I am trying to nail down how I can make more money with my zoo that seems to be losing money at times but gaining it at others with no input from me. One of the things that seemingly sucks money from me is the "Zoo Upkeep Cost", however this cost seems to fluctuate each month randomly.
Sometimes it is sub-2000, sometimes it is far over, but I can't figure out what goes into increasing that upkeep cost. The only factor I know for sure is that each building has its own "Upkeep",
but those are unchanging values from month to month I thought?* Exactly what all goes into making this cost go up?
*Okay, so I already found after some more snooping around that I was wrong in thinking structures had a static upkeep cost, buildings and filters fluctuate from month to month. But I have no idea why they fluctuate so greatly, especially for tank filters, does it happen each time they have to be serviced by a maintenance worker? Do restaurants need more upkeep money for each X amount of customers they serve? And all of these costs from food, bathrooms, and filters alone still doesn't seem to add up to the amount I'm paying in Zoo Upkeep costs each month so where is the rest of the money going?