Where to get healthy fish

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I do not know if anywhere that sells quarantined fish but I get most my fish from Ellis Aquatics in Compton. But I also qt all fish, but everything I have gotten from Ellis has been great and his prices are very fair. And if he doesn’t have what you’re want, he can most likely get it for you.
Good luck and happy reefing
 
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Hey, thanks for the replies. I’ve had great luck with amazing reefs, awesome stuff but usually such a small selection. Ellis nuked my entire tank with a couple sick clowns I got from them a few years back so I avoided them. My own fault for not quarantining them.
 
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++Age of Aquariums. I’ve never had sick fish from there. Arguably other stores might be a few bucks cheaper on a few things, but these fish at other stores are often hit more miss with health and appetite once you get them home.
 

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Awesome. I’ll definitely check them out.
I got a few fish and Harlequin shrimp from Reef Factory US. I was on a quest for a Long Nose Hawk Fish few weeks ago. Went to Seaside Tropical Fish, Tongs, no luck. Had my son, as it's for his tank and he is tired after a few stores. Tried my new local LFS- Reef Factory US and didn't have one either. I asked him and he said he will bring one in tomorrow. Came back Sunday morning and he just got back from the wholesalers. Super convenient. Had 2 to choose from. We picked the smaller one and it's a cool active fish and eats well. He said if you want something he can place the order Sat and bring it in next day. It's cool because on the rare day I get off early, I get to p/u my son from school and check out what's new there. He is fascinated by the Snowflake Eel and loves to watch it eat.
 
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Awesome. I’ll definitely check them out.
I've gone since he opened two months ago and we are friends now. He is getting a couple 8ft frag tanks as well for more corals. I bought a helfrichi, two ignitus anthians, and two yashas for $150 after i asked him what the best price he could give me for all of them
 

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I’ll third Age of Aquariums I’ve bought a few fish from them all healthy. They will also feed the fish upon request and have been open with me about how long the fish has been in the store. Be it from the wholesaler that morning or month.

They offer QT as well.
 
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I got a few fish and Harlequin shrimp from Reef Factory US. I was on a quest for a Long Nose Hawk Fish few weeks ago. Went to Seaside Tropical Fish, Tongs, no luck. Had my son, as it's for his tank and he is tired after a few stores. Tried my new local LFS- Reef Factory US and didn't have one either. I asked him and he said he will bring one in tomorrow. Came back Sunday morning and he just got back from the wholesalers. Super convenient. Had 2 to choose from. We picked the smaller one and it's a cool active fish and eats well. He said if you want something he can place the order Sat and bring it in next day. It's cool because on the rare day I get off early, I get to p/u my son from school and check out what's new there. He is fascinated by the Snowflake Eel and loves to watch it eat.
Wow, that’s awesome. I’m off Wednesday, I know where I’m going!!
 

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