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post #1 of 5 Old 12-08-2010, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
Thumbs up Thank you everyon! The fry have arrived!!!

Hi,

I thank all of those people that helped me to this point and last night my Sailfin Molly had her fry!!!

Please tell me when a Sailfin Molly is mature enough to sell to my LFS or to friends as I don't want to kill them and in any currency, can someone tell me how much a LFS would generally pay for a single Sailfin Molly.

Another question: How do I transport them if I don't have an oxygenated bag or something? Please give me some pointers

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Thank you so much,
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post #2 of 5 Old 12-11-2010, 04:27 AM
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I usually use air pump to fill up the bag with air before transporting fishes to my friends. You may use the same method.
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post #3 of 5 Old 12-11-2010, 04:46 AM
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Most of the live fish stores here won't give cash, they will trade fish or merchandise for your fry.
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post #4 of 5 Old 12-16-2010, 08:46 PM
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You have time. Usually they won't take until a good size.

I have a battery operated AZOO pump you can get from Fosters and smiths
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post #5 of 5 Old 12-23-2010, 01:25 PM
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usuallt the are "sellable" size at 1/2 inch and as states most LFS trade for store credit.. you transposrt them just like you do when buying .. plastic bag (i like zip-lock) AND AT LEAST 2/3's of the bag has air in it (do not blow up by mounth!!)

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