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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-30-2014, 09:51 PM Thread Starter
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Sourcing dry ferts in Saudi Arabia

Hi there,

I'm trying to help out a client who lives in Saudi Arabia and can't find ferts for his tank. He wants to order dry ferts from the US or Europe, but is concerned that a box of bagged powders might get seized by Customs or worse (they regularly behead people there on drug charges).

Anyone have experience shipping there? Or live there and know where to go? I've already mentioned finding a chemist to source them for him...just thought someone here might have useful info to pass to him.

Thanks!

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It would be much better to get the fertilizers locally, if possible. If not, I would advise the customer to go with commercially available products instead.

Do keep in mind that shipping chemicals will likely require the proper Hazmat paperwork to be filled out, which will often be quite expensive (unless you are licensed/have the training to do so).

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A few members have gone to extreme efforts to get NPK in the middle east. Here is one thread. Perhaps it will give your client some ideas on how to proceed.
https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...ighlight=saudi


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