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pwolfe 05-14-2012 04:07 PM

Visiting Austin
 
I'm in Austin on a business trip. Are there any good shops around for picking through hardscape materials?

sampster5000 05-14-2012 05:36 PM

Aquatech has some nice stuff. I'd check it out.

rocketdude1234 05-14-2012 06:04 PM

+1 on Aquatek, they usually have full bins under the rows of tanks. Its off Burnet Rd.

pwolfe 05-14-2012 06:07 PM

Cool. I'll check em out. Thanks!

smiller 05-14-2012 06:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sampster5000 (Post 1861378)
Aquatech has some nice stuff. I'd check it out.

yep!

Bear Sage 05-14-2012 07:31 PM

Went to aquatek yesterday for the first time. gotta say i was impressed on most levels. I say most cause they wouldnt sell me thier entire plant display! The ginger knows her s#it which is such a change from most experiences.

sampster5000 05-15-2012 04:50 AM

I love aquatech! We took home a 12 inch synpsilum about a week ago for our 180 :)

Mike Hawk 05-15-2012 12:47 PM

If your interested in another place Aquadome in south Austin is alright not great. They have a huge selection of livestock through, FW and SW. Their plants selection is very lacking but they are working on it.

pwolfe 05-15-2012 02:42 PM

Thanks for the reccomendations. I'm mainly interested in hardscape materials; stones, wood, etc.

Mike Hawk 05-16-2012 10:32 PM

aquatech has good prices on driftwood aquadome does not.

RachelP 06-14-2012 10:33 PM

I know this is a bit late for your trip, but there is also Rivers & Reefs on S 1st.
Lots of rock, some driftwood. Some plants, not the widest selection, but they're all true aquatics, not bog plants posing as true water.


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