The Wet Spot??????????

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The Wet Spot??????????

Post by f8puffer » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:36 am

Has anyone bought fish and had them shipped from The Wet Spot in Oregon? I've been wanting a C. irrubesco, can't find any locally, and just found one on Aquabid.com. I found a thread on here that said people have had terrible experiences with Aquariumfish.net, and I was wondering if anyone has any experiences with Aquabid or The Wet Spot. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated... good experiences, bad experiences, recommend buying from them, stay away, etc... Thanks! :D

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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by f8puffer » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:54 am

I'm not sure why this post was moved... this is a question regarding a website and by no means my favorite pet store.. I've never been here before, just wondering on reputable places to purchase fish. Thanks.

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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by sgtmyers88 » Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:55 am

Not sure about your post being moved but I have heard lots of good reviews about Aquabid as a few of the forum members use it. Me personally I never have bought fish online as I have always trusted the LFS with their selection and ordered a fish thru them if needed.
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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by eieio » Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:57 am

f8puffer wrote:Has anyone bought fish and had them shipped from The Wet Spot in Oregon? I've been wanting a C. irrubesco, can't find any locally, and just found one on Aquabid.com. I found a thread on here that said people have had terrible experiences with Aquariumfish.net, and I was wondering if anyone has any experiences with Aquabid or The Wet Spot. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated... good experiences, bad experiences, recommend buying from them, stay away, etc... Thanks! :D
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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by f8puffer » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:56 pm

That's wonderful to hear.. Thank you so much!

About how long ago did you get your congo? Just wondering if he would still work there..

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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by eieio » Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:38 pm

f8puffer wrote:That's wonderful to hear.. Thank you so much!

About how long ago did you get your congo? Just wondering if he would still work there..
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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by FADE2BLACK_1973 » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:05 pm

I do know that they sell alot on Aquabid.com....
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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by f8puffer » Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:57 pm

Well, I'm giving it a try... just ordered 3 Irrubesco puffers!
2 female and 1 male are on the way.. :D

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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by FADE2BLACK_1973 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:58 am

Hope they arrive in good health :D
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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by Smashtoad » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:50 am

The Wetspot rocks...pretty simple.

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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by f8puffer » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:05 am

Well, they arrived this morning and in good health! These are very awesome little fish... wow!!

The only thing is I received 2 males instead of 2 females. :?
Not sure if that is a recipe for disaster or not...

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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by FADE2BLACK_1973 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:32 pm

2 males and 1 female...Wow, they will be fighting over her. Just keep an eye on them.
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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by f8puffer » Thu Apr 12, 2012 8:26 am

I will, thank you! I have a qt tank cycled just incase there is aggression, but so far so good!

Thanks for all the responses about buying online... it sure helps to know other experiences to get through the uncertainty of the shipping process.
If anyone is considering ordering through The Wet Spot, I highly recommend it! :D

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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by DMD123 » Thu May 15, 2014 6:12 pm

The Wet Spot is one of my favorite fish stores for sure. My wife and I drive down to Portland, Oregon about twice a year for weekend getaways. We like to go because they have no sales tax and we will stock up and do some shopping. Its about a two hour drive from Tacoma, Washington but well worth it. I always end up stopping there and many times I end up with a fish following me back.

On my last visit a month ago, had this little guy come home with me:
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Its an L114, or a leopard cactus pleco. He currently is in my 72g bowfront with plans of putting him in my 210g in the future.

They also have a great online section to buy from and when I dont want to drive two hours to go there, I have ordered from them. They are also one of the few stores in my area that even have puffers. If you ever get the chance to be in Portland, Oregon this place is a must see for sure. You can also check out their web site and see pictures of the store.
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Re: The Wet Spot??????????

Post by DMD123 » Fri May 23, 2014 5:08 pm

Well I must really like these guys because.... I just ordered my first puffer from them.

Cant tell you guys what it is yet. Needs to be a photo reveal! :lol:
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