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Raleigh Aquarium Society Swap Meet and Sale, November 15th, 2009

Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC, from Nov 14, 2009 07:00 PM to Nov 14, 2009 07:00 PM

Published on Oct 28, 2009 at 08:44 PM

That's right folks, The Raleigh Aquarium Society is at it again, bringing you another exciting event! We will be announcing more information as it becomes available, but let me tell you a little bit about how this event is set up to give you something to look forward to. First of all, we will be hosting this event at The Wake County Commons Building on November 15th, 2009. There will be vendors, manufacturers, stores, clubs, and hobbyists all milling together, making great connections in the industry, selling their wares, listening to speakers, or just taking advantage of all the awesome deals! Anyone at all is invited for this open event, all you have to do it contact graceras@yahoo.com if you would like to be a vendor, or know of or are a manufacturer or club who would be interested. However, if you would like to just attend the event, all you have to do is come! And the best part of all - it is ABSOLUTELY FREE to attend! You do not have to be a member of our club, or any club, from the beginner with their first goldfish bowl to the experienced aquarist, this event is for you! Since we know times are hard lately, and we are all trying to stay recession free, we are offering some great incentives for you to join us and help clear out space in your closets and garages and go home with more of the items you need!

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2009 Dallas Fort Worth Coral Farmers Market SM Second Annual Fall Event, November 14, 2009

Holiday Inn Select North Dallas 2645 LBJ Freeway (I-635) Dallas, Texas 75234, from Nov 14, 2009 05:30 AM to Nov 14, 2009 11:00 AM

Published on Oct 28, 2009 at 08:40 PM

This 2009 Coral Farmers MarketSM sanctioned event is the second annual event run by the Dallas Fort Worth Coral Farmers MarketSM company. This one day event is held in the North Dallas area of Texas. Up to 22 coral farming and exhibiting vendors will be selling or displaying their captive grown, cultured corals or reef related products to the public. We expect over 150 total attendees for this second event. Some of the best coral farming vendors from Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Shreveport, Little Rock and Southern California will be setting up coral displays. Farmers include aquarists, retail reef shops, online coral shops and full scale coral farming enterprises. There will also be exhibitors present who will be demonstrating and selling their products. This DA-CFM event will also feature coral auctions, raffles and door prizes throughout the day. Reef aquarists new to the captive reef market can also expect to see a fine collection of easy to keep beginner corals. Aquarists and enthusiasts can attend this one-day event by purchasing a Dallas Fort Worth Coral Farmers MarketSM day ticket online for ($15) up to one month prior to the event. Within 1 month of the event the online ticket price is ($25) per ticket. Tickets will also be sold at the door ($30) during the day of the event, but may be limited by occupancy restrictions. We are also encouraging our farmers to bring plently of farmed soft corals along with their exotic farmed stony corals.

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2009 Louisville Marine Aquarium Society Frag Swap, November 7, 2009

Holiday Inn - Lakeview, 505 Marriott Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129, from Nov 07, 2009 07:00 AM to Nov 07, 2009 12:00 PM

Published on Oct 28, 2009 at 08:37 PM

Please plan on attending the 2009 Louisville Marine Aquarium Society Frag Swap. Buy, sell, and trade coral frags, equipment, and supplies. Socialize with fellow hobbyists. Win raffle prizes. Learn something new. Table reservations can be made by contacting Ellisz though our web site. More information including sponsor and raffle info can also be found on the LMAS web site.

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Midwest Marine Conference 2010, May 21-23, 2010

Cranbrook Institute of Science 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, from May 20, 2010 08:00 PM to May 22, 2010 08:00 PM

Published on Oct 28, 2009 at 08:34 PM

Think REEF ! - Refocusing on Efficient and Effective Fundamentals For MMC 2010 we are focusing on topics to reduce losses, reduce impact, and move toward a more self sustainable hobby Midwest Marine Conference 2010 includes 3 days of activities. Friday Social Reception with Speakers and Industry Leaders Speaker Sessions on Saturday and Sunday Frag Swap on Sunday, Followed by a Huge Livestock and Dry goods raffle Large Exhibit Hall full of National and Local Vendors General Admission is from 11am to 4pm on Sunday at $3 per person. Access to the Exhibit hall and speakers outside that time is available to ticket holders only. The Midwest Marine Conference is brought to you by The Marinelife Aquarium Society of Michigan and The Cranbrook Institute of Science

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Hey Moby: you've got a piece of Giant Squid caught there between your teeth...

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Moby Dick comes to life: The astonishing rare images of a sperm whale feasting on a giant squid.

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Vast plankton bloom off New Zealand

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A vast plankton bloom occurring east of New Zealand has been captured by satellite.

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Marine Lab Team Seeks To Understand Coral Bleaching

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ScienceDaily (Oct. 26, 2009) β€” With technology similar to that used by physicians to perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, researchers from six institutions -- including the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- working at the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) in Charleston, S.C., are studying the metabolic activity of a pathogen shown to cause coral bleaching, a serious threat to undersea reef ecosystems worldwide.

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MACNA 2010

Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center, 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, Florida 32821, from Sep 02, 2010 08:00 PM to Sep 04, 2010 08:00 PM

Published on Oct 25, 2009 at 09:13 PM

The Marine Aquarium Conference of North America, (MACNA) is the largest and oldest marine aquarium conference held in the US and Canada.

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Videos: The Great Barrier Reef

By YouTube.com on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Various videographers document the amazing Great Barrier Reef. For more information about each video, visit the linked YouTube video.

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Freshwater Aquariums: How to Dose a Plant Tank, Part 1: Carbon Dioxide

By Jake Adams on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Whether your plants even require any or little dosing is entirely up to you. There are plenty of setups of slow growing ferns and mosses that are perfectly balanced and grow at a rapid pace on their own. For the majority of planted tanks however, a little addition of carbon dioxide will go a long way towards making your plants grow more lush and beautiful.

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Product Review: VorTech MP10 Propeller Pump

By Dana Riddle on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

In a day of product hype and hyperbole, it is refreshing to find a product that delivers more than it promises. Our testing found that the MP10 maximum flow rate exceeded the manufacturer's claim, and all other advertising points were reasonable.

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Feature Article: Algae: Sometimes Both Beautiful and Useful, Part 2

By Christopher Paparo on Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM

Although a tank with temperate marine macro algae as the primary focus may be unheard of in the aquarium hobby, all of the equipment required is readily available, and as you may have noticed, many of the techniques involved are strikingly similar to common reef-keeping techniques already being employed.

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