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Old 05-24-2012, 10:52 PM   #16
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That was my point exactly, he knows exactly how much he paid for it and he wants to make a profit off of someone who doesn't know better.

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pretty much, thats the impression i got from his response

"Yes sir. Successful planted tanks are really quite valuable. But of course, i would be willing to negotiate something more attuned to your needs."

i'm not sure how to respond to that lol. maybe i'll offer him what that tank is actually worth....i'm thinking $350 if he delivers and sets it up? is that still to high?
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:58 PM   #17
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pretty much, thats the impression i got from his response

"Yes sir. Successful planted tanks are really quite valuable. But of course, i would be willing to negotiate something more attuned to your needs."
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Kind of funny! Lol

I don't think you want a completed planted tank, why don't you build one by yourself? That's more enjoyable than just get a 'successful planted tank'!



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Old 05-24-2012, 11:02 PM   #18
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i have no interest in his tank lol, i already have three planted. i just wanted to pick at his brain for a bit, then call him crazy and never speak to him again.
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Old 05-24-2012, 11:14 PM   #19
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i have no interest in his tank lol, i already have three planted. i just wanted to pick at his brain for a bit, then call him crazy and never speak to him again.
Send him an itemized list of everything with new prices.

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Old 05-24-2012, 11:44 PM   #20
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Better yet, send him a link to a shopping cart full of everything he has.

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Old 05-25-2012, 01:40 AM   #21
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That's a very loose use of the term "aquascaped." My farm tank is more aquascaped than that.
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Old 05-25-2012, 01:56 AM   #22
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On my local fish forums, we have a section for overpriced craigslist/kijiji ad's to laugh at. There are some real doozies on there.
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Old 05-25-2012, 02:25 AM   #23
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To Aquatic Delight, for reference I got my 46 bow, stand and light for $125 a few years ago off Craigslist. I know prices vary, but I thought that was a decent price for a used tank and fall aparticle board stand.
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Old 05-25-2012, 01:24 PM   #24
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LOL wow

Oh man how insulting. He called rotala rotundifolia "indian paintbrush looking things" LOL
Lmao you caught that too?

For 1500 we all could put together a Ada setup fully planted and would blow this tank away.
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:00 PM   #25
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Lmao you caught that too?

For 1500 we all could put together a Ada setup fully planted and would blow this tank away.
Yeah man I wish I had 1500$ to just blow away on a new tank right now. Ill tell you tho It wouldnt be a 46 gallon bowfront with "swords and indian paintbrush looking things"
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:59 PM   #26
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Yeah man I wish I had 1500$ to just blow away on a new tank right now. Ill tell you tho It wouldnt be a 46 gallon bowfront with "swords and indian paintbrush looking things"
A brand new acrylic 46 bowfront, stand, and equivalent filter, since the one he had is discontinued, is about $500. Take another $100 or so generously for fish, substrate, and that wood looking thing. So that would be $900 for the swords and indian paintbrush looking things.

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Old 05-25-2012, 05:58 PM   #27
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A brand new acrylic 46 bowfront, stand, and equivalent filter, since the one he had is discontinued, is about $500. Take another $100 or so generously for fish, substrate, and that wood looking thing. So that would be $900 for the swords and indian paintbrush looking things.

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LOL I think I ended up with that many "flowery indian paintbrush looking things" after buying 2 bunches at petco for 2.99 after about a month and a half. Maybe its just me but who wants an acrylic tank? scratches is all you end up with
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Old 05-25-2012, 06:15 PM   #28
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He's too emotionally invested.
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Old 05-25-2012, 06:40 PM   #29
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Maybe a premium is charged for his low maintenance algae.
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Old 05-25-2012, 11:05 PM   #30
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Maybe a premium is charged for his low maintenance algae.
That's gotta be it.. No maybe its the service he charges for his knowledge. He can tell you everything you need to know about growing Indian brush paint things.
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