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#1 User is offline   grasshopper 

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Posted 10 July 2005 - 12:52 AM

most aquarium shops in serangoon north carry mostly common aquatic plants ones. any ideas where i can find a wider varieties?
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Posted 16 July 2005 - 03:26 AM

if ya in the west area maybe u can try the one ard jurong east. its ard the corner of the block and if im not wrong its call wuhu( someone kindly correct me if im wrong) or u can try the one near ikea. blk 2 i tink. its the one facing the road. it sell a wide variety of stuff especially wild fishes. or maybe u can go farmart. its at sungei tengah there. theres a few shops tat specialise in plants.
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Posted 17 July 2005 - 02:59 PM

Yep! These are the 2 places that I visit frequently. People there are friendly.
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Posted 17 July 2005 - 10:20 PM

ya, LCK is too far just to buy one or two plants.
Just found out also there is an aquarium shop which specialises in aquatic aquarium at Thomson Plaza, 2nd floor. Has good variety of plants & the fishes there are well maintained.
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Posted 19 July 2005 - 12:20 AM

there're some plants selling at $1.50, and some selling at $10++. fishes cost more... for example a 3cm long torpedo barb cost $8, whereas in Petmart (Serangoon North blk 151) you can get the same price for bigger fish. but the boss is willing to give discount if you buy more.
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Posted 20 July 2005 - 12:46 AM

on which side of Kovan MRT? Simon road? Food Centre?
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Posted 16 August 2005 - 12:20 PM

This is indeed a good link.. I need to re-do my planted tank.. coz I need to shift the whole tank to another location to make way for 5-ft ones.. need to get supplies like sand, filter mediums too.. not to mention plants..
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Posted 17 August 2005 - 10:57 AM

If you drive, visit the 'Ah Pek' aquatic plant exporter in Pasir Ris Fish Farm. He has plenty pre-soaked drift wood, with riccia or java moss tied to it.

CAPRICORN Aquarium aka 'Ah Pek'
No. 33, Pasir Ris Farmway 2, Singapore 510000
Tel: 6583 9339

i've also located the Ecoculture, which is about 5-10min walk from Kovan MRT. it is among the shophouse of eateries like Taiwan Porridge, Teochew Kway, Teochew porridge. :drool:/>
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Posted 16 February 2007 - 06:12 PM

I'm interested in getting aquatic plants, but I think I'll not take them up since my record with aquatic creatures is horrendous... -_-/>
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 11:54 AM

I have experiance about Aquatic plant industry & ornamental fish. If u have a job in this field, pls send me details. Thank you.
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 01:52 PM

View PostPriyanga, on Apr 2 2008, 11:54 AM, said:

I have experiance about Aquatic plant industry & ornamental fish. If u have a job in this field, pls send me details. Thank you.


If I'm not wrong, Gan does not sell plants or planted tank stuff anymore. They are going into arowana now.
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 03:06 PM

go to clementi block 328 or Koeng Sheong, at havelock road block 22.
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 03:22 PM

View Postjunde, on Jul 16 2005, 03:26 AM, said:

if ya in the west area maybe u can try the one ard jurong east. its ard the corner of the block and if im not wrong its call wuhu( someone kindly correct me if im wrong) or u can try the one near ikea. blk 2 i tink. its the one facing the road. it sell a wide variety of stuff especially wild fishes. or maybe u can go farmart. its at sungei tengah there. theres a few shops tat specialise in plants.

Wuhu shifted a long time ago liaoz........ :D/>
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 03:43 PM

WuHu is at Tiong Bahru now, very near my house.
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Posted 03 April 2008 - 02:59 AM

View Postlucas, on Apr 2 2008, 03:43 PM, said:

WuHu is at Tiong Bahru now, very near my house.


bro the wuhu u r talking about is Ben's shop?....if it is than it's a different shop......if i m not wrong the wuhu at jurong east has shifted to the row of shop houses opp of ten mile junction..... :D/>
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  Posted 09 April 2008 - 11:13 AM

View PostMKBT, on Apr 2 2008, 01:52 PM, said:

If I'm not wrong, Gan does not sell plants or planted tank stuff anymore. They are going into arowana now.


Thank you.
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Posted 03 May 2008 - 08:50 PM

I frequent TEO Aquatic when I was still in the planted tank stuffs. The people over there are very helpful and the plants are cheap. You get to see how the plants look like growing on land and under the water, they look totally different.
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Posted 26 September 2008 - 11:00 PM

Many fish shops have or trying to covert land plants into underwater plants.
Some have achieved a little success, but most of them failed.
It is a matter of time that the plants still start to rot.
True underwater plants usually will take root if your tank is equipped with a Carbon Dioxide diffuser.
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Posted 27 September 2008 - 09:15 AM

View PostFieryDragon, on Sep 26 2008, 11:00 PM, said:

Many fish shops have or trying to covert land plants into underwater plants.
Some have achieved a little success, but most of them failed.
It is a matter of time that the plants still start to rot.
True underwater plants usually will take root if your tank is equipped with a Carbon Dioxide diffuser.


Why is that so?
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Posted 27 September 2008 - 09:26 AM

View Postmarkc, on Sep 27 2008, 09:15 AM, said:

Why is that so?


Easier to grow and make more profits? These land plants will not do well in the water and will rot sooner or later.
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