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how to get rid of big aquariums?

hi i have some aquariums that i dont need anymore
i have two 55gal aquariums looks new so i like to give somebody for free
(maybe i will bring these to a flea market)
i also have a 110 gal. aquarium that looks so bad. i bought it used for 100dollor however it has scratches almost everywhere so i decided to trash it
do u have an experience get rid of big aquarium?
how do i have to do it !!!???

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cl and set it outside if your just trashin it have fun with it get a hammer or a rock and smash it demo always makes people smile
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Hey there, where in PA are you? I'll take any free aquariums you're giving if it's nearby...
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Craigslist or Freecycle if you have one in your area. Not sure how to just "throw" one away without possibly having a huge broken glass mess all over the place. It's actually a good question. How DO you dispose of a big tank that's seen better days and needs to go to the big fishpond in the sky?
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With Freecycle you can almost always find takers for aquariums, at least here you can. Craigslist is good too, but you will be virtually giving them away there too, in this economy. I sure wouldn't destroy a tank I didn't want, when there are many people who would like one, even if it is just as a cage for reptiles.

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You drive them down to Stafford, VA to me. They should go quick on Freecycle.



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Haha since I live in Alexandria I could actually do that Pzykoskillz!
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i'll take a 55 off your hands depending where in PA you live...
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post #12 of 20 (permalink) Old 08-10-2010, 03:11 PM
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As others have mentioned, Freecycle (Yahoo group) or Craigslist is the way to go. If you wanted to sell the larger tank for some cash, you may be able to get make the scratchs less noticable with some kits that they sell online. Just a though.
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Haha since I live in Alexandria I could actually do that Pzykoskillz!
Well, let me know if you ever have one, lol. I'm always looking for another to grow my fry out.



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please help me.. i got 105 gallon freshwater tank that was assembled at my place 5 years ago... the aquarium is placed on 1st storey /floor .. and i m bored of it.. i need to get rid of it. i contacted the person who installed it and he told me to keep the aquarium as fishes are fun to watch.. then i went to glass shops to ask them if it could be disassembled or not.. they refused me saying that it would make them cut themselves if they tried to do so as the glass is 12mm thick and very heavy. is shattering the glass only way to get rid of it ?
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