[Feb 7, 2015] Fragging Workshop, Gear Swap, and Giveaway (Hayward, CA)

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Fragging Workshop, Gear Swap, and Giveaway
Start Date: Feb 7, 2015 11:00 AM
End Date: Feb 7, 2015 01:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles -08:00 PST

Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd | Room: 2338 Parking Lot B12 ($2)
Hayward, CA 94545

Posted By: denzil

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  1. denzil

    denzil Past President

    Happy New Year, everyone! We will be holding our first event of 2015 with a fragging workshop for those new to the hobby or just want to learn how others frag their corals. In addition, we're also having a gear swap as well. This is an opportunity to swap some of your aquarium equipment with other fellow reefers or just get rid of some of that equipment that has been sitting in your garage/storage for months/years.

    Let's start off the new year of reefing strong! This event has been set in preparation for our Members Frag Swap on March 14, 2015.
  2. FeliciaLynn

    FeliciaLynn Guest

    So for the gear swap, we can sell equipment too right? I'm going to clean out my excess tank gear now that I'm doing this upgrade, so I'd love to sell some things. I don't want to trade for more stuff to have to store though! haha
  3. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Damn I think my wife planned some Chinese new year/hot pot thing with her friends that day, I definitely have a bunch of junk (but working junk) that I want to get rid of... I'm getting to the point where I'm about to say f' it and throw it all away.
  4. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Guest

    This sounds cool. I'm also in the "too many stuff" category and need to clean out my aquarium gear cabinet.
  5. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer Past President

    If anybody has any corals they wanna bring in to get fragged this would be a good chance...
    I know Geneva has a huge Hollywood stunner chalice. Anybody else? Let me know ASAP so I don't have to go buy stuff from sponsors for the demo...
  6. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

    probably will miss the event kids got a game at 11:30
  7. denzil

    denzil Past President

    Yeah, you can definitely sell stuff as well. It'll just be hard to compete if some folks are simply giving their equipment away. ;)
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  8. Geneva

    Geneva Guest

    Yes, I'm bringing the chalice and maybe a very large green with purple rim monti for fragging demo....will be giving away the frags if anyone is interested.
  9. jonmos75

    jonmos75 Supporting Member

    I will like the purple monti if available...
  10. FeliciaLynn

    FeliciaLynn Guest

    I'll see things for very cheap. I am taking tanks down, so I have some nice, almost new equipment that it would be hard to give away for free. Such as BRS dual media reactor with Cobalt MJ1200 pump, 2 BRS peristaltic dosing pumps (1.1 mL/min), etc.
  11. wpeterson

    wpeterson Guest

    I'm hoping to make this out.

    I have two skimmers to sell: a nice Remora Nano and Remora Pro S skimmer with pre-filter overflow/bubble trap.
  12. tygunn

    tygunn Guest

    Unfortunately all my corals are WAY too tiny to frag . However, I'd be interested in seeing the fragging happening, and check out what frags/equipment people have to sell.

    Anyone want to buy/trade a MASSIVE Sequence 1000 pump? Its similar to a Reeflo Hammerhead I believe. :) Yeah, not sure that'll get a lot of hits here in Cali with our pricey power.


    Do you need me to bring my gryphon band saw for the frag event.
    Let me know.
  14. Apon

    Apon Supporting Member

    what room will this be in? While I am all for swaps and selling gear, I know in the past not many people actually bought stuff : ) Depends on how folks are coming I guess. The year we had vendor and the club selling coral was ok...we had those stations setup to answer questions remember. Lighting, water tests, etc...
  15. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer Past President

    Sure. That would be great!


    I will bring my band saw for the event.
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  17. Geneva

    Geneva Guest

    Please indicate / post above whether you plan to attend (yes, No, Maybe). Room 2338 has just been confirmed - it is next to the cafeteria to the right but no room number label the last time we met there in December. Parking Lot B12 is the closest.
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  18. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer Past President

    Also, make a not that meeting is scheduled at 11am for some reason as opposed to our regular 1 pm time...
  19. rygh

    rygh BOD

    I am glad you mentioned that.
  20. rygh

    rygh BOD

    I will bring a chunk of White Candy Cane coral.
    Yeah, not even remotely fancy. I will not be surprised if nobody wants it.
    Really just for anyone to practicing fragging.
    Although, while we often have "white coral" in our tanks, it is not because it is alive. :mad:

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