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small_ranchu 05-19-2008 07:41 PM

Amano Shrimp
Do you know where to get Amano shrimp (Japonica) in Brooklyn or Manhattan? Thanks.

ValorG 05-19-2008 11:00 PM

Fish-town usa has had them 2 weeks in a row now. Theyre in queens on northern boulevard.

small_ranchu 05-20-2008 02:03 AM

Thanks. Going to end of 7 train from the other end of Q train . :( Any idea for Brooklyn or in the city? Thanks again.

FrostyNYC 05-21-2008 01:01 AM

Win Aquarium almost always has then. Not sure of the address, its in Chinatown tho. Do a search on here and you'll find it as its been discussed a few times. They had $1.50 amano shrimp. They call them algae-eater shrimp tho, and they're mixed with other shrimp, so make sure you know what an amano looks like beforehand (tho the owner is very knowledgeable as well).

I did just find the largest amanos I've ever seen at a fish store in Astoria on Astoria Boulevard for $2.99. They're double the size of the ones at Win. But that's not Manhattan or BK.

small_ranchu 05-21-2008 01:23 AM

I went to Win yesterday. Amano are on back order. Thanks for your help. Finally I found them at LFS near my house.

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