Plants and stuff - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-08-2008, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Trag672's Avatar
PTrader: (5/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Coram, NY
Posts: 94
Plants and stuff

Hi i am looking for a place to buy eco complete and plants in NYC queens or manhattan area..... any good suggestions w/ address please... thank you
Trag672 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-11-2008, 02:33 AM
Algae Grower
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: NY, NY
Posts: 14
Mainly a good place for fish, but they sometimes have some decent plants as well:

Fish Town USA
196-33 Northern Blvd.
Flushing, New York
(718) 539-5396

A place further out in Long Island, Glen Cove Road, called Aquarium Adventures has some nicer plants but its a pretty good trek. Happy hunting!
bluewrxagon is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-11-2008, 03:50 AM
Wannabe Guru
FrostyNYC's Avatar
PTrader: (17/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: NYC & Long Island, NY
Posts: 1,449
Send a message via AIM to FrostyNYC
I think the best stores in Manhattan & Queens have already been covered in the previous posts in this forum, in my opinion. (Non chain stores, that is)

Fishtown USA, New World Aquarium, Pacific Aquarium, Win Aquarium, and a couple in Astoria were discussed...

My favorite for plants are still Aquarium Adventures in Carle Place (nice but expensive) and Tropical Showcase in Hicksville.

Regarding Eco, its pretty expensive everywhere you go. I know the chain stores don't sell it. Depending on how much you need, it may be best to order it online. I know its going for $35 a bag at Aquarium Adventures, and Tropical Showcase never has it in stock. Not sure about the city stores.
FrostyNYC is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-15-2008, 09:25 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Trag672's Avatar
PTrader: (5/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Coram, NY
Posts: 94
Thanks i found a bag in H2O on queens blvd.... they have some nice stuff in there... he sells it for 30$
Trag672 is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-19-2008, 01:14 PM
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 45
Fishtown USA sells eco complete for $25 a bag. Bought some yesterday
Papas76 is offline  

Quick Reply

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome