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post #76 of 83 (permalink) Old 06-16-2012, 08:06 PM
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ok, here's the worst one I could find http://madison.craigslist.org/for/3014639517.html. He had it "assessed"
Hard to say on that one without seeing a list of what they have. Some rare corals or fish are worth big money and I've seen SW tanks easily top that. More than likely like not and he's overhyping it but it's possible it is worth it. Also depends on lights on the tank, etc. Cheapo fixture could be $150, high tech ones can be $1000 alone.

A list would help though. It's like someone posting a shrimp tank with over 100 shrimp in it for sale. 100 cherries, maybe $100 worth of shrimp. 100 Taiwan Bee's, $4000 in shrimp. lol.

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From what little salty stuff I remember, it doesn't look like there's anything hugely valuable in there, though it's hard to tell from 2 little pictures. But, it does look extremely healthy and well taken care of. Fish included. I actually wouldn't be surprised if he got what he was asking for it, honestly.
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ok, here's the worst one I could find http://madison.craigslist.org/for/3014639517.html. He had it "assessed"
Depending on the stock list it could be well worth over 5k I lurk on some salty forums and you would be shocked at how much some people drop on a single coral frag. 180g is alot of coral space and it looks rather filled in, even more common corals you are still getting quite expensive.

Seeing as it is in a tattoo shop, "assessed" maybe he has it maintained by an outside source who does maintenance on the tank and asked how much it would be worth in their shop.. 10k for a healthy established salty tank doesn't seem shocking depending on what is in it and all that or maybe he started with barley anything 18 years ago and now it is completely filled in so he asked a shop how much the corals would be worth now days. Just guessing though *shrug*

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Depending on the stock list it could be well worth over 5k I lurk on some salty forums and you would be shocked at how much some people drop on a single coral frag. 180g is alot of coral space and it looks rather filled in, even more common corals you are still getting quite expensive.

Seeing as it is in a tattoo shop, "assessed" maybe he has it maintained by an outside source who does maintenance on the tank and asked how much it would be worth in their shop.. 10k for a healthy established salty tank doesn't seem shocking depending on what is in it and all that or maybe he started with barley anything 18 years ago and now it is completely filled in so he asked a shop how much the corals would be worth now days. Just guessing though *shrug*
Some of those corals would go for 100$ alone. The bigger they are, the more they are. A small rock (about the size of my palm) with about 6 mushrooms on it cost me 40$ and those are the cheap ones..

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Without knowing what equipment is included I would say absolutely not. You could build a bigger and better system for that money more than likely. Besides that, creating your own is half the fun.
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i think he just added an extra 0 it should be $150 OBO
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This one is missing the gas injector pack but still 10,000 bucks!

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This one is missing the gas injector pack but still 10,000 bucks!

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lol he needs to list them seperatly, anyone who is willing to $10,000 on aquariums is going to want to buy someone elses problems lol. if i had that much to spend on a tank, i'm ripping out a wall and putting in a giant tank!

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