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acrodave
11/11/2008, 10:57 AM
http://www.eternalreefs.com/reefs/products.html


kinda of crazy but cool

Slakker
11/11/2008, 10:59 AM
That is almost as creepy as the place that turns the ashes into a synthetic diamond...

acrodave
11/11/2008, 11:00 AM
I saw that too

Breakin newz
11/11/2008, 11:01 AM
I dont get it how does it work? Theres holes in it? Sorry im confused.....

acrodave
11/11/2008, 11:02 AM
they mix the ash in the cement to make a artificial reef

Reefbox
11/11/2008, 11:13 AM
I was snorkelling around one of these similar artificial reefs in the Cayman island @ grand marriott this past summer. The reefballs have been there for 7 yrs i believe. They had lots of life on and around them. They are in shallow water close to shore.

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll190/jessjasonrock/210310-R1-03-1A_004.jpg

acrodave
11/11/2008, 11:19 AM
assuming there is still reefs when i die. i can give back

MileHighFish
11/11/2008, 11:24 AM
wow, i thought i was obsessed!! :)

Acan Lord
11/11/2008, 11:57 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13725149#post13725149 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by acrodave
assuming there is still reefs when i die. i can give back
I hear ya they arent doing to good. This is pretty wierd but also kinda cool

billdogg
11/11/2008, 12:00 PM
i've tried to make my wife understand that that is exactly what i want done to me as well!!

Live Forever!!! - become a reef!!!

pledosophy
11/11/2008, 12:09 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13725111#post13725111 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by Reefbox


http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll190/jessjasonrock/210310-R1-03-1A_004.jpg

Hey that's my Uncle Johny!

Hi Johny!

:lol: :lol: :lol:

I told my wife this is what I wanted as well.

acrodave
11/11/2008, 12:27 PM
the vids on the site are sad but neat

Jadams
11/11/2008, 02:22 PM
This is pretty cool...But, crazy expensive IMO

Pleder - Nikki wont pay for that...HAHAHAHA..

ccorpse27
11/11/2008, 02:34 PM
Just tie the urn to a rock and throw it in the ocean yourself. Bam, just saved a few grand.

aquaman67
11/11/2008, 02:37 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13725149#post13725149 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by acrodave
assuming there is still reefs when i die. i can give back

Due to the large amount of sea water that had evaporated and been deposited as snow and ice in northern hemisphere glaciers, 20,000 years ago (during the most recent ice age) sea level was 394 feet lower than it is today.
As recently (in geological terms) as 7,000 years ago the ocean was still 66 feet lower than today. Many reefs, now fossils, have been drowned out by the raising sea from melting glaciers. As massive as the Great Barrier Reef is, it's only 5,000 years old.

As the level of the ocean changes, old reefs die and new ones are created. So goes the cycle of the Earth. While it's sad to witness the death of a reef, we will not be without reefs in the future. New life will be born, as it has since time itself. Reefs have died and been born since the beginning of time and will continue to do so whether we are here or not.

pledosophy
11/11/2008, 02:52 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13726230#post13726230 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by Jadams
This is pretty cool...But, crazy expensive IMO

Pleder - Nikki wont pay for that...HAHAHAHA..

I told her it's that or donate my body to science so I can be chopped up and distributed amongst the population.


Many reefs, now fossils, have been drowned out by the raising sea from melting glaciers.

How does a raising sea level drowned a reef?

Reefbox
11/11/2008, 03:13 PM
These things are really cool and they serve many purposes.

This organization did the one in grand cayman

Reefball (http://www.reefball.org/index.html)

Untamed12
11/11/2008, 03:37 PM
Personally, I would be happy if they fed my dead body to some sharks. If there are any of those left by the time I die.

seapug
11/11/2008, 04:03 PM
If I did that it would just get covered with Aptasia. :lol:

halelorf
11/11/2008, 04:09 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13726388#post13726388 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by pledosophy
How does a raising sea level drowned a reef? [/B]

A higher sealevel would change the photic zone of the reef. Photosynthetic corals would die depending on the rate of sea level change. The reef would spread up to the new land submerged and the parts of the reef at depth that had died would become a fossil reef.

acrodave
11/11/2008, 04:22 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13726838#post13726838 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by seapug
If I did that it would just get covered with Aptasia. :lol:


nice or how bout cayno:rolleyes:

aquaman67
11/16/2008, 06:33 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13726887#post13726887 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by halelorf
A higher sealevel would change the photic zone of the reef. Photosynthetic corals would die depending on the rate of sea level change. The reef would spread up to the new land submerged and the parts of the reef at depth that had died would become a fossil reef.

[welcome]

and thank you....I've been away for a few days.

weakspleen
11/16/2008, 09:41 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13726230#post13726230 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by Jadams
This is pretty cool...But, crazy expensive IMO

"According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission: 'A traditional funeral, including a casket and vault, costs about $6,000, although 'extras' like flowers, obituary notices, acknowledgment cards or limousines can add thousands of dollars to the bottom line. '

Many funerals run well over $10,000.

The cost of the burial is additional. "

From: http://www.funeralswithlove.com/funeralcosts.htm

Just food for thought...

LoyalConvict
11/16/2008, 09:58 AM
when i stopped scrolling down i thought that hair/fuzz was on my monitor

http://i452.photobucket.com/albums/qq241/loyalconvict/hair.jpg

reeferstace
11/16/2008, 11:00 AM
I have been telling my significant other for years that I wanted something similar done....I have the ashes of all three of my beloved cats....I want my ashes mixed with theirs and some cement to make a block for a reef.

Reefbox
11/16/2008, 12:55 PM
Not sure what that hair/fuzz in the pic is. This was a $10 underwater throw away camera.

sassafrass
11/16/2008, 01:39 PM
I hear that all their customers are just dieing to be made into reef balls!!!

Siren Crest
11/16/2008, 02:24 PM
My body will be cremated and given to the four winds. My sacred dust will scatter and diffuse, being absorbed and redistributed around the entire earth. My physical substance will mingle, and meld with the essences of all things. I will be in the glint of every petal, and in every dewdrop. I will be in the glittering sands of lonely places, and in the commonplace objects of mundane life. I will be in the eagles' wings, crowned with the azure world, and in the ghost lights of the anglerfish that dance in the black abyss.

And so it will continue all the days of planet earth, until islands have risen and mountains have been washed to the sea, and the stars have changed, until even the sun begins to feel its age. The gold of youth will fade away, and the globe that once gently warmed the earth will burn with a fierce red light. Murcury and Venus will have long ceased to be, and the moon will bid earth a long slow farewell. The sun will swell and swollow planet earth at last. But this is not the end.

My atoms will be eaten by the sun. Combining, dividing, releasing the hidden might locked deep within all matter. My physical substance will be converted to pure energy, and for a time I will exist as a tired red glow, until one day the sun surges with energy as it undergoes its change of life. For a brief time we may outshine the entire galaxy, and my radiance will gleam with a blinding light that will tear away the darkness. People on other worlds might even bear witness. I will blaze at the speed of light throughout the entire universe, on and on, through the ages. I will streak past all the wonders of the cosmos, out to regions that have never known the light, where the original dark lies unbroken and entire, a pulsing glimmer, forever to echo in the black vaults of the timeless night.

Aqua Keepers
11/16/2008, 09:27 PM
Screw being put back into the ocean. I wanna be put in a family members reef tank to be viewed every day by the ones I love :-)

chucksta1
11/16/2008, 10:34 PM
soylent green

now I'm showing my age... LOL

SMOOTHIE
11/16/2008, 11:37 PM
Wonder how much extra to attach your own corals to it? Nah nevermind. Someone would like xenia and it would take over the world. NARF Brain!

sundancer
11/17/2008, 12:27 AM
Haven't the mob's been doing this in the Hudson River for decades except they don't cremate the bodies first?

just dave
11/17/2008, 12:27 AM
Why wait?

haitwun
11/17/2008, 01:13 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13761207#post13761207 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by sundancer
Haven't the mob's been doing this in the Hudson River for decades except they don't cremate the bodies first?
Very true but this is sleepin' with the fishes in style.

Aqua Keepers
11/17/2008, 03:55 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13761207#post13761207 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by sundancer
Haven't the mob's been doing this in the Hudson River for decades except they don't cremate the bodies first?

Now that's funny.

HomeSlizzice
11/20/2008, 01:20 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13726301#post13726301 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by aquaman67
Due to the large amount of sea water that had evaporated and been deposited as snow and ice in northern hemisphere glaciers, 20,000 years ago (during the most recent ice age) sea level was 394 feet lower than it is today.
As recently (in geological terms) as 7,000 years ago the ocean was still 66 feet lower than today. Many reefs, now fossils, have been drowned out by the raising sea from melting glaciers. As massive as the Great Barrier Reef is, it's only 5,000 years old.

As the level of the ocean changes, old reefs die and new ones are created. So goes the cycle of the Earth. While it's sad to witness the death of a reef, we will not be without reefs in the future. New life will be born, as it has since time itself. Reefs have died and been born since the beginning of time and will continue to do so whether we are here or not.

+1

I agree that EVERYTHING goes through cycles.

dwd5813
11/20/2008, 01:27 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13760821#post13760821 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by chucksta1
soylent green

now I'm showing my age... LOL

:lol: I'm going home.