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That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:23 pm
by Philsuma
Usually 3-4 different species of dart frogs and just about every supply imaginable - the store is the size of a Lowes, no joke.

http://www.thatpetplace.com/pet/index.w ... _pet_place

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:17 pm
by cbreon
If you sign up for their email blasts and store card it is by far the cheapest store around. I just went the other day and got two new zoo meds and a bunch of soils to make a new soil mix. You can by bags of jungle mix (fir, cypress, sphagnum) and terrarium mix (ground fir, cocos, sphagnum) in ~20 lb bags. It is like a Lowes of pet stores with discount prices. Because of the coupons and sales I got two 18x18x24 in Zoo meds for $85 or 90 each, which is $25 or $30 less than Petsmart and Petco. As for the pdf's, the last few times I was there, the pumilio were looking shakey. I was tempted to say something...

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:27 pm
by Philsuma
They employ people who are members of forums and get a large % of frogs from local breeders. Yeah, sometimes the frogs are a little small or maybe thin, but tanks are pretty clean and well made and much better livestock than your average pet store.

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:14 pm
by Venomos
I dont even wanna think about the amount of money i have spent in that place!

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:21 pm
by cbreon
Philsuma wrote:They employ people who are members of forums and get a large % of frogs from local breeders. Yeah, sometimes the frogs are a little small or maybe thin, but tanks are pretty clean and well made and much better livestock than your average pet store.


There tanks are nice and overall the place is good, and is no doubt better than the big box pet places. The staff is friendly, they have the best selection of products that I have ever seen in one place, and the prices are good. Don't want anybody to get the wrong idea, all in all a good place

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:45 pm
by Sports_Doc
It was 'just' a fish place when I knew them back in the 80's

But man have they grown....and done it well too.

Who says business in America is dead ?
:D

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:50 pm
by Philsuma
It is Ginormous...

Heres a aisle...there are like 15-20 different aisles like this and then there is the live fish area and the live animal areas...

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Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:40 am
by fishguyturnedfrog
I've been there a few times. They're thing back about 5-10 years ago was that they're the largest pet store on the east coast. If you're into fish, they're 100% the place to go. They have by far the largest selection of fresh and salt water fish I've seen outside of a fish farm. I've never bought reptiles from them but was always impressed at how nice everything looked in their reptile room. From what i've seen in my years of travels to pet stores, the larger the store, the worse off their animals are but not the case here.

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:38 pm
by JJuchems
I have seen items for sale by them on Amazon.com and I believe Ebay. I typically do not purchase from vendors outside of Amazon as I have had 50/50 results. I think I will give them a try.

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:26 pm
by Philsuma
Just got back from that fish place.

the have some new popas, some almirante, some leuc and azureus froglets. all look good. oh...and they have lots of melanogaster cx's for $8.00 each...not too shabby.

Dropped of a few DD bizz-nazz cards too. Heh.

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:56 pm
by Girlwithafrogtattoo
I have to agree with what's been said on here about them- they're great!

Re: That Fish/Pet Place - Lancaster PA

Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:46 am
by iDart
I got my first darts from there. Amazing pet store. Really. I spent like two hours in there just looking around.