LFS in Cape Town

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  1. 2time

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    Hi im new to the forum and kind of new to fish keeping and i just wanted to know what are the best and cheapers LFS in the Cape Town area. I know of two that are good which are Tropicum Pets in N1 and the Pet Centre in Gatesville, Athlone

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  3. Henk Hugo

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    two cheapest shops that i know...

    Panorama Pet shop 021 930 2609
    Sams Aquariums.... i dont know their number off by heart
     
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    Cheapest fish pricing = Tropicum N1 City
    Cheapest Equipment = Toss-up between Panorama Pets & Sams Aquarium
     
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    Solex - remind me to tell you about the reason for tropicums prices :)
     
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    I know the reason already :)
     
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    ah yes - bettas... forgot :p
     
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    2time

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    why are their fish so cheap if i may ask
     
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    low markup?
     
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    hmmm why ?
     
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    is this a guessing game..
     
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    Does anyone know of H2o that was in Oterry and to where they have moved to

    thanks a lot
     
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    they closed down.
     
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    Henk do you know where i can buy slate
     
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    try a tile place that sells natural stone. ask them for their broken slate tiles. also try large nurserys....
     
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    ok will do that thanks
     
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    Fish 'n Thingz - Bothasig Shoprite Centre (Their fish are REALLY well taken care of and tanks are ALWAYS clean clean clean. They are sometimes a little more expensive than other LFS but for the quality of fish, it's worth it!)

    Pets etc - Voortrekker Rd, Goodwood (healthy, reasonably priced fish)

    Henk you've got me REALLY interested / concerned as to why Tropicum's fish are so cheap, I go there on a weekly basis so now I'm concerned (just to check out what fish they have and mostly to buy equipment - cheapest I've found yet on heaters etc).......please pm me if you don't want to share on the forum.
     
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    Fish & Things - Yip, definitely a nice little place

    Pets Etc - Poor on fish variety

    Tropicum - Definitely the cheapest LFS in the Western Cape as far as livestock is concerned...don't think they cheapest for equipment though. I'll tell you the story if you collect the plants from me on Saturday

    Cheers
    Dale
     
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    i would like to know the story too, for i also go there a lot, could you pm me the story pls. If it not a problem to ask
     
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    Is knowing this info going to be of benefit to you and the hobby? Let things be, especially if it makes it cheaper for us the hobbyists.
     
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    its just that I would like to know the story
     

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