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  • Dirty or not i buy it anyway

    0 0%
  • I go with my buddy regardless

    1 2.17%
  • I see dirty tanks i run for it

    10 21.74%
  • If the fish i want to buy is in a dirty tank i don't

    10 21.74%
  • I only go for the clean tanks

    18 39.13%
  • If the fish is healty it doesn't matter

    14 30.43%
  • I never noticed

    0 0%
  • i don't care

    1 2.17%
  • None of the above

    6 13.04%
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    Golden Moray Basile's Avatar
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    i buy it

    Ok there's a lot of fish stores around and there are criterias we look for in buying a fish. Is your favorite fish store have clean tanks all the time, or not if not do you buy anyway because you don't have any problem with the dirty tanks , you never had problem with the fish you bought there, your buddy with the owner and you trust him, or you go only for the clean tank stores. And if your buddy's tank are soiled you turn around and run.


    Personnaly i think cleanlyness is important in a store, and dirty tanks mean troubles along the run.Your fish have a better start too.




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    Re: i buy it

    How about other,,, I buy online, we don't have a LFS within 150 miles.. so I vote other
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    Re: i buy it

    Quote Originally Posted by sambrinar View Post
    How about other,,, I buy online, we don't have a LFS within 150 miles.. so I vote other
    OH , sorry didn't think of that. Maybe someone could add that in the choices, thanks for the input.




    I have upgraded to one 150G starfire glass Reef LPS tank Toped with an 75g starfire split tank with Macro-Algae biotopes with Seahorses and critter, crabs, shrimps, stars, sponges,on one side and a Dwarf Fuzzy Lion fish with an Anglers on the other side with what ever can live with them at the bottom of the tank ; powder coated steel stands, a 65g regular glass modular clear sump full of goodies. 4 Maxspect Razor 420R LED Good enough for my 21" deep reef.

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    Sailfin Marlin sambrinar's Avatar
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    Re: i buy it

    Quote Originally Posted by Basile View Post
    OH , sorry didn't think of that. Maybe someone could add that in the choices, thanks for the input.
    I am a minority here though
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    Re: i buy it

    i haven't made a purchase online yet. i stick to 2 LFS

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    Re: i buy it

    I'm pretty strict in that if the tanks LOOK bad they probably are a LOT worse than they look. If it's one tank I can sometimes think there's a problem with that tank but if it's across the board I just keep on going.

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    Re: i buy it

    I much rather prefer clean tanks, but my first criteria is disease free fish. I HATE going into stores that are still trying to sell sick fish.

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    Re: i buy it

    I added "none of the above" option. I too do not buy fish in a lfs any longer.
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    Re: i buy it

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankie View Post
    I added "none of the above" option. I too do not buy fish in a lfs any longer.
    Myself as well, there is one exception where i buy fish. But that's out of at least 6 stores i go to weekly. Most of my buisness goes to the same store, never a single problem.

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    Re: i buy it

    Quote Originally Posted by Frankie View Post
    I added "none of the above" option. I too do not buy fish in a lfs any longer.
    Thanks Frankie i'd forgotten that one .




    I have upgraded to one 150G starfire glass Reef LPS tank Toped with an 75g starfire split tank with Macro-Algae biotopes with Seahorses and critter, crabs, shrimps, stars, sponges,on one side and a Dwarf Fuzzy Lion fish with an Anglers on the other side with what ever can live with them at the bottom of the tank ; powder coated steel stands, a 65g regular glass modular clear sump full of goodies. 4 Maxspect Razor 420R LED Good enough for my 21" deep reef.

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    Re: i buy it

    Wow Benda, where are you in AZ? We have to drive about 40 minutes to a reasonable LFS (Petco doesn't count lol).
    I personally only go for clean tanks and systems. Health is important too. A store that does QT is a plus, but they are usually crazy expensive too. I buy online too.
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