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02-20-2008 05:12 PM
putty http://www.fairlanefire.com/contact.htm

Fairlanefire on Hastings fill CO2 tanks. I am not sure if they sell them as well.

Location

4877 Hasting Street

Burnaby, BC

Telephone Number
604-291-7291
04-05-2005 12:06 AM
fishyface just found a great DIY place in vancouver, been there a few times now and love it! it's a medical supply shop at 601 broadway called "lancaster". for trimming plants and aquascape hardware you can get stainless scizzors, forceps whatever, quite cheap. i got about 10" forceps there for around $8 (1/2 the cost than at any lfs that i've seen) and a bunch of needless syringes for dosing for $.25 each. also been buying IV bags and drip-lines for auto-dosing when i leave town!! there's all sorts of stuff you can use if you're creative and at pretty good prices

worth checkin' out IMO
04-04-2005 11:59 PM
fishyface i got my controller and reg from aquabotanic...great price, can't remember the extra fees but wasn't too big from what i recall. certainly worked out to be much cheaper than anywhere else even after exchange rates etc.
03-13-2005 09:23 PM
Ironfin BTW I am thinking of buying a PH controller from the states. Does anybody has done it before and can tell me what they need to pay for custom brokerage fees, duties, PST and GST etc ? What is best way to ship ? Thanks.
03-13-2005 09:14 PM
Ironfin Hi D,

This is the link to Albrite lightings,

http://www.albritelighting.com/
02-24-2005 12:30 AM
martinezdarius Hey, I can't find the Allbrite place that was mentioned previously. Does anyone have a phone # for them?

Thanks in advance,
martinezdarius@hotmail.com

-D
01-25-2005 06:00 AM
rwong2k just curious what exactly did you buy for your PMDD at this store?

I'm just using tropica master grow and seachem's flourish for now, do i save that much using pmdd?

heh (i know kinda stupid question)

Quote:
Originally Posted by fishyface
jons plant factory
3925 e.hastings ph 604 294 3000
01-25-2005 05:59 AM
rwong2k
CO2 Tanks 20 lbs

Ok I just picked up a co2 tank 20lbs for $125 + tax CND at this store

COAST WELDING SUPPLIES & RENTALS LTD
6870 Merritt Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5J4R6
(604) 205-5288

that's pretty reasonable considering they're aroudn $200 ~ $250 at hydroponic stores (i've found that fire estingister (spelling error) places charge the most $100 for a 5 lb'er
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bonsai_Swamp
So, what do you Vancouverites do for CO2 fills? Any good sources for valves, gauges, and so on for CO2 hackers?
11-15-2004 07:18 AM
killa Anyone in vancity or surrounding areas seen Blue Rams for sale?

Bonsai_Swamp: Glass-Gardens has a great deal on right now for a regulator and CO2 controller. Shipping to Canada is very reasonable.

http://www.glass-gardens.com
11-15-2004 05:27 AM
fishyface i just bought a tank from a fire extinguisher company in richmond and bought the rest of the reg, etc from aquabotanic. canada buck is good now so it really made financial sense. tried diy for a few months but what a hassle...just not worth the time muckin' around for me personally.
11-15-2004 04:17 AM
Bonsai_Swamp So, what do you Vancouverites do for CO2 fills? Any good sources for valves, gauges, and so on for CO2 hackers?
11-03-2004 08:47 PM
Ironfin
Botia

Botia,

Thanks for the info on local suppliers. I went to Supterstore in Metrotown today and they have switched from GE to Sylvania supply for most of their lights. However they only have the Sunsticks and two types of regular Sylvanica tubes. Very poor selections. Which particular SS did you see the Grolux please ? Who other than Superstores carries the Sylvania Grolux standard ? Who carries the Grolux wide spectrum ?

Thanks.
10-25-2004 04:13 PM
fishyface jons plant factory
3925 e.hastings ph 604 294 3000
10-24-2004 07:14 PM
amber2461
Quote:
Originally Posted by BOTIA
Yes I got all the necessary supplies from jon's for pmdd recipe. The trace element mix they sell has boron in it already btw.
Botia
Hey Jon

What is the exact address? Thanks in advance.

Cheers
Marge
10-22-2004 10:39 PM
putty Good information BOTIA. Thanks, unfortunately most of my funds right now are going into my PC construction project.
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