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Thank you, I was looking into Mr Aqua tanks because the ADA tanks are priced stupidly. I cannot understand how a 45x45x45 tank would have the same price as a 60x45x45 tank. They are also expensive, considering they are made in Pakistan
False, they are made in China. And there are many reasons for their pricing.
 

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Made in China still does not justify their cost. Not that I'm against Made in China, if it's made in US I would think its an OK cost, and that is based purely on labor cost, not quality.
There are many reasons for pricing, true, but there is no true reason why a product that uses less material cost the same as another product that uses more material. The techniques involved are not complicated, the material used is not high-tech and difficult to produce.

ADA products are funny, in the way that are at most better than similar products by a fraction, yet they are priced several times more expensive than their competitors. Maybe the biggest thing about ADA is the ADA tag.
Take that away and they are no different than similar products, they are almost similar to Apple, people just buy Apple for that little logo of a bitten apple not for quality, performance and hardware. It's easy to find a phone/tablet better than Apple in every aspect since Jobs died.
Do you know how much they're paid? I hesitate to say that all Chinese labor is cheap. At least I hope they're not being paid minimum wage because they make quality products. And Mr Aqua and ADA tanks are not of the same quality.

On the note of Apple, my friend who's a hardware engineer says that all his coworkers are switching to Macs because they're easier to use (i.e. less problems). Apple and ADA are not all fluff, but neither are all of there products for everyone.
 
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