Finally found some Diamond Tetras! I've been looking everywhere for them, thought I was going to be forced to buy them online with the murderous $35 shipping fee. I was at a local pet store that has a medium sized fish section and saw they had a single, lone, Diamond in a tank. The owner was there and I asked if he was getting any more, he said he'd look on his next trip, and yesterday got the call that he got 20 more in so I bought 10.
He jacked the price up by $1/fish which I didn't appreciate
but $10 is still better than the $35 for online, and I might have better luck with returns if something crops ups (disease). It's things like that though that make me dislike local stores, taking advantage of a near 'guaranteed' sale to raise the price.
They're all adults, makes me wonder if they were wild caught, and they sure are a large Tetra. They were very active in the tank last night, hopefully it's just due to the new surroundings and being hungry, they need to calm down before I get the Angels
. I would have preferred juveniles so I can get most of the 5 year life span out of them, but oh well, I'm just glad I found some. They may not be all that old, but of course you can never tell.
They also are pretty poor schoolers
. They are spread out all over the tank, probably in wonder since they've not doubt spent a few weeks at a minimum in bags and tiny overloaded store tanks.