Where to get rosy red minnows in Northern California?

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    Waleed K

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    Hey folks,

    Any thoughts on where I can get some rosy red minnows for my pond in NorCal? My LFSes don't seem to have them, and I hear that while you can get them from bait shops, but that sounds like a recipe for disaster (parasites etc).

    If not rosy red minnows, can someone recommend a hardy, small but visible schooling fish for a pond that is easy to find? I have mosquitofish right now, and I love how they school, but they're almost impossible to see because they're so dark. I'd love to see small schools of fish swimming through my pond.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    They carry them at petsmart, Walmart, Petco in Maryland, no clue about California.
     
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    Petcos and petsmart but you're gonna need to quarantine them for two weeks at least cause they almost always carry disease.
     
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