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Hey all you international members where do you shop for livestock and dry goods?

Also tell us where you are from?
 
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Im from Canada and i drive to Edmonton 4.5 hours away as there are no stores here. I usually buy from Aquarium Illusions, Big Als or a local reefer on Kijiji for frags. Id buy from BRS but their shipping rates to Canada are as much as what im buying!
 

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I'm from lebanon, used to travel frequently so shopped mainly when I was on travel as quality supplies aren't available locally. Usually travelled to MACNA which is always a good chance for quality frags. Fish I buy locally whatever I find thats on my list but have also bought fish from travel to Europe or dubai as there's regular good shipments there. Also buy many corals from dubai when there as there's good arrivals as well as a good reefing community there with stores into farming now as well as reefers fragging and trading..
 

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Im from Canada and i drive to Edmonton 4.5 hours away as there are no stores here. I usually buy from Aquarium Illusions, Big Als or a local reefer on Kijiji for frags. Id buy from BRS but their shipping rates to Canada are as much as what im buying!
Me too! New Dawn Aquaculture is an excellent source for captive-bred fish and well-priced coral frags; Marine Experience offers overnight shipping of livestock, which is critical in the wintertime. I've also ordered from two suppliers in Ontario (Fragbox and BigShow Frags); shipping and customer service for both are excellent.
 
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From the England.
I mainly shop local from two shops Oasis Aquatics and Abyss Aquatic. I also buy from local reefers and sometimes from established and reputable online retailers like Charterhouse Aquatics and eBay shops. I do online only in Summer and for items I just cannot get locally.
 

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I’m from Sydney, Australia and I shop at my LFS’s - at the moment mostly Hurstville Aquariums and Aquaristic in Roseberry. My tanks and some of my livestock came from Majestic Aquariums in Taren Point and they are a high quality outlet as well.

We have a good quality supply chain Down Under with a lot of our corals and fish coming from Cairns in Northern QLD. Dry goods and hardware vary, two things I have noticed is that AquaForest has a stronger penetration into Australia than it seems to in the US and we have a lot less options when it comes to hardware and food than the US does. Frozen food isn’t too bad (Ocean Nutrition and Hikari dominate) but pellet and freeze dried options are quite limited.
 

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Melbourne, Australia here

Great stock - and (more importantly) great advice and support from Reef Galleria in South Melbourne

I may be more than a little biased based on the fact that they're about 1/2 a mile from my house... And yes, I do realist how lucky I am in more ways than one...
 
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Awesome info so far! I know we have more international though! We had right at 1.4 Million international "users", as Google puts it, come here last year alone!
 

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Im from Canada and i drive to Edmonton 4.5 hours away as there are no stores here. I usually buy from Aquarium Illusions, Big Als or a local reefer on Kijiji for frags. Id buy from BRS but their shipping rates to Canada are as much as what im buying!
Aquarium Illusions is definetely a win!
 

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I am from South England plenty of LFS near me, Reef dreams in Winchester has an awesome choice of SPS coral, for hard ware and food Etc HO2 aquatics in London are exceptional with very quick delivery
 
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