From Buying to Set Up of 135g Question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by psalm18.2, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    For a 135 tank empty only 1 week used? Quick. I have to make offer soon.
    Thanks!!
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2012
  2. Eienna

    EiennaFishlore VIPMember

    I would offer at least $200-$250 (assuming I had it)
     
  3. ShockValued MemberMember

    In RI/MA I generally see them listed for $400-800 with stands / canopy. If both of those are included I'd offer $300 as a lowball, signifigantly less if there's no stand.
     




  4. OP
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    psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    Re: How much should I offer?

    Just the tank, no extras.

    My bonus is screaming, "buy it, spend me."

    Guess I can go without a stove a bit longer. LOL.
     




  5. CichlidnutFishlore VIPMember

    I'd start at $125, gives you a bit of room to haggle. Does the tank have a stand?
     
  6. OP
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    psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    Re: How much should I offer?

    Not mentioned. I use cement blocks anyways. Best support IMO. No need to worry about crashes.

    So $100 would be a low ball offer? He keeps saying, "make me an offer."
     
  7. ShockValued MemberMember

    offer it, if he says no it's not like you've lost anything. If he keeps saying to make an offer, he might be desperate enough to accept it.
     
  8. CichlidnutFishlore VIPMember

    It's always best to start low. Try for a $100. Did it have pictures? Make sure you can put a bit of water in it before you take it home. Don't need to fill it. Just make sure the bottom silicone is good.
     
  9. OP
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    psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    Re: How much should I offer?

    Ok, going to respond with $100 offer, see where it goes.
     
  10. Atomsk

    AtomskValued MemberMember

    I hope it goes well for you.
     
  11. AmazonPassion

    AmazonPassionModeratorModerator Member

    135. A dollar per gallon.
     
  12. CichlidnutFishlore VIPMember

    Yeah, if it is just the tank and absolutely nothing else, I think $100 is fair. If it has a stand that increases the value.
     
  13. fishaddiction

    fishaddictionValued MemberMember

    I agree completely good luck :)
     
  14. guppygrl

    guppygrlValued MemberMember

    Re: How much should I offer?

    Did he accept it?
     
  15. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    I am curious as well.
     
  16. OP
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    psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    Re: How much should I offer?

    I made the offer and he wants $1 per gallon, $135 total. I agreed to pay that and offered some items for trade. Waiting to hear back and go for a ride.
     
  17. AmazonPassion

    AmazonPassionModeratorModerator Member

    Woohoo do I win a prize for guessing correctly?
     
  18. CichlidnutFishlore VIPMember

    It's always good to start low. Then they feel like they've won when you except a slightly higher price :D

    I'd still ask to put a little water in it before you take it home.
     
  19. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    When I bought used tanks, I brought my python with me.
     
  20. OP
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    psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    Re: How much should I offer?

    It's in a storage unit so no water test. I'll examine very closely. I plan to add more sealant when I get home.
     




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