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26

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We specialize in new & old world cichlids. We also cary a variety of Reptiles, Archanids, & Small Animals. We have a full line of quality pet supplies as well. Come visit us today for all your pet needs.
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Amenities:
Pet Accessories,Pet Beds,Fish Consultants
Categories:
Pet Food, Pet Stores, Aquariums & Aquarium Supplies, Tropical Fish

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04/29/2012
Best Pet Store in New Orleans Area!!!

These guys know their animals. What ever your looking for they have it here at a very low price. I recently brought a Desert Hairy Scorpion and I'll be getting another one from these guys next week. Overall great and friendly customer service. A+ KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK GUYS!!!!

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lindseyba 812
04/16/2012
50 fathoms pet shop

They have many good supplies but I strongly suggest do not get any reptiles from there. me and a friend bought a baby ball python each. My friends died after a week of owning it. I noticed mine had a good bit of mucus in its mouth after a day after i purchased it. I brought it to the vet and it had to be hospitalized because it had some serious sort of bacteria infection. I called to complain to the store and they sa... view more

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teenybutton
02/15/2012
Sells SICK Animals

My fiance and I went to 50 Fathoms to buy some rat food for our two ratty boys. We went to look at the rodents, and saw that they had a huge group of rat pups. We fell in love with a little beige hooded rat, and wanted to take him home. However, when I asked the staff how old they were and where they came from, they had no clue. The males and females were mixed together, and some of the females were obviously pregnan... view more

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candi4848
03/10/2011
Im going back

me and my husband love this store we are going back we brought a snake from here today we love the little guy we are going back to buy another one tomorrow lol they have so much stuff to the service was great to

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chris10sl8
05/22/2010
This is not your typical pet store

The selection is great, but they sell out fast, so get there when the new shipments come in. If you have questions, they dont mind detailed explinations. They are pretty accomodating with store credits when warranted, but be sure you can back your claim. The guys have a sarcastic wit at times, and if youre a newbie you might think they are rude, but long time customers know, they love a good comeback, so it's all i... view more

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jessieleep
04/07/2009
nice shop RUDE staff

First trip to this store.We were loving the store at first ,great selection of reptiles,fish and rodents. when we were looking at the rodents we noticed one of them just had babies and was starting to eat them ( which is not uncommon) we mentioned it to the guy working in the store just in case they didnt know. he very rudely said i cant control that we breed them and turned and walked away. so did we. straight out t... view more

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toomanyfishies
03/05/2009
gotta stop by

Never a disappointing trip. Great selection of reptiles, fish, and supplies. They carry a lot of hard to find snakes, monitors, and tarantulas. The staff is very knowledgeable about fish as well as reptiles. Their cichlid section is always worth checking out. They carry many rare and wild caught African cichlids, but you gotta be there for the new shipments. The fish sell fast. If they don't have what you are ... view more

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Jefroka
12/01/2008
Great Petstore-Fifty Fathoms

A very cool and knowledgeable pet store that tries their very best to satisfy the customer, what more could you ask for? I rate them a 10 out of 10 for their efforts. There are no pet shops nor people that can make everyone happy. I really don't have any gripes with this place, besides they can order you what you want if they don't have it in most cases.\r \r I have visited this shop for many yrs and it has always ... view more

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vietkate
08/15/2008
A good shop for cichlids, but not much else.

A decent store with a large selection... of cichlids. They have -plenty- of cichlids, and very few other kinds of fish. Also, if you're looking for smaller cichlids, you won't find many here. Most of the fish here are full-grown (or really close to it).\r \r The prices seemed reasonable, however, and they did have a collection of fish that you probably wouldn't find at most other pet shops. \r \r Highly recom... view more

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dfisherman
06/30/2008
best shop in the area

This place has a great selection and is well kept. The staff seemed up top date and knowledgeable. The kicked back atmosphere was a nice change from stuffy pet shops I'm use to. If i had to complain it would be that they seemed to be under-staffed for the high number of customers in and out of the store.

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50 Fathoms Pet Shop

5237 Veterans Memorial BlvdMetairieLA 70006

(504) 313-3299

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