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Tbor
02/26/2006, 09:02 PM
Do you guys want to do a tank tour in March in lieu of the more formal meeting? For those of you who aren't familiar, one tour was done in fall and everybody had an awesome time, details are in this old thread (http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=659698) .
Are any of the people who had previously offered to host still willing? We could do two stops, maybe three if they are close. I'll host but would like to wait til later this spring, my tank's been under renovation :)
Any volunteers?
-Mary

mbbuna
02/27/2006, 09:42 PM
im in for going and looking at everyones tanks:)

SerranidTerror
02/28/2006, 01:22 AM
This aquarium rookie would not mind seeing some set ups. Either way I just wanna know where and when the next club function is so I can start learning new things and meeting new people :cool:

dvlhzdu
02/28/2006, 10:21 AM
I may be willing to host. The tank is slightly down trodden but nothing that a few water changes won't fix. Let me see how much progress I can make this weekend and I will post on Monday giving a week's notice.

Tbor
02/28/2006, 09:20 PM
Cool! Anybody else in the Newark area? If we did it in lieu of the meeting, it would be on the third Monday, March 20th.

mbbuna
02/28/2006, 09:31 PM
Yes !!! I want to see some tanks:)

cmondo
02/28/2006, 10:45 PM
Yeah....don't know of a reefer who wouldn't want to see someone else's tank. And of course frags are always an option when touring tanks.

mbbuna
03/03/2006, 08:52 AM
lets get some more people.

everyone that wants to participate please post here.

the last tour was alot of fun and a great learning experience.

everyone runs there tanks a little different, and its amazing what you can learn when you get a group of people in the same room, all looking at the same set up and discussing it.

so please if you want to make this happen, post here..

reef 'n ale
03/03/2006, 12:04 PM
I'll join the tour, but I'm not comfortable showing my tank yet. I'll see if I can ramp up the effort, and have it more together by the 20th.

I'm such a noob! :lol:

Rob

reef 'n ale
03/03/2006, 12:14 PM
Plus, I forgot to mention I live in Pa, so I'm probably too far out of the loop.

Rob

shyland83
03/03/2006, 04:01 PM
I'll definately go on the tour, I'd love to see some tanks, but i'm sure no one wants to see mine, a little embarassing.

mbbuna
03/03/2006, 04:08 PM
that's not true:) i would like to see everyones tanks. this is also a great way to figure out some problems that you may have. think of it as the BORG coming over and the collective working on your tank:)

SerranidTerror
03/03/2006, 10:40 PM
The Borg are scary! :eek1: What do you mean you took all my fish and crammed my tank full of coral frags?! What, resistance is futile?! :lol: So do borg and saltwater mix?

mbbuna
03/03/2006, 10:46 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=6876848#post6876848 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by SerranidTerror
The Borg are scary! :eek1: What do you mean you took all my fish and crammed my tank full of coral frags?! What, resistance is futile?! :lol: So do borg and saltwater mix?

i knew i shouldn't have used that analogy :D

Tbor
03/05/2006, 04:02 PM
Ok, the tank seems to be handling the recent transition pretty well, so you can put my tank on the list of those to visit. If anyone is interested in frags I have quite a few capnella, already mounted, orange monti digitata, two very young sarcophyton that dropped off a mother colony, and could probably stand to part with a few green ricordia polyps. I will post some pics when I get back home from biz travel (boo....)
I'm technically in Elkton, but really just over the state line (near Durham's BBQ). Who else nearby wants to be put on the list of stops? Looks like 5 or 6 people that volunteered before are within a few miles of my place...
-Mary

bloopbloop
03/05/2006, 07:19 PM
Count me in to host. I won't be able to tour that night because my husband will likely still be on second shift and will have the vehicle.

I would like to host and provide some light snackage here, if wanted. I am a hop, skip and a jump from Tbor, I think. Right near Dairy Queen in Newark on Marrows road, across the street from the front of the elementary school.

If someone, anyone could send me an email reminder sometime during the week of, I would greatly appreciate it! ( [email protected] )

I can host anytime between 6PM and 11PM. After 11PM, I turn into a banshee.

Joie

Tbor
03/06/2006, 09:30 PM
Awesome! Thanks bloopbloop. Since we're so close we can probably do three. If Tom is up for it, those can be the three stops. If not, we can fit one more in the Newark area. We probably should not start before 7, just like regular meeting time. It might be hard for people to get somewhere that quickly after work. Will definately send an email reminder.

Tbor
03/06/2006, 09:34 PM
Oh, yeah - and I can give you a lift back home if you want to do the rest of the tour.

bloopbloop
03/07/2006, 06:04 PM
That would be sweet. Thanks a bunch!

My husband just did a retro thingy on our MHs. One of them is being stupid, so imma go kick the bulb now and see if that works.

KIDDING!

MadTownMax
03/07/2006, 10:35 PM
If there's interest, y'all can stop by and see my tank; I know most have you have already seen it though :rolleyes: :D

SerranidTerror
03/08/2006, 02:24 AM
So question is where is everyone meeting to start the tour? I'd like to come on out and meet some of you guys and see everyone's piece of the ocean.

kaptken
03/08/2006, 11:57 AM
Not sure yet ST , but TBOR will post it when its set.

mbbuna
03/08/2006, 08:29 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=6906108#post6906108 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by MadTownMax
If there's interest, y'all can stop by and see my tank; I know most have you have already seen it though :rolleyes: :D

i want to see your new setup:D

kaptken
03/08/2006, 10:10 PM
MTM has a nice tank!!

SeadooGTI
03/09/2006, 04:02 PM
I'm in for the tour, sounds great.

bloopbloop
03/10/2006, 02:28 PM
I haven't seen MTM's tank!

I want to see every tank possible. Clean, dirty, I don't care!

Mine is not amazing. If anything... mine is "cute". : /

greeneyedblackcat
03/10/2006, 07:14 PM
I would be willing to bequeath my tank for a visit, as long as nobody laughs at it :)

kaptken
03/10/2006, 08:00 PM
Wow! that would be great Jim,

you are right in the neighborhood of the other tour du tankes. the Elkton/DE/MD border. sounds like a perfect time. Tbor should be back soon and ready to schedule. i think she has three scheduled right now in a small circle nearby. i'm sure the new members would enjoy seeing your systems. if we are quick and dont linger too much , A 4 tank night should be doable in one night.
great idea!!

Have Tanks, Will travel !!!

MadTownMax
03/11/2006, 02:10 AM
I'd definately like to check out your set-up GEBC!

greeneyedblackcat
03/11/2006, 07:32 AM
Its highly overrated.

MadTownMax
03/11/2006, 09:22 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=6930433#post6930433 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by greeneyedblackcat
Its highly overrated. :lol:

bloopbloop
03/12/2006, 02:33 AM
Its highly overrated.

Jacques Cousteau, puhlease!

I almost had to wipe coffee from my monitor.

alemab3
03/13/2006, 07:09 AM
I would be willing to host. I just redid my tank and it's looking good. I posted a earlier thread. I am looking to go mostly sps and I have to get rid of a large toadstool. So if anyone is interested please call 292-2496. I live in Newark.

dvlhzdu
03/13/2006, 09:52 AM
I will bail as I have done no maintenace and the time at my place is better spent in transit to GEBC's.

Tom

bloopbloop
03/13/2006, 02:09 PM
What is this 'maintenance' I keep hearing about? ~_~

I hope there won't be questions about my tank parameters on the tour. Maybe I should place water samples out for carry home testing purposes. :p

My Prizm is making me very angry, my MHs like their new housing and the fish are arguing with me over rock placement. This is not a democracy!

Tbor
03/13/2006, 09:09 PM
Hey all, sorry I've been missing.... I was away on travel for a while with limited internet access. Anywho, it looks like we have 5 volunteers now (me, bloopbloop, gebc, mtm, alemab3), so we'd better split this up into 2 trips. I was planning to host a June bbq meeting at my place, so I think I'll pull out of this round since you can all see my tank then. :beer:
Maybe we could start at GEBC's since it's the farthest from the others (and then you could actually get people to leave, Jim ;) ). Then we could hit up bloopbloop and alemab3 with the new setup, and save mtm for later. (Nothing personal, Nick :D ).
Does this work for people? Host volunteers - look for a PM from me.
Thanks everybody!

greeneyedblackcat
03/13/2006, 09:13 PM
Works for me.

kaptken
03/13/2006, 10:21 PM
me to. i know how to find gebc's place. plenty o parking accross the street.

mbbuna
03/14/2006, 06:47 AM
sounds good

MadTownMax
03/14/2006, 02:40 PM
I like the plan :thumbsup:

alemab3
03/14/2006, 05:32 PM
Sounds good to me

bloopbloop
03/15/2006, 02:35 PM
Works for me!

Scarp
03/15/2006, 07:08 PM
Sounds great!

When is our next meeting?

~John

kaptken
03/16/2006, 01:34 AM
this tour "IS" the March meeting. i believe the next meeting will be at one of the libraries in april. TBOR will post it later when its set . till then, see you on the TOUR DU TANK!!

bloopbloop
03/16/2006, 01:44 AM
~snicker~ kaptken, have you made a logo yet?

kaptken
03/16/2006, 01:52 AM
No Bloop, Not yet. ive been thinking about it since i have gertrude'd and heclipse'd the minimum post limit way back. but alas I am graphicaly impaired.

last one to GEBC's place on monday night is a rotten Cephalopod!!
Snortle!!

Tbor
03/16/2006, 07:39 AM
Directions and other logistical info about Monday's tour (AKA the March mtg - thanks Ken :) ) will be going out via email tonight or Friday to those on the DRC mailing list. If you're not on the list and want to be added, PM me. (You're on the list if you received Jan & Feb meeting emails). See y'all soon!
-Mary

Scarp
03/16/2006, 07:39 AM
I know the tour's the next meeting, I just forget when it was scheduled.

~John

bloopbloop
03/17/2006, 10:29 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=6966144#post6966144 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by kaptken
No Bloop, Not yet. ive been thinking about it since i have gertrude'd and heclipse'd the minimum post limit way back. but alas I am graphicaly impaired.

last one to GEBC's place on monday night is a rotten Cephalopod!!
Snortle!!

I dunno what a cephalopod is, but it sounds like you need to watch your mouth! :lol:

That funny branchy thing you gave me is not doing well lately. I think he got too much algae on him. He still has polyps, but also now has some worm thing with a purple shell on his boo boo. I dunno.

I don't have much in the way of corals, nor do I know how to frag well yet. People who may want to frag from my tank, please to be bringing a set of those fancy dig in the dirt tools!

I do, however, have some new purple gorgonia things with white flowers. $$

kaptken
03/18/2006, 01:10 AM
It"s a squid, Bloop. Sponge Bob's friend. i'll look around and see if i can make a frag for you that algea dont stick to. there must be something ...

BarryG
03/18/2006, 07:09 PM
Does anybody need a ride for the tank tour Monday Night? I’m in the Bear area…Let me know...Barry..........:fish1:

logans_daddy
03/18/2006, 08:00 PM
i dont need a ride barry but i wouldnt mind contributing a few bucks for gas and carpool. this way everyones not parking on top of one another at our "tour stops"

shawn:bum:

bloopbloop
03/19/2006, 02:35 AM
kaptken, sweet and thankie!

BarryG
03/19/2006, 05:24 PM
Shawn, Carpool sounds good to me maybe we can meet at the library.....Barry

logans_daddy
03/20/2006, 03:40 PM
i have an obligation tonight that i had thought i had gotten out of but just now find out that is not the case. i really wanted to check out some of the tanks....i guess i will have to catch the next....will def. be at next meeting.


thanks for the offer barry....i really wish i could make it.

shawn:bum:

SeadooGTI
03/20/2006, 03:52 PM
SeadooGTI is going to be stuck in a class tonight and he was there. Have fun folks, and I'll see you at the next one.

BarryG
03/20/2006, 04:33 PM
Sorry you guys can’t make it tonight see you at next meeting...

RBTA
03/20/2006, 04:41 PM
I won't be coming tonight either, would have liked to though.

Tbor
03/20/2006, 10:41 PM
Thanks a lot, Jim, Joie and Mike for letting us check out your wonderful tanks! Great tour guys. Sorry to all those who couldn't make it, but I'm sure we'll be doing this some more.
-Mary :)

bloopbloop
03/21/2006, 08:57 AM
We had a nice turn out for the tour! Thanks a bunch for coming by!

kaptken
03/21/2006, 01:18 PM
Great tour night! thank you Jim, Joie and Mike for sharing your tanks and tank secrets with us all. I always learn something when talking to other reefers while looking at their reef . its a great idea!! I enjoyed it very much..
more to come, i'm sure.

alemab3
03/21/2006, 04:50 PM
Thanks for coming by guys I had a good time. I hope to be attending more meetings now that my life has calmed down alittle.

MadTownMax
03/22/2006, 08:16 AM
Great tour - Finally being able to see GEBC's set-up has made me feel "whole" in a way :) - it's absolutely incredible how well-thought-out that complete system operates!


Sorry I couldn't make it to your tank alemab3 - I got called away at the last minute.

MadTownMax
03/22/2006, 05:55 PM
I've got the group picture - I can post it if no one has objections, or send it to someone for the DRC website.

:thumbsup:

greeneyedblackcat
03/22/2006, 07:41 PM
Madtown feel free to post away :)

mbbuna
03/22/2006, 07:58 PM
i dont mind ether and if you get a chance shoot it over to me in an e-mail

MadTownMax
03/23/2006, 10:28 AM
no problem chris - I'll send it over - pm me your e-mail address.

I won't be posting the picture here due of people's rights to privacy - but if anyone wants it, just pm me your e-mail address and I can send it over.

MadTownMax
03/23/2006, 06:16 PM
http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/21916Tank_Tour_Spring_06__-_unrated.jpg