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  1. The October meeting will be On Saturday October 21st 2023 and will be held at Modern Aquatix 5508 Elmwood Ave Indianapolis IN 46203 The official meeting will be from 3:30 to 5:30 pm The October meeting is also the election of officers so all members should plan on attending. Check out the positions below for candidates or to nominate candidates There will be no sales during the meeting only prior to the meeting. Hope to see everyone there! Please RSVP Our club elections will be at this meeting so we hope to see everyone there! Nominations for the 2024 board have now officially started club! Per the INDMAS By-Laws, and in order to have more time to train any new BOD in preparation for the frag swap…the newly nominated positions will now be taking office on November 1st, 2023. Nominations will remain open until the night before the meeting on October 9th, 2021 and voting will take place at the same October monthly meeting (Must be present to vote!!). If you are interested in running for one of the offices below you can nominate yourself or you may nominate another member. If another member nominates you, please accept or reject that nomination on this thread! There is no limit to the number of nominations accepted per position. This is a great opportunity to give back to INDMAS, help assist your local non-for-profit club grow and educate, and to show your reefing pride! So without further adieu here is the list of open positions and current nominees! Want to Give Back? INDMAS is a great reefing community that offers tons of resources for us to keep our piece of the ocean looking at its best. But all of those resources are carefully and diligently planned out by the volunteers on our Board of Directors. This year we have a few positions that will be open to take office on November 1st. These are all one year terms...and the nominations will begin in September. The officers below have done a great job already for 2021, and 1 Year Terms: Membership – Commerce – Education – 2 Year Terms: INDMAS Treasurer – currently held by Ben INDMAS Secretary – currently held by Craig Martin Responsibilities of the officers is listed here: http://indmas.org/main/index.php/topic/1203-duties-and-responsibilities-of-elected-positions/  2024 Frag Swap Commerce Committee Don't think you have enough time to swing a Staff position? The INDMAS Frag Swap is a big undertaking and planning for the March 9th 2024 event will start in November. The Commerce Committee is responsible for helping solicit those awesome raffles that you see near the stage every year! They are a pivotal position and work directly with the Commerce Chair to ensure a great fundraiser for the club. How can you help give back to the club and the reefing community? I'm glad you asked! Email for more information to see if this is a good fit for you: [email protected] Please RSVP Below and consider running for one of the open positions!
  2. passion or obsession... great setup always goo to see it
  3. two weeks until the retro swap anyone else coming
  4. Mark your calendars, the annual INDMAS Frag Swap will be Saturday March 9th from Noon to 4pm
  5. All of the Kids are back in school, College and NFL football have both started what can top that? No not Christmas in September although close it is The annual INDMAS Retro Frag Swap. The September meeting will be our annual retro frag swap and will be on Saturday September 9th at Doug (ddeurloo) and Cheryl's (redfish) home. Time 4-6 Address 10873 Olivia Ct Indianapolis IN 46234 They have a 300 gallon display and a 500 gallon system. Make sure to bring a notebook and camera so you can take notes about one of the best designed fish rooms in the club and a water storage system that could fill a swimming pool. All pictures are copyrighted (just joking). The retro frag swap is no tanks/no lights/no heaters old school- just frags in coolers to buy sell and trade. Bring cash with you to the meeting or set up trades. We will post a thread specific for the retro frag swap in buy sell and must be a member to access that post. We hope to see everyone there! Please reply below your attendance.
  6. Deb and I will be there I will be going to aquarium world
  7. The August meeting will be at Luis's (Gonzo620) home at 1727 Jacques Drive in Lebanon IN on Saturday August 5th from 4pm to 6pm. NOTE DATE is 1st Saturday in August Luis has a very well though out 180 gallon display tank with great attention to detail for his system. Additionally most of us do not get the chance to venture to out of the area stores. That gave us an idea to organize a field trip to Aquarium World in Lafayette. Aquarium World setup at the frag swap in 2021. The idea is to meet at Luis at 12:30 to 1pm and carpool to Aquarium World in Lafayette. This is not part of the official club meeting and we will return to Luis' for the meeting. Let us know if you might be interested and we will update the thread if we have the interest. Josh the owner of aquarium world is working on some club specials. Please RSVP below for both events the same day. And a reminder for 2024 the frag swap will be Saturday March 9, 2024 at Northside Knights of Columbus Save the Date
  8. I will be there who else can make it?
  9. The July 2023 meeting will be at Allen's (puffdragon) and Laura's home. When Saturday July 15th NOTE DATE Time 4-6 Location 218 Deer Park Court Seymour Indiana 47274 For those of you that have not seen his setup you will be able to pick up some great tips on how to run a beautiful system for the long haul. Allen's got some great tips on how to save money on your weekly/daily maintenance Please RSVP below
  10. Thanks again for hosting Amanda and Suresh The new tank is looking great we had a great time!
  11. Will be there +1 bringing buffalo chicken dip Lets get a great turnout club! RSVP below
  12. The June meeting will be June 10th from 4pm - 6 pm Amanda (Mrsbugmaster) is hosting this year . The address is 9710 Towne Rd Carmel IN What -Food Friends a great time and a chance to pick up some tips and tricks of setting up a new tank and moving from an existing one Come see the new 270 Gallon Planet Aquarium FOWLR setup. The summer social is a pitch in so please reply if you can make it and what you will be bringing. We hope to see everyone there!
  13. The May meeting will be on Saturday May 13th at Alan and Scarlet's home. When: Saturday May 13th from 4pm to 6pm Where: Alan (reefaddict) and Scarlet (coralbeauty) 10708 Inspiration Dr Indianapolis IN 46259 What: a great meeting with an education topic that will benefit all DIY at heart Reefers. See The best deal at last years MACNA a Cade 2100 S2 with a volume of 234 gallons Alan got a new tank Scarlet got new floors.... Born on date November 22nd 2022. A 6 month old mixed reef tank with SPS dominant. Hear about the set backs and successes of starting a new tank this size Looking forward to it please reply in the thread below
  14. NOTE There is a change in date to 4/15
  15. The April meeting will be at Petesfolly (BOB's) home. Come see his 220 gallon main display and frag tank setup. Check out the longest auto water change run in the club run by DOS pumps. This is also the new member meet and greet. All of the new members that joined at the frag swap are encouraged to come and check out what the club is all about. Where 11375 Whitewater Way Fishers IN When Saturday April 15th from 4-6pm Hope to see everyone there Reply below if you are able to make it
  16. Thanks again Ross Great food and good times.
  17. look at hydrogen peroxide dosing lots of articles on it you can also maybe start by taking a rock out and dipping it in the peroxide bath. I did this on my 1st and 2nd tanks I personally would not do this and nopox at the same time
  18. Red sea has a product called NOPOX you may try that start off with 1/2 the recommended dose for 10 days and see if it starts to bring them down
  19. Club This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to upgrade their setup and get it ready for the 2023 frag swap (shameless plug and hijacking of a thread)
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