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    1. Encourage the growth of the marine aquarium hobby in South Texas

    2. Educate and inform members and the public about care, keeping and propagation of marine invertebrates and fish

    3. Prevent abuse to marine animals in general, and to conserve the marine environment by promoting intelligent, planned reef management systems

    4. Promote higher standards of health and care provided by local commercial outlets

    5. Organize workshops, seminars and discussions related to all aspects of the hobby

    6. Raise and generate funds and create financial resources to meet these goals; and

    7. Coordinate with and support similar societies devoted to like-minded interests.

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    Poor Boy

    HVAC anyone?

    Thread Starter: Poor Boy

    im thinking about going to school for HVAC. actually, all i have to do is go down on monday and sign my life away. the money is all squared away, and...

    Last Post By: alton Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 06:14 AM Go to last post
    rickrutland

    Lost Razor Blade

    Thread Starter: rickrutland

    Was cleaning glass and somehow dropped a razor blade. Can't find it anywhere….. have tried dragging a magnet all around where I think it must have...

    Last Post By: clownfitch Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 01:32 AM Go to last post
    BBQHILLBILLY

    7ft MONSTER SUMP

    Thread Starter: BBQHILLBILLY

    This build is starting to be awesome.

    Last Post By: clownfitch Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 12:17 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    Top down

    Thread Starter: clownfitch

    I took some top down pics to use for growth comparison and thought I would share a few. Enjoy... I'm very curious to see if that...

    Last Post By: clownfitch Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    BBQHILLBILLY

    Saints we are coming

    Thread Starter: BBQHILLBILLY

    Last Post By: BBQHILLBILLY Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 01:54 PM Go to last post
    Poor Boy

    Updated Pics

    Thread Starter: Poor Boy

    i know most of you have been aching to see updated pics of the tank and i know better than not to keep the masses waiting so here ya go! i...

    Last Post By: 350gt Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 12:55 PM Go to last post
    Scutterborn

    Homemade DIY algae turf scrubber.

    Thread Starter: Scutterborn

    Ok. I've succumb to this idea and decided to implement it. I had everything but the light and fixtures to do this project and I said "Why the heck...

    Last Post By: THE_BEAST Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 12:37 PM Go to last post
    AlienAnchovies

    so what do we all do for a living

    Thread Starter: AlienAnchovies

    im a merchandiser for BigRed, its an honest living. and i get to work in places like borne, canyon lake, hondo and uvalde. i love me job. i get paid...

    Last Post By: jroescher Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  • Today's Posts:

    alton

    I would talk to former students of the school to...

    I would talk to former students of the school to see if this particular school helped them get a job or increased there pay over someone off the street? Also talk to contractors to see if you took...

    alton Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 06:14 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    Re: Lost Razor Blade

    1a. You "bet" most folks do not stir their sand bed..... This sounds like a good topic of discussion. Why not start a conversation in our reefkeeping section on the subject rather than trying to...

    clownfitch Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 01:32 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    You certainly don't like debate do you? Or is it...

    You certainly don't like debate do you? Or is it that you don't like when your comments are questioned? Relax and enjoy a little conversation.....

    clownfitch Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 01:08 AM Go to last post
    bstreep

    1) He may or may not be stirring his sandbed. ...

    1) He may or may not be stirring his sandbed. Many folks do not. I'd bet MOST folks do not. Especially with a deep sand bed...

    2) You keep giving advice and you are now doubling down on it...

    bstreep Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 12:56 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    You need to post some pics of your tank Ramsey!

    You need to post some pics of your tank Ramsey!

    clownfitch Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 12:17 AM Go to last post
    ramsey

    7ft MONSTER SUMP

    I'm not 100% sure but probably around 180 or so. It's a beast and so far having a huge refugium and skimmer has kept the display really clean. I've been really happy with it.

    ramsey Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 12:11 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    Re: Lost Razor Blade

    Here is an interesting article on what effect a shipwreck has actually shown to have on a coral inhabitant.

    http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0002989

    clownfitch Tue, 30th Sep 2014, 12:04 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    Re: Top down

    I added some rock to the left side of my tank to get most of my euphyllia up off the sand bed.

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/29/7a29b24111eaa5097c8abe99faf8f2dc.jpg
    ...

    clownfitch Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    Re: Top down

    My 2 year contract is up on my cell phone. I'm seriously considering going from my droid to the iPhone.. So many glitchy issues with this dang evo over the past few months. I think they are...

    clownfitch Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 11:52 PM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    If we are talking about the ratio of corroding...

    If we are talking about the ratio of corroding iron to seawater than neither the titanic nor all of the off shore rigs can compare. And he should be stirring his sand bed on a regular basis anyway....

    clownfitch Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 11:41 PM Go to last post
    bstreep

    An even better point, John. Kinda like oil rigs...

    An even better point, John. Kinda like oil rigs offshore?

    bstreep Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 11:27 PM Go to last post
    bstreep

    OK, this is based on... what? Single edge razor...

    OK, this is based on... what? Single edge razor blades are made of carbon steel. Mostly iron. Iron. What many folks actually dose. Also what many fasteners are made of in pumps, etc, that...

    bstreep Mon, 29th Sep 2014, 11:26 PM Go to last post
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