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What should I pay for 125 gallon used from craigslist

Discussion in 'Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY' started by Kuthoht, Dec 29, 2008.

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    I'm in talks with a man about purchasing his 125 gallon tank.

    It comes with an oak stand, 2 eheim pro II canisters, heater, glass top and flourescent light fixture.

    He will include gravel and rocks if I wish as the tank is currently setup and running in his house with african cichlids.

    He is asking $550.

    I went to his house and viewed the tank in person. Everything appears to be in working order but the tank could use a good cleaning.

    Is this ballpark for this setup? or should I offer less?

    Any input is appreciated :)
     
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    I'd offer 350-400. Did he say why he was getting rid of the tank?
    what type of light fixture?
     
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    He is working on his PhD at the local college and wants to get out of the hobby. The tank has been for sale now on craigslist for 16 days. He is also selling 3 other smaller tanks that I'm not really interested in.

    I just wanted to get some feedback from someone else. To me $550 seems a little high.

    oh the light fixture is just your standard flourescent strip light. Two 36 inch tubes I think.
     
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    $250 for the tank...$100 for each of those filters...plus the extras...sounds fair. Never hurts to see if they will go lower.
     
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    thats really just a throw away light...I'd say 175 max for the tank and stand 30 for the glass top and 100 each for filters so 400-450 max...I bet he takes it!!! Let us know. And welcome to AC by the way
     
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    Definitely try to go lower, I paid 300 for mine but it did not come with a filter, well not a canister, it come with a small 20 gal sump made by crystal clear exotics. Though the man did give me a very nice and very tall Oceanic stand and the aquarium is ALLGLASS.

    try 400 or 450, the worst he can say is no. He will not be needing the money once he gets out of school:silly:
     
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    Couple pics of the tank.

    100_1289.JPG 100_1290.JPG
     
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    Looks like a really nice clean tank. Though I'm sure there are a few scratches where those big a$$ rocks are.


    Really depends how bad you want it. If you plan to use everything he is offering then all you need is water, right?

    I bought two heaters, an FX5, new substrate...... So I probably have about $600+/- in my 125 gal.
     
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    Even with the conversion to Canadians funds I think that tank would sell pretty fast at$500- 550us.Nice filters.

    What do you plan on keeping?Looks 18-20in high.
     
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    I'd say bout 300 for all of it...
     

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