Most cost effective use of LFS store credit for frags

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I live near a LFS that gives decent credit for frags. The price is pretty close to peer 2 peer sales and more cost effective than shipping. Only problem is well, store credit. In your opinion, what is the most cost effective thing to buy for 1) personal usage and 2) resell for cash using store credit.

My quick assessment is to stay away from livestock since those are heavily marked up from wholesale to account for LFS risk and maintenance. Some ideas for personal use are things you need periodically such as fish/coral food. As for resell, I’m thinking hardware. What are your thoughts? Thx.
 

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I live near a LFS that gives decent credit for frags. The price is pretty close to peer 2 peer sales and more cost effective than shipping. Only problem is well, store credit. In your opinion, what is the most cost effective thing to buy for 1) personal usage and 2) resell for cash using store credit.

My quick assessment is to stay away from livestock since those are heavily marked up from wholesale to account for LFS risk and maintenance. Some ideas for personal use are things you need periodically such as fish/coral food. As for resell, I’m thinking hardware. What are your thoughts? Thx.
Frozen cube/flats, carbon, RODI cartridges or salt mix.
 
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I live near a LFS that gives decent credit for frags. The price is pretty close to peer 2 peer sales and more cost effective than shipping. Only problem is well, store credit. In your opinion, what is the most cost effective thing to buy for 1) personal usage and 2) resell for cash using store credit.

My quick assessment is to stay away from livestock since those are heavily marked up from wholesale to account for LFS risk and maintenance. Some ideas for personal use are things you need periodically such as fish/coral food. As for resell, I’m thinking hardware. What are your thoughts? Thx.
Honestly, I would use it for coral. Trade one in for a new coral you could frag in the future.
Either that or saving it up for your dream fish/invert.

RO and Salt can be rather cheap (I make my own salt which saves me quite a lot of money) and food, if you stock up for the month or two then it should be alright.
 
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Frozen food, salt, other coral you don't have are all good choices.

I get about $10-$15 per frag for store credit at my local LFS. I traded in a bunch of zoa and softy frags for $500 in credit. Ordered an new A3 Apex with it. I use my store credits for things that I wouldn't buy otherwise.
 
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