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Old 11-11-2012, 09:55 PM   #1
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Not sure where to post this, but I placed an order two weeks ago, got the message the payment went through and since then nothing. I've tried emailing and pm'ing him and no response. Not sure where to go from here.

Is there a better way to get a hold of him?

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Old 11-11-2012, 10:13 PM   #2
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With Rootmedic you just have to be patient. Justin lives up in South Dakota (if I remember correctly) and its fairly remote. The packages go through USPS and with a couple of my orders THEY were the hang up, just letting packages sit around.

To compound the problems Justin is usually extremely busy. I think he's an EMS and works really crazy hours. He'll get back to you and he'll do what he can to make it right, but patience is key.
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:54 AM   #3
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It's not really a business, it's more of a hobby-business for him I think. So, good quality stuff and nice guy, but I don't think you can expect a constantly high level of service from him. I'm sure you'll get your stuff ASAP!
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:23 AM   #4
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Far enough, I don't mind waiting. A little communication would be nice though, it's just kinda frustrating not knowing whats going on.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:22 AM   #5
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USA / Canada mail is notoriously slow for no apparent reason. I've had packages get to me from Hong Kong faster than I got a package from Windsor at that's only an 8 hr drive from my home near Chicago.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:41 AM   #6
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USA / Canada mail is notoriously slow for no apparent reason. I've had packages get to me from Hong Kong faster than I got a package from Windsor at that's only an 8 hr drive from my home near Chicago.
+1. I ordered things from Hong Kong and US on the same day, and my package from Hong Kong came first...in fact my package from the US is already 3 business days behind my Hong Kong package.
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:23 PM   #7
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I ordered a package (ultimate kit worth $100) in mid September and still do not have it. There have been "issues" which I've been more than flexible in accomodating.

If I do not hear from him by Thanksgiving a fully detailed write up of my experience will be posted. There will be no lack of emotion...
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:25 PM   #8
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I ordered a package (ultimate kit worth $100) in mid September and still do not have it. There have been "issues" which I've been more than flexible in accomodating.

If I do not hear from him by Thanksgiving a fully detailed write up of my experience will be posted. There will be no lack of emotion...
Vendor reviews aren't allowed here, good luck with your post not being deleted.
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Old 11-18-2012, 11:13 PM   #9
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He could be spending the Holiday with family.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:11 PM   #10
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So I got a response from him finally, from what he tells me is that some how his email and password was changed and he wasnt informed. Anyways he says he is working overtime to sort everything out. Hopefully i get my order soon.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:46 AM   #11
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if you've been waiting over two weeks, why not cancel your order with him and pick up some dry ferts and go from there instead? Justin sounds like a good guy, but if people are having such issues with him, then why not examine other options for fertilizing your tank. I hope he resolves these issues and everything is ok..
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:54 PM   #12
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if you've been waiting over two weeks, why not cancel your order with him and pick up some dry ferts and go from there instead? Justin sounds like a good guy, but if people are having such issues with him, then why not examine other options for fertilizing your tank. I hope he resolves these issues and everything is ok..
1+ Pfetz is have a warehouse clearance sale at 45% off!
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:32 AM   #13
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I am in no rush and don't mind waiting but I would like some communication so I know what's going on.
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1+ Pfetz is have a warehouse clearance sale at 45% off!
Thanks for the recommendation. I'm going to give them a try.
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