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Old 02-07-2012, 11:12 AM   #1 
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Plant supplies

Hmmm. The Easy Plant Care guide thread was closed for some reason.
Hopefully someone can point me in the direction of a good online store to purchase plants and other plant supplies. I am trying to plant my 20 gallon tank. The local pet stores have a limited selection and I'm not sure if I trust their plants. Plus I'm going to need a lot to fill my 20 gallon for a sorority.
I saw a link to a site at some point recently but can't seem to find it.
Has anyone planted their tanks with local/chain pet store supplies?
Thanks for the help!
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Old 02-07-2012, 05:50 PM   #2 
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I can't comment on its reliability, since I only purchase from Australian places, but I've heard is ok.
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Old 02-07-2012, 05:50 PM   #3 
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Have you checked out any local have several in Texas...great place to get lots of plants and low cost too....

What kind of lights do you have-this is the driving force behind successful planted tanks.
What kind of substrate do you plan to use...

Whats the overall look you are going for....
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Old 02-07-2012, 05:58 PM   #4 
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I've used and I really liked them. I think their prices are reasonable and when I ordered from them they sent me more than what I ordered at no extra cost: 2 banana lilies instead of one and two bunches of pennywort instead of one. If you read the guest book a lot of people mentioning getting more than expected.
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Old 02-08-2012, 08:54 PM   #5 
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I order all of my plants from this guy He sells great plants at great prices. The shipping is the cheepest that I have ever seen anywhere. You can order a TON of plants and only pay a few dolars for shipping. (he combines shipping on most things so after the first plant everything else is just an aditional $.50-$.75 each aditional plant. If ordering stem plants he normally includes extra stems. His anubiases can not be beet. The only plant that I have ordered that has not come in looking perfect is ANACHARIS but it normally perks up within a week of ariving. He will ship whenever you want so if you need it to arive on a sertain day he can make it so it will arive then. You should deffenitly check it out. He is very helpfull.
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:44 PM   #6 
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Thank you everyone.
Right now I need to get soil on the bottom of my tank. Right now my tank is still full of water that I need to remove and I need to remove the gravel on the bottom of it too. I'm a huge procrastinator.
thanks everyone for your replies.
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