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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-27-2006, 05:50 AM Thread Starter
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Good online vendors?

I have a decent selection of livestock in my area, but items like filter media, test equipment, substrate, etc. is very limited and what little there is way overpriced.

The last online vendor I used took 5 business days to ship 3 bags of Fluorite. Thatís not 5 days for me to receive it, but 5 days to place an in-stock item on the truck (meaning it took 11 days for me to receive it). That might be the norm with aquarium supplies, but thatís sure not how any other online vendor I have dealt with did business.

Any recommendations for a vendor that has reasonable pricing as well as reasonable shipping pricing/time?

Specifics I need:
Dry/live/frozen Food
Water Additives (Trace Elements, Declorinator)
Filter Media
Testing Supplies (my current may be old and I donít trust the readings)

Edit: Ack, meant to post in general
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-27-2006, 06:02 AM
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www.bigalsonline.com

www.drsfosterandsmith.com

those are are very reputable and have excellent prices. I have used both.

www.petsolutions.com
www.thatpetplace.com

those 2 are supposed to be very good as well.

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aquariumplants.com is another good one. fast shipping on eco


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Thanks

I was looking at Big Als, but wanted to make sure.

That Pet Place is who drug their feet on my last shipment. They did the same to me a few years ago, but thought I would give them a second chance.
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