Coral Fragging Workshop

Discussion in 'Events & Announcements' started by Wlachnit, Dec 28, 2018.

By Wlachnit on Dec 28, 2018 at 5:14 PM
  1. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit BOD

    Hey it's time to frag some corals for our first event of the year! We'll be having a lil informal class on fragging corals. This timing should work well for our Member Frag Swap in March.

    • Date:Saturday January 19, 2019
    • Start Time:12:30PM
    • Location: @Wlachnit Will's house in Pleasanton.
    • 1486 Via di Salerno, Pleasanton
    We'll cover different techniques for fragging different corals.
    • Which tools work best for which corals under certain circumstances.
    • Which corals should be fragged and which ones cannot be fragged.
    • What to do after you frag a coral? (e.g., don't put fresh cut fleshy corals in high flow or the skin will rip off
    Please reply to the thread if you will be coming...and if you have any corals to bring that you want fragged.

    Also, who has the Bandsaw? We will need this for the event.
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2019
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Will you attend

  1. Yes

    13 vote(s)
  2. Maybe

    4 vote(s)
  3. No

    3 vote(s)


Discussion in 'Events & Announcements' started by Wlachnit, Dec 28, 2018.

    1. Coral reefer
      Coral reefer
      I have the bandsaw and should Be coming. I will bring red stop light Chalice to frag. Have a couple other chalices to bring too. tbring
    2. xcaret
      I have another band saw that can be made available as well so ohers can practice.
    3. Vhuang168
      And I have another if I make it to this one. Mine is a Gryphon so different from the club one.

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    4. Jeff Rehling
      Jeff Rehling
      i will bring zoa's!!
    5. MolaMola
      Oooh - can't miss the bandsaw action. Hope I can make it that weekend!
    6. Bruce Spiegelman
      Bruce Spiegelman
      I can bring bandsaw as well if we need anymore.
    7. Eugene
      Can’t miss it!

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    8. Ibn
      Likewise, I'll bring my Gryphon if I can make this one.
    9. tankguy
      As of right now I’m coming
    10. Mozby
      Would love to come as well. I should be bringing a Miami hurricane chalice, a pocillopora and some zoas. Maybe an acan and a blasto if it’s fraggable by then.

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    11. JVU
      I’ll be there!

      I’m getting band-saw envy, I didn’t realize all the cool kids have one.

      I can bring other stuff though, like my fragging tools, eyewear, CA glue, extra frag plugs, extra deli containers, etc.

      Do you guys think it is worth have a frag dipping workshop at the same time? It’s pretty critical especially after our frag swaps, and it would be good to show newer Reefers the basicas as well as share Pro-tips. I can bring some dip (I have Bayer and CoralRx), dipping equipment, and extra Reef Crystals saltwater.

      Will, let me know what you think and how else I can help.
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    12. Bruce Spiegelman
      Bruce Spiegelman
      Yes on the frag dip workshop. I'm amazed at the number of people that I talk to that don't dip and say they don't know what to use.
    13. Wlachnit
      Yes, great idea. It would be great if you bring the above.
    14. Coral reefer
      Coral reefer
      How do we still only have 4 yes attendees?
    15. Bruce Spiegelman
      Bruce Spiegelman
      I think this is one of those events people kind of put off making a decision about. For something like a frag swap people will try to leave their schedule open much earlier. It's easier to tell a spouse, "I have to go -- we only have two a year." Workshops are a little harder to convince everyone at home that they are a must attend.
    16. MolaMola
      Is it a 3-day weekend for everyone? That's my dilemma.
    17. tankguy
      No 3 day weekend for me. Doesn’t everybody just tell their wife/husband hey I’m busy that day ?
    18. Coral reefer
      Coral reefer
      I actually make it sound like I don't even really want to go, but I have to, cause I'm the president. That excuse has sailed tho...
    19. Ibn
      Just say you're passing the baton to the next pres?

      Thanks for the reminder that it's a 3-day weekend.

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