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Old 11-22-2006, 12:54 AM   #1
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LFS booboo?

are polyps supposed to cost something? i bought some live rock out of one of the display tanks, from the store's new guy. it is covered in mushroom polyps, and the guy charged me 4.99 a lb. there are like 30 in all, ranging from 1/4" to 2"+. the total was $15.00, my question is, is that good? i dont want to mention it at the store and get the little guy in trouble, he reminds me of harry potter and is like 16. i would however like to go back and buy the rest of it if it was'nt a fluke. thanks
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My LR is 8.99 a LBS so it looks like you got a deal.
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Old 11-22-2006, 01:29 AM   #3
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8.99 a lb? holy crap. i bought 50 ish pounds of lr for 4.50 a lb from the same guys, and it all came right out of a 300g reef tank somebody broke down days before. i got a sponge, one 15lb rock has like 50 feather dusters on it, and the majority is covered in coralline.oh, and it's button polyp not mushroom polyp by the way. so did he f$%! up and might get in trouble, or are button polyps like whatever?
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They are a dime a dozen. He`ll be OK. By the way I bought 200 lbs of cured LR at 8.99 a LB. Just wanted to get cured already and pick my pieces.
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I bought 200 lbs of cured LR at 8.99 a LB.
So that was $1798??

Or has the Aussie got his US weights wrong again?
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crap thats allot of money, it really gives me something to look forward to when i upgrade. thanks for that.
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You are correct Ezra. But I think it was worth it Mazilla.
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yeah, your tank kicks ***. is there any reason your rock is so costly compared to mine, other than location?
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My LFS is more Greedy LOL. They all charge different prices. Someone was just on here the other day saying there LFS charges 12.99 a LB
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That was me, mel. I was at a store and saw a really cool piece. It was $12.99/Lbs. My LFS in town is $8.99.
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