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Old 06-25-2013, 12:46 PM   #1
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Guppy's, guppy's and more guppy's


Looking for ideas in creative ways to get rid of the plethora of guppy fry/juveniles..

don''t bother posing any "euthanasia" answers please I already know those..

Just curious as to how one wold get rid of them.. Do some pet stores trade/take??? Ect.
I haven't found anyone I can even give them to.. Seems I'm the oddball aquarist in town..
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:51 PM   #2
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get an Angelfish I'm sure he would be more than happy to help you out
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:58 PM   #3
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You could ask at your LFS or LPS to see if they will give you credit for them. My LFS does.
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:10 PM   #4
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get an Angelfish I'm sure he would be more than happy to help you out
Actually thought about that one..
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:11 PM   #5
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You could ask at your LFS or LPS to see if they will give you credit for them. My LFS does.
Major probem, besides a Petco I have no LFS.. Out of curiosity what is the "rate of exchange"??
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:15 PM   #6
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Honestly I wouldn't know because I usually just trade tit for tat.
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:21 PM   #7
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OOH I will take them what species are they or have you already fed them to an angelfish?
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:39 PM   #8
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OOH I will take them what species are they or have you already fed them to an angelfish?
thanks shipping to BC from WI would be cost prohibitive even for free fish..
I don'
t have an angelfish at this ponit... It was just a (dark.. )

thought..
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lol kk
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Old 06-26-2013, 12:33 AM   #10
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They do well in outdoor ponds during the summer time but being in WI it'd have to be AWFULLY deep to winter them.
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ask the chain pet shop if they would take them. most of the time only mom and pop stores will give any kind of trade or credit. my lfs will take them but do not offer anything in return, its a small chain store around the area called feeder supply. your shop might take them but i dont think you will get any kind of credit. you might have better luck with like an oscar than an angel. my angels would only eat fry and that was very seldom they did that. also try craigslist or freecycle if you have it in your area. and if worse comes to worse, try shipping and post here in the for sale secion
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Send them to me. my Piranha are eating about a dozen a day.
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Honestly I wouldn't know because I usually just trade tit for tat.
What is tat, and how do I trade it for the other stuff?
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ask the chain pet shop if they would take them. most of the time only mom and pop stores will give any kind of trade or credit. my lfs will take them but do not offer anything in return, its a small chain store around the area called feeder supply. your shop might take them but i dont think you will get any kind of credit. you might have better luck with like an oscar than an angel. my angels would only eat fry and that was very seldom they did that. also try craigslist or freecycle if you have it in your area. and if worse comes to worse, try shipping and post here in the for sale secion
thanks.. Local "Death-co" will take them.. didn't sound like they were too willing to even do a like 100:1 "trade"..
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Petco here will take fish - for adoption. (What this means, in practice, is that your animal will usually be adopted out to a customer within a few days - if the staff doesn't snap them up!)

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