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SCMAS JANUARY MEETING Annual Frag & Equipment Swap/Membership Drive Jan 19th

When: Friday January 19, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Where: IHOP, 1001 E 17th St, Santa Ana CA 92701-2546 

You are all invited to SCMAS's Annual Frag Swap and Membership Drive. Feel free to bring your frags or used equipment to sell or trade. If you don't have frags, just come to check out the corals and equipment, buy, or just hang out with other friendly hobbyist. Once again we are looking forward to a great year bringing more speakers, more activities, and more fun! We hope to see you all there and hopefully you will be enticed into joining SCMAS.

This will also be a great time to join SCMAS to be eligible to attend all of SCMAS's special events!

For all SCMAS members, it is time to RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP for 2018!

SCMAS Members benefits:
Participation at special events. Save hundreds!
Group buys at deeply discounted products!
Free entry to Reef-A-Palooza $40 dollar value! 
Discounted Christmas party dinner active members (must qualify to attend). Save $50.00-100.00.
Monthly live goods and dry goods raffle.
Free Members Only drawing at each meeting.
Networking with expert hobbyists.

Feel free to post what you will be looking for or what you are bringing on the following forums:

https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/scmas-annual-frag-equipment-swap-membership-drive-jan-19th.350137/

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25327846#post25327846

http://www.socalireefs.com/forums/showthread.php?90246-SCMAS-Annual-Frag-amp-Equipment-Swap-Membership-Drive-Jan-19th&p=980383#post980383

 

 

SCMAS Meeting 

When: Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Where: IHOP, 1001 E 17th St, Santa Ana CA 92701-2546


Topic: Plumbing tips and tricks

This months meeting will go over proper plumbing techniques that can be used on our aquariums.  

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!  

 

SCMAS Meeting May 19th

When: Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Where: IHOP, 1001 E 17th St, Santa Ana CA 92701-2546

Aquarium Keeper, business man, lover of all things aquatic - Jeremy Howell of Brightwell Aquatics and Continuum Aquatics will be presenting at this month’s meeting. Jeremy’s topic of choice will be “Maximizing Coral Growth and Coloration Through Supplementation.”  Jeremy is an industry veteran with many years of experience in the aquatic field. He started young working at ’Tis Tropicals, then built custom installations for Casco group in the early 90’s. Following that he worked for Kent Marine for 10 years. Jeremy then founded Blue Life USA a remedies based aquarium product company helping hobbyists get rid of aquarium pests and keeping our tanks clean and clear.

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SCMAS Meeting April 21st 

When: Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Where: IHOP, 1001 E 17th St, Santa Ana CA 92701-2546


Topic: Water flow

Quite possibly the most important topic when it comes to the overall health of our corals.   We will talk about methods of flow as well as the many tools we can use to add various types of flow.

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

 

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. 

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Guest Speaker: Caitlin Lee

Topic: The Importance of Captive Breebing

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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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