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Old 12-14-2013, 01:56 PM   #1
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Whats the best deal you have gotten?

Have you gotten a great deal on a great tank, fish or fish supply's? I wanna hear your story!! So I can be jealous..
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:18 AM   #2
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I bought a used 120 gallon Marineland lobster tank (that would cost around $12K new) for $325.00, although we did have to drive 20 hours round trip to pick it up. It was totally worth the drive though!
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:22 AM   #3
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I got a practically brand new 55g for $40. It was a pain {mod edit}, the lady that had it had it sitting on a stand with no filter, no bubbler, nothing but gravel and a 6 inch goldfish. It was half full. I had to scoop out the water with a bucket, and pour it in her sink over and over again. Not to mention, I had to carry it WITH GRAVEL down a flight of narrow stairs. Also, the water was so dirty I couldn't see anything besides the bright orange goldfish. After I got it home I had to reseal it with silicone because there was a leak, and I had to do a lot of algae scrubbing. It was all worth it, it's in perfect condition now.
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:41 AM   #4
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I got a practically brand new 55g for $40. It was a pain {mod edit}, the lady that had it had it sitting on a stand with no filter, no bubbler, nothing but gravel and a 6 inch goldfish. It was half full. I had to scoop out the water with a bucket, and pour it in her sink over and over again. Not to mention, I had to carry it WITH GRAVEL down a flight of narrow stairs. Also, the water was so dirty I couldn't see anything besides the bright orange goldfish. After I got it home I had to reseal it with silicone because there was a leak, and I had to do a lot of algae scrubbing. It was all worth it, it's in perfect condition now.
What happened to the fish?
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:52 AM   #5
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What happened to the fish?
I still have him ! He's in a 30g alone, until I can figure out what to do with him. I plan on just donating him to a pond once he outgrows his tank.
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:55 AM   #6
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I still have him ! He's in a 30g alone, until I can figure out what to do with him. I plan on just donating him to a pond once he outgrows his tank.
Awh he was rescued then )
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Old 12-15-2013, 03:02 AM   #7
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I bought an acrylic 36g tank with the stand filter heater gravel and two fish for $40. It's a beautiful tank, thats my best deal so far
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Old 12-15-2013, 03:02 AM   #8
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Edit that, it's a bowfront tank
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Old 12-15-2013, 04:18 AM   #9
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I bought a 3 gallon tall bow front, that came with a 5 gallon filter, 10 gallon air pump with 3 ft of tubing, a light changing airstone, a small castle decoration, medium size container of tropical fish flakes, small net, and 2 pounds of gravel.
All of it for $2!
Bought it from my neighbors garage sale.
I don't use the tank anymore but I'm thinking of doing a shrimp tank with it.
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Old 12-15-2013, 05:19 AM   #10
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15 gal tank with filter, light that needs a new bulb. Unfortunately it leaked but all fixed now. And I paid a grand total of 0 for it
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