72 gallon bowfront

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    michelle

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    My LFS has a 72 gallon bowfront tank with the stand. It is used, and apparently has a small chip in the back. He says it won't damage the integrity of the tank. Also he says the stand can use a coat of paint.
    but, the upside is it's $350.

    Should I buy it?
     
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    cthegame

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    ummmm i say no. The price doesnt seem to be all the cheap for being a used & damaged tank. I'd skip this one.
     
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    id skip it or talk him down to less then a hundred, i mean the tank is used and chipped
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Got to wander if the chip has caused any microscopic cracks in the glass.
    I wouldnt buy it.
     
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    thanks guys, I wasn't sure. I know that here you would pay $1100.00 for them new, so it seemed like a good price, but like youv'e said, what good is an aquarium that leaks?
     
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    RyanG ^*Eternal Dumbass*^

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    Michelle where in Canada do you live? South Eastern Ontario by any chance? I can hook you with a great deal on as many 72 bows as you would like.
     
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    No, I am as far east as you can get. An Island called Newfoundland in the Atlantic. Shipping kills us on the price of things.
     
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    thats high prices, thank god for craiglist.com cause i've seen 125 gallon and 180 gallon tanks for 300 to 400 bucks used even new there not 1100 bucks, wow things are expensive up there.
     
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    my lfs hS 210 new reef ready for 889
     
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    IraqVeteran HOOAH

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    I agree....I wouldnt use any tank that has a chip/crack in it for fish. It might work good for a small snake or lizard cage. But even then thats still priced high for a used and damaged tank.
     
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    thanks for everyones advice. I appreciate it
     
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    Altohombre The Tennis Pro Reefer

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    you guys gotta remember that bow fronts cost more than regular rectangle. I wouldn't get it because of the chip though. Too risky even for a tiny nick
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    That is pricey. I'd pass.
     
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