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    by Published on 12-20-2014 02:50 PM

    Boston Reefers Meetings are open to all Paid, non-paid and prospective members(family friendly environment)

    The next meeting of the Boston Reefers' Society will be: on Sunday January 25th, 2015 noon to 4:00pm, NO PATRIOTS FOOTBALL THIS DAY!

    The location is: Framingham Elks 450 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA

    Round Robin/Hands On Event

    Meeting schedule:

    **All topics and times subject to change at any time**

    DIY Round Robin Topics to be covered:

    (DO YOU HAVE KNOWLEDGE IN THE BELOW AREAS AND WERE THINKING ABOUT GETTING MORE INVOLVED IN THE CLUB, BUT DID NOT WANT TO GET INVOLVED WITH THE DAY TO DAY BUSINESS. NOW IS YOUR TIME TO STEP UP HELP OUR FOR A FINITE TIME ON A SET DAY. DO NOT BE SHY AS YOU MAY ACUALLY ENJOY SHARING YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND INTERACTING.) EMAIL THE BOD-officers@bostonreefers.org

    ***WE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF SOLIDIFYING TOPICS***

    1. How to link pictures on the forum(General knowledge especially for those who are not tech savvy)-this will be occurring off to the side
    2. DIY Auto Top Off-Learn how to make your own auto top off(Great for someone who is not ready for a fully automated system)
    3. Rockscaping-Learn how to drill, join together and assembly your own rockscape (Great knowledge for a newbie getting started)
    4. PVC floating Picture Box-Learn how to make your own floating picture box to take better pictures (Good for everyone that likes to take pictures of their tank...especially to get clear pictures to ID unknowns)
    5. Tank Drilling-Learn how to drill a tank (Always good to know if you want to link multiple tanks together on the same system)
    6. Fragging-Learn how to frag a coral and mount it properly (Good knowledge to move to the next level of reefing and sharing-learn the does and don'ts)
    7. How to Frag an anemone (Something you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask or attempt on your own)
    8. How to Start a Reef Tank-An area to bounce questions off an Experienced reefer.

    Ardruino Group will be working on their build project. Feel free to check out what is going on.

    Meeting schedule:

    **All topics and times subject to change at any time**

    12:00-Socializing/Membership Registration/Greeting
    12:15-Start first rotation of "Hands On" demos
    12:30-Start second rotation of "Hands On" demos
    1:00-Break for lunch
    1:20-Start third rotation of "Hands On" demos
    1:50-Start fourth rotation of "Hands On" demos
    2:20-Start fifth rotation of "Hands On" demos
    2:50-Start sixth rotation of "Hands On" demos
    3:20-Raffle
    3:45-Frag Trading/Socializing

    There will be no water testing or fishgoo for this meeting

    Meeting Sponsors - BRS Membership-swap away


    There will be many great raffle prizes offered up to support the club by our sponsors and members. Items will be posted as we get closer to the meeting date.

    **THERE WILL BE A KIDS ACTIVITY TABLE**
    by Published on 07-31-2014 12:04 PM

    BRS Official Meeting 'Evolving' Calendar for 2014

    Meetings are open to all paid, non-paid and prospective members. (family friendly environment)

    This is the evolving BRS calendar for 2014. While we are working out the details for some of the speakers later in the year our calendar will be influx. Keep a close eye on it as we will be updating it frequently. We are TRYING to lay out the meeting schedule far in advance. This is to give the membership ample time to plan for the meetings that they would like to attend this year.


    January 19th (Sunday) - Noon-4 PM - VFW Oxford, MA-DIY Fragging Demo meeting info (Meeting Sponsor) (link to detailed meeting information)

    February 8th (Saturday) - Noon-4 PM - Newburyport Elks - Warren Gibbons from Ocean Explorium "Reef Keeping Disasters and how to Prevent Them" (Yard Sale tables available)
    (link to meeting details)

    March 9th (Sunday) - Noon-4 PM - VFW Taunton - Christine Williams - "Recognize and treating fish illnesses" - Underwater World will be our meeting sponsor, along with 2014 Official Growout Competition

    April 5th (Saturday) - 11am - 4pm - Framingham Elks - BRS AUCTION - (NO FRAG TRADING OR SALES) (link to meeting details)

    May 4th (Sunday) - Noon - 4pm - Noon-4 PM - Oxford VFW Oxford, MA - Craig Bingham - "Todays state-of-the-art in reefkeeping: analysis and discussion of survey results" (link to meeting details)

    June 7th (Saturday)-Noon - 4pm - Noon-4 PM - Newburyport Elks - BBQ/HORSE SHOES (Meeting Sponsor-Frag Freaks)
    (link to meeting details)

    Everything below this line needs to be edited and corrected

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    Feel free to post informal get togthers (click on link)

    July - No Meeting

    Aug - No Meeting

    September 14th (Sunday) - 11am - 4pm - Salem Elks 39 Shadow Lake Rd, Salem, NH - Marc Levenson - Meeting Sponsor; Aqua Addicts and Jays Aquatics

    October 19th - (Sunday) - 12pm - 5pm - Framingham Elks -

    November 15th (Saturday) - Noon-4 PM - VFW Taunton - Gary Parr - Photography- Meeting Sponsor; Love The Reef - Official Grow Out Contest

    December 6th (Saturday)- 2015 Elections Framingham Elks (must be held before Dec 15th per BRS By-Laws)

    **NEW ADDITION TO THE MEETINGS IS A KIDS ACTIVITY TABLE**
    by Published on 04-20-2014 11:39 AM

    Lets give a nice welcoming for our new sponsor Affordable Aquatics

    http://www.affordableaquatic.com/

    Thank you for supporting the Boston Reef Society
    by Published on 02-09-2014 08:29 PM

    Hello, I trust that everyone is doing well this sunny afternoon.

    Attached you will find the January to May 2014 BRS Newsletter.

    I would like to thank everyone that took time to write up pieces on their reefing experiences or knowledge.

    Included is a list of the clubs forum and banner sponsors as well.

    On top of our monthly calendar and yearly auction.

    Stay warm and see you all sooner rather than later. ***Tomorrow is Meeting Day***

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