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Old 05-10-2011, 05:11 PM   #16
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If you have a problem with my listing on CL, please contact me directly. Don't post to internet forums about it, you coward.
Had a feeling, LOL.

Anyway this is probably a young kid (I hope) who doesn't know any better.
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:00 PM   #17
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*Shakes head

I can't even imagine what the ammonia levels are like in that tank. He should just list "Goldfish to good home with pond" and forget about making a profit! Sad thing to see, but that's what happens when people buy on a whim, are misinformed or not informed at all, and aren't putting the animals best interest ahead of their own!

Very upsetting.
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:29 PM   #18
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Seens likely the person netted them from a pond, dumped them into the small tank and post the lot on craigs to make a quick buck. There's no way the fish were raise in that tank or will even survive for any length of time is something that small.
There's an LFS near me that keeps fish worse than this in some of their tanks. Now don't get me wrong, it actually turns out this is a premier LFS with amazing selection and quality. But I guess over the years people have given them large fish that they aren't able to care for, and the LFS is sort of stuck with them because nobody will buy them either. They have some of the hugest fish I've ever seen in some startlingly small tanks. They also have some very large tanks with like a dozen HUGE fish like Arowanas and different types of Piranhas. I actually saw a fish there once, some sort of Piranha-looking fish, that was in a tank that it couldn't physically turn around in. Yikes.

If the average person saw the common plecos that they have, they'd never buy that cute 2" catfish in the first place Seriously, they have plecos that could take your hand!
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Old 05-11-2011, 02:49 AM   #19
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I had a pleco skip the spinach and eat my frog!
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:17 AM   #20
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Man this is funny!!!!
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:19 AM   #21
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Someone should call the number on the thread.
Maybe someone local can save those poor fish?
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:55 AM   #22
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Not funny... I haven't had a pleco since

IDK if this guy will take less than $200 though :/
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:45 AM   #23
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this looks like my friend's tank....a 7 inch comet in a 10g tank.....
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:46 AM   #24
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So he spent $200 on the fish, $100 on the clown puke, and $100 for tank. That looks like a $400 setup to me don't you think? LOL!!!!
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:34 PM   #25
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He wasn't taken for $400. He said this: "Asking $200 ( entire tank worth more than $400)"

He appraises the value at $400, and is asking $200, which means he is expecting less. It's routine to inflate values on CL because few are willing to pay anything approaching the asking price.
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