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Old 02-22-2014, 01:00 AM   #1
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lfs in Omaha?


Does anyone know of any good lfs in Omaha. The ones I used to know are gone. Is it all big box stores now?
Also is there a good local plant and driftwood source?
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:49 AM   #2
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Nebraska Aquatic Supply or Fish Freaks. NAS has the better plant selection, but if you're looking for rare stuff, you're better off getting it here or online.
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Old 05-15-2014, 03:19 AM   #3
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Nebraska Aquatic Supply or Fish Freaks. NAS has the better plant selection, but if you're looking for rare stuff, you're better off getting it here or online.
Both NAS and Fish Freaks are fantastic shops here in town and can get you just about anything you need. Very helpful shops.
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Old 07-05-2014, 03:03 AM   #4
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Aqua Pets on Maple Street is a good fish store too.
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:59 AM   #5
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When I went to Fish Freaks, I didn't find the best selection of non-Cichlids. They have a great selection of those, but everything else seemed kind of slim pickins, and fairly timid. But the people were nice. I appreciate that their betta cups are aerated, but the bettas do not like current, so they seemed really stressed and sick.

NAS was unfortunately, sold out of a lot of fish but those that were marked were of a great selection, and they had several lovely large tanks of plants. The fish that were there appeared to be in better condition, not as stressed.

I didn't see driftwood at either.
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Old 08-18-2014, 02:40 AM   #6
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Check out fin-tastic fish in bellevue. They have tons of driftwood of all kinds. Cheapest price around too. They also have plants and plant friendly fish.

Bump: Last time I was in NAS they were selling houseplants as aquatic and alot of fish were mis labeled and sick. Aquapets carrys plants too.
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Old 08-18-2014, 02:59 AM   #7
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Anyone know if any of these sell apistos or German blue rams?
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Old 08-18-2014, 06:48 AM   #8
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The one in bellevue does and fishfreaks does usually.
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Old 08-24-2014, 03:24 PM   #9
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Anyone know if any of these sell apistos or German blue rams?
Aquapets sells some nice blue rams when they have them in
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Old 10-02-2014, 10:12 PM   #10
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A new invertebrate specialty store just opened up in Council Bluffs that seems pretty cool. http://onestopaquatics.com/ The guy who runs the place has got a bunch of different types of freshwater shrimp, crayfish and snails and really seems to know his stuff about breeding them and is willing to answer any questions and give tips. Here's the address:
2800 twin city drive ste 3R

When you drive up to the place you'll see a bar but his shop is actually in a different building back behind the bar.
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Old 10-08-2014, 04:37 AM   #11
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A buddy of mine and I have been keeping aquapets well stocked with plants. They don't last too long once they are there (we both run high light and ferts), but you might see something nice if you time your visit right.
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The last time i went to aqua pets they had all their reef stuff torn down. Their big cube tank with the shark had a fish with some kind of illness. They had zero LED lights. I did not look att he chiclids but the other FW fish did not look very good. I was not impressed with their stock of freshwater fish either. NAS has replaced some of their employees. The chick is cool and knows some stuff about freshwater, the new guy that works there, genius! Last time i went to FF i had bad experience also plus their store hours dont fit my over night schedule. For me NAS is the best. I would put FF 2nd. and IMO Aquapets doesn't make the list. They have some beautiful displays but i have never bought ANYTHING there bc they never seem to have anything in stock.
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