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Old 01-15-2012, 02:00 AM   #1
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Hello plantedtank.com!

CMAS (Chicago Marine Aquarium Society) cordially invites you to the Marine Aquarium Conference of Illinois.



This exciting event is being held on March 11, 2012, so buy your tickets now and get ready for great aquarium loving fun.


This event is being present by Marine Geek and will feature a fun filled day of

manufacturer and vendor display booths, guest speakers, educational workshops, reef awareness presentations, and community frag & fish

sellers. Build your own reef ball for only $25 and help support our natural reefs!

Activities for the kids will be ongoing, as will the mega raffle with products and goods graciously provided by many of your favorite manufacturers and vendors!

All of this fun will be held at the Pheasant Run Resort located in St. Charles Illinois just outside of Chicago. Pheasant Run is a midwest mega resort with restaurants, lounges, golf, spas and a world class hotel among other amenities. Buy now to reserve accomodations for only $99 per night.

Door goodies to the first 1,000 people through the door will be provided by Dr. Foster & Smith Aquatics.

If you are interested in exhibiting at the event please click here.

Entry to the show floor is only $18 and children under 17 enter free. Book your tickets soon as these event will sell out

soon! We will see you there!
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Old 02-21-2012, 02:11 AM   #2
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Paradise Corals www.paradisecorals.com has generously donated two frags of some great chalices to the Mega Raffle. Pink Paradise Watermelon Chalice and a frag of Purple Paradise Watermelon Chalice.
Check these beautiful corals out!



Don't forget to drop a few raffle tickets in the jar to win these awesome corals.
Thanks Paradise Corals!
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Finnex http://www.finnex.net/ has just notified CMAS that they will be providing a fantastic clip on LED spot light to the Mega Raffle. This light is perfect for showcasing coral in any tank or adding to the overall lighting design.

Read more information about this great product here:
http://www.finnex.net/index.php?opti...hk=1&Itemid=61

Be sure to stop by the Finnex booth and thank them for this great donation!
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Reef Imports and Hatchery http://reefimports.com/ has released announced the type of fish that will be won in the entry-ticket raffle! All ticket holders who enter the show will be entered to win with their ticket stub being the raffle ticket!
The donated pair of fish is none other than a platinum clownfish! Wow!
Thanks Reef Imports and Hatchery.
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This press release was issued over the weekend by Aqua-Tech Co., manufacturer of Phyto2 http://www.phyto2.com/, that their new product AZOX Macro Coral diet will be released at the MACI show.
The entire press release follows:

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: 02.15.12
Aqua-Tech Co., manufacturer of Phyto2, has announced the launch of itís newest product
will coincide with the Marine Aquarium Conference of Illinois (MACI 2012). AZOX
Macro Diet is a nutritious diet scientifically designed for the nutritional needs of both
Photosynthetic and Non-Photosynthetic coral, Gorgonia, larval and planktivorous fish.
Aqua-Tech Co. will be awarding free product, making AZOX available for purchase and
demonstrating microscopy of itís components.

AZOX Macro Coral diet is comprised of various size zooplankton gut loaded with
phytoplankton and selected for their size, nutrition and attraction by coral. These small
meaty particles are neutrally buoyant, packed with energy and ideal in aquariums with
Non-Photosynthtic specimens such as gorgonia and tentacled corals. The product
includes 9 types of copepod, two strains of rotifer, two strains of brine shrimp nauplii,
3 strains of phytoplankton and appetite stimulators. Packaged in a convenient pump
dispenser the product is easily broadcast fed.

Marine Aquarium Conference of Illinois (MACI) will show at the Pheasant's Run Resort
in St. Charles, IL on March 11th, 2012.
Marine Geek and Chicago Marine Aquarium Society proudly present a new exciting
conference featuring a full day of speakers, a workshop, kids activities and a huge show
floor including a build a Reefball and your favorite vendors, local fish stores and frag
shops display and selling their goods and livestock.

The event will include presentations from Kevin Kohen (Director, Live Aquaria),
George Parsons (Curator, John G. Shedd Aquarium), Tal Sweet (MBI) and Julian Sprung
(Owner, Two Little Fishies). There will be over 40 vendors including: Marineland,
Seachem, Drs. Foster and Smith, and Two Little Fishies.
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MACI Raffle Prize List:

29 Gallon Coralife Biocube
75 Gallon Coralife Cone Skimmer
75-gallon reef ready aquarium and stand
1000 Kent marine supplements
1000 door prize bags from Dr. Foster and Smith
$1000 raffle donation from Marine Geek
$300 raffle items from Seachem
3 one gallon Phyto2 prize packs
Magnum 350
In sump 100 gallon skimmer
2 Maxi-jet 900 Pro
12 calcium booster
12 natural nitrite reducer
12 reef accelerator
Instant Ocean Reef Master Test Kit
Deluxe BRS Reactor + a Ĺ gallon of GFO
5 multi-packs of Rod's food
6 packages Elimi-phos 200g
6 packages Elimi-phos 1.5kg
6 packages Elimi-phos Long life 100g
6 units Liquid Bio-Calcium

This is just a starting list!!
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