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Old 05-21-2012, 10:17 PM   #1
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Anyone here owned thier own aquatics shop?

If so have you got any pointers? I've been planning on opening my own shop for a few years now I just got a few things to figure out.

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Old 07-14-2012, 08:43 AM   #2
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All I know is that severum mumma and HN1 have a mini buisness where they sell fish online on the foum.

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Old 07-14-2012, 12:05 PM   #3
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I'm not sure if it's the same for retail but i talked to an aquatics distributor recently who told me that his biggest seller is fish medications. but keep in mind that he doesn't sell livestock.

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Old 08-24-2012, 10:23 AM   #4
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We seem have new stores popping up all the time in Northern Ireland, though none seem to last past a few months. I think it's very hard to get customers away from there set stores, though all it takes is a store with a bit of class - the new ones opening are pretty cheap looking. We also got Maidenhead aquatics recently which has put a cat amongst the pigeons with our local LFS, they do have a fantastic selection - especially South American Cichlids, I was like a kid in a candy store when I walked in.
Every time someone asks me can i put Clown Loaches into a 10 gallon tank, a little piece of me dies.
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