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Show your local fish store sponsors some love

Discussion in 'Club Related Info' started by CRW Reef, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. CRW Reef

    CRW Reef Orca Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member

    Hey everybody I want to send out a note of encouragement to go out and shop your local fish stores and show them support! Make sure that you show them your masc cards too so they know that masc members are shopping there and we support them! Don't forget many of them will give you a discount of some kind for doing so. Many times its enough to off set ordering online shipping costs and you will get instant gratification too!

    This is a call to action and show support and keep our money local!!! Now let's get out there and shop !!!!!
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 4, 2015
  2. fishguy69

    fishguy69 Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    Thanks chad!!!! Woo woo
     
  3. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member

    :cheer2:
     
  4. Rumen

    Rumen Cuttle Fish Premium Sponsor M.A.S.C Club Member

    I go once a week should i do twice a week.. hehe
     
  5. bush8984

    bush8984 Sardine Platinum Sponsor M.A.S.C Club Member

    No u should just your springs peeps some luv
     
  6. ayaws

    ayaws Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    I do my absolute best to love my LFS. Buy as much as possible locally and only go online for something that can't be had locally. Even though the taxes on it add to the cost, it keeps my $ in the local economy and supports an industry where I can only imagine how difficult it is to survive. Especially in a land-locked state like Colorado.

    The only things I've bought online were some spaflex since no one seems to have it 'round these parts. Also picked up some pumps that I couldn't find locally.

    I've found Aquatic Art to have lots of higher-end things or the ability/willingness to order things and work with me. Cris, Nicole, and the team are fantastic!
     
  7. DJBM3

    DJBM3 Amphipod

    ^^ When I recently returned to the hobby I was thrilled to see that Chris had a shop... fantastic place!
     
  8. Dr.DiSilicate

    Dr.DiSilicate Kraken M.A.S.C Club Member

    Great white has been able to get anything I have needed. They have always done me well! Josh at Gonzos has always treated me well too and has awesome corals. Aquatic are talking second to none as well. If you went to macna last year you know Colorado has the best selection of hot corals!
     
  9. sethsolomon

    sethsolomon Shark M.A.S.C Club Member

    +1 can confirm. The fish stores in Virginia are probably 20% as good as Colorado's.
     
  10. tomtom2245

    tomtom2245 Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    I used to live in the Alexandria area and Quantum Reefs wasn't half bad while I was out there. If you have the time though, Pacific East Aquaculture is the place to go!
     
  11. ayaws

    ayaws Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    One more bump for Cris at Aquatic Art. My (unimpressive) BLDC-15 return pump failed at almost 6 months to the day. Since my sump is in my basement, I have to overcome 16' of head pressure. Cris had a Dolphin Diamond Amp Master 6250 in stock that I was able to pick up 15 minutes after I emailed him. Working like a champ and a much better pump than the BLDC.
     
  12. moose66

    moose66 Copepod M.A.S.C Club Member

    Give a shout out to Great White and The Fish Crew both are well stocked and willing to help!
     

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