Importing fish

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  1. hotdog83

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    Astra Aquatics, SARK (TMC Fish) and Kona are the other ones I'm aware of.
     
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    Quality marines and marine and reef connection are my go to guys for fish. Their quality is superb and I am very impressed. Variety and willingness to work with you to get the fish you want is top priority.

    And they don't forget, if they find the fish you want they contact you even if it is some time down the line.

    Can't go wrong with them!
     
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    Besides the whole hassle and costs etc. I would just support the local fish stores. If you take business from them who will be supplying the things you need and help you out in a crunch if they can’t keep their doors open!
     
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    MRC is a retail store, not an importer, or are they a wholesale supplier now?
     
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    They are a retailer. The importer names won't help you unless you have a store, no-one will supply directly to the hobbyist, and rightly so.
     
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    Yes I get that.
    I want to open a shop, so that is why I’m asking
     
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    Aah, cool, Then you have that list of wholesalers.
     
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    No actually I only have contact details for two suppliers, Quality marines and WCB imports.
    I want to know if there are more than those two.
     
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    These guys.
     
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    Kona does not do fish, and I cannot find anything om SARK.
     
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    They do, but maybe only small scale here in Gauteng.
     
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    Didnt Kona use to sell to petshops mainly and then moved over to selling directly to the public??? Is this not the guys from EMF????
     
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    Kona only imports fish to pet stores only. They do not import privately. And yes.. they used to be EMF before they closed their shop down. And as far as I know Kona distributes fish Nation wide as well.
     

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