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When: Friday, March 17th, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Where: IHOP, 1001 E 17th St, Santa Ana CA 92701-2546

Featured Tank: Mike Gruneisen's (aka: thegrun) beautiful 120 gallon mixed reef.

Guest Speaker: Caitlin Lee

Topic: The Importance of Captive Breebing

Caitlin Lee has a deeply rooted passion for marine life. Her first job was at a local fish store scrubbing aquariums and befriending moray eels. As a regular blogger on popular online reef-centric publications, her writings have covered a wide range of aquatic subjects. Caitlin moderated a video web series that brought together industry leaders to discuss many important topics.

Her passion for the aquarium trade has led her to Quality Marine, where she creates media that highlights their industry leading commitment to sustainability through captive breeding and net-collected fishes. Caitlin currently operates Reef Musings, a blog devoted to covering the beauty and mystery of the ocean.

Don't forget to bring your water samples to have them tested by Steve Garrett

Also, be sure to get your raffle ticket for another amazing raffle!

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