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post #14 of (permalink) Old 03-03-2010, 02:28 PM
Planted Tank Obsessed
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Melrose, MA
Posts: 449
Apparently things don't change much.
The store is still in disarray, and no plants.
However the lowest pricest Lees triple filter I have seen $4.

Originally Posted by Rubiconrider View Post
Was in Newton recently, saw this place and stopped in.
Aquatic Treasures
721 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458
(617) 332-2882
Owner was a nice enough guy, was real patient with my two young sons.
One of whom fell in love with a blue beta. Then I spied a gold nugget pleco.
About 2 inches long, $30 (Foster & Smith is $39 plus shipping).
He claimed to have it in the shop for 5 months. I scooped it up. Seems to be real healthy and is doing fine as is the beta. The store is in a state of disarray. I didn't see any plants. He talked about doing commercial installations and maintenance.
I don't see how he makes a living but hey who else gets to have their hobby as a job.
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