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$1.00 Aquarium Items from Stores where everything is a DOLLAR!

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$1.00 Aquarium Items from Stores where everything is a DOLLAR!

 

“Dollar Tree” Store / “99 cents” Store / “Dollarama” Store / “Bucks” Store….. where everything is a dollar!

Here is a list of items that I have come across at my local “Dollar Tree” store. Gotta love finding items for the aquarium hobby that are only $1 xyxthumbs.gif

$1 Turkey Baster (use for feeding)
$1 Measuring Cups (use 1/2 cup measure for salt mix)
$1 Super Glue Gel ~ 2-pack count (Reef Safe Glue for frags)
$1 Long Arm Extension Grabber (for reaching into the tank to moving rock, frags, etc… without getting a wet arm)
$1 UHMW Cutting Boards ~ think or thin (multi use item for fabricating)
$1 Silicone Hot Pads (use under pumps and other mechanical items to dampen vibration noise)
$1 Funnels (multi use item)
$1 Terracotta Plant Pots (breeding surface, caves)
$1 Plastic Dish Scrubber Pads (for Bio Filter Media)
$1 Cleaning Sponges (for cleaning)
$1 Scrub Brushes (for cleaning)
$1 Dish Tupperware Containers (containers have many uses: drip pan for canister filters, wash tub, etc…)
$1 Pasta Strainers (cleaning gravel and other items)
$1 Electrical Outlet Timers
$1 Extension Cords
$1 Light Bulbs

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Yes, I posted this on big forum awhile back (1/30/2014) and figured I would post it here too. There are a lot more items that people came up with on big forum, so lets see what BuckeyeReef can come up with. :)

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My addition for today......

 

$1 Fragging Items

  • $1 Razor blades, Utility Knifes, Razors 
  • $1 Manicure/Medical scissors
  • $1 Scissors (sharp and heavy duty)
  • $1 Manicure/Medical Tweezers for grabbing small coral frags for placing on frag plug
  • $1 Band-Aids for when you cut yourself in process of fragging
  • $1 Super Glue Gel ~ 2-pack count (Reef Safe Glue for frags)
  • $1 Dish gloves
  • $1 Kitchen cutting boards to frag on (Nylon/UHMW material)
  • $1 Flexible Cutting mats to frag on (Nylon/UHMW material)
  • $1 Paper plates to frag on then throw away
  • $1 Soap or sponge dish for small frag racks... just drill holes in it
  • $1 Shower suction cup soap dish for frag racks... just drill holes in it
  • $1 toothbrush to clean algae off frags/frag plugs
  • $1 Long Arm Extension Grabber (for reaching into the tank when moving frags, etc… without getting a wet arm)
  • $1 Tupperware containers to transfer frags to frag swaps
  • $1 Heat packs use to keep corals warm for short term frag swaps
Edited by Kcfitz78

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Thanks. I have not bought everything I listed, but have seen everything I listed in Dollar Tree Stores. I will keep adding to this as I see things and add categories like I did above when there is an abundance of items for a category. .

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