Good online source for Orchid Bark substrate

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Can anybody share link of an online store (preferrably Amazon) from where good quality Orchid Bark can be ordered for making substrate for Aldabra? Thank you.
 

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Can you order from chewy.com? They sell an 8quart bag of Reptibark for around $10 US. To buy anything larger than that you'd pay an awful lot for shipping. I occasionally buy that because if you spend more than $49 shipping is free.
 

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Can you order from chewy.com? They sell an 8quart bag of Reptibark for around $10 US. To buy anything larger than that you'd pay an awful lot for shipping. I occasionally buy that because if you spend more than $49 shipping is free.
You can get Petco to match Chewy prices too. Just show them the Chewy ad when you get to the register.
 

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Bear in mind the OP is in India.

Thanks for that link, Mark. I'm going to take a look at it.
 

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Nutz. They don't accept credit cards. I was trying to find out the shipping cost for the 2 cu.ft. bag, but you have to go all the way through to paying for it before they calculate shipping.
 

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Thank you all for your kind responses. Just to clarify that I am requesting a link from US site only (not India) Which of the two links is better - Reptibark or Tropical plants (not considering price) ? When I search for Fir Bark on Google , there are lot of sites offering it but i dont know which one is of the best quality.
 

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Thank you all for your kind responses. Just to clarify that I am requesting a link from US site only (not India) Which of the two links is better - Reptibark or Tropical plants (not considering price) ? When I search for Fir Bark on Google , there are lot of sites offering it but i dont know which one is of the best quality.
I would go with the link provided by markw84.
 

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WOW! The bags themselves are only $21 each, but the shipping is another thing. The USPS wanted $92 to ship and UPS offered to do for $62. That is from Florida to Virginia for 2- 2 cubic foot bags. Ouch. Seem like awesome people and I will have to see if they have anything else!
 

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WOW! The bags themselves are only $21 each, but the shipping is another thing. The USPS wanted $92 to ship and UPS offered to do for $62. That is from Florida to Virginia for 2- 2 cubic foot bags. Ouch. Seem like awesome people and I will have to see if they have anything else!
Thankfully all my tortoises live outside and I only have two Vision cages and a Christmas Tree Storage Bin indoors. So I get by with the Zoo Med stuff from Chewy.com. I always spend more than $49, so my shipping is always free.
 

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Can anybody share link of an online store (preferrably Amazon) from where good quality Orchid Bark can be ordered for making substrate for Aldabra? Thank you.
I recently purchased from Amazon. I’m not familiar with other brands or different substrates b/c I’m new at this. But this stuff expanded like crazy & has worked well for my Sully.
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Green Texan Organic Farms Compressed Coconut Coir Brick, 11 Pound (lb) (11 Pound)Green Texan Organic Farms Compressed Coconut Coir Brick, 11 Pound (lb) (11 Pound)

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