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post #61 of 86 (permalink) Old 03-24-2013, 07:49 AM
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Re: Goldfish Street (金魚街), Hong Kong (lots of pics)

I'm moving to Hong Kong. It's decided.

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post #62 of 86 (permalink) Old 03-24-2013, 08:00 AM
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@darkblade yea aqua forest is my main place to go. there are other shops to go to in the tokyo area but i belive its know were near as nice. i have a bunch of pics ill see if i post some up tommrrow since am working a 24 hour shift today

but i suggest everyone to visit hong kong atleast once in there life time. its incredibly beatiful so much to see and do. and who doesnt want to take a pictgure with the statute of bruce lee
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Hate to bring this back but could not resist.
Only thing to say is wow indeed, beautiful.
Sending to a friend that lives in HK.
How is the sending pf plants from HK to the USA?
Allowed or not?

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How is the sending pf plants from HK to the USA?
Allowed or not?

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The importation of plants from abroad will require a phytosanitary certificate, the onus of which is on the importer to obtain.

It is generally not worth the hassle.

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post #66 of 86 (permalink) Old 08-05-2013, 04:46 AM
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I actually met and spoke with a guy who sells plants on one famous online bid site and he mentioned he got his plants from Thailand. He mentioned it was not a hard process getting an application and get it cleared from USDA. The plants need to be pick up personally from USDA at the airport.
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Oh didn't realized this thread got bumped/still active haha. Thanks for the additional pics lotzodomo and darkblade48! Where in Japan did you see those shops? I went to Tokyo and Kyoto earlier this year. I didn't really see any aquarium stores... and I didn't have enough time to go up to see the Amano gallery.... =/

I actually went back to HK at the end of 2011. I may have a few more pics to add... Turn over rate over there is pretty crazy, couple of those shops I posted were not there 11 months later.
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I went to shops in Tokyo and Kyoto - they are generally out of the way (not in tourist locations), so that is why you may not have seen them.

The ADA gallery is quite a bits away from Tokyo; I don't feel like taking the bullet train just to go see it (as it is expensive).

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Yah... pretty mess up. Generally that is something you would see in mainland China. I didn't see those in HK when I was there, generally speaking HK and Taiwan have much higher moral standards than the mainland.

Darkblade48 were you able to visit the sky tree aquarium?
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that's so awesome. No wonder they have such great tanks. Why can't prices be that great here?
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Darkblade48 were you able to visit the sky tree aquarium?
No, I was not aware the Skytree had an aquarium; I may check it out someday (I'm not normally in the Asakusa area).

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It has been awhile since I've been to HK, the other weekend I had to make a visa run, HK is the cheapest option, so naturally for the few days I had, I had to take a look what was going on down in Mong Kok. For the most part it seems like the pet street is holding up. Though there does seem to be a little less shops and more restaurants. There also seems to be an increase in furry animal shops as well. Also most shops had "No photo" signs plastered everywhere this time, so I wasn't able take that many... The shops on the second floor seems more accepting to pics tho...





























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Thanks for sharing! looks like a really awesome place!

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