Where do you Shop? (Joburg only please)

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  1. ml

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    Hi
    Just wanted to find out where you guys shop for your stuff because I am bord of seeing the same shop over and over
     
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  3. dallasg

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    Petstop SA in pta
    then i am going to try Dorry Pets
     
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    I've bought a couple of stuff from Dorry Pets before!
    And I'm always very satisfied with his products, service and prices!
     
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    what shop do you go to?

    if you haven't already you should try exotics in boksburg, very nice selection but a bit on the pricey side...

    there's also animal kingdom in pretoria and jo'burg but last time i was there their marine section was a bit depressing...
     
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    Petstop - PTA
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  7. danimal

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    hey guys

    im driving up to joburg today for the weekend, and am contemplating visiting a few shops if I get the chance. Im staying in lonehill, are there any decent places around there? Durban only has one decent marine shop, would like to see a bit of variety. And if I see something cool that would survive the 6 hour drive I just might get myself a prezzie :)
     
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    just make sure its the last place visit before leaving for home and carry an empty cooler box to keep the bagged fish in - the should be ok keeping their temp constant - and go the extra time when acclimatising the coz of the long trip - happy shopping!
     
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    Definately make the trip to idol marine, well worth it (Midrand)

    Exotics is also worth a visit. (Boksburg)

    Pet Masters is great for hardware but they know k@k about LS. (Boksburg)

    There is a shop behind greenstone shopping centre that is new, they stock only fish for now but they are expanding. The owner is a relative of SIMS and is very open to knowledge about LS etc. Their prices are quite good too (Edenvale)
     
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    Dorry pets in PTA
    Gr8 service and prices
     
  12. danimal

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    wow thanks guys for all the responses!
     
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    Dan are you looking in anything in particular - coz if you open up a wanted list thread maybe some of the members have something you looking for or know which sponsor to go to - try it - you will be surprised you might not have to travel too long if you have an idea where to get what - maybe some members have some frags cheap cheap!
     
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    thanks chiks, dont have anything in particular in mind. i have just added some shrooms and hydnophora this week which i got from atilla as it is, i was just wanting to browse around a bit and see what jbg has to offer. not on a mission to get anything specific :)
     
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    Animal Kingdom's marine section is very dissapointing!!!
     
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    then theres also Nemo's in allens nek- but there's hardly any stock there.
    ummm ...Lifestyle have a small selection- off beyers naude.
    Also the nursery in Little falls has a small selection....But id Reccomend VIP Northgate the way to go..Enjoy
     
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    they specialise in fish, they have the best variety, just been to 4 lfs's
     
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    True but they Never have stock of inverts or corals etc... I shope there too... only cause i lve 2 mins down the road :p

    Should have a chat to them and tall em to start jacking up that back fish room....Il be there all day if they did that!!!
     
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    fish they win hands down!!
    then Dorry Pets & VIP for everything else ...

    Dorry Pets has the greatest service, i just live to far away
     
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    Im in the same boat bud..... Need to take my passport when i go that side of the world.LOL
     

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