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Old 04-15-2013, 03:58 AM   #1
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Local harvesting sites?


I was wondering where some places are I could go if I wanted to harvest my own aquatic plants. Are there any databases I could check? I live in south Florida and if any were around me, I wouldn't know it. Any tips would be great!
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Old 04-17-2013, 02:16 AM   #2
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Lake Okeechobee?

Take a kayak/canoe trip along the many "hatches" across Florida.

Many of the springs in North Florida too.
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Old 04-20-2013, 01:59 AM   #3
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any ditches that regularly hold freshwater are a good bet. I've found a lot of ludwigia repens in the ditches of gainesville... where you are there's bound to more since your more tropical
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Old 08-07-2014, 02:47 PM   #4
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Yea thats where i do my best work. Ludwigia repens and bacopa all you can handle, but theres gotta be more to find out here
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Old 08-07-2014, 08:09 PM   #5
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http://ftmyas.com/forum/index.php?topic=30.0
Setting up a native Florida tank would be cool.
I have a lake in my backyard, But like everyone is saying.. Loaded w/ bacopa and Ludwigia.

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Old 09-10-2014, 07:53 AM   #6
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All over the canals around the Everglades! Right off the side of the roads. Just be careful about the gators.

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Old 09-10-2014, 06:21 PM   #7
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I'm thinking more like palm beach county. Everglades just seems like a place you go and sometimes you come back, sometimes you don't come back.. (jaws)
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I'm thinking more like palm beach county. Everglades just seems like a place you go and sometimes you come back, sometimes you don't come back.. (jaws)
Don't forget about the gator eating snakes too
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Old 10-04-2014, 02:11 AM   #9
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I was wondering where some places are I could go if I wanted to harvest my own aquatic plants. Are there any databases I could check? I live in south Florida and if any were around me, I wouldn't know it. Any tips would be great!
I live near tampa and i have found pearl weed in my local lakes! I dont trust it but i thought it was cool to see carpets of the stuff!
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I live near tampa and i have found pearl weed in my local lakes! I dont trust it but i thought it was cool to see carpets of the stuff!
There's always the dip
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Old 10-30-2014, 12:13 AM   #11
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I pulled all of this except the Anubias out of a ditch in Boynton Beach

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