Re: NANFA-- Tank price

Irate Mormon (
Tue, 16 Mar 2004 22:01:51 -0500

> Aquariums are a very low margin item. In order to be competitive you are
> really
> selling them for little over cost to start with. Businesses don't last if
> they
> don't make a profit, which was my point.

Yes. Therefore, what you do is buy the aquarium from the big box corporate guy
who is selling them as a loss leader or at very low markon, and buy your
supplies from the LFS. Now, if your LFS is having problems with cash flow (like
if he just opened or something), then by all means by the aquarium from him.
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