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Looking for 6 of these 40 gallon breeder tanks.
If used, Preferred not painted or drilled.
If new, you can give me a quote.
Hoping to pick these up by the end of the month.

I have gotten two quotes from pet stores right now.
One is ridiculous crazy, the other one is fair.

I already know that Petco is $1 a gallon, so please keep this thread clean, there's no need to tell me that. Sorry if I sound rude.
But if it's more than the $1 a gallon, that's fine, as I prefer to support our local pet store if the price ain't crazy. We already have little to no fish stores left.

Thanks for reading~
 

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Check out JL aquatics pricing. There usually the best for most things
 

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Check out JL aquatics pricing. There usually the best for most things
Thanks, they actually have the best quote out of the bunch. But still more than double the price each compared to the U.S. I know i know, I shouldn't be comparing like that, but when you have the need to pick up 6 tanks, it sure as heck make a good difference LOL!

Thanks though! I'm going to give up in the next two days
 

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Even if you factor in us to can conversion/ gas or shipping plus any tax they make you pay at the border
 

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=) Trust me~ I know.
I use to go to the states four times a month. But now our CAD sucks!~ But hey, lets play math, gives me a good chance to see the difference hAHA~~

If each tank is going to cost $110.00 CAD plus 12% tax
By conversion we're talking about today's rate of $1.31 v $1.00
For six tanks @ $240 USD would be $314.31
http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?From=USD&To=CAD

Bellingham tax rate as per Washington State is 8.7% compared ot 12%
Bellingham, WA Sales Tax Rate

Petco US would end up to be
6 Unit x $40 Each + 8.7% Tax = $260.88 USD
Equals to Canadian of $314.31
Add import tax if they decide to tax me $31.31 CAD
Total of $345.62 for 6 tanks
Each unit would cost $57.60
That includes State Tax + Import Tax, + Cost of Goods
Travellers - Duty and Taxes Estimator

Now the gas
74.4 km each way. Total of 148.8km
Car runs at approximately 11 Litres per 100KM (Damn thing drinks gas)
This distance would consume roughly 16.37 litre of gas
Lets say the gas stays at high $1.15/litre
Total of $18.83

Each tank will now total of $57.60 + $3.14 = $60.74 each unit~
In Canada, if I had to drive out to JLaquatics, which is still a distance, but nowhere compared to the states. Lets factor out the gas and it's still $123.20, still more than double of Canada.

Thanks buddy! I finally had a chance to do this math! LOL!
Thought I give the wife an amazing reason why I need to drive down there.
Good luck trying to pack everything in a coupe eh? HAHA~ Crap, gonna have fun!
 
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