Where to take frags

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  1. khern11

    khern11 Plankton

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    I am about to frag my frogspawn that has about 28 heads. Where can I take the frag to get cash or good store credit?

    I went to a LFS and they said they would give me half of what they sell it for, as store credit. To me that does not seem like a good deal at all, its probably 90-120 dollar frag. They are making a big profit just for selling the frag for me. I am also open to trading for equal or a little lesser valued item, but I don't know where to do so.

    I live in the Kendall area of Miami.
     
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  3. Dr. Bergeron

    Dr. Bergeron Peppermint Shrimp

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    That's actually a pretty good deal, the LFS has to make money too. a lot of places will only give you 25%. How many heads are you going to keep? It might be a good idea to give 1/2 the ones you frag to the LFS for credit and then the other 1/2 you can trade at upcoming frag swaps in your area.
     
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    chumslickjon Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Or just grow a big beautiful colony. I don't think the point of the hobby is to grow only to chop up and sell.
     
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    whippy Sailfin Tang

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    You can do a frag swap, list on ebay if you're willing to ship, craigslist...
     
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    Coastie Reefer Millepora

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    If I was closer I'd take a couple heads ;D
     
  7. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Just be careful. Selling corals in Florida is against the law unless you have a license from Florida Fish and Wildlife. Trading is your only option unfortunately. That is why your LFS is only willing to give you store credit.:cry: I would trade with you if you feel like driving up this far.;)
     
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  9. dskyers

    dskyers Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    How much would sell for I live in your area as well.

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    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    Personally, I would let it just grow out and not frag it. Fragging is nice to get some extra cash, but I like the look of the big colonies of coral. I would rather have a few of those than a whole bunch of 1" frags in my reef.
     
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    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    While it might not seem like it, 50% of their sale is actually a good deal. They need to be able to make money on it. Also, if they have a bunch of the same kind of coral, the price they are willing to pay you is going to go down, as they would have more than meets the demand.
     
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