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Old 03/07/2018, 02:20 PM   #1
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Current Sales on Instant Ocean 200g?

Anybody know of where it's on sale currently? Cheapest I've seen is $54 for 200g box.
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Old 03/07/2018, 02:23 PM   #2
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Quick search shows $49.98 shipped on Amazon for me..


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Old 03/07/2018, 02:24 PM   #3
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Tagging along as I need to pick up a few boxes


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Old 03/07/2018, 02:30 PM   #4
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Ive been getting it at BRS. For the 5$ difference I get free shipping and the additional preferred reefer points.

Of course Amazon if you have prime for the free shipping anyways.


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Old 03/07/2018, 02:31 PM   #5
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Thanks MC! I might have to get one quick and keep searching for 'the deal'. I've paid $44 before.


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Old 03/07/2018, 02:33 PM   #6
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Thanks MC! I might have to get one quick and keep searching for 'the deal'. I've paid $44 before.

Not long ago Dr. F & S would have it for $39 with free shipping quite often.


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Old 03/07/2018, 02:37 PM   #7
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Not long ago Dr. F & S would have it for $39 with free shipping quite often.
I doubt we'll see it that cheap anymore, unless they are trying to get rid of stock. They are pushing the Liveaquaria salt now(their own brand).


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Old 03/07/2018, 05:49 PM   #8
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Quick search shows $49.98 shipped on Amazon for me..
I order from IO from Amazon. my UPS guy HATES ME. Those boxes are HEAVY!


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Old 03/07/2018, 06:28 PM   #9
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up until 6-8 months ago they were $40 to your door from amazon. It's $50 now which is still a great price to have it at your doorstep but I feel bad doing that to the ups/usps driver. Several months ago I shipped 60lb of lead in a usps MFR box and the employee commented "I was hospitalized two days a few months back from a heavy package like this". Turns out it was one of my boxes of instant ocean. She was bent over, lifting or rolling it on a dolly a co worker was loosely holding, apparently angled up a bit. the weight of the box caused the dolly handle to slip from the co worker's hands and popped the poor gal right on the noggin.

Now I buy 160g buckets from the lfs for $40


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Old 03/07/2018, 07:19 PM   #10
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Check your local petland....the location near me has it on sale for $38/200 box.


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Old 03/07/2018, 09:59 PM   #11
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Also check out the price on Amazon for the 50 gallon bags. My last two orders they were only $10.00 plus change and today they were a little over $12.00.


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Old 03/07/2018, 10:17 PM   #12
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I remember when it was like $30 a few years ago. With all the brands of salt out here in the 50-60$ range it's hard to find the value on IO anymore. I use it because I don't think much difference in some salt when dosing or using CaRx. I could be wrong but I'm happy with IO. I just had this conversation with a guy at my LFS.

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Old 03/07/2018, 10:22 PM   #13
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I order from IO from Amazon. my UPS guy HATES ME. Those boxes are HEAVY!


Same, I ordered 4 at a time once, lol.


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Old 03/07/2018, 10:26 PM   #14
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I get them from my LFS. I usually tank 10 of the 200 gallon cases at a time and he uses my orders to get his cost down with a bigger order. I end up paying around $36 a case. Fortunately for me, I am here in So. Cal and the LFS picks them up at the local IO distributor so there is no freight involved. That said, you might talk to a few LFS’s in your area and see if they will work with you to get their cost down. This assuming you’re order more than just a few cases.


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Old 03/08/2018, 11:30 AM   #15
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Ive been getting it at BRS. For the 5$ difference I get free shipping and the additional preferred reefer points.

Of course Amazon if you have prime for the free shipping anyways.
It should be free shipping on Amazon with or without prime since it's over $25.


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Old 03/08/2018, 12:06 PM   #16
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I guess I am lucky in that the one LFS (thatpetplace) sells it for $40 in store and i can use the monthly 20% off aquatic purchase coupons on em. So I buy a few boxes at once.


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Old 03/08/2018, 12:30 PM   #17
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You can get a discount from amazon with subscribe and save.


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Old 03/08/2018, 12:39 PM   #18
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Further 5% back on Amazon too if you use their cc...

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