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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 03:42 AM Thread Starter
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any cool fish stores to visit near lax or San Diego?

I'm flying down for a week for Disneyland and sea world with family but wanna check out some fish shops if there are any good ones.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 04:40 AM
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Jim's Exotic Fish is pretty cool. Very close to LAX. 630 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Nature Aquarium at 2836 Santa Monica Blvd is definitely IMO worth the detour north to check out, he's got awesome plants and shrimp.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 04:54 AM
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There is a list in this sub-section that I put together around October last year with a whole whack of So Cal stores and people gave their opinions of them all.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-22-2013, 06:31 AM
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pet kingdom, about 5mins away from seaworld.

already mentioned but aquatic warehouse is my go to place all the time mainly since theyve helped me out since day 1 and they know me well enough they give me good deals
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-01-2013, 05:07 AM
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Jim's Exotic Fish and Nature Aquarium are the only two I frequently visit. Jim's for the fish and Nature for the plants and driftwood.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-01-2013, 05:22 AM
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Nature Aquarium in Santa Monica is an ADA reseller and he has some nice planted tanks in there plus some rare finds
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