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Old 01/23/2011, 11:25 AM   #126
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new guy here

been in freshwater for the past 6months....just switched over

hoping to check out a meeting soon

my name is Blake....

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Old 02/06/2011, 05:20 PM   #127
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Here are a couple of photos of myself...As you can see, I enjoy scuba diving and pretty much anything saltwater.

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Old 03/05/2011, 02:26 PM   #128
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James McIntosh

Hello, James McIntosh
Just moved to Arizona. Have a 10 gallon nano- it is very basic. Switched my reef over to freshwater Discus prior to the move. Hope to make a meeting or two, but live up in Glendale.

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Old 04/06/2011, 08:18 PM   #129
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Hi everyone,

I am Trey Smith. I have been in the hobby for a little over a year, but not been very active in the forums.

I have a 30g mixed reef tank in my office, and I am almost done building an LED powered 100g dual view in-wall at home :-) Thanks for all your help Ryan! (NaClH20NMYVEIN)

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Old 04/06/2011, 09:31 PM   #130
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Welcome! Share some pictures with the group of your build in progress in the main FRAG forum.

The planet needs a 50% water change.

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Old 04/20/2011, 06:04 PM   #131
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I have been in this addicting hobby for a year or so. I have 2 BC29's plummed together. 1 is LPS and i just started adding SPS to the other 1. Anyhow i would like to get involved in some local meetings and get to know some local reefers. I guess im to dumb to figuere out how to post my pic. btw im Travis

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Old 05/26/2011, 04:46 PM   #132
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Hi Everyone,

My husband and I just recently joined reef central because we were recommended to this site by numerous friends. Our names obviously are Josh & Jen. We have been in the saltwater hobby for over 8years. My first tank was a 125 gallon swim tank. After 5years of having a swim only tank we upgraded to a 50 gallon reef tank. Then a year later we upgraded to a 75 gallon reef tank. Then 4 months ago we made a HUGE upgrade and now have a 300 gallon reef tank. This tank is our pride and joy, well besides our two little brats (hehe). Fish are amazing and I love that every fish has there own little personalities. Like my royal gamma who like to be silly and swim backwards upside down. So many lil things make the reef tanking SO worth it.....

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Old 05/26/2011, 11:37 PM   #133
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Hi all pics to come. I am new to the site, name is matt I was forced to sell my tank and everything with it a couple years back. I was in the hobby for over a year. I would like to get back into the hobby.

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Old 01/05/2012, 08:33 PM   #134
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Forgot about this thread. Guess its time to post my mug.
This is me with my daughter Peyton and son Carter. (wife was holding the camera).


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Old 01/15/2012, 09:09 PM   #135
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^^^^I thought that was you in your avatar........

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Old 03/21/2012, 12:12 AM   #136
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Hi I'm. Will and ilive in Tucson. My wife and I have a 90 g starphire reef and eventually want to get a 250 plus monster reef going!

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Old 07/14/2012, 12:45 AM   #137
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I'm Shaun. Unfortunately, this is what I look like

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Old 07/14/2012, 05:20 AM   #138
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I'm Sal and my wife's name is Anna

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Old 08/26/2012, 03:23 PM   #139
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I'm Nick and my wife Alexa

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Old 10/22/2012, 08:00 PM   #140
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Me and My Reef

I've been in and out of the hobby over the past 10 years. I'm currently IN. This is the farthest I've taken the hobby.... Lots of success.... some failures.... Previously little success... lots of failures :-)

Me and my Fish Buddy:

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Old 03/08/2013, 08:34 AM   #141
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Hey all, been reading for a year or so but just started posting.
This is my wife Veronica and I (Jonathan).

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Old 05/30/2013, 05:10 PM   #142
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Not new to here but been many years since logging on think my old name was tendar here. Any ways been out of the hobby for 7-8 years but getting back in with a biocube 29.

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Old 06/02/2013, 12:09 PM   #143
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Hey, my name is Andrew " AZSLAPPY " Been in the Saltwater hobby for about 6 years. Building a new 300 gallon set up which should be done in July !!! Looking forward to meeting some new peeps.


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Old 06/13/2013, 06:59 PM   #144
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^^ Hope your tank is as big as your picture...

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Old 11/11/2013, 10:35 PM   #145
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I'm Chris. Had a planted FW tank for years, just got my own SW tank in my new house. Finally got what I have wanted for years.

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Old 01/28/2014, 10:32 AM   #146
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Hi All...

My Name is of Johanasu here on the forums...

Me on a booze n cruise in hawaii

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Old 03/27/2014, 02:09 PM   #147
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Here i am with my new to me 75 gallon. this was after a long day picking it up and scraping the back wall of paint. Will be a peninsula. 40 gallon sump, plus eheim 1262 pump, 50 gallon storage container, BRS carbon/gfo.

things i need RO/DI, LED, skimmer, plumbing - will be a slow build. Currently have a 36 gallon FOWLR.

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Old 05/01/2014, 07:14 PM   #148
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Old 05/01/2014, 08:25 PM   #149
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Just realized I never posted a post in this thread! I thought I had!

Been into Saltwater aquariums (mainly FOWLR) for about 15 years, got into reefing about 3 years ago. I haven't made any of the FRAG events because I work every other Saturday, and live in NW Phoenix, so on the couple I have been off for, I have had a hard time getting over that way. I just today finished setting up my newest, biggest ever tank, a 155 gallon bowfront, so I plan on making the next PROP auction to try and start building up some new inhabitants.

This is a recent picture of me (on the far left), my wife (on the far right), and my three kids. Not in this picture are my four grandkids, who are the light of my life. Sadly, two days after this picture was taken, my oldest daughter (next to me) and her husband moved to Georgia and took two of the four grandkids with them, so I don;t get to spoil them every day, but I do Skype with them frequently!



Current Tank Info: Currently a 29 gallon all-in-one frag tank and a 210 gallon tank slowly becoming my dream system!
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Old 05/17/2014, 10:45 AM   #150
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My wife and I. Benson and Sue. We both love the saltwater hobby. She wants to have her own frag tank.

180 Gallon Reef Tank, Elite Aquatics Sump, Kessil A360we LEDS, AI Hydra 26 HD LEDS, Reef Octopus OCTO VarioS-6 Controllable DC Circulation Pump, Skimz Kone SK204 Skimmer, Vortex MP40 Powerhead.

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