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  1. 2004 to now

    Here's a March picture of my main reef aquarium every year since 2004. Sorry about the formatting, not every image is the same size pixel-wise.

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  2. MACNA Schwag items

    One part of MACNA that I know everyone loves is getting freebies from the various vendors. I think it's in our inherent nature to acquire stuff that didn't cost a dime, hauling our score back to the hotel room and eventually home. Being a vendor myself, I'm aware of these expenditures through research of what I might be able to dole out myself to visitors of my booth. I can assure you it isn't cheap, from the point of ordering the product to getting it to the show, paying union workers to place ...

    Updated 09-08-2014 at 03:53 PM by melev

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  3. March progression

    I thought this might be interesting seeing what my tanks looked like each March for the past decade.

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  4. A visit to ATM in Las Vegas

    Earlier this month, I went to Las Vegas for my first time ever. While in town, I had to make it a point to visit Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, or ATM for short. Before my arrival, I had spoken to Brett Raymer via facebook to hopefully meet up, but it turned out he was stuck in California for the week. Using the address off their website, I followed the Map App to my destination, but couldn't find it. Fortunately a nice woman provided directions over the phone. Soon I saw multiple Petco 18-wheeler ...

    Updated 04-20-2014 at 03:18 PM by melev

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  5. Hawaii - Sand Sculpture for the holidays

    For the last day of the year, I better get in this holiday related sand sculpture I saw at one hotel on O'ahu. It was impressive how this guy (I didn't see any other minions) was able to build this from 20 tons of sand.

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    Finally something I recognize - acrylic panels were put up to protect the art.

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    Updated 12-31-2012 at 12:33 AM by melev

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