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Old 04-05-2011, 01:15 AM   #1
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Building lfs

Hey guys. So I wasn't sure where to put this so sorry about that. But anyway... I was wanting to get started on building a LFS and was wondering if anyone had some great tips on locations, buildings. Structure and things like that. Any help would be great!
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Old 04-05-2011, 01:54 AM   #2
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If you ask my wife she would say anywhere outside of a 200 mile radius from my house.
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Old 04-05-2011, 01:58 AM   #3
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Why is that?
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Old 04-05-2011, 02:14 AM   #4
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If you ask my wife she would say anywhere outside of a 200 mile radius from my house.
Now that's funny lol.

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Why is that?
I'm guessing but, probably because he'd setup a tent by your front door lol.
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Now that's funny lol.

I'm guessing but, probably because he'd setup a tent by your front door lol.
Exactly, the store I give a chunk of my paycheck to now is walking distance from my house. My wife hates that store with a Passion.
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LMFAO! yeah that's pretty funny. Glad I'm not that lucky
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:15 AM   #7
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IMO look for an old warehouse type building, very open and flexible with building new partitions. How big do you want the store? How many tanks, display tanks are you planning?

I can tell you what worked for my fav store in NJ...Absolutely Fish. It was not only a very well maintained store, but the staff actually had to pass tests. They were extremely knowledgeable. As a customer, you appreciate the knowledge even though you're paying more than you would online. Versus my new LFS which I hate because they know very little and still charge a lot!

Are you specializing in SW? SW and FW? Fish or Fish & Corals?
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Salt and fresh. Throw a free frags in there as well. 1 display tank about 150-200g where would I get the money though? I was thinking loans
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Pm HN1 and severum mana. They did it. They'll probably have some good tips.
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I did. What they said didn't really help and they made there's from there house
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