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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-20-2013, 09:12 AM Thread Starter
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hey everyone! i moved to WA just a few months ago from AK. i was wondering if there were any good aquarium clubs around the Puyallup area, as i am hoping to meet some new people! also everyone at work thinks im crazy for putting in so much time, effort and money into my newest tank. so finding people with the same sickness i have would be great. thanks!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-20-2013, 05:55 PM
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Hey, I'm new as of 1.5 yrs ago. GSAS (Greater Seattle Aquarium Society) is great, $55 annual membership, access to swap meets, guest lectures and discounts at friendly pet stores.

WAFishBox is a local forum, as well. Lots of good members on there.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-21-2013, 03:40 AM
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Single memberships are only $15 and family memberships are $20.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-22-2013, 01:40 AM
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Hi Josh H.,

+1 for the Greater Seattle Aquarium Society (GSAS). ukigumo11 is correct, memberships are very inexpensive. Lot's of 'plantheads' in the clubs and the monthly auction at the end of most meetings has some rare plants really cheap. Our November meeting is our annual plant auction of plants, fish, shrimp, hardscape, but no equipment....last year almost 600 items sold in about 4 hours.

There are world class speakers on a regular basis like Tom Barr, Christel Kasselmann, Ian Fuller, Oliver Lucanus, Ad Konings, Dick Au, and others in the last several years.

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