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My new Ranchu


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Stache looks extra-frisky!? Adorable.? Where'd you get him?? (In case it was at an LFS, because the Bay Area isn't an unreasonable drive for me.)

I did get him @ a local fish store! It's in Fremont called family pets and they guarantee their fishes to be disease free
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Stache looks extra-frisky! Adorable. Where'd you get him? (In case it was at an LFS, because the Bay Area isn't an unreasonable drive for me.)

I did get him @ a local fish store! It's in Fremont called family pets and they guarantee their fishes to be disease free

Hmmm that's not exactly something they can guarantee I believe.. A fish can be sick and not show signs for awhile. Also, when you take the fish home it is under a lot of stress. So when you put it in the main tank it can be susceptible to diseases your fish may carry but they are immune to. It's best to do a complete QT (about a month long) and I would go so far as to treat with Prazi as almost all fish carry fluke worms for the entire duration of their lives. Prazi cuts down on the infestation so the fish don't get infection or diseases from them.

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