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Old 01/10/2008, 07:37 PM   #1
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How many people here buy coral on Ebay?


Just wondering if any of you guys ever bid or buy coral on Ebay?
I've just recently started looking and WOW there is some CHEAP stuff on there!!

Here's what I won tonight on Ebay...

Pink Milli $9.99



Metallic Neon Green Blastomussa Wellsi $17.50




Blue Base/Green Eye Chalice Coral $9.99




Fluorescent Green Galaxea Coral $18.50



Red/Green Bullseye Mushrooms $9.99



Red Skirt/Neon Green Star Zoanthids $9.99





With shipping overnight for only $25 for all of it..
So shipping on each piece was only $4.17 each

Total bill out the door is going to be like $100


I just can't belive these prices!!!
So does anyone else buy coral on the bay?

PS: I'm not selling coral on ebay, or promoting any sellers on ebay. Just wanted to share deals..



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Old 01/10/2008, 07:53 PM   #2
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Nice pink milli


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Old 01/10/2008, 08:46 PM   #3
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Be careful Steve, Ebay can be quite addicting...
You are already a reefer which is like being on crack.
Now you are a reefer on Ebay... HOLY COW!


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Old 01/10/2008, 08:49 PM   #4
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I bought most of my coral off of ebay, but I got it local so no shipping. I got almost all my frags for about 5.00 each. Great deals exspecially if it's local.


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Old 01/10/2008, 09:06 PM   #5
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Wow Steve great deals im gonna have to go check out ebay now... Grrr as if this hoppy didnt come with enough of an addiction im already a recovering ebay addict.. Thanks alot! lol


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Old 01/10/2008, 09:33 PM   #6
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nicee!! i think it really just depends on the seller and how well they ship.


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Old 01/10/2008, 09:43 PM   #7
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I've purchased a few nice frag's off E-*ay...I try to do a refined search to sellers within x-# of mile's from me in hope's of finding a place I can pick up from if possible. (better for everyone-especially coral)
You might try John from coralmarinelife.com - he sells on E*ay and live's in Jackson. Or John from YourReef who has also advertised and you probably already know where he is... : )


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Old 01/10/2008, 10:55 PM   #8
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Boy Steve you weren't kidding...score!


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Old 01/10/2008, 11:00 PM   #9
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Yeah I know.. Crazy..
The user I bought from is listing a bunch more stuff tomorrow I guess, so there will be even more for me to go broke on!!

bngowe, Yeah I was kinda worried about that, till I saw that he's fairly local (BA), and his feedback has been spotless for over a year (All positive Feedback: 3538)

I think I'm going to have to sell some of the frags from my coral grow out system to make room for these guys!!!
Look for a FS: thread soon, as I clear space out.
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Old 01/10/2008, 11:57 PM   #10
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Steve - I thought I recognized your ebay handle - knew it was you. Luckily we bid on different corals. Let me know how your transaction goes and I'll keep you updated as well.

Here is one coral I did _not_ buy because it got too expensive for me; but, wish I had. If anyone finds a similar coral PLEASE let me know. This micro is simply gorgeous.



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Old 01/15/2008, 10:30 PM   #11
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Steve,

Here are actual pics from my tank of the three corals I bought. Picture was taken about 8 hours after they were added to tank:

1) Purple Erkle Micromussa



2) Metallic Red/Blue Dot Goniopora



3) Red/Orange/Blue Base Bullseye Mushrooms



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Old 01/16/2008, 01:39 AM   #12
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Wow, nice stuff. I'm suprised


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Old 01/16/2008, 08:50 AM   #13
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If I had a descent camera I'd post pics too
Nice stuff and Nice Pics!!


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Old 01/16/2008, 08:51 AM   #14
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Nice that Goniopora is really pretty.


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Old 01/16/2008, 08:55 AM   #15
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Ive got some Tyree war coral and some nice favia's from EBay also got a couple of other corals.


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Old 01/16/2008, 10:12 AM   #16
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Always wanted a Goniopora and will give it a go with that red with blue centers. Sweet colors. Anyone know where to find frozen cyclopeeze locally?

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Old 01/16/2008, 10:32 AM   #17
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CRS always has it..
And YR usually has the can of frezze dried


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Old 01/16/2008, 05:59 PM   #18
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Heres a few of my ebay items...








Unfortunately after my tank move I virtually lost the piece from the last pic, I think maybe 6-8polyps at best are still alive. One of my prized leptastreas too


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Old 01/16/2008, 07:00 PM   #19
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hey what catagory do you guys search in i was just on ebay and i keep getting all this collectable fish art and junk i dont care about???


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Old 01/16/2008, 07:17 PM   #20
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hey what catagory do you guys search in i was just on ebay and i keep getting all this collectable fish art and junk i dont care about???
Home & Garden > Pet Supplies > Fish, Turtles & Frogs > Aquarium Coral


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Old 01/16/2008, 09:12 PM   #21
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Steve if you ever frag that Pink mille let me know i really like that piece


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Old 01/17/2008, 05:52 PM   #22
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Awesome scores...the only thing I hate is plceas that charge $50 for shipping or if I can't do local pick-up. =/


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