Anyone in Albany area?

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I don't think that was the name, I honestly don't remember. It was a huge store with giant glass wall as a store front.

Almost think it was someones name, similar to Eddie's. Of course back then it was only fish as coral was just not kept all that well.

Either way it really doesn't matter as it's no longer around. Just anecdotal on what got me into the salty side of the hobby.
 
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Where in balston spa!?!?! ;Woot ;Woot

Right on route 50 next to big lots. North side of town. same plaza as subway. It's called Bensons Fish Room. I's not going to be a huge store, but its a new one, and super convenient. So i definitely plan on giving them as much business as i can..

Curious as well as I used to go to albany quite a bit(my mom moved to clifton park) before my mom died. I did find most salt stores in the capitol district be somewhat lacking(yes even eddies). Great fish selection, but lacking in the coral dept.

I remember about 20 years ago there used to be a huge aquarium store in latham(down the road from latham ford), forget the name now, but stopping into that store for FW stuff got me into the salty side.

Only ones i go to anymore are healthy pet in latham, and eddies.
the other healthy pet in Troy (maybe?) had a glass front with a corak section in the back right. they moved it all up to the latham location though. There were a couple more down that way, never really went there though. There was a coral place in downtown schenectady, another one with fresh upstairs and some salt downstairs. right on the main drag. Horrible parking lol. And i think something fishy moved locations, into the rotterdam mall maybe?
 

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Late to the party. I'm in Averill park. I have a bunch of everything and I am selling. Mostly SPS. Hit me up and I'll show you what I have available.

I remember the pet store in Latham. I don't remember the name but it wasn't just fish. They had exotic animals too. I remember right in front they had a large wild cat enclosure. It was further south on o from the old Eddie's location.

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might be an odd question, but does anyone have any GSP or pulsing Xenia? I want to put something interesting in my 8g BC at work.
no way am I paying retail for stuff most people throw out.

Ive got xenia you can have!!
 

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Late to the party. I'm in Averill park. I have a bunch of everything and I am selling. Mostly SPS. Hit me up and I'll show you what I have available.

I remember the pet store in Latham. I don't remember the name but it wasn't just fish. They had exotic animals too. I remember right in front they had a large wild cat enclosure. It was further south on o from the old Eddie's location.]

YES! That was the place. They were serval cats I believe. God I think that was 20 years ago. :eek:
 

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That was probably more than 20 years ago. I think more like 30 years. It wasn't around when I started driving. I'm 34....
Naa, maybe 25 or so. My mom moved to Albany when I was 18, and I'm 44 now.
 

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oh shoot, you're really close. the HVRK tag threw me off, i assumed you were further south.
Only 15 minutes away...no problem meeting u somewhere...
 
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