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New TFT tank in Saint Helens

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Proud to announce a tank in my small town of Saint Helens elementary school.

 

Spectra donated the 20 gallon Fusion tank he won from Up Scales.

Plus a heater

In Tank  media basket

Lights he got donated from his nano forum

Chemo-pure

Snails from Cuttlefish

Thermometer

 

I had random supply

Sand

Rock

Scrubber 

Hanna checker alk

 

Ordered them ph test kit

 

TFT funds bought them a Tunze nano ATO

Refactometor

 

Cuttlefish gave them a Cromis and 2 clown fish

Cuttlefish also gave them a Hydro ATO at cost ( too big for this tank so it is going to a Boys and Girls club in Vancouver)

 

This is a special needs classroom grades kindergarten thru 3rd grade

 

Left is teacher Mrs Harkins and Sarah who started the project for her son Axel

 

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Tank just filled. There are two lights but the bracket needed to be fixed

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Scott checking the temp. Water got a little cold transporting

 

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Getting set up

 

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Axel looking quite pleased with his classroom tank

 

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They started studying marine life before they got the tank.

 

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All clear.

 

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Added a few coral

 

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The tank is a huge hit at the school.

 

They LOVE !!! the snails. Scott got them a conch.

 

When the conch was out the teacher would tell the kids they needed to get their work done so he could take a nap.

The kids would go to the tank to see and then go back to their desk and get to work Lol

 

Sometimes when a child from a different classroom is having a rough time the teachers will send them to look at the tank .

 

Mrs Harkins children will tell them all about the tank

 

This is such an awesome program. I love going to the school and talking to the kids and seeing the awwww on their faces

 

Plus it brings back memories because my kids went there.

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Great to see this! How cute that they are so interested in the snails. :)

 

I'm somewhat ashamed to say, I don't think I'd have been so selfless with a tank win like that!  How wonderful for the kids that we have such generous people as Scott around.  :applause:  You, too, Karen!  Time and money well spent.  :agree:

 

I'm excited to see the tank progress! 

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Way to go ! This is awesome! I'm so happy to see this program up and running again! Thanks again Scott , Karen , and Jeff at cuttlefish for making this happen. ????

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Well 20 bucks worth of food donated and I win a tank that I already have.........Good to see the kids enjoy it and glad to help out.......Lights were a great thing as KK said they were donated by someone I do not even know off of Nano Reefs. I just put feelers out and someone answered the call. Keep posting up pictures as the tank progresses.

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I got nothing but a big smile when reading this. Putting smiles on little kids faces.....what's better than that.

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So much generosity in our club! With Scott, Karen, and Jeffs help, Tanks for Teachers Strikes again.

 

I Love It!

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The McBride tank is doing really awesome. The teachers take really good care of it.

 

Thank you all for the donations from the Richard Ross meeting.

Kiewwk

Ssapinton

Emerald

Badxgillen

Bubbarockies

 

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Here are some fans

 

 

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This is Cody, he is always the  first to come see what I'm doing. He is the also the first to notice if something is missing :)

 

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Thank you Jeff at Cuttlefish for the great deal on the Bubble tip, Royalgamma, awesome cloves , crabs and CUC

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A new school year and new students at McBride this a 3 grade classroom so some students remain. 

The tank went thru a rough patch. I wasn’t doing water changes enough and the light was set for to long and to intense. We are back on track. I did add a small yellow tang to eat hair algae. The kids know he is just visiting. When new fish are added I do it during class time and the kids love helping a acclimate. If there are 8 kids the fish gets really acclimated, because  I let each kid add a scoop  of water. 

I asked the teachers to write an update on the kids daily reactions to the tank. During writing time she had the kids write letter !!!

They are so precious 

 

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I’ll get a picture posted. It is looking really good

2 hours ago, Emerald525 said:

That's awesome thanks for sharing Karen! :peace: Do you need anything for the tank coral wise?

Yes I get some coral next time I see you. 

Thanks

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1 hour ago, kknight said:

I’ll get a picture posted. It is looking really good

Yes I get some coral next time I see you. 

Thanks

For sure !! 

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1 hour ago, kknight said:

I’ll get a picture posted. It is looking really good

Yes I get some coral next time I see you. 

Thanks

 

What are you after? I have a few things.............

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2 hours ago, spectra said:

Good to see its still going.

 

We need a tank shot good or bad :D 

I'll post a picture.. I forgot to take an updated picture when I was at the school other day

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22 minutes ago, kknight said:

I'll post a picture.. I forgot to take an updated picture when I was at the school other day

 

Let me know if your after anything. I have lots of zoas and a few softies.........macro even.

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21 hours ago, kknight said:

Thanks Scott anything works.. They  don't have much right now.

 

Well can get a few things let me know when your in town next and can try to get you something.

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