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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-22-2014, 04:57 AM Thread Starter
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WTB: blue arowanna

my friend accidentally killed her fiancée's arrowannas and wants to replace. Anyone have any leads on blue arrowannas?

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-22-2014, 05:03 AM
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You mean black arrowana? Try Monster Aquarium in Flushing.

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-23-2014, 08:07 AM
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Pacific on 46 Delancey st has a nice one for sale on their large display tank.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-23-2014, 10:47 AM
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Twenty plus years ago they called them black arowannas. Sometime in the 2000's the name got changed to blue. I don't know who did it but even the shippers from south america now call them blue. About a month ago one of the local wholesaler had a bunch of nice 6" specimens. I sure the local shops should have them.

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-23-2014, 03:10 PM
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123aquarium in chinatown usually carries several varieties. Aquastar as well.

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-31-2014, 02:10 AM
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If you are still looking for one, i know monster aquarium just restocked on black arowandas
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-31-2014, 06:28 AM
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Yah, blues and blacks are the same thing, just the baby is often called a black and when they change colors as they get larger sometimes they are called blue....however, most people now-a-days seem to call them black arrowanas.

Monster tends to have them and they are pretty nice looking over there as well, healthy and all.

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Monster Aquarium recently got a shipment of them. Here are pictures

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-01-2014, 06:38 AM Thread Starter
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