Where to go for plants in San Diego?
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 > California


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-30-2004, 08:44 AM   #1
Jooleeus
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 18
Default

Where to go for plants in San Diego?


Every fish store I've been to has the same ol' crypts and anubias. Does anyone know where to find a wider selection of plants for purchase?
Jooleeus is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-30-2004, 01:25 PM   #2
turbomkt
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
turbomkt's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: San Diego, Ca
Posts: 506
Send a message via AIM to turbomkt Send a message via MSN to turbomkt Send a message via Yahoo to turbomkt
Default

Outside of San Diego? The only stores I've been to have been Fountain's, Pet Kingdom, and Aquatic Warehouse. I've sold AW some of my plants.

Seriously, you probably need to look online to other hobbiests to really get anything decent. That, or try the SD Tropical Fish club or COAST up in Orange County.

Edit: Spelling.
__________________
--Mike
Eheim Pimp #41

Last edited by turbomkt; 12-11-2004 at 03:15 AM..
turbomkt is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-09-2004, 06:46 PM   #3
Jooleeus
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 18
Default

I kinda figured that would be the case would have been nice to walk into a store and buy some nice plants instead of generic Amazon swords.

AW takes plant trade-ins? Interesting..
Jooleeus is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-09-2004, 08:40 PM   #4
fishfry
Planted Member
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: May 2004
Location: CA
Posts: 189
Default

I've been to AW in the past, but they didn't have much in the way of plants...mostly saltwater if I remember correctly, but it has been a few years. In Orange County there is a place called Petown that has okay plants, but really if you want anything that is not totally common like Amazon Swords then you are better off getting stuff from other hobbyist. Keep an eye out for when people offer up trimmings from their tanks, besides that is half the fun...trying to locate the plants you want.
fishfry is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-11-2004, 03:14 AM   #5
turbomkt
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
turbomkt's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: San Diego, Ca
Posts: 506
Send a message via AIM to turbomkt Send a message via MSN to turbomkt Send a message via Yahoo to turbomkt
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jooleeus
AW takes plant trade-ins? Interesting..
Fountain's will buy your plants as well. AW gives 1/3 their selling price, and I think Fountain's is the same.

If anyone is interested, I may be offloading a ton of H. Polysperma and Limnophila Sessiliflora this weekend. If no one takes them, they are getting disposed of.
__________________
--Mike
Eheim Pimp #41
turbomkt is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-11-2004, 03:55 AM   #6
Jay Why
Algae Grower
 
Jay Why's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 37
Default

Hey Turbo - I'd be interested in some plants. I'm in PB - where you at?
__________________
Water cleanses... you know?
Jay Why is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-12-2004, 08:09 PM   #7
turbomkt
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
turbomkt's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: San Diego, Ca
Posts: 506
Send a message via AIM to turbomkt Send a message via MSN to turbomkt Send a message via Yahoo to turbomkt
Default

PM Sent. Might be able to meet w/ you tomorrow.
__________________
--Mike
Eheim Pimp #41
turbomkt is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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 01:32 PM.


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