Neptune Aquatics is no longer a sponsor

Discussion in 'General Club Business' started by Vhuang168, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

  2. coral4me

    coral4me Supporting Member

    I know you're kidding, but more people and more demand should actually mean more turnover for a store and might help lower prices.
  3. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

  4. Chromis

    Chromis Supporting Member

    That’s not the economics I leaned...
  5. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Sure it is. Nice corals are a limited resource. Higher demand increases scarcity and prices rise.
  6. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Opposite is true, more members in the club means more FREE frags to go around :D
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  7. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    I like how you think.
  8. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    It actually goes both ways. Prices, adjusted for by supply and demand, is dependent on whether the goods is a luxury item or not.
  9. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Depends on the quality of frags that are freely offered. plus there's "the bug" part of the equation getting people more addicted wanting their pretty things means higher demand on the LFS

    Hell when I started this hobby I was happy with fish in a box and some rocks. wasnt until a LFS gave me some corals for free that I actually wanted them
  10. Ranjib Dey

    Ranjib Dey Webmaster

    No they are not :). Corals that grow slower and harder to keep are limited resource.
  11. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

    Bruce you are truly a 1 man show
  12. Eugene

    Eugene Supporting Member

    Ha! Is there such thing as "Free frags"? ;)
  13. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Yes! Do you mean to tell me that you have not gotten any free frags from you fellow members?
  14. Eugene

    Eugene Supporting Member

    No but never asked - I'm to shy to ask
  15. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

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  16. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Guess you haven’t been around long enough
  17. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    I suppose they aren’t “free” if they cost your friendship tho.
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  18. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    when i first got my tank set up and ready, three members gave me bunch of free coral to get the tank going! lots of friendly people in this group.
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  19. Quinton Hoole

    Quinton Hoole Supporting Member

    Very impressive conversation people. I would like to help BAR. I have some ideas that seem consistent with the general consensus here, and can help to implement them. I think that communities like this are super-valuable, and well worth keeping alive and well. Who should I speak to? Sounds like you Bruce?

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  20. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Not me. I'm not a member of the BOD. However, there is a BOD meeting next Saturday where a lot of ideas will be shared.
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