Thread: Just curious
07-27-2011, 01:23 AM #1
Although I don't know how to put a link here, I saw a CL posting for a 55g reef tank (up and running) which contains 100lbs of live rock - the poster recently got divorced and needs to get rid of it. If I had the room and $$ what would be a reasonable offer?46 gal fw tank with black skirt tetras, neon tetras, spotted corys, cherry barbs, otoclinus, snails & 4 amano shrimp - plastic & live plants
5 gal QT
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07-27-2011, 01:29 AM #2
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just make an offer and he/she will counter lolKING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
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07-27-2011, 01:48 AM #3
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Low ball em for $100 and see if they reply haha"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering."
07-27-2011, 03:04 AM #4
I've seen live rock advertized on USA sites for around $5 to $9 per lb. If its good quality rock, somewhere around $2 to $4 per lb would be a good estimate. (depending on the quality of the rock).
I'd check out adds for other 55 gallon tanks in the same area to get a idea of what its worth
You could always make him a offer and see what happensIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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07-28-2011, 12:50 AM #5
I wouldn't low ball him some ppl get pissed at that lol... I'd say they're probably looking for around $300 but that's low, depending on how bad they need to get rid of it you could score pretty big here
Do you know exactly what comes with it?55g Long --> After 18mo of doing well the tank crashed during moving. Most likely cause: Flatworm Die-off... won't start another until after moving... Likely not until late 2013
20g Long --> currently concoting a build plan
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