Cheap Fiddler Crab

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Ya, I love how a pet store charges 4 dollar's for a single crab. I would probably die if it wasn't for acs.
 

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$4 ?thats extortion!!!!! I sell them for 50 cents a piece..... ( but i get them from a good friend who runs a bait and tackle shop )
 

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Spence24;107087 said:
Ya, I love how a pet store charges 4 dollar's for a single crab. I would probably die if it wasn't for acs.
Because thats the price they have determined that they need to sell them at to make a profit. :D
 

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Thales;107098 said:
Because thats the price they have determined that they need to sell them at to make a profit. :D
rofl ya, I wonder what the price margin is their.
 

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Depends on the source. Locally, if you pick up fiddlers at a wholesaler, they sell for about a dollar. If you have them delivered it costs more. So, 4 may be a little high, but not to bad considering the overhead that comes with a live animal to the public business.
 

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I guess if your only buying one as a pet, my sister keeps one in a gallon tank on her nightstand, it would be o.k. to par 4 dollar's a crab... but when you need 4-10 or even more a month you have to either go strait to the source or find someone that doesn't have such a high overhead.
 

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Welcome to the world of live food for marine animals!
 

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