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New condo, new aquarium!
Old 03-04-2009, 08:10 AM   #61
 
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Ok folks, we've had the first setback. The 180 did not arrive at the LFS yesterday as scheduled. It is now planned to arrive on Thursday. Delivery on Friday at 8:30 pm.

With an 8:30 pm delivery, i'm not sure I can have the tank set up and completely stocked with fish and corals and with nice coraline algae growth by 9pm. I will try.
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:38 AM   #62
 
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man, sorry to hear. atleast there now is more time to get other move related things done


looking foward to seeing a fully stocked tank at 9:15pm.
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:44 PM   #63
 
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So, today my fiance says to me....
"maybe you should paint the stand black."

Black.
Black she says.
I could have just ORDERED the stand black. {sigh}

It is the end of a long day, but i did get a few things accomplished. All of my equipment arrived as scheduled. I installed the GFI outlets for the 180 and cleaned up the 58 stand. The 58 aquarium needs a lot of cleanup and new bulkheads, etc. Hopefully the 58 will be completely set up and the 180 stand will be painted by the end of this weekend.

On a side note, the vivarium Turtle tank is completely broken down, with the Turtle and fish living in temporary quarters. I was using a 20 long for the vivarium, but I am switching to a standard 20 gallon when I set this back up. For those who are interested, i will create a short picture bio on this tank as well.
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Old 03-06-2009, 08:57 PM   #64
 
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Well folks, life never fails to amaze me. I had a delivery scheduled at 8:30pm. I called this morning and confirmed. I left directions, my cell phone, and my fiance' cell phone number. At this moment it is 10:02pm and the guy has not showed up or called.

How does this happen? In this economy, should a business not bend over backwards for every last dollar and sale? What happened to customer service and courtesy?

More to come on this. Needless to say, I will be waiting at the LFS tomorrow morning when they unlock the doors.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:31 PM   #65
 
Go get`em!! ;) That just isn`t right and you are correct in this economy they should be kissing you`r you know what! You should get a discount LOL
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Old 03-07-2009, 12:17 AM   #66
 
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Yes, I'd be interested in the vivarium turtle tank pictures/ bio.
I'm surprized at the "dropping of the ball" on your delivery. They have failed to realize you are one of their best customers. They will find out tomorrow. Keep us posted!
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Old 03-07-2009, 07:13 AM   #67
 
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did you put a down payment? if not, tell them you are no longer interested, lol.
then go to another source.
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Old 03-07-2009, 07:18 AM   #68
 
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If this shop did not have such an awesome reputation, I would be insane mad. I'm frustrated, but I am willing to bet that there is a simple explanation. The problem is communication... and there is no excuse for not properly communicating to your customer. But I am confident that the guy was not intentionally being a jerk.
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Old 03-07-2009, 07:19 AM   #69
 
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and you would be amazed at the quality of their livestock...
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Old 03-08-2009, 09:56 PM   #70
 
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This thread has officially ended. I started the 180 build thread today. You can find it here:
http://www.fishforum.com/saltwater-f...f-build-21979/
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