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Featured acan prices.........

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by warby, Jul 4, 2017.

  1. warby

    warby Registered

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    before i start this is not a sales thread.

    im looking at going sps only which means selling on my acans but iv got no idea what they sell for or what there worth so im after some ball park figures of what there worth.
    they have been growing in the tank some time some of them a few years they where all bought as 'grade A ultra' or rainbows they where all bought as small frags upto 5 heads bar the big green which had about 10 heads.
    i will list a rough head count on top of each picture

    8 heads
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    45-50 heads
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    8 heads
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    6 heads
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    16 heads
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    8-10 heads
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    15 heads
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    30 ish heads
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    25 heads
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    20 heads
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    15 heads
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    8 heads
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    20 heads
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  2. Phil077

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    Think I have saw these. £1 a head. I'll take the lot HystericalHysterical
     
  3. warby

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    in that case if there only worth £1 per head there is 1000 heads

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    Me and my big Mouth :035:
     
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    Really nice and I'd say there's quite a few pounds worth Big Thumbs Up.what a pity my goldflake angel likes to nip them
     
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    Drool....
    I love acans, and yes you have some ultra A grades in that collection of yours, price wise is hard to nail down, as I normally work on size rather than heads, I can say that a 4-5" Ultra A grade will run at around £90-£100 per rock, the problem with acans is you can have 100 heads that are babies on a 3" size rock, but they will probably fetch the same kind of price as say 20 on a 5" rock that are large in size, hence it is always hard to price acans.

    Obviously with the more common ones the price drops further as well, so its really down to what you believe they are worth, I have seen 3 heads of ultra A grades that are on a bit of rock of approx 1-2" go for as little as £15 again I think its down to the size of the head and the size of the rock they are on, tight/restrictive space wont allow the colony to grow in size as they get squished in, having 1 acan head on a 8" bit of rock obviously wont fetch much either, lol.

    Probably didnt help at all this reply to be honest, but thought I would mentioned it anyway. Hysterical
     
  7. warby

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    nope you havnt helped atall just made things worse
    that's my issue there's some nice ones there and some are a decent size now I know colour/patterns effects price and all that. had some silly offers like £150 for the lot and I'm sure you can guess the answer lol.

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  8. merser

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    I'll give you £156 for the lot pal


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  9. warby

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    there's always one.......

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  10. CEECH

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    i Recon value of each would be depending on rarity and amount of heads.

    I think near all of yours are worth over 25-30 pound minimum.The rainbow quite a bit more in the range of 60 to 100 i have seen them goe for 5 to 6 heads. Being honest i would say you are not far off 500 or possibly more with them all.In norway you are talking over 1 k in total i would easily say ! some stunners there. Also even the plain big colonies are worth allot over here as some people want tank fillers and these are ace to fit right into a tank.
     
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    If you have names by the way they are worth more just like zoa !
     
  12. warby

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    the problem with acans is depending on light they morph iv seen it with several of them some look different to how I got them but others stay the same. acans are only named by the shops who get that certain acan chop it up put there initials in front and charge silly money. you would be lucky to find names for them unlike zoas where theres several id library's.

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  13. jim_fitz

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    Just start a new tank for them
     
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    Then come up with a figure you are happy with and sell em on. I think they are worth good money. Some cracking looking ones there. Are start a tank like Jim said just for them :)
     
  15. warby

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    did that for zoas......got no more room for tanks haha. plus I'd get shot if I asked for a 4th

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    Hysterical
     
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