You can also target shall shells (buburimu with rogue/robber rigs) for skill ups and decent income til 53.
AH for 6-7k/stack (most servers), find a bonecrafter to buy in bulk, NPC at fishing guild for 5k/stack, or normal NPC for 3600/stack.
Jamison of Lakshmi
99 BRD, THF, NIN, BST, MNK, BLM
Bloodbubble the Follower
99 WHM, BLM, BST, BRD