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Old 01-17-2005, 12:25 PM   #11
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Overhead folks....LFS's have overhead and then a profit that they need to have as well. In most cases this is why prices are more. A LFS will not continue to overcharge if no one buys the product. They will drop the price and/or remove it totally. I am not saying that all LFS's are the same...nor are all online places....keep in mind that in most situations..you get what you pay for. When spending a lot of money on something it doesn't hurt to ask for a deal....
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Old 01-18-2005, 02:28 AM   #12
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I understand the overhead issue. BUT A major petstore like petsmart or petcetera has the advantage of buying in large volumes so theoretically their pricing should be cheaper than the little guy on the corner. This may work on paper but infact it is never true. If you check out pricing on www.jlaquatics.com the price you pay online is the price you pay walking into their store. The only problem for me is they are 4 hours away now. The same bucket of IO salt that is $118.00 plus tax, at the major chain, I paid $72.00 inc tax and shipping through J&L.
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