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|02-16-2014 12:09 AM|
|Smaldonado92||manager at petsmart? stocker at 1609 haha and if its any relief im the chief when it comes to aquariums and planted tanks in my store and always happy to give costumers advise and guidance so they have success in the hobby!|
|10-28-2012 05:00 AM|
|Betta86||Rearranged my tank (added a piece of Mopani), the Crypts from the packets are on both sides, the Anubias came from one of the tubes. All are flourishing.|
|10-27-2012 08:23 AM|
|TheKribKeeper||Sorry about the double pictures I edited them due to originals being tiny don't know why it doubled them up. Oh well I'm new. Lol|
|10-27-2012 08:06 AM|
I bought 2 packs of the cryptocoryne wendtii about 2 weeks ago for my low tech 10 gallon. They are looking good so far. I actually went and bought another pack of them tonight. The ones in back like someone else said looked like they were in the greatest health also. Here is a pic of the first ones i got about 2 weeks old now.
And here is the plant pack I bought tonight.
And in the tank.
Notice how much better the 2 week old ones look compared to the ratty looking new ones thats what they looked like at first. I use just gravel and laterite with a pinch of dry ferts. I think these are great plants compared to the ones in tubes imo.
|10-27-2012 03:19 AM|
Originally Posted by SpecGrrl View Post
|10-27-2012 01:18 AM|
|Assassynation||I'm planting DHG right now, splitting up the bunches.|
|10-27-2012 12:47 AM|
I bought bacopa and crypts a while back. They are doing real great. The bacopa are in the back and the crypts are the ones on the far left. You can see how much they've grown from an itty bitty packet by the size of my neon tetra.
|10-22-2012 08:43 PM|
I shoudl take that back on the emersed, I meant grown in some dirt substrate. The packaging says it's a product of Singapore. I guess they import them so I think it can contain any dirt.
The gel is agar and is edible but I wouldn't recommend it. The bacopa had a lot of black substance stuck in the gel mixed with the root I mistaken it for dirt since the water was murky until I opened it today and cleaned it.
|10-22-2012 05:56 PM|
Originally Posted by Elppan View Post
Is it the Joseph's coat variety?
I have some in a riparium trellis, I put it underwater and it started to melt so I took it back out again!
|10-22-2012 04:49 PM|
Originally Posted by Neatfish View Post
|10-21-2012 04:47 AM|
|Neatfish||I'm getting ticked off they keep going up on the price of these plants. I'm not going to buy from them anymore if they keep doing that bull stuff.|
|10-21-2012 04:27 AM|
|Betta86||Everything should be Top Fin packaging soon, if not already. Out of the two packages I've bought, I haven't had dirt at all. So not sure? As for the suppliers, I have no idea. Most of the aquatic products have switched to Top Fin, which is the store brand. Anything listed under Pacific Dist. is Petsmart.|
|10-21-2012 02:19 AM|
They must get them from 2 different suppliers? I saw they had teh Top Fin and some generic same packaging of the same plants.
I got the Bacopa and Ludwigia.
Some of them was already mush towards the end, looks like they're all grown emersed from the dirt stuck to it.
|10-18-2012 05:34 AM|
I work at PetSmart and a few months ago when the packs first came out, I bought a pack of crypts. So far, so good! Key is to make sure nothing is decomposing in the packs. The gel is easy to rinse off. The Anubias Nana in the middle is also from PetSmart, from the tube packages. I have a piece of Mopani that is soaking that will eventually be in the tank.
|10-12-2012 07:43 PM|
|MichaelMcG||ya i got dirt with sand cap and a high medium light but its only been like 3 days lol. i did pull one up to move yesterday when i was messing with my filter and it had roots so they should start growing good soon.|
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