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06-06-2017 08:57 AM
Chila I'm in Evansville.
02-01-2017 06:17 AM
Benboone Hey everybody, I'm actually from Bloomington but I have family I Evansville so I'm down there a lot. I posted in the Indiana section once looking for people and got basically no replies :/ I got started in the hobby last year and I already have 5 tanks! 2 aren't set up though. I'm working on building stands for them (which I only get to work on while I'm in Evansville at my brothers place. He has all the tools lol)
01-16-2016 06:14 PM
gene4christ Here is an update thought I would share how my tank is doing
So how is everyone and their Tanks doing in the Evansville area ?
11-28-2015 04:31 PM
gene4christ WOW that is awesome plants are hard to come by here unless I get them online. However Pets Mart and Pets Food Center has some to choose from at times. This my tank today.
11-15-2015 05:34 PM
fooswinger Hi Fellow Aquascapers...
Very new to aquascaping...Looking to pick up a tank and get started..very soon. IF anyone has any supplies,plants,tanks,filters,Lights. It's time to get Newburgh/Evansville on the map. Might make a business adventure out of this as well, setup a shop in Newburgh.
let me know as I'm looking to buy.
11-08-2015 04:07 PM
PsymonPsays Not from Evansville, nor do I live there. However my entire family does live in Evansville, Boonville, Newburgh, etc. So I frequent the area several times a year, usually for the holidays lol.

Never though about checking out the pet stores there though. I had a lot of childhood memories at Harps, as my father was a big animal lover (used to manage Mesker Zoo), and would get all his fish from there.

I have access to basically any plant, emersed and submersed grown, tissue cultures, etc. from a local guy here who owns ShrimpUSA. Maybe I can bring some down next time I'm in town?

I currently keep about 20+ types of aquatic plants myself in my now converted 54 gallon jungle/grow out tank until my new rimless tank arrives.
11-07-2015 04:09 AM
laceblack18 I'm from Evansville. Pretty late in the game here, but I'm just starting to look into planted tanks. I know what I want to do but I have to wait until I move back home from school to start my first sort of aquascape project.

In the mean time I have a 20 gallon housing 6 abino corys and 6 neon tetra and my 5 gallon is now empty.
03-05-2015 06:41 AM
qmehling I'm About 45 min. East on I64. Ferdinand area. short drive to Holiday World. I used to live in Evansville, relocated here a little over 10yrs ago and getting back into the hobby. Starting all over with freshwater then hopefully moving back into saltwater if the finances allow.

Ecoxotic EcoPico 5g.
Misc plants
Russian Blue guppies
German Rams

Current-USA Solaron 34g
freshly planted and flooded this week
Cyperus Helferi
Cryptocryne Balansae
Eleocharis Montevidensis
Monte Carlo
micro sword
misc. plants from other tank

Custom 450g Glass Saltwater tank
its on the wish list but have to do some remodeling before i can bring this in the house and resurrect it.

Only one aquarium shop in 30 mile radius other than walmart. They order stuff with out any issues. Usually have to go to Evansville, Owensboro or Louisville area for the good stuff or hard to find.
02-27-2015 10:25 PM I am from Danville Indiana... just west of Indianapolis. It is hard to find good plants up here as well.
02-09-2015 11:56 PM
Originally Posted by firecat View Post
I agree I think Evansville would really benefit from an aquarium club or something like it. I know that wesselmans has the herp event every year, but it would be cool to get something like that for all the fish people.
Why not? Lets go for it!
01-30-2015 07:09 PM
firecat I agree I think Evansville would really benefit from an aquarium club or something like it. I know that wesselmans has the herp event every year, but it would be cool to get something like that for all the fish people.
01-06-2015 12:36 AM
Blitzhill Wow, I guess I'll have to look harder next time I'm in there...though I do remember seeing that java moss.

Gene, your tank shots above look great. I'll admit, I'm very surprised to hear that all of the plants came from Petsmart. Did you buy them submersed in a tank or were they in those little moist packets that they have on a shelf?
01-05-2015 10:50 PM
RyanTheFishGuy Hey Blitzhill!

Oddly enough, I was in there Saturday around 5pm! In the tank on the left side of the "back warehouse are door" they have 7-8 Plants listed on that tankfront. All the plants are scattered about the fishtanks, with some in the back. It's not very organized but its worth a shot!

PS: My Java Moss was infested with Gammarus Shrimp, which may or may not be a problem for you. Also It was carpeted in the tank, so I spent 45 minutes pulling their rock out of the little
01-05-2015 10:48 PM
nofearengineer Harps never has anything other than the odd anacharis or banana plants. The usual response I get if I ask is "we can order you some". Well, duh....I can do that myself.
01-05-2015 05:27 PM
Blitzhill Hi there! Also in the Evansville area and am about to start up a planted 10g.

Ryan, when were you in Harps? I was just there Saturday morning and they had 0 plants! How sad if I just missed them!
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