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02-13-2017 03:36 AM
Bananableps Holy [censored][censored][censored][censored].


I recognize that guy. Thankfully, not the person I was thinking of. What a complete nightmare.
02-12-2017 04:09 PM
DanPlanted Just looked into Fauna and the owner, found a long and informative article about the owner on The Washington Post, seems so crazy.
02-11-2017 08:01 PM
Bananableps Fauna was an incredible store. It's where I bought the components to my first planted tank. Place had a more exotic stock than most zoos. Great staff, too.

Bump: Fauna was an incredible store. It's where I bought the components to my first planted tank. Place had a more exotic stock than most zoos. Great staff, too.

You're right though: the rent must have been crazy there. Not sure how they lasted all those years.
02-11-2017 04:02 AM
Qckwzrd
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I called and no answer.
lol so if it's still open, at least nothing's change.
LOL funny. I went to Fauna maybe twice, beautiful store and really nice livestock. Fish was so so, but as stated, never seen a lot of people there and I'm sure the rent for that place had to be ridiculous! Sorry to hear they closed tho.
02-10-2017 01:55 AM
Bananableps
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Fauna initially moved to Columbus and 87th but then closed that shop to go to Yonkers. However, animal negligence was found on a property owned by Daniel (owner) and thus, Fauna closed.

How do I know this? Been a customer of Fauna for quite some time, and deeply connected with the wildlife and animal rescue organizations here.

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Seriously? Daniel the guy who hand raised parrots? I knew Daniel and I find that hard to believe. Also I'm pretty sure he was the manager, not the owner.

I assumed they closed because they had enormous overhead and hardly ever any customers.
02-09-2017 10:16 PM
mtynan
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Has anyone seen any Bolivian Rams anywhere recently?
Manhattan Aquariums on the west side usually has some. They have a pretty good selection of cichlids in general.
02-09-2017 09:34 PM
TheGreenWizard Fauna initially moved to Columbus and 87th but then closed that shop to go to Yonkers. However, animal negligence was found on a property owned by Daniel (owner) and thus, Fauna closed.

How do I know this? Been a customer of Fauna for quite some time, and deeply connected with the wildlife and animal rescue organizations here.

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02-08-2017 02:01 AM
Bananableps
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I called and no answer.
lol so if it's still open, at least nothing's change.
02-08-2017 12:44 AM
Qckwzrd I called and no answer.

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According to Google Maps, Fauna NYC closed down. Does anyone know if this is true?
02-07-2017 05:45 AM
Bananableps According to Google Maps, Fauna NYC closed down. Does anyone know if this is true?
02-07-2017 04:37 AM
Qckwzrd Went to Pacific Aquarium this morning (first time in a long time) they've expanded there plant section and selection. Seen some pre packaged plants, terrarium plants and aquatic plants. Nothing out of the ordinary in fish tho.
10-29-2016 03:27 AM
greekfish Has anyone seen any Bolivian Rams anywhere recently?
10-21-2016 05:43 PM
ejendro from LES hello
10-20-2016 04:10 AM
TheGreenWizard
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Hola!


Anyone in NYC?
Bongiorno! I'm in NYC - specifically Washington Heights. What's up?
10-14-2016 06:05 PM
lopez_316us Hola!


Anyone in NYC?
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