Transportation

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by CarkKent, 21 Nov 2012.

  1. CarkKent

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    Hi All

    Anyone out there know the most reliable/cheapest company or private person who can transport a fish tank from CPT to JHG?

    Would be really grateful. Thanks in advance.

    Shaun
     
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  3. HenkHugo

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    All freight companies I have asked about fish tanks flatly refuses to transport them.
     
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    CarkKent Thread Starter

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    Thanks for replying HenkHugo

    Yeh, same here they all afraid of glass damage even with the glass protection on...
     
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    Crate it yourself. And transport it.

    Or ask @Crispin
    He bought tanks in South Africa, crated them, and successfully moved them to Norway. If he can do that, you should be able to.
     
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  6. crispin

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    hi Shaun, I'll PM you a number of the guy that did the crating and transport of my tanks from SA to Norway. Ive moved 6 in total and the sumps with only one sump broken when they arrived. But please note i moved BIG tanks, well braced with good thick glass, and then crated them well for protection, but its easily done, if packed propperly.
     
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    What size tank is it? Might be cheaper and less stressful to buy a new one in Joburg.
     
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    Pm send :)
     
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    Time freight moved a 2000mm x 1000mm x800mm tank for me from jhb to east london...
    I just crated it...
     
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    WITH a skimmer ???:p
     
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