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Old 04-26-2012, 03:05 PM   #1
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I need help! :) 150g

This lady is selling her 150g freshwater tank and stand for $400. From her email to me: "I have a 150 Gal Aquarium for sale with the stand, filters, light heater for $400, I have cichlids, tinfoil barbs and plecos in it right now"

I have two questions.....

1. Is this a good deal? The lights are a "shop light" and the filters are three HOBs

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2. I live on the first floor (it's about two feet from the ground though), can I get away with placing this tank in my apartment safely without having to worry about support etc under the floor?
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:33 PM   #2
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If you rent, you better check with the land lord.
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:43 PM   #3
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The limit is 10g but the girl in the leasing office has a 125g in hers
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:24 PM   #4
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The floor should support it no problem especially if the building is fairly new but I would also agree as a renter, ask the landlord first...and as for the price I personally wouldn't pay it. $250-$350 would be my range on that tank mainly due to the fact that 150s are still 4ft
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Yeah that seems real high too me. You should be able to get a 125-150 with stand for under $250, I'll doubt you'll end up using the rest of the stuff anyways.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:22 PM   #6
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Very very true. I'm pretty positive the lights AND the filter are going to have to be upgraded... And drilling if I decide to use it for saltwater.


I think I'm going to check it out tomorrow and see if she will lower the price. If not I guess I will pass and continue to wait for an awesome deal.

Patience has never been my best quality....
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