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post #1 of 62 (permalink) Old 03-21-2008, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone from NW Indiana?

anyone from the nw Indiana region? would be nice to pass back and forth experiences from the lfs's around here.

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post #2 of 62 (permalink) Old 04-10-2009, 04:50 PM
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Hi torpedobarb, Im John and live in portage.
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post #3 of 62 (permalink) Old 06-06-2009, 06:05 PM
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How is it going, South Bend here!

Any of you guys know where to get kuli loachs the striped orange and black ones?
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post #4 of 62 (permalink) Old 06-06-2009, 11:21 PM
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post #5 of 62 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 08:19 PM
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Hey guys, Crown Point, IN here. New to fresh water so hopefully some local people can help me out here. Does anyone know of any local clubs too?
Thanks, Otto
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post #6 of 62 (permalink) Old 09-03-2010, 05:41 AM
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Hi everyone. I'm also in Crown Point IN.

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post #7 of 62 (permalink) Old 09-14-2010, 04:25 PM
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Hello. I live in Demotte, IN when I'm not at Purdue. The only LFS i go to up there is The Ark in I believe Schererville. Does anyone know of any better?
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post #8 of 62 (permalink) Old 09-14-2010, 05:19 PM
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Hi. I'm in Michigan City. I love The Ark. It's in Merrillville.
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post #9 of 62 (permalink) Old 02-02-2011, 09:33 PM
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Haha I live in Hammond, and I also frequent The Ark, also Exotic Aquatics in Highland, and a few other I can't remember =/
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post #10 of 62 (permalink) Old 02-10-2011, 04:27 PM
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I used to live in Portage. I used to live right by the IMAX movie theater there. I have a friend who lives in Michigan City that I visit every once in a while. I grew up in northeast Indiana but lived in the northwest area for a couple years.

Algae happens. Use water filters.
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post #11 of 62 (permalink) Old 02-28-2011, 07:46 PM
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i live in Portage - i have had 2 successful reef tanks for the past 2 years. I have recently decided to jump into FW planted - currently looking at an empty canvas (50 gal qtr cylinder) i would like to make a few visits and gather a little experience from local folks. Coming from a world where light and flow are king i see i have alot to learn.
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post #12 of 62 (permalink) Old 04-24-2011, 02:59 PM
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Hello I'm from highland,must say the Ark is the best.

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post #13 of 62 (permalink) Old 05-25-2011, 06:06 AM
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I'm in Griffith and have had many great experiences at The Ark. Terry's Aquarium is also a great place that occasionally gets in some oddball species.
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post #14 of 62 (permalink) Old 08-04-2011, 01:40 PM
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Demotte here but I literally just started thinking about doing planted tanks so I wouldn't really say it is a hobby yet. Just aquariums in general and I'm trying to expand to more interesting tanks.
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post #15 of 62 (permalink) Old 08-23-2011, 04:03 PM
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Hi evryone I am origanlly from Tipton IN and I now live in Arlington TX. I just wanted to try and stay in touch with other planted tanks people in IN. I did exstinsive collecting while I lived in the Hoosier state so if anyone needs help in finding somthin in the wild please let me know. I miss the 90 degree days, cause it's 108 here. There is a great amount of wild life in the Hoosier state, that can be of use to the planted tank person. I am planning on a May trip to Tipton to visit friens and also collect some plants. Look forward to hearing from everyone.
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