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Old 12-20-2010, 04:43 PM   #1
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Question Best online retailers?

What are the best websites to buy supplies/decorations and/or live fish, plants & shrimp from?

Looking to not spend a fortune @ Petsmart & petco + have a decent variety of options.

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Old 12-20-2010, 04:53 PM   #2
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IMO the best

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Old 12-21-2010, 03:18 AM   #3
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Agreed. When my wife asked me what I wanted for Christmas from her parents I said hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...... a Liveaquaria Gift Card. I'm looking forward to picking out some new fish after Christmas. That is for the "Live" side of things. I use marinedepot mainly for supplies because they price match and they are local for me. But when it comes to Christmas present, I figured the Live side would be more fun.
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I've always used Aquatics-online.com , always been next day delivery.
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I love Liveaquaria.com! Ok, so I haven't actually ordered anything from them, but I have ordered lots from Drs. Foster & Smith (partner site) and they are the best. A couple years ago I bought a heater from them and tested it in a bucket to see how accurate it really was. I had problems with the first 2 heaters and within 2 days I got a packaging slip to send them back. The third one works perfectly and am still using it. Amazing customer service.

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Old 12-21-2010, 06:58 AM   #6
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I use petmountain for supplies and sweet aquatics for plants, you can also try aquabid for fish and supplies.
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Drs Foster and Smth (and LiveAquariu)
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Marine Depot
are the three I use most often

For fish I try to use a lfs as the shipping costs turn the attractive online costs to the prohibitive side unless you are ordering a lot of items.
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+1 Petmountain.com. I've also had good luck with eBay and Craislist; but you have to be careful as always.

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