Those of you needing to sell fish I can usually help, I have a wholesaler
that has a good market and he typically will buy them for 2-3 dollars ea at
a smaller size, bad thing is he usually only wants 20-30. So if the need
arises let me know....
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> From: ambush at unity.ncsu.edu
> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Subject: Re: [RML] Forktail Rainbowfish
> Date: Thursday, January 09, 1997 1:35 PM
> > Questions for the day...
> > 1. When selling or trading rainbowfish to fish stores, how much should
> > one charge and what size should on try to raise the fish to?
> > 2. What are the general rules for shipping eggs. Being new to this
> > obsession (oops hobby), I am interested in obtaining new species,
> > especially blue-eyes.
> > Thanks, gang.
> On question 1, a friend who owns a fish store told me that local fish
> stores should be willing to pay more for locally bred fish for two
> reasons. The first reason being that the fish have most likely been
> raised in the local water and have not had to endure long trips through
> the mail. The second reason is that locally bred fish should be of
> higher quality in terms of bieing pure breds and not being line bred.
> For fish that the stores can get from distributers I was told that stores
> should be willing to pay twice what they can get them for because serious
> hobbysts will be willing to pay more for locally bread fish. For rare
> fish that the stores can't get from distributers, you will have to
> with them. My attitude is, I want to make enough money off my fish to
> cover my fish costs such as food and supplies. I think it is important
> to get quality fish into the hobby and this is my main reason for
> selling my fish to the stores.
> I will leave question 2 for the REAL experts ;)
> John Dowden
> ANGFA NA
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