POLL: How important is an LFS to you?

Discussion in 'Fishy Business Aquatics' started by FishyBusinessAq, Dec 15, 2018.

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How important is an LFS to you?

Poll closed Dec 22, 2018.
  1. 5: Very Important: I wouldn't shop anywhere else!

    45 vote(s)
    11.0%
  2. 4: Somewhat Important: I primarily shop at an LFS, but I check all my options.

    189 vote(s)
    46.1%
  3. 3: Neutral: I shop wherever I can find what I'm looking for/best deal

    91 vote(s)
    22.2%
  4. 2: Somewhat Important: Only if I need something urgent or just for little stuff.

    40 vote(s)
    9.8%
  5. 1: Not Important: I don't have one near me/the one near me sucks/I just don't use my LFS.

    45 vote(s)
    11.0%
  1. FishyBusinessAq

    FishyBusinessAq Fishy Business Aquatics R2R Supporter Gold Sponsor Partner Sponsor 2019

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    Give a shout out to your favorite LFS with Name and Location in the comments!
     
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  2. Muttley000

    Muttley000 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Aquarium Masterminds in Toledo, Ohio and Labo's Aquatics in Bryan, Ohio!
     
  3. Fritzhamer

    Fritzhamer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019

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    BluReef Aquarium in Brooklyn, NY
     
  4. Reefer Reboot

    Reefer Reboot Active Member Partner Member 2019

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  5. DonTavo27

    DonTavo27 Active Member R2R Supporter

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  6. Cruz Mc5

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    License to Krill in Santa Cruz. The owner, Jeff, has been incredibly helpful in getting my tank set up. It would’ve been much more difficult and stressful without him.
     
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    What a great name. I enjoy going to my LFS, Reef Life in Birmingham, AL because they typically have quality fish in stock and they're improving their coral selection.

    As for LFS in general, I enjoy them because it's a fun thing to do when traveling. Coral prices and availability vary so much from region to region that it's great to look around and see what's available. A few of my favorite ones are Coral Corral in Tampa, UltraGem in Burbank, and Art of Aquaria in St. Louis.
     
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    World wide corals. Staff is extremely helpful and live stock is top notch.
     
  9. AZsmallreefer

    AZsmallreefer New Member AZ FRAG Member

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    AZ Reef Monster
    4460 E. Main Street
    Mesa, AZ 85205
     
  10. D6025K

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    Upscales in Tualatin Oregon and Cuttlefish and Corals in Portland Oregon
     
  11. lacrosseboss18

    lacrosseboss18 Active Member

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    Advance Marine Aquatics in Long Island NY
    1083 Willis Ave
    Albertson NY 11507
     
  12. Whisperss

    Whisperss Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Aquarium Depot in Citrust Heights, Your Reef Aquarium and some times Aqua Life.
     
  13. ramabama

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    Come on now....does WWC really count? Ha just busting your chops. Currently moving to Vero Beach. Going to be pretty sweet only being a hour or so away.
     
  14. DSC reef

    DSC reef Coral wasted R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Lol! It's a treat
     
  15. Captain Quint

    Captain Quint Plank Owner of the Orca R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    We have two true professional LFS' in the local area which has since franchised.

    Fintastic and Fish Room
     
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  16. AdamNC

    AdamNC Lawnmower Blenny says nom nom R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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  17. This guy is Extra Salty

    This guy is Extra Salty Active Member

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  18. Lowell Lemon

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  19. Crabs McJones

    Crabs McJones Millepora Maniac Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Glitter Fairy Hospitality Award

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    Unfortunately in my town, there is only one fish store that does anything saltwater related, and I refuse to go there. The place is filthy, the corals and fish look horrible. I travel 60 miles to Best Fish in Milwaukee or Aquatics Unlimited in Milwaukee to get anything I need. Otherwise if i'm not in a rush I primarily use Bulk Reef Supply.
     
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    Exotic Aquarium really good LFS in Miami.