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Old 05-15-2004, 11:14 PM   #11
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I don't know.


With his first posts like this, Sounds like he's just someone hired to go around and post this stuff.


Could be wrong, could just be eager I guess. But it sure is suspicious.
Naw, you right...
He's not even been back yet to defend himself..
He tossed in his hook to fish and moved on !
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Old 05-15-2004, 11:50 PM   #12
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I don't know.


With his first posts like this, Sounds like he's just someone hired to go around and post this stuff.


Could be wrong, could just be eager I guess. But it sure is suspicious.
Naw, you right...
He's not even been back yet to defend himself..
He tossed in his hook to fish and moved on !
LOL!! Gotta love it. We get spammed by telephone, email, snail mail and now in our sanctuary.
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Old 05-16-2004, 07:56 AM   #13
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I use Oceanic myself. Love the stuff. Can't beat how fast it disolves, the crystals are alomst the size of powdered sugar.

I know this was brought up in another post, but Oceanic has been out for a while now. How much is everyone paying for the 200 gal bucket? I paid $49.99 for mine at the LFS, 3 weeks later and to this day it's $39.99 at the same LFS. lol
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Old 05-16-2004, 11:12 AM   #14
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Must be nice. Locally all we get is IO and Red Sea. 2 LFS are listed on oceanic's website but neither one says they are going to get it. One of the LFS is a dedicated SW store only and has an awesome setup but he swears Red Sea is the best salt available.

I just dont want to mail order buckets of salt...
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Old 05-16-2004, 11:47 AM   #15
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My lfs just got it and they told me its $60 a bucket.
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Old 05-16-2004, 12:04 PM   #16
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My stupid LFS charges 66 bucks for a bucket of Oceanic..



What a RIP!

This is why I order my salt online which is ridiculous again because why doesn't Oceanic or whomever set up a direct order where the take the stupid buckets of salt and put them on the stupid UPS truck and send them to our #$%#! house without shipping them to a stupid LFS first so we have to pay for SHIPPING THE STUPID BUCKET TWICE PLUS THE MARKUP!

Anyway I use oceanic and have switched from IO but sometimes I use IO in that tank too.

I am having a bad day. Just thought I would share.
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Old 05-16-2004, 01:27 PM   #17
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I dont want to come across as the defender of the LFS, but mail order companies dont have to pay near the overhead that the LFS does (per square foot) and they deal in large volumes so they can afford a much larger discount. They probably also have leverage to work out greater discounts when purchasing the materials from the manufacturer.

Most LFS are owner operators and none of the ones in my town are getting rich selling salt. As a matter of fact the only profitable area that my fav LFS has is in a tank cleaning service.

Theres no excuse for bad advise, but I dont mind paying a little more for product to get it locally.

..just my humble opinion..
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Old 05-16-2004, 04:15 PM   #18
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My LFS won't carry Oceanic, but he charges 75.00 for a 200G bucket of ReefCrystals. I can get a 90G bucket of Oceanic at Petsmart for 28.00 though. I am considering the change over once I run out of Reefcrystals next week.
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Old 05-16-2004, 11:53 PM   #19
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Is at alright to cahnge salts in one tank, i was thinking of getting IO becuase i can get a 200 g bucket for 50 cdn. If i were to find oceanic salt after would it be ok to have two different kinds of salt in my tank.
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Old 05-17-2004, 01:11 AM   #20
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He's not even been back yet to defend himself..
Defend myself? From what?

I have something called a JOB (yes I had to work this weekend), I don't have time to check in on Internet forums all the time.

And thanks for welcoming me, perhaps I'll find another forum that's a little friendlier...

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