29 gal... Mbuna Tank
29 gal... Krib Pair, Tiger Barbs, Tetras, 2 Otos
55 gal...5 Australian Rainbows, 1 Angel Fish, 1 Blue Gourami, 6 Congo Tetras, 1 Leopard Ctenopoma, 1 Clown Pleco, 1 UpsideDown Catfish,5 Otos, 1 Bronze Cory, 2 Peppered Cories,2 Panda Cories
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

I'm finding it very difficult to get a decent picture...I think the irridescence is the problem. Here's a couple of shots...one with flash and one without...
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5 gal... Robin, (Betta)
5 gal...Pete, (Betta)
5 gal...Scotty(Betta)
10 gal...Female Betta Sororiety
10 gal... Neons, Glolights and Cardinals, 1 Oto
10 gal... Ram Pair
29 gal... Mbuna Tank
29 gal... Krib Pair, Tiger Barbs, Tetras, 2 Otos
55 gal...5 Australian Rainbows, 1 Angel Fish, 1 Blue Gourami, 6 Congo Tetras, 1 Leopard Ctenopoma, 1 Clown Pleco, 1 UpsideDown Catfish,5 Otos, 1 Bronze Cory, 2 Peppered Cories,2 Panda Cories
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

Really nice!!
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Default Re: New Congo Tetras!!!

nice new fish! they're really pretty and wow! what a price tag !

we just discovered that our LFS has buy one get one saturdays.

we discovered this when we stocked the 75 gallon.

good thing that school is back in session tho else I'd find a way to set my 20 gallon high back up somewhere... hrmm i still could do that you know...
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