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Well, it's that time of year again and this year's workshop is bigger and better than ever. Look for The Raleigh Aquarium Society to be featured in this month's issue of Reefkeeping Magazine, which should come out in a few days. .

This year's workshop includes great speakers like Anthony Calfo and Chris Jury.

If you are like me, you will not want to miss this. In addition to our great speakers, we havwe all kinds of fun activities including fragging demonstrations and fratg trades. Please make plans to attend. Here is the schedule:

Friday, March 6th, 2009

12:30pm - Native Fish Collecting trip - Meet at NCSU Centennial Campus, Engineering Bldg 1 in the lobby area (Note: you will need to get a $2 parking permit at the guard booth for Friday only) and return by 5:30pm. Equipment provided, but bring dry clothes, boots/ waders, buckets, and dipnets if you have them. Contact Gerald Pottern at [email protected] or (919) 556-8845 to sign up and for further information.
6:30pm - Workshop Registration opens
7:00pm - Diana Walstad - Planted Tank Demo - Room 1
Carmalee Scarpetti - Frag Demo and Frag Swap - Room 2
8:00pm - Gerald Pottern - How to Make Your Own Filters and Improve Old
Filters with Poret Foam

Saturday, March 7th, 2009
8:30am - Registration opens
9:00am - TBD
10:00am - Anthony Calfo - Topic TBD
11:00am - Charlie Grimes - Diving in Quatro Cinegas with Ad Konings
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Ray Lucas - Kids in the Aquarium Hobby
2:00pm - Chris Jury - Ocean Acidification
3:00pm - Eric Bodrock - Cory Breeding Made Easy
4:00pm - Tony Terceira - Killifish: Scriptaphyosemion. Archiaphyosemion
and Callopanchax
5:00pm - Break
6:00pm - Dinner - Speaker - Charlie Grimes - Dead Fish Talk

Sunday, March 8th, 2009
9:00am – Auction Registration begins– (Sellers and Buyers may register at any time during the auction.)
11:00am – Auction begins.

For additional information and registration forms, please visit

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