My Own Fish Store Tour. FRESHWATER PUFFERFISH, Nano Fish, Rare Plecos, Planted Aquariums.
Hey everyone, Cory from Aquarium Co-op Today I’m doing the store tour It’s requested It may be my most requested besides my own fish room tour, so I’m going to get it done It’s hard for me to remember that every month there’s 5,000 new people that join the channel that have never seen my fish store before I think, “Oh yeah, it’s the same stuff,” But you guys haven’t seen it Then as I go around the country and visit other fish stores I realize we do have kind of a lot of cool stuff in our fish store, so I can see why even the people that have been around for a long time still want to see what we have I’m just kind of in the front of the store at the moment, and I thought I’d show off with … Or not show off, but start off with a display tank I know the glare’s terrible but kind of a Red Veiltail Betta with a bunch of Cardinal Tetras with some Dwarf Saggitaria Up above this is back stock, so we’ve got Vals and Java Fern, so when you guys order Java Ferns you’re getting these giant healthy ones typically whenever we can buy them Got some Bubble Eye Goldfish up here, and then more Roseline Sharks and Val back stock We sell so much Val to you guys You guys love it This is a scape that we just put together I say we, I actually mean Kaleigh, so we’re just working on that Changed up this is 30 feet long Got the Silvertip Tetras here which are super cool The intense orange is the boys, the lighter color are the females There’s some Otos, and we’ve got Bucephilandra, and we’ve some Starougyne Repens, and we’ve got a Tiger Lotus, that kind of stuff Lots of wood for sale, always lots of aquascaping materials, as much as we can keep in stock We’ve also got tufa rock We’ve got lava rock I think both of those are on the website now We also have dragon stone and seiryu stone We’ve got Manzanita wood and Mopane wood More Manzanita’s on the way Over here we’ve got … This is where we stack up the kits we’ve been selling so many there’s not that many stacked up but Got to turn the corner then you start hitting the real store, lot of dry goods over here and yeah, so let’s dive into some fish Here we got some Platinum Angels with Neon Tetras There’s kind of a rare fish right here this is the Pygmy Swordtail, that’s a male Think we only got one male left so it doesn’t do anyone a lot of good We’ve also got Albino Corydora’s, we’ve got Bamboo Shrimps crawling on the sponge Usually we’ve got they’re up above too, yes there they are there, so we’ve got some of those guys Should be a Redfin Sternella Pleco as well as these Bristlenose in there too I don’t know where the Sternella is but Let’s see, scroll down … Scroll down – ha Been on the computer too much We’ve got Rosy Barbs and Pearl Danios down here If we go over one tank we’ve got Jurapari That’s a sand-sifting geophagus Well, all the geophagus are really are sand-sifting Then we got Yoyo Loaches Up top we’ve got Guppies We sell a lot of Guppies, lot of lot of Guppies One above that we’ve got Snakeskin Guppy Pairs If I can get to focus in here Here you go We also go the Danio Chorprae or the Glowlight Danio This is a normal color variant, you can see this in the wild One of my favorite Danios a little bit more spendy about four bucks a piece, but they’re really cool Then we’ve got Zebra Danios over here at a buck a piece Some people use them for feeders some people just want cheap fish So there’s that Over here this is what we have left of the Red Eye Tetras Nice healthy school of them Down here we’ve got Rummy Nose Tetras and the normal Honey Gourami like the wild formed coloration You can see the males colored up there We’ve also got the Pinstripe Panaque Pleco Unfortunately, it’s a little dark but you can just see his face that pinstripe look going on there Down low we’ve got some Japanese Rice Fish the Platinum variety and a Betta, Crowntail Next stop over we’ve got Platties with lots of water lettuce floating on top there We go up we’ve got the female Powder Blue Gouramis These are one of my favorites, they’re pretty docile We’ve got Bronze Cory’s and we’ve also got some Reticulated Hillstream Loaches That’s what the guys in the glass are, they kind of look like alien face-suckers And then we’ve got the Neon Green Rasbora as well and more live plants, the water lettuce up top because it just looks cool right? And we’ve got Duck Weed It helps keep water quality up Up above we’ve got tons of small Roseline Sharks
We sell these at nine bucks a piece Eat your heart out Australia and wherever else they’re saying they were crazy expensive Yeah but some of these guys are super duper tiny Moving right along, here’s the Super Red Koi Angel’s we sell A lot of people say, “Well, they don’t look that red whenever I show them in this video.” Most of these, I say most because some did come from a wholesaler are locally bred and you’re going, “Okay, yeah they’re not that red.” But we do have a pair that have been raised up from us over here, that’s what these guys are right here This is just normal lighting no trickery or anything That’s pretty high coverage if you ask me Of course he won’t let me show the side of him There’s another one, not as high a coverage but still, pretty high a coverage honestly These are what I would consider, super red They get more intense as they grow up That’s just what’s to know about that Over here we’ve got plant tanks this is where you guys are ordering all your plants from You can see we’ve got lots of Tiger Lotuses, and there’s some Pennywort, Bacopa, and then down low we’ve got things like Staurogyne Repens, we’ve got Dwarf Baby Tears, normal Baby Tears Then we’ve got a new one that I haven’t had in the store before and that is Staurogyne Porto Velho Then we’ve got Pearl Weed and we’ve got one of my absolute favorites but it takes CO2 and that is the Mermaid Weed or Sawtooth Hygro Looks super awesome And then more and more plants, these are one of my favorites I think people should order more of these These are the Red Flame Swords look at all that cool marbling Obviously I was talking about that Java Fern earlier So we’ve got Java Fern, Narrow Leaf Java Fern, Java Fern Windelov Then we start hitting the Anubiases, Anubias Golden, Anubias in a petite, we’ve got Nana, we’ve got Barteri, we’ve got Coffeefolia, Congensis And lots of Dwarf Sages and Crypts and stuff like that, there’s a back stock up top there Then this right here is kind of a cool little set up we sell it’s a Nanoponic Tank is what they call it You can grow plants out of the top We’ve got a bunch of Pothos growing up and above and it’s creeping along the store at this point It’s hard to keep it well-fed off such a small tank In this tank here we’ve got Norman Lampeye Killis You see that glowing eye that looks at you from across the room It doesn’t show up nearly as well on camera as it does in person They’re amazing We’ve got lots of Blue Velvet Shrimp, that’s what all these guys are Kind of pan through them there The moss balls if you guys are going to order those online, they come out of this tank Next tank over we’ve got lots of Bucephalandra Those are flowers, that’s what a Bucephalandra flower looks like We’ve also got Madagascar Lace Plants these are just starting to sprout We’ve got some Panda Guppies that I bred and we’ve got Brigittae Rasboras Whoops, going out of focus We’ve got Rosy Loaches Rosy Loaches are pretty cool too That what that little guy is Down low we’ve got a bunch of snails and frogs, so we’ve got Nerite Snails, Mystery Snails, there’s a Betta in there, there’s frogs Next tank over we’ve got tons of Amano Shrimp, at least usually we do Let’s see Can I see a bunch? Yeah, there’s a bunch We use them to clean up some plants like in this tank right now we’ve got, this is Hygrophila Pinnatifida and we’ve got a little bit of water sprite, we’ve got a little bit of algae Getting it cleaned up Next tank over we have Long Fin White Clouds Now they’re not super long fin yet but they will If you’ve ever seen long fin versions like those ones are starting to get longer up there, start looking pretty darn cool One of my favorite fish If you notice on the back wall there’s baby Plecos We’re also breeding Bristlenose in the store here There’s that cave right there and I don’t where mom and dad are but we’re up to several generations going on This is Christmas moss in this tank If we can go over to this tank, what have we got going on over here? Is it Endlers? Blue Silverado Endlers Looks like I got a bunch of females left in the Blue Axelrodi Rasbora That’s kind of a cool one What else do we have in here? Assassin Snails and Orange Shrimp, and we got Crypt not Crypt, Aponogeton Undulatus in here We sell those Up above, we’ve got Male Congo Tetras and Siamese Algae Eaters with Java Fern on Wood, like we sell on the website and in store
If we come one over here, we’ve got Gertrudae Rainbows A lot of the times people haven’t seen these in person they look amazing if you can’t tell already The ones that are all colored up with extra finnage are males and the plain-Jane looking ones are the girls Also in here we’ve got a few Pygmy Corydoras, we’ve got Aponogeton Bovinianus just starting to sprout and a lot of Silver Kuhiloaches The Silver Kuhiloaches, they stay a lot skinnier and they’re just kind of a cool fish Down low we got some Subwassertang which I’m going to take a portion of that home today I think and some normal White Clouds but these White Clouds they’re looking good At least I think so Nice, dark coloration on the fins, good strain in my opinion Then over here we’ve got Banana Plant town Tons of Banana Plants and Pea Puffers Have you seen a better tank? I don’t think so Pea Puffers and Bananas? You got everything you need for a balanced diet right there Bananas and peas Up top we’ve got Cherry Shrimp These are our normal Cherry Shrimp we sell which in my opinion are pretty darn good Then just in the back there chilling we got a Zebra Pleco we sell Everyone always asks, “How much is it?” $150 bucks We’ve got Rice Fish here See if I can show you the eggs on this one right here I’ve got to zoom out You see the eggs on the anal fin? If it moves my camera has trouble focusing on it Let me see if I can find another one It’s super cool They basically run around they deposit those eggs on a plant somewhere, yeah, it’s just not showing off well These are Aponogeton Ulvaceus and so these are bulbs as well they just sprout a little faster typically We send these in the plant packages and stuff They do well Let me get up here Nothing in this tank really beside some Bristlenose and this Veiltail Betta, and we’ve got a Oranda Goldfish hanging out in here We put it in here for clean up crew, red Cap and there was a bunch of Duck Weed and algae and stuff and it’s gotten rid of almost all of it It also did a little bit of a number on the plants but it was so covered in algae it was doing us a favor Another plant holding tank lots of plants we sell so many that we really have to expand plant holding capacity My employees have been complaining about it an extra amount this week Then down low we got Salvinia growing in the top here It kind of looks like Cat’s Tongue Then down below we’ve got Discus, why not right? People always ask, “How much are the Discus?” Well the most expensive ones in here are $60 bucks something like that guy would be $60 bucks The cheapest ones in here like that guy would be $40 bucks Yeah We don’t sell a whole lot of Discus just because most people aren’t ready for them and that type of thing Everyone thinks they want them but maybe they don’t Got the whole lighting wall there Heaters and all knickknacks and doodads and thingies Where did we leave off on this wall? Kind of a cool fish if you guys haven’t seen it before the Purple or Black Rasbora Hets I think they’re super cool Then we’ve got Endlers Liverbearer in here Some whale, females and some nice and small males Should have, let’s see we’ve got Royal Farlowella right there We’ve got Green Phantom as well Green Phantom Pleco Down below, I can’t wait to put these outside, I’ve got these at home These are the Orange Japanese Rice Fish Super duper cool, I think they’re going to look great when you look down on them in a pond That one’s got eggs too, let’s see if I can show you It’s just so hard You can see that egg on the anal fin but it keeps coming in and out of focus I apologize for that Really hard to focus in on a fish carrying an egg Over here we’ve got not the most rare fish but a cool fish for sure and that is the Egyptian Mouthbrooder, Multicolor Victoriae They’re really cool, West African cichlid Also have Keyholes in this tank and some Bristlenose Plecos Up above we got some small Cardinal Tetras and Rams If I can zoom in on these Rams here Our Rams typically do pretty well, my tip to anyone watching this keep them hot we keep them at about 84 degrees That’s what they do well in We’re real low, we usually have a bunch of Dwarf Petricolas in here but we’re low today Shipment’s coming in Up top we’ve got a bunch of Glowlight Tetras and some Silver Hatchetfish and a cellophane Koi Betta
Over here we’ve got some male Dwarf Gouramis that you guys might have seen in a previous shipment that were accidentally shipped in, and they’re still sitting here as we talked people out of buying them because they’re too aggressive Looks like a guy might be getting dominated back there Still alive but, you know, not liking it Too many males Yuck Then we’ve got some Marble Hatchetfish Down low we’ve got Apistogramma Cacatuoides Orange Flash That’s what this cichlid is People usually ask in the video, “What was that thing?” That’s what it is Apistogramma Cacatuoides Orange Flash I’m actually going to show it on camera so that way you can see what you’re looking at there Yes, we sell him for $20 bucks they’re locally bred, it looks super good We also combine them with some Porkchop Rasboras and some Orange Laser Corydoras Orange Lasers are hiding in the back there Let’s see, over here we’ve got Sterbei Corys and the Drape Fin Barb, that’s what this guy is right here Kind of a rare Barb that’s peaceful He’s got that big dorsal fin, if he stops swimming maybe he’ll put it up for us We’ve got the Green Fire Tetras and we’ve got some rarer Catfish in there We’ve got the L092 Head Spot Pleco Black Ghost Knife hiding in the coconut no doubt Up top one of my favorite tanks pure freshwater Mollys Actual freshwater, not brackish, they’re really freshwater Then we’ve got Silver Hatchets Then we’ve got this Plakat that I’m in love with See if he swims to the side here you’ll see why He’s just gorgeous I think He’s got that great color on the finnage and then the nice blue body Over here this is a tank that I love, we’ve got a Odessa Barbs, that’s the ones with the red stripe through them We’ve got the Black Phantom Tetras that’s what that guy is with the black obviously Then when got a rare Danio again and it’s the Kyathit Danio with that orange Different than the Glowlight or the Choprae Danio There’s a lot of cool Danios people don’t get to see very often and that’s kind of a fun tank to watch We’ve got the normal Sunset Honey Gourami here, that’s what these guys are Then we’ve got some baby Panda Garras, or the Panda Log Sucker You can see one on top of the sponge there, kind of gets the Panda name Then we’ve got a lot of Julii Corydoras Kind of a basic tank There might be some Royal … Oh yeah, there’s a Royal Pleco If I can get it, there we go, kind of under the wood Sawmill action going Down low we’ve got an assorted Rainbow tank and these are Wapoga Red Lasers locally bred Pretty rare fish in the hobby at this point and then we’ve got Madagascar Rainbow, there’s the Irian Red Rainbow and some Boesemanis that type of thing Over here, we have locally bred Dwarf Neon Rainbows we sell those at $5 bucks which I hear crazy talk of stores selling them at $15 which is insane to me Then we got Gold Nugget Plecos, couple of them chilling right on the back glass Do we have any Lipstick Gobys left? Where are they at? I don’t see them at the moment but there might be some in there We’ve got the Panda Corydoras hanging out Kind of a lively tank when you look at it from behind Then we’ve got Dojo Loaches both gold and normals kicking around in here having some fun We’re out of Goldfish, I’ve got to bring Goldfish from home Up top we have got Black Neon Tetras, tons of those and a Dumbo Plakat Betta Got a whole tank of Cherry Barbs Let’s see if they’ll do the schooling action No, they don’t do it as well as some of the other fish do When you put your finger up there Then we’ve in here super duper cheap Angels for $3 bucks a piece Then we’ve got Zebra Loaches if I can get to focus in If I light up the back maybe Yeah, there we go A lot of Zebra Loaches We’ve got also Long Fin Green Dragon Bristlenose, that’s what these guys are Couple little baby Ranchus below that Then over here we have the normal Medaka Rice Fish This is just a normal variant, no colors or anything like that, nothing crazy Lot of Bristlenose Some Clown Plecos in there Up top we’ve got the Dwarf Chain Loaches and the Ember Tetras And we’ve got some Long Fin Albino Bristlenose
Up here we have the dollar bin All these fish in this bin are one dollar You’ve got some Neon Tetras, and a Swordtail or Platy, and a Glowlight Tetra These things that go through our quarantine that get given to us that we don’t want to mix in with our tanks that might have … I wouldn’t put one Glowlight Tetra into the tank we have 200 of them in because if that guy brings something, I don’t want to chance it Next we have another tank of Guppies down further in the store, always enjoyable Up top we have Pink Flamingo Guppies, and then of course a Mbu Puffer fish, little baby, because since we have the big guy, which you guys can see at the end here, everyone wants to buy one so we kind of have to have one on hand, $225 bucks We try not to sell them very often because most people aren’t ready for them but when they are, we’re here to help Another kind of rare Danio, the Orange Hatchet Danio is kind of cool, if I can get it to focus in correctly Just a fun one and living with a Veiltail Betta, blue one Down low, we’ve got the Silver Tip Tetras and we’ve got some Kuhli Loaches Let’s see if I can get these guys to school up No, we don’t have enough of them anymore Then supposedly we have a Red Hump Eartheater and some Plecos down there but I think we sold the Red Hump Yeah and I think I missed my Swordtails right here A lot of Swordtails Then we’ve got … This is a pseudo display tank and I say pseudo because we haven’t done anything with it in probably six months Currently it’s got some Mollys that just live in here lots of Dragonstone, and Crypts I love Crypts That’s all Crypt Lutea Then we’ve got Vesuvius growing up front The Plecos in here breed that’s why they see Plecos all over the place They’re breeding There’s albino and there’s normal on the wood right there Lot of Duck Weed up top Because I’m here before the store opens, the lights not on but we’ve got a lot of Goldfish down here, you can kind of see them We’ve got let’s see, Black Ranchus, Calico Ranchus, Ingot Orandas We’ve got Ryukins, we’ve got big Veiltail Ryukin Think over here Sarasa Comet I’m going to get the light on and then we’ll shoot … I’ll feed Murphy because if you’ve never seen him eat, he’s amazing He’s about 12, 14 inches at the moment and totally loves to ham up the camera and just smile and wave and beg for food and so I’ll make sure I get him fed today for you guys So stay tuned for that Light just came on for the tank Murphy’s hunting in the back I can see him, and hopefully we’ll put some clams in he’ll come running He sees them He’s too preoccupied with whatever he’s hunting Come on, buddy Here he comes He knows now he’s like, “Wait a second.” Yeah, you were snoozing back there buddy I’ll back up a little bit, so he stops watching me Normally I always feed him later in the day so he’s not used to breakfast Hear that crunch?
Murphy’s a Mbu Puffer if you guys didn’t already know that Everyone asks what he is and he is a true freshwater puffer You got a couple more buddy right here Right here, look Follow me He’s got a belly on him He’s too busy he wants to play with me instead of eating now He’s my buddy Come on Murphy, let’s do some laps Let’s do laps, come on I’ve got to bring a Mbu Puffer home so I can play with him more They’re just fun to play and do laps and Down here you missed two Right here Right there Yeah, I’m pointing at them There you go I honestly feel like its having a puppy except they live underwater One more right here Phones a-ringing One last one Are you done? Do you want to do more laps? Be a show fish All right well thanks for hanging out that’s the store, hopefully you found some cool stuff you like and I’ll try and do this more often I always say that but I’m going to try and do it once a month that’s my new resolution to do it once a month and that way you can watch Murphy grow and see what’s in the store so thanks for hanging out, checking out our videos and we’ll see you in the next one