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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-17-2008, 03:10 PM Thread Starter
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philly: where to find java moss?

does anyone know where I can buy some java moss near philly (I am in montgomery county)? the only aquarium store I know of is captain nemo's in norristown and they don't have it.
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does anyone know where I can buy some java moss near philly (I am in montgomery county)? the only aquarium store I know of is captain nemo's in norristown and they don't have it.

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post #3 of 14 (permalink) Old 02-19-2009, 06:16 PM
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i have the same problem. i bought some java moss from a LFS but it was dead and didnt relize it at the time it was not in a tank but in a little plastic deli cup you get about 5 pickles in. only about a drop of water in it.. lucky me the cup cracked on the way home broke open and smelled like my girlfriend [censored][censored][censored][censored] her self... now its in the tank a few weeks and lost all green color and turned brown.
i live in ne philly
any help would be much apreciated!!
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post #4 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-04-2009, 11:24 PM
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the hidden reef in Levittown has java moss readily available.
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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-05-2009, 02:23 AM
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Is there a Chinatown in Philadelphia? If so, take a look around. The aquarium shops of chinatown often yield valuable treasures for careful explorers. The plants are especially good.
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post #6 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-10-2009, 12:25 PM
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the hidden reef is where my smelly adventure started... and they have not had a fresh batch since... and its bin a while since they received a fresh batch. i like the china town idea! our china town is pretty large... thanks for that tip! if any one can help i would actually like to buy some flame moss... any one local that i can pick it up from you? in neer franklin mills mall. i just dont trust pay pal because they screwed me before.
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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-19-2009, 01:54 PM
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so the hidden reef finally got a new batch of moss in... this time it looks green, insted of looking like brown dead grass. and it didnt smell like a dingleberry which is allways a bonus! thanks for every ones help.
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did you check out the chinatown? if so, any good finds?
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post #9 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-30-2009, 01:20 AM
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Beautiful day today so I decided to take a stroll down Chinatown and see what I could find. After a few minutes of walking around I couldn't believe I actually found a fish store. Suddenly I was overcome with joy at the thought that I may have found a shop with some decent aquascaping stuff so I decided to walk in only to find a hallway with nothing but a door, a doorbell, and about five cameras pointed at the door. I tried to open the locked door but realized pretty quickly it was probably a good idea to avoid ringing the bell and just walk out of there.
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post #10 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-30-2009, 01:33 PM
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lmao that is kind of funny/creepy i would have just left also...
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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 07-28-2009, 03:36 AM
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i know this is an old post but i'm looking for some moss as well in the philadelphia area. i go to the hidden reef often and over the past month or two i havent seen it in stock. does anyone know of any stores in the area (i guess within about 30 minutes of philadelphia) that have it available?
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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 07-28-2009, 02:29 PM
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i could give you some i assume... i've bin to captain nemo's before and they told me they would order me anything i want. and the hidden reef has it off and on. usually in little deli cups on top of there planted tank. but if you want some pm me.
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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-21-2009, 12:00 AM
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I just bought some at East Coast Aquatics in Prospect Park. http://www.eastcoastaquatics.com/
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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-16-2009, 09:47 PM
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ECA will order anything you ask for. So will nemo's. Nemo's has allot more plants in stock also. Along with all the high tech equipment. Price wise, I think they are the same for most things. The only choice is travel depending on where you are.
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