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Craigslist/Internet/etc best finds

While aquarium keeping is a pricey hobby, sometimes you find those phenomenal deals somewhere in the vastness of the Internet or elsewhere. So this thread is a place to share your finds.

I'll start it off when an eheim 2213 for $20 on craigslist.
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post #2 of 74 (permalink) Old 07-08-2013, 12:42 AM
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I picked up a drilled 90 Gallon with stand a aquariumplants.com electronic regulator (not sure if this is good or not) and canopy for $100, a few weeks back.

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I picked up a drilled 90 Gallon with stand a aquariumplants.com electronic regulator (not sure if this is good or not) and canopy for $100, a few weeks back.
$100 is a super steal. Last summer I paid $125 for a one hole drilled 90g. I paid $160-180 for my brand new AP electronic regulator (best investment co2-wise you can make) about 3 years ago.

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I got my 50gallon + stand from criagslist... $100. Not bad when i see them for 200-400 new!
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post #5 of 74 (permalink) Old 07-08-2013, 07:04 AM
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I got my 200g for $165, and picked up an 80, a 45 long and a 45 tall for free.
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post #6 of 74 (permalink) Old 07-08-2013, 07:30 AM
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$160

57 gallon rimless tank WITH stand. just the tank new is like $550.
still in the process of setting up, but its a beautiful tank.
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post #7 of 74 (permalink) Old 07-08-2013, 12:16 PM
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2217 for $50 on gumtree. 2nd hand but better comes with three bags of new media and some new clips.

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post #8 of 74 (permalink) Old 07-08-2013, 12:38 PM
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I bought my 125 Gallon tank with Stand and Canopy for $175.
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post #9 of 74 (permalink) Old 07-08-2013, 12:41 PM
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2.5 gallon which included:
1 gallon ziploc bag filled with java fern philippines and windelov that have been growing for 3 years
30 RCS, more like 50, but could have been up to 70 shrimps in that tank
And about 200 ml of root medic macro/micro + syringes and other measuring device
10 capsules of root medic complete
about 100ml of excel
12in finnex light + 3 new bulbs
A spare empty 2.5 gallon
azoo palm filter

Sold it all for $50 on craigslist. Funny, the guy who bought it actually came for a free couch, but saw my 2.5g set up. Who ever received it got a pretty good deal IMO.

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$160

57 gallon rimless tank WITH stand. just the tank new is like $550.
still in the process of setting up, but its a beautiful tank.
That's a sweet find there. No good CL finds to be had here, unfortunately.
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Nothing on Craigslist and nothing on the local area website here in north Texas. It's like dead city over here
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6.6 gallon fluval chi with a HOB and thermometer for 15 dollars on CL
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I got a 10 gallon tank, Penguin 150 filter, Aquatech 5-15 filter, and Tetra Whisper 40 air pump all for $15. Everything was almost brand new condition.
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Nothing on Craigslist and nothing on the local area website here in north Texas. It's like dead city over here
I'm in east texas and browse the Dallas Craigslist often, there have been quite a few awesome deals for aquarium stuff lately.
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I got my 46 bowfront with stand canopy ehiem 2217, 6 powerheads, 4 heaters, a 15 gallon bowfront with hood and filter, a 40 breeder, eheim 2213 and coralife t5ho fixture for $250 last year on craigslist.

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