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Junk fish. I keep & breed angels at 82-84F, I won't let anything living from corporate owned shops, and many independent shops in my house. Look at Aquabid for decent angels, or talk to the folks at The Angelfish Forum II - Focused on Freshwater Angelfish. - Powered by vBulletin

I quar fish I get in from reputable breeders & keepers. It's not just a situation of something may have slipped through the cracks of their normally very well thought out procedures for preventing disease. There may be something that my stock is living with that they have no problem with, which may affect fish who have been stressed a bit by shipping & acclimation to different water, foods, & so on.

It might be compared to going to a foreign country where they tell you not to drink the water, but the locals drink it with no problem whatsoever. Their systems are acclimated for quite some time to whatever little bug or whatever may be in the local water supply. If you're new to it your system takes a real wack.

I've had some breeders get offended when I quar fish from them, I tell them they'd better quar fish from me. I also tell them OK, I won't quar your fish, if there's an issue can I expect you over every evening to change hndreds of gallons of water & help with med procedures? Haven't had any takers yet!
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