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Old 05-02-2014, 07:56 PM   #11
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ebay is also a place lots of people get driftwood, you might check there for better prices.

I have looked on there before but it's hard to picture what it would look like in my tank from just a picture. Measurements are hard to picture.
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:42 PM   #12
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My fish store has pretty expensive wood but it looks way cool. I'm still debating whether I should shell out $100 dollars for a huge awesome piece (It's really big and would look sick in my tank) but $100 bucks is a lot for wood...
But other than the massive, odd shaped wood he's actually pretty cheap!
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My lfs was high on the prices so I made my own driftwood. DIY always makes it cheaper than easier.

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Old 05-03-2014, 03:08 AM   #14
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A massive piece that looks awesome might be worth $100 to me. But that's definitely a personal thing.

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Old 05-03-2014, 03:09 AM   #15
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I almost spent $30 on a rather small piece, it was just shaped quite well. Waiting til I get the new tank cycled before I start dropping any more cash into it. Patience, Mr. S, paaaatience. All in good time. *talking to myself again*

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That cheers me up on wood. pieces of Mongolian vine wood cost me I think $20 to $40 for small-medium pieces that I have bought over time. Larger pieces and some nice mangrove wood (all twisty) is over $100.

Fake rock decorations about the same. Crashed airplanes and sunken ships about $100 to $150. Length is about 1 and a half foot but I think they are pricey.

Most I have ever paid is $9 per cardinal tetra for 10. I reckon gram for gram that's the most expensive fish I've bought.
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Old 05-03-2014, 11:40 AM   #17
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Most I have ever paid is $9 per cardinal tetra for 10. I reckon gram for gram that's the most expensive fish I've bought.
holy-moly $9 for a cardinal?!? Ouch. I usually see them ~$3 here. I suppose it's where you are and who's got what. Our RCS are ~$5 a pop which I think is ridiculous for so/so coloration.
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Yeah, that was a little painful. Usually I wait for a special on the fish I want but had a brain-snap.

Plants I've spent a small fortune on. They are say 4 for $16 or so but I usually buy 8 as I know they will get chomped on. I've tried feeding more at night but even when I know the fish didn't really want that last pinch of flakes, two hours later they are working the plants over. I bought water sprite but two days later it was completely gone
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Man, tough luck. Have you tried getting more of the "unappetizing" variety?
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Ouch. One of the two big local pet stores sells cardinal tetras for 6 @ $1.99 each online. They were 5 for a $1 in the store...
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