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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-06-2004, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
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I have Crypt that I bought at the LFS. Since I bought it a few months ago, it put out "sprouts" which I have seperated and pushed into the substrate. They are rooting. Since I am 'getting into' my planted tank, I would like to start getting some differnt plants and more xotic stuff. The owner of LFS said she would take the Crypts 'in trade' after they have grown to a size that could be sold. However, she said that I need to pot them.

Where do I get pots? What about the rockwool?

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I have seen them for sale at some online site (drfostersmith maybe). Just realize that she will likely pay half or less than the retail sales price, so be certain what the sales price might be before you invest in materials.
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Not to be funny, but I wouldn't bother potting the plants. I would find another shop to sell my plants to.


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Same here. If she wants them potted then find somewhere else to sell them too. You can't really pot them once they are grown anyway. They are grown in those pots.
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Find another shop. She's not paying very much for those potted plants at wholesale anyway. You would get very little for the trade, vs what you put into it.

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Could also try putting them up for auction on Aquabid.

Do you have any aquarium clubs in your area? Perhaps people from any clubs might buy some.
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