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Re: [APD] Looking for SAEs..
I believe that http://www.AZgardens.com tends to carry real SAE's
On 6/7/05, Thomas Narten <narten at cs_duke.edu> wrote:
> My LFS has tried to get SAEs, but has been unsuccessful. Indeed, one
> of their (more trusted) distributers told them "they are endangered",
> hence one can't get them anymore. I assume this is nonsense? Anyone
> know more?
> More to the point, can anyone point to a distributer that carries
> them? My LFS would be happy to order them from a new source, if they
> thought there was a decent chance they'd actually get the real thing.
> Or, is there a place in NA from which I can order them and have them
> shipped diretly to me (in a relatively small quantity, and with
> reasonable certainty that I will actually get the fish I'm looking
> Also, I've heard heard from one other store that sometimes gets them
> that in practice SAEs get netted with other similar fish, and that no
> one really bothers id-ing them properly in the trade. Thus, the best
> luck one can have is to just order flying foxes and hope you get some
> SAEs thrown in. Certainly, I've seen fish in stores that are too small
> to ID properly...
> Finally, I assume that SAEs are all wild-caught. Is their availability
> also seasonal? I.e., are some times of the year better for finding
> them? Or can they be easily obtained at any time of the year?
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