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Thread: Got new plants

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    I found a different seller than I used before and there is no comparison to the other guys rotten, tiny plants to this persons stock. I highly recommend mikeswetpets to everyone.

    His plants are put together when he fills your order and not left in plastic bags to rot for days. He has great prices, cheap shipping and sends priorty mail. I got my plants from NY in two days.

    He has a lot of pond plants as well.

    I also ordered brine shrimp from him and Plant Tabs. Oh, he also sends free plant tabs with every plant order to get you started.

    His bunches are that of tall pieces and very healthy and full. Check my pictures then check out Mike.

    Last pic of my swords plants.
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    yeah! it's about time something went your way.
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    No kidding! I really like when people deliver what they promise.

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    Those are some nice looking plants hobbs. I am glad to hear that you had a much better experience this time.
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    I'm glad to hear that you finally got some good quality plants. Just an FYI, people that sell pond plants grow a lot of aquarium plants together especially in summer time and a lot of them will come with snails and hopefully no other uninvited guests.

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    I checked them out pretty well and did a lot of dividing them and snipping off the stems so hopefully none of them snuck in. That's for the warning tho. Always good to get good tips.

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    Those plants you got look healthy and well cared.

    Now good look to you that it will work out the way you always wanted it.

    Maybe the Amazone plant will soon have "Babies" which you also can use.

    Maybe you can lay your hands on some of those clay pellets. If yes just stick one or two directly at the roots of the Amazonas. That stuff is a great fertilizer.
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    Well thats awesome hobbs! Bout time you got some decent plants!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nanaglen2001
    Those plants you got look healthy and well cared.

    Now good look to you that it will work out the way you always wanted it.

    Maybe the Amazone plant will soon have "Babies" which you also can use.

    Maybe you can lay your hands on some of those clay pellets. If yes just stick one or two directly at the roots of the Amazonas. That stuff is a great fertilizer.
    The clay pellets are pretty much the way we use Laterite if rolled into little balls and baked a bit. Boy, was my water a mess after I planted ....between the Laterite and the top soil. I had to change the water 5 times.

    The tank is too small for an amazon but I have 5 of them in there just as a place to keep them for now. Once they grow, they will have to come out. I have two larger amazons that have the babies. I think I'll be selling amazons before long at the swap and shop. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    The clay pellets are pretty much the way we use Laterite if rolled into little balls and baked a bit. Boy, was my water a mess after I planted ....between the Laterite and the top soil. I had to change the water 5 times.
    Is this stuff by any chance reddish brown???

    If yes I know what you mean...I know lot of people who had the same problems with that stuff.

    I only use those clay balls or liquid fertilizer, so my water stays clean, at least opticaly:9:

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