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Frag Grow Out Contest Rules

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Category: Events / Club Info
Forum Name: Frag Grow-Out Competition (NEW)!!!
Forum Description: All Information and Discussions about the clubs new Frag Grow-out Competition
Printed Date: January 22 2019 at 3:07pm

Topic: Frag Grow Out Contest Rules
Posted By: PharmaSki
Subject: Frag Grow Out Contest Rules
Date Posted: November 01 2016 at 9:48am
1)      Contest Specific Details
a)      a) Contest begins November 3, 2016.
i)        Frags available for pick up from Wasatch Marine Aquarium Society (WMAS) meeting
b)      b) Contest ends February 15, 2016.
c)       c) Entry is $10 for WMAS members and $15 for non-members
d)      d) Winner will be decided by the coral with the largest diameter at any point on the frag.
i)        Winner will receive Gift Card to Aquatic Dreams
e)      e) Additional winner for coral with the best color.
i)        Most colorful coral winner will be voted on by the paid member forum.
2)      Contest Participation Rules
a)      a) Participants are required to fill out application regarding system in which the frag will be placed
b)      b) On the 1st and 15th of each month a new thread will be posted on forum where participants are required to post a current picture of their frag and answer a few questions regarding the conditions of their system.
i)        Requirements must be completed by the 7th or 22nd of each month or participant will be disqualified.
(1)    Additional time may be given if approved by contest moderators.
3)      Coral Frag Rules
a)      a) Coral frags must remain glued to frag plug or disk on which it was received.
b)      b) Alterations, such as the cutting down of favities base, may be made if prior approval is given by a contest moderator.
i)        Approved alterations require before and after pictures for documentation and educational purposes.
4)      Failure to follow rules may result in disqualification. Cheating is not tolerated and will result in disqualification.
*Rules subject to change

Please feel free to leave your comments here or message me on the forum with additional questions or comments.

Yes, I'm a Pharmacist.
No, the blue lights at my house are not growing "pharmaceuticals"...

Posted By: evan127
Date Posted: November 04 2016 at 5:45pm
Regarding rule 2-B, what are the questions about the conditions of the system?

At the meeting you were discussing rule 3-A. Do we still have to keep it on a plug or can it be removed to be placed on rock work?

Posted By: PharmaSki
Date Posted: November 04 2016 at 6:24pm
I think tank parameters would be the more common phrase. If you tested we just want to know what your results were.

3a has been changed. If you want to remove it from the plug then you need to take post a picture of the frag on the plug/disk and then another picture that shows the frag in its entirety immediate after it is placed in its new home.

Yes, I'm a Pharmacist.
No, the blue lights at my house are not growing "pharmaceuticals"...

Posted By: evan127
Date Posted: November 04 2016 at 7:12pm
What should the parameters we need to post be?

To me, the more important parameters would be alkalinity, flow, lighting (photoperiod/LED settings or bulb selection), calcium, nitrate and phosphate.

Posted By: PharmaSki
Date Posted: November 04 2016 at 8:41pm
Yeah, parameters will basic

Yes, I'm a Pharmacist.
No, the blue lights at my house are not growing "pharmaceuticals"...

Posted By: evan127
Date Posted: November 04 2016 at 8:53pm
No lighting stats?

Posted By: PharmaSki
Date Posted: November 05 2016 at 10:22am
Yeah we're going to ask for that information as well but not weekly.

On the 15th will be a good opportunity for everyone to fill in the blanks that they couldn't answer at the meeting. I will post the information we have before the 15th so we can see what's missing.

Yes, I'm a Pharmacist.
No, the blue lights at my house are not growing "pharmaceuticals"...

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