Paul B's thread

Discussion in 'Reef Talk' started by jamesdong009, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. jamesdong009

    jamesdong009 Anthony Officer BRS Member

    :) 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: Saturday, September 17th, 2016 noon to 4:00pm with Paul Baldassano.

    The location is: Peabody VFW 20 Stevens St. Peabody, MA 01960

    Paul Baldassano (Paul B)
    Topic – TBA


    This hobby has been a lifelong passion of Paul’s for over 60 years. Not many can say this, but Paul first started his reef tank in 1971. That first tank has gone through many changes and has grown much larger, but it is still running today! His reef has been a continuing experiment where he offers these beautiful creatures the best possible living conditions outside their natural habitat.

    Paul has spent his life searching for answers and it normally occupies much of his time even when he should be sleeping. One of these answers came in the form of the Majano Wand, which has helped many reefers overcome these pests.

    As a retired electrician, Paul keeps himself busy by writing aquarium articles, speaking at reef clubs, and working on his projects – many of which involve marine life in one form or another.

    Meeting schedule:


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

    Meeting schedule: Noon - 4pm
    12:00-12:30 Meet & Greet / Membership Registration
    12:30-1:00 Q&A if interest (Psst! Old school reefers, civic duty calls!)
    1:00-2:30 Speaker presentation
    2:30-3:00 Food, raffle
    3:00-4:00 on Fragswap mayhem/socializing/meeting cleanup

    Water testing will be available for this meeting as well as Fish Goo!

    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.

    **AS USUAL, THERE WILL BE A KIDS ACTIVITY TABLE**
     
  2. wpeterson

    wpeterson Well-Known Member Officer BRS Member

    Thanks for organizing this! I'm looking forward to it.
     
  3. Paul B

    Paul B paul b

    Will there be any Linguini and clams for lunch?
     
  4. reefstarter

    reefstarter Non-member

    Finally one close to me !!!
     
  5. Archit

    Archit Well-Known Member BRS Member

    looking forward to this one as well! :)

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  6. cilyjr

    cilyjr Chris Staff Member Moderator BRS Member

    If that comes on a pizza then sure
     
  7. cilyjr

    cilyjr Chris Staff Member Moderator BRS Member

    Also this is our 1st meeting in this hall. A large turnout suggests to the BOD that it should be used again
     
  8. STiTCH87

    STiTCH87 Saltwater OCD Victim

    Peabody eh? I know a few shops semi-local to there that should show up for the frag swap ::cough:: Unique, LTR, Exquisite ::cough::!!!
     
  9. Rone

    Rone Well-Known Member BRS Member

    Got that weekend off. I'll be there for sure.
     
  10. choff

    choff Well-Known Member BRS Member

    Will there be super models?

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  11. Marshall O

    Marshall O Well-Known Member BRS Member

    I'll be there, if that answers your question.

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  12. cilyjr

    cilyjr Chris Staff Member Moderator BRS Member

    Just you... hot stuff...
     
  13. bdaley

    bdaley Well-Known Member BRS Member

    As far as I know Jimmy is offline and store front is closed and Brandon closed his doors (UA) this past weekend.
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2016
  14. STiTCH87

    STiTCH87 Saltwater OCD Victim

    Just looked into it and you are correct on both. Such a sad thing to see. I guess reefing isn't popular in New England anymore. =\

    Sorry to go off topic. Anyways!!! Lots of great BRS MEMBERS! in that area that tend to have great stuff for sale. I'll see about trying to make it up that way depending on if I get my new car by then (long story... lol)
     
  15. bdaley

    bdaley Well-Known Member BRS Member

    Specialty pets shops were never a forgiving business to enter into. I am sure both will be back in time.
     
  16. Turbosnail

    Turbosnail Well-Known Member BRS Member

    Finally a meeting can't wait!
     
  17. Phinfan

    Phinfan Well-Known Member BRS Member

    Been Waiting for a meeting, a little bit of a drive but that never stopped me before.
     
  18. neptune

    neptune Non-member

    count me in!! I have been reading threads / comments and articles from Paul B. I actually cant wait to meet him and I bringing Q's with me for the Q/A session!

    Thanks!
    Neptune
     
  19. Paul B

    Paul B paul b

    Never heard of him!
     
  20. aresangel

    aresangel Well-Known Member BRS Member

    Yay meetings again! Hopefully will be able to get the time to drive up there! Started a food truck this summer and have to check if someone booked us yet.


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