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Old 01-09-2014, 01:57 PM   #1
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Sailfin, Champaign


http://www.sailfin.com/

I've never been there, is it worth a 90 min trip?


I recall an awesome aquarium specific shop in Chicago, but I can't remember the name. It had lots of salt water fish. I remember a 1000 gal (guessing) tank that had an adult lion fish in it. Any ideas?
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Old 01-13-2014, 03:07 AM   #2
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This is my favorite fish shop in the state. I used to go to school down there and really enjoyed going there.
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:00 PM   #3
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Thanks for the review. My tank is cycled now and ready for fish.

Now just have to wait until this or next weekend.
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If you haven't been there yet, it is worth the visit. Call ahead if you are looking for a specific fish. They get new shipments weekly on Thursday I think. They have weekend specials too.
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I stopped by Sail Fin yesterday. They had fish that I had never seen in person. I just wish they were closer, the 1.5 hour drive is problematic.
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