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Old 12-12-2005, 12:31 PM   #1
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120 gal set-up considering. What are your thoughts?

I am considering buying a set up that is being advertised locally. It is a 120 gal set up that the guy was accumulating but now has to sell so it has never been used.

* 120 gal glass Oceanic Reef ready w/ dual overflows (48x24x24)
* Redmond Reef EX240 refugium 30 gal sump with 40 watt JBL lighting
* Turbofloater 1000 w/ Ocean Runner PH 2500
* Iwaki 3RT pump
* Cherry stand and canopy

Does not include heater, lights or powerheads.

Priced at $1,500. (Original cost of $3k.)

Thoughts on this setup, anything you would suggest or steer me away from? Thoughts on price? I am a beginner with several small FW tanks but I have done a lot of research on SW. Thanks.

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Old 12-12-2005, 06:30 PM   #2
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Does not sound like a "deal" to me.

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Old 12-13-2005, 01:16 PM   #3
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I bought mine new and paid at least the 3k for it. I'd go for it, if it is all in immaculate condition. It isn't a super "deal" but it is good price for a really nice setup!

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It's somewhat good.

It has most of the stuff you need all right there, good for a beginner.

But personally I don't think it's good forit's price. I can go to petco, buy a 150 -180 gallon tank with everything you need for 1300. All you have to do it buy the little stuff. So from what ive seen I don't think it's a good deal.
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Old 12-13-2005, 01:54 PM   #5
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Cherry Stands cost more the the pine and oak.. Do a search on the net and see how the prices match.. Cherry is sweet...
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Old 12-14-2005, 06:42 AM   #6
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Try to lowball him for $1000. If it's got to go, he may go for it.

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