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Excel without Seachem.

God bless them but the prices.....eyyyyyyyy.


Anyway assuming a 500ml is able to be purchased for the 10.00 on Amazon (lowest I found) I compared this to a gallon of metricide 14 available at a good rate (Thanks Thedood) @ about 27 bucks shipped perhaps a bit more
and find that the cost roundly not exact figures comes up to around 1.80 per 500ml accounting for the double strength ratio of metricide. (Actually its a bit more than double) This means the Seachem route will cost approx. 5.5x as much for the same amount of dosing. (And that's at the lowest Excel price I could find) Lets be fair almost no one will find that at that price offline.
So who doesn't like to save money?
Get yourself a gallon of Metricide and save AND grow the green baby.


Hell of a deal no?
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The actual price is $21 and change shipped.

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Not to me. Yeah I was disappointed too, 27.00 And some change shipped.
Must be Texas. Still beats anything else going.

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My bad. Thats 13 dollars shipping. Seems a little high.

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LOL, I saw the thread title and my fist thought was "NO, I'm not!".

Sorry, long day at work and that made me chuckle.


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I know. I'm done with the trying to convince people to stop blowing money on name brand stuff lol relax rofl.
Besides you know you love it.
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My bad. Thats 13 dollars shipping. Seems a little high.
10 shipping 17 for the product, did I get gyped? Lol
Hmmm and my email said 14.50 guess we wait and see what price is correct when they charge me.
No matter what the cost vs Excel could only improve.

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No but the raised the price since I got the quote. The quote was for 14 + Shipping for a gallon. @Immortal1 Where is your sense of adventure? We could petition the admins to have changed from planted tank enthusiast to mad scientist lol.

Bump: Let me check the email as that quote was good for 30 days.

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Indeed. "Aquarium Myths Busted".

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They over charged you. SHould have been 14.50. Did you tell them I sent you?

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They over charged you. SHould have been 14.50. Did you tell them I sent you?
Indeed I did. He may have misquoted I did the order over the phone.
Lets see when they charge me.
I went back through my emails and was quoted 14.50
But I could have sworn that wasn't the price he said on the phone.

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Indeed I did. He may have misquoted I did the order over the phone.
Lets see when they charge me.

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Let me know. If they over charge I will give them a ring and an earful to boot and I will never buy from them again. I'm about out and need a gallon and have no qualms about going elsewhere.

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No but the raised the price since I got the quote. The quote was for 14 + Shipping for a gallon. @Immortal1 Where is your sense of adventure? We could petition the admins to have changed from planted tank enthusiast to mad scientist lol.

Bump: Let me check the email as that quote was good for 30 days.
But, I thought it already was Mad Scientist?


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I will do that. Have to wait till tomorrow as I believe he said it would stop tomorrow and that's when they charge.

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But, I thought it already was Mad Scientist?


Bump: If they over charged then heck with them. I found it for 21 bucks on fleabay.

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