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post #1 of 196 (permalink) Old 01-18-2012, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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local swap meet?

was wonderingthe if would anyone be interested in a kind of slap together local swap meet sort of thing? nothing formal like the auctions the aquarium societies do, but maybe once a month or every other month folks get together at like a diner or starbucks (blah)or dunkin and swap or sell what ya brought? any thoughts?
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post #2 of 196 (permalink) Old 01-18-2012, 07:47 PM
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I'm game!

I work in Delco, but live in Northeast Philly so I meet anywhere along that route!
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post #3 of 196 (permalink) Old 01-22-2012, 12:38 AM
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I'd be down during the summer. I'll be at school in West Chester starting tomorrow.
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I'm in.

Let me know if possible...I'm tired of throwing away cuttings and giving free fish to Petsmart...i'd love to pass them on to a hobbyist or Swap for something i need.
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I'm in.

Let me know if possible...I'm tired of throwing away cuttings and giving free fish to Petsmart...i'd love to pass them on to a hobbyist or Swap for something i need.
I'm surprised Petsmart actually accepts your fish...they're usually anal about stuff like that. But it might just be that the Petsmart you go to has good staff willing to bend the rules.
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I'm totally in for swaps! I live in center city.

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we can do this whenever you guys want. i'm gonna need s few weeks to grow out. i only have 2the species of cabomba, some bacopa salzmani, 2 types of wisteria and 2 types of water sprite that i can unload now. possibly a few common crypts. but i'll also be more than happy to buy from you guys :-)
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I always have lots of weeds if anyone is looking They grow faster than I want to trim them...

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im sooo in, i have tons of extra lids filters lights, allways have trimmings i hate to throw away. i live in far ne philly also, but will travel if its within reason.
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149 views and only 8 replies? Come out locals! Time to make some new friends and get some new aquarium stuff.

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hey even if only 4 of the 8 people that responded show up i would still call it a sucusses. i would really love to give some of my old equipment a good home and trade some clippings.
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Where could we meet?
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Alright guys. I don't know if this is going to work but it's an idea to say the least. Everyone whose down for the swap meet should post their zipcode next to their name. I will start the list and after we fill up about 10 spots I'll manually google search each zipcode, create a radius, and then find the most central point for the majority of the group. If there are clusters in two or three different locations, then I will give central locations for those clusters. So here we go...treat this exactly like a RAOK type thing. Copy paste the list with your name and zip:

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