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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2005, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
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Wet Thumb Aquatics

I have used these people in the past and had nothing but a GREAT experience.
Mostly African Cichlids but do have other supplies also

Wet Thumb Aquatics
52700 Base St., New Baltimore, Mich 48047
Phone (586) 725-0960 Fax (586) 725-7394
Hatchery Phone Hrs: Mon thru Fri 10 am-6 pm ET

Open to the public to visit and view our 600+ aquariums.
Visiting Times: Tues 10 am-6pm, Fri 10 am-6pm, Sat 10 am-5pm
Email: wetthumbaquatics@cs.com
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-16-2005, 06:31 AM
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Location: St. Clair Shores, MI
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They are spectacular. Have you had an opportunity to actually go there? It is utterly amazing. Whats more amazing is that this is in their backyard.

Lots of flake food choices too. My girlfriend found it a while ago, and likewise both of us have been nothing but pleased with their service.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-16-2005, 05:46 PM
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I bought six Neolamprologus brevis juviniles from them and they are now big and healthy. I have two pairs, one actively breeding, three babies that grew up from good parental care. I use their prime flakes with both my brevis and angels. It encourages good color and growth, and is homemade.

They are helpful, clean, and their stock is highly impressive.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2005, 03:33 PM
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after searching for good fish stores in michigan, i finally found this one. Got 12 cardinals for like $15. Do you guys know of any other good LFS around Detroit?

55 gallon DIY
Homemade stand, overflow, refugium, return, lighting system......Everything but the tank!!!

Soon to be low-tech lush planted aquaria
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-06-2006, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by lousybreed View Post
after searching for good fish stores in michigan, i finally found this one. Got 12 cardinals for like $15. Do you guys know of any other good LFS around Detroit?
Thiers a bunch of petstores in the area.

Ocean and Seas: 10 1/2 mile rd. and Gratiot in Roseville. Salt and fresh water. Decent selection of fish with a few plants.

Greenwoods: 9 mile rd. between Gratiot and Schenier in Eastpoint. Not to many fish but a good place for equipment.

Tropical Treasurs: South of 15 mile rd on Gratiot in Clinton twp. Ok selection of fish with plants.

Aquatic Discoveries: Located in the shopping center at 15 mile rd. and Ryan. Equipment is over priced but good selection of everything.

Kees Aquarium: Shopping center at 23 mile rd and Van Dyke. Expensive equipment but good selection of fish and plants.

Anchorbay Aquarium: South of 23 mile rd just past Wet Thumb. You'll have to look it up in the phone book for directions. Great selection of fish and plants. One of my favorite pet shops. Clean and healthy facility.

The Aquarium Shop: Main st. just south of 11 mile rd in Royal Oak. Great selection of african cichlids.

The Pet Station: Telegraph Just north of I-94 in Dearborn. Great selection of fish.

Cichlid Store: Ford rd in Garden city. Huge selection of cichlids and some (SA dwarfs) and cool drift wood.
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