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Old 01-07-2009, 01:33 AM   #1
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well i was looking online for prices just for fun. and i realized that its a heck of a lot cheaper online then it is in the lfs. does anyone else order online? which online shopping is the most trustworthy with the order? and if the order dies or breaks whats the return policy for your source? thanks.
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:01 AM   #2
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Online is almost always cheaper then your LFS, they have to mark up stuff by a lot just to make a decent profit. Not to mention getting out competed by your general pet store.
I have shopped all over the intenet including aquacave, liveaquaria, marinedepot, and some others and never really had any problems.
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:04 AM   #3
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ok and i was trying to look at there shipping policy and was really confused. it sed like 34 dollar shipping or something like that idk i might have read wrong. but how much do you pay shipping!?
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overnight usually runs anywhere from 35-45 dollars depending on who you go with.
Ive shopped a few online companies. Liveaquaria.com and underwater outlet recently.
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yeah is there any other shipping thats like way cheaper? like 10 dolars. lol
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shipping can be a big pain when you buy larger items, it can also depend on where the store is located in comparison to you. I like to order from aquacave because they are like 45 min from my house in chicago so i get shipping relatively cheap. A fancy trick i learned recently is for whichever store you use go to google and search "Randomstore Coupons" and there are websites that are devoted to posting online promotional codes that you can type in when you are checking out. Usually you can manage at least 10% off or free shipping if you look hard enough.


EDIT: If you are buying live items, minimum your going to have to pay is 35. its pretty standard and sucks..
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sweet. ha ha u dont happen to know any online store near phoenix arizona do you? im gonna make a search on those coupons thanks
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i ordered some test kits from Foster & Smith. I found an online coupon for 5 dollars off. hey 5 bucks is 5 bucks!
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ha ha can u guys keep an eye out for me and see if u see any that have free shipping or near free shipping coupons for live aquaria or anything! thanks ill keep searching though and let you guys know also
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ha ha heres a good one if people need good deals to saltwaterfish.com

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