Who here is from around the Evansville, IN area?
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Local Pet Stores, Clubs, and Conventions > Indiana


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-18-2011, 10:35 PM   #1
firecat
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Indiana
Posts: 5
Default Who here is from around the Evansville, IN area?

Is any one on here from around Evansville? If so where is your favorite place to shop for the hobby around here? And how many tanks, and what do you have in them?

My favorite place to shop is Pet Food Center, but Harps and occasionally Aquarium Concepts work too.

10 Gallon:
Fauna:
2 guppies
5 ghost shrimp
Flora:
dwarf hair grass
amazon sword

30 Gallon:
Fauna:
4 pristilla tetras
4 neon tetras
2 guppies
2 pit bull plecos
3 peppered corydoras
Flora:
dwarf hair grass
amazon swords

55 gallon:
Fauna:
1 green severum
1 gold severum
3 firemouth cichlids
3 columbian tetras
1 black skirt tetra
1 sepia tetra
1 common pleco
( This aquarium is a recent addition and I had to take all of the fish from the previous owner and have not had time to rehome any yet.)
firecat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-23-2011, 11:37 PM   #2
cmabrey75
Algae Grower
 
cmabrey75's Avatar
 
PTrader: (5/100%)
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Owensboro Kentucky
Posts: 83
Default

I live over in owensboro ky about 45 minutes from evansville. I get all my plants from swap and shop here. I have a 75 gallon discus tank, 10 gallon fire red cherry and crystal red tank, and 5 gallon pearls blue tank. A lot o swords, moss, stems, and ferns.
cmabrey75 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2012, 08:03 PM   #3
Kelly76
Newbie
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Owensville, IN
Posts: 3
Default

I live in Owensville, IN. a few miles away up HWY 66. I like the First Ave Pet Food Center. The lady that orders the fish is awesome and will take special orders. The kids that work there are not always helpful and do not know much about the fish. I have even had a young lady too afraid to get a fish out so I had to catch it myself. The big problem I find is nobody carries decent plants and it costs a fortune to have plants shipped.
Kelly76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2012, 08:21 PM   #4
nonconductive
Planted Tank Guru
 
nonconductive's Avatar
 
PTrader: (4/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Deep Space
Posts: 2,942
Default

you need to find jeff, a local who gets shipments from FAN every week...
__________________
125g Mud tank.
(A)narchy Love
The Fraternity of Dirt #2
nonconductive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2013, 01:50 AM   #5
gene4christ
Planted Member
 
gene4christ's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newburgh, IN
Posts: 285
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nonconductive View Post
you need to find jeff, a local who gets shipments from FAN every week...
Who is jeff and who is FAN ? I live in Newburg, and need to find somewhere to get plants local ! :^)
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 90ga. start.jpg (42.7 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg 90 gal..jpg (35.6 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg 90gal..jpg (50.9 KB, 3 views)

Last edited by gene4christ; 01-16-2013 at 10:09 PM.. Reason: corrected spelling .
gene4christ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2013, 10:08 PM   #6
gene4christ
Planted Member
 
gene4christ's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newburgh, IN
Posts: 285
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gene4christ View Post
Who is jeff and who is FAN ? I live in Newburg, and need to find somewhere to get plants local ! :^)
I am beginning to think I am the only person in the Evansville Indiana area !! Feeling a bit lonely . :^(
gene4christ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2013, 11:37 PM   #7
chevyguy8893
Planted Member
 
PTrader: (11/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: IN
Posts: 254
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gene4christ View Post
I am beginning to think I am the only person in the Evansville Indiana area !! Feeling a bit lonely . :^(
The Indiana section doesn't seem to be very active in general, at least since I have been on here. For your question, I may be able to answer part of it. I believe FAN is Florida Aquatic Nurseries, which is a large supplier for plants that ships to retailers and other suppliers. That is my best guess on it, so maybe that helps. Sorry, I am far from Evansville though.
chevyguy8893 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 02:10 AM   #8
gene4christ
Planted Member
 
gene4christ's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newburgh, IN
Posts: 285
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by chevyguy8893 View Post
The Indiana section doesn't seem to be very active in general, at least since I have been on here. For your question, I may be able to answer part of it. I believe FAN is Florida Aquatic Nurseries, which is a large supplier for plants that ships to retailers and other suppliers. That is my best guess on it, so maybe that helps. Sorry, I am far from Evansville though.
Thanks for the info. The lack of planted participation in Southern Indiana sure makes it tough to get my tank going though ! I think I am going to start with some crypts in the foreground and do a Emerson type start but not sure if I should fully cover the plants or just saturate the substrate. So any info would be helpful . :^)
gene4christ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 05:34 PM   #9
David4039
Algae Grower
 
David4039's Avatar
 
PTrader: (5/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Evansville, Indiana
Posts: 148
Default

I just recently moved back to Evansville. I have four tanks running atm.

1) 10 gallon: PRF cherry shrimp, Huge mass of java moss, mini x-mas moss, flame moss, Fissedens, reg java fern, java fern windlov, some subbwassertang, jungle val, Brazilian pennywort, and some rotala.

2) 10 gallon: Albino aeunus Cories, White cloud minnows, java moss, Brazilian Pennywort, jungle Val, java fern, micro swords floating, dwarf sag floating atm, frogbit, salvinia nantas, and dwarf watter lettuce.

3) 36 gallon bowfront: guppies(which I plan to get rid of), Peppered cories, false julii cories, Kuhli loaches, couple of Otos, java moss, reg java fern, narrow leaf java fern, anubias of some sort, some of the apongas bulbs, brazilain pennywort, jungle vals, and I just put in some anubias Barteri var. nana petite, Crypt Wendtii 'Tropica', and Crypt Undulata 'red'.

4) 20 gallon high: This is my sons tank so it only really has fish... two turquoise rainbows, 4 orange mystery snails, bristle nose albnino pleco, and a few flase julii cories.

Before I moved, I bread the Cories and sold them to my local pet store. I am hoping to get some CW10 Peru gold stripe cories in Sept. and to exclusively breed them.

I am working on getting a good dual stage regulator and then I will try my first heavily planted tank.
David4039 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2013, 06:53 AM   #10
Specialk302
Newbie
 
Specialk302's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 1
Default

Im from evansville

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk
Specialk302 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2013, 04:18 PM   #11
AMcCaleb
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Southern IL
Posts: 59
Default

I live over in IL but just on the other side. I'm about an hour from Evansville just off of I64. I have trouble finding anywhere near me for plants. I like Harps for fish, I've never even heard of Pet Food Center. Where is that located?
AMcCaleb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2014, 01:42 AM   #12
firecat
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Indiana
Posts: 5
Default

Wow I havent been on here in forever. Pet food Center has a couple locations in Evansville. Just do a quick google search and it should show you where they are. They Dont have as much as Harp's, But they have a nice selection. I just wish that they had more plant options. I really wish Evansville had an Aquarium organization or something where everyone could meet and share fish, inverts, plants, and ideas. It would be really nice. We just need a better selection of aquarium stuff in general.
firecat is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
evansville, indiana

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012