What's Your Most Expensive Livestock?

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  1. BigNick24

    BigNick24 Member

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    LFS that was closing, was just over silver dollar size, had it for 3 years till I tore the tank down. He was nearly 5" when I sold him.
     
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    Lucky you!! That’s the perfect size too!!
    Have any pictures of him?
     
  3. Topanga

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    $900 for a crosshatch trigger pair
     
  4. Topanga

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    $900 for a crosshatch trigger pair
     
  5. alex.mccann99

    alex.mccann99 Active Member

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    Pair of ORA Radial Filefish. Love these fish, there actually very entertaining, their colors and patterns change depending on their surroundings. They're very original, not a lot of people even know what they are and visitors at my house always comment. They cost $59 each from Divers Den.

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    Is the leopard in your profile pic that wrasse or is that a different one? Beautiful fish in your profile pic!
     
  7. jasonrusso

    jasonrusso Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    $250 for my dwarf golden moray. Why, because he's the only eel that won't get huge and eat my other fish some day.

     
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    $99.00 for a yellow tang
    $39.00 for a peppermint shrimp
     
  9. pender442

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    IMG_1051.JPG I paid $450 for a goldflake angelfish
     
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  10. Deinonych

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    $80 for my Pink Margin Fairy Wrasse (C. rubrimarginatus) a year and a half ago. Still thriving with tons of personality.
     
  11. payamsh

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    $1200 Gem Tang. ;Woot
     
  12. Forsaken77

    Forsaken77 Valuable Member

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    There's actually a pair on ebay from Hawaiian collectors for $600 right now. Singles for $250.

    If you buy a pair, do they breed? Or just swim together?
     
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    That's exactly what purple tangs go for by me, $80.
     
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    lou dog420 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    140 for my magnificent foxface, 150 for a nice lobo.. Unfortunately my recently added copper banded butterfly is picking at my lobo, and my acans.
     
  15. Chuk

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    $100 for a branching frogspawn with 7 heads which has since died back to 3 tiny baby heads. Unfortunately not worth it.
    Frogspawn is my favorite coral and I always seem to have trouble with for one reason or another.
     
  16. diablomaster9045

    diablomaster9045 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Showcase Editor

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    Double post
     
  17. diablomaster9045

    diablomaster9045 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Showcase Editor

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    Yah thats my potters. The way the lights were at the time made him super green and thought is was a good photo op

    He was like $40
     
  18. jsbull

    jsbull Active Member R2R Supporter

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    Oh boy.

    We'll, this guy (rhinopias) was $600:

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    And he ate this guy (adult Labout's wrasse I got from Live Aquaria who was 6"!). It was $550, so that made the rhinopias worth $1,150 in my book.

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    I later got this guy (gem tang) for "only" $800. I do love having him:

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    That brain was only like $250. It was a steal.
     
  19. MaiReef

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    $75 for a Flame Angel
     
  20. Kmsutows

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    $500 Goldflake pair
    $325 pictillis anthias trio (one female died)
    $375 (4) bought separately, ventralis anthias, one died one changed to male
    $450 (2) borbonious anthias
    $285 homewrecker frag
     
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