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« on: February 06, 2017, 05:07:48 PM »

Hi I have been in the fish keeping hobby for the last 2 or 3 years specifically planted tank and I am 16. I was told when starting out with aquariums to find a local fish club but never bothered. I just assumed we didn't have one
 This year on November 25th I found out about at a pretty great time considering the mini auction was coming up. I was really nervous about attending because I didn't know what to expect or any one in the club.but I convinced myself to attend.

It was a great choice I met a few people who had the same interests as me and got lots of plants and fish I had not seen at local stores but had been looking for. Since then I have been active on the forums in buying from other hobbiest like myself and learning and getting help. Recently I met up with an ovas member learned lots from him and he gifted me a membership to the club.

 Overall joining ovas has been a great thing for me with the fish keeping hobby. I encourage shy people like myself to not be afraid to attend the things ovas holds and remember everyone shares a common interest. So I hope writing this convinces some guest forum users to create an account or even attend a meeting or something along those lines
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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2017, 09:51:02 PM »

Well said Kalemh.
I have been involved in the club for over 20 years now,  and I always think it is great to meet new people.
Like Kalemh says,  don't be shy,  we are all enthusiastic people with a hobby similar to yours.
And again, welcome to the club.

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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2017, 09:05:45 AM »

Love the fact that you are one of the very few young hobbyist to show such passion for the hobby and now the club.
Like you mentioned, i also hope this inspires others to become more involved, especially the younger hobbyist.
Kudos to you and welcome

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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2017, 02:10:17 PM »

Ditto. Nice to see the younger generation getting involved in a hobby that doesn't involve facebook, snapchat, twitter or xbox live. You should check out the plantaholics, another group here on ovas dedicated to planted tanks only.

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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2017, 11:02:31 AM »

Welcome Kalemh
Many planted tank enthusiasts on this forum so you'll have lots of input when needed.
Keep us posted on your tanks.
Regards Mike

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