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minawibraheem
03/15/2017, 08:12 AM
I was looking for a coral wholesaler that would sell to a non business account

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Puffyluv
03/15/2017, 08:59 AM
I don't think any will sell to you without at least a tax ID number.

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CrayolaViolence
03/15/2017, 09:14 AM
I was looking for a coral wholesaler that would sell to a non business account

Thanks


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Legally, they can't sell to you. So it's unlikely you'll find anyone. There are some transshippers that will bring in stuff for non business people. You have to be careful though. Not all are honest.

Puffyluv
03/15/2017, 09:46 AM
We wholesale aquacultured coral and have a license...so we don't have to charge sales tax whether you are a wholesale account or not. I doubt any hobbyist would be interested in wholesale from me, though! ;) Unless you dig having 5 or more of the same coral, and not being really able to pick what you get. :)

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jayball
03/15/2017, 10:07 AM
People misuse wholesale in this case, it is just buying in bulk.

I have heard good things about these people https://www.livestockusa.org . They will trans-ship to you.

minawibraheem
03/15/2017, 10:21 AM
Yes this is the website I am on right now , it is still pricey , but better than nothing , so my goal is to stock my tanks by buying in bulk then figure out what to do what what I don't need , it is not a problem if you have too many corals


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Puffyluv
03/15/2017, 10:54 AM
Jayball, you got it!!!! The only hurdle is any sales tax situation...the previous owner of the farm once told me "wholesale is just a word...it just means buying in bulk for a lower price".

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minawibraheem
03/15/2017, 11:14 AM
Puffyluv , just messaged you on Tapatalk

organism
03/21/2017, 03:46 PM
Yes this is the website I am on right now , it is still pricey , but better than nothing , so my goal is to stock my tanks by buying in bulk then figure out what to do what what I don't need , it is not a problem if you have too many corals

Chances are you're going to end up paying the same amount for everything as if you'd bought it retail, if not more. Wholesale is good if you're ok with dismal survival rates for fish, pest-infested brown corals, and understanding that "it is not a problem if you have too many corals" sounds different when you have 4 square feet of stuff you can't give away.

Retail will give you the quality you're looking for without the headache, plus you'll be supporting vendors that keep the hobby going.

Scubareefman
03/22/2017, 09:37 AM
Livestockusa.org

I have used them with great results. Members of my local club have also with good results.

The thread of our last order.
http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=261094&page=4

morgank
03/22/2017, 10:40 AM
Livestockusa.org

I have used them with great results. Members of my local club have also with good results.

The thread of our last order.
http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=261094&page=4



That link appears to go to the wrong place...

Scubareefman
03/22/2017, 02:25 PM
That link appears to go to the wrong place...

that's strange

minawibraheem
03/23/2017, 09:42 AM
It work is for me livestockusa.org


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morgank
03/23/2017, 10:32 AM
Scubareefman I would love to see pics of what you got from them...