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"Gardening" for lack of a better term.
What do you guys use to plant, cut, trim, etc.
Do you have a special tool kit? Or do you use just scissors?

I realized last night I have nothing to trim and prune my new plants with!

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Neither do I. I just use my fingers and maybe a pair of scissors occasionally to trim those tough Anubias leaves. Some nice stainless steel gardening/pruning equipment would be nice but I just can't justify the expense.

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stainless steel scissors (surgical style), forceps or tweezers are all handy tools for the planted tank.

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I just got a few nice items from medicalsuppliesplus.net. I got some huge 15" tweezers and a nice 12" scissor for pruning and what not-cost me about $20 bucks are stainless stell and medical grade. Very nice company with a lot of nice equipment.check it out.......
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Where are the items manufactured Verm?

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I realized last night I have nothing to trim and prune my new plants with!
Got fingernails? :mrgreen:
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Where are the items manufactured Verm?
Not sure but the company is in Florida-they seem to be a reputable company who also does regular dealings with the US govt.
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A couple of other good sources for scissors and tweezers/henostats:

http://store.yahoo.com/allheart/lister.html

http://www.scissorsales.com/medscissors.html

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Got fingernails? :mrgreen:
Dang it, I just cut them last night! :lol:

Thanks for all the good info guys!

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