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Old 08-13-2012, 06:39 PM   #1
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Thinking about buying a 250 gallong aquarium on Craigslist

I recently found a 250 gallon saltwater aquarium on Craigslist. It's already all set up and stocked, but I'm not sure it's worth the $4000 the guy is asking. Could anyone give me any advice before I purchase this? Is there anything I should look for? Can I build myself one for the same price (or less)?


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Old 08-14-2012, 06:26 PM   #2
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How will you move it? Is the seller willing to support you with your new tank? Is it worth 4k to you? Will you be happy with a tank that someone else set up to there liking? Ask if he kept a journal on the tank it may give you some insight into it IMO yes it's worth 4k Can you build one for the same or less? that's the $64 question. The Achilles tang is worth around $300-500 if you can find one
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