55Gal Livebearer Aquarium

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Yeah, I checked with my LFS and they told me they have some in quarantine that should be ready for sale by now. They're beautiful fish.
 
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So, last week I was hoping to pick up a few Koi Swordtails from my LFS which finally had them! Unfortunately, the stock they received was not doing well at all.

Discouraged, but still determined, I head out once again to some other stores. First I tried a store in Toronto, but contrary to what I had been told, their fish and aquarium supplies selection was not all that great. In fact, I was downright disappointed. I had one other chance, another Big Al's store in Mississauga. After looking through their tanks, I finally found them, tucked away in a corner in a not so very well lit spot. And the price was fantastic!

I ended up getting 8 of these beautiful fish. I promise to get you all some pictures of them once they've had a change to get settled into my aquarium.
 

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Very nice tank! I'm in the process of setting one up myself after a few years out of the hobby. A few years back I had a livebearer tank with Koi Swordtails :) I was in the store the other day and saw they had stocked some, beautiful fish!
 
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It seems the quality of the batch of Koi swordtails the LFS received was not the best. The majority of them have passed away, most after only the first couple days. I do still have several though, and they seem to be doing pretty well in the tank. They absolutely love the algae growing on my rocks and wood. I even managed to get a picture of one as it was feeding.
 
 
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