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Author Topic: Fun planted fish Bowl activity - see the rules.Enter here now!!!  (Read 1956 times)
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« on: March 08, 2017, 03:07:42 PM »

So here we go.
(1) this is open to all hobbyist
(2)You must register your intention to participate  in this thread by the Fri. Match 31 midnight, anyone registering after March 31 will not be considered for a reward.
(3)Although a fish bowl or similar is highly  suggested,any container i gallon or less is acceptable
(4)--aquascape/ decorate  the bowl/vase as you see fit, but must contain sustainable live plants ( No plastic  Tongue) , live stock optional
(5) In order to qualify for a reward, it must be presented at the season final meeting on  May 29th at the Tom Brown arena.
"The meeting will take place at the usual place, Tom Brown Arena starting at 7:00 PM.  Tom Brown Arena has plenty of free parking and is close to the OC Transpo transit routes."
Time to start planting/decorating Cheesy, looking forward to some beauties come May 29th and great participation.
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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2017, 09:15:17 PM »

1st. In!
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2017, 10:02:30 PM »

I'm in as well !
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2017, 11:29:31 PM »

Please take lots of pictures! I'm sure there will be many inspiring pieces.
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« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2017, 09:07:24 AM »

On the suggestion by a member , please see modified requirement #3.
[quote(3)Although a fish bowl or similar is highly  suggested,any container i gallon or less is acceptable ][/quote]
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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2017, 09:34:52 AM »

Can I submit something that's semi emersed in a bowl or round glass tray? Kind of like these example I found online ?



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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2017, 10:33:40 AM »

I'm in!
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2017, 11:03:09 AM »

Can I submit something that's semi emersed in a bowl or round glass tray? Kind of like these example I found online ?




For the first one , lets keep it simple to a submersed planted bowl.
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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2017, 12:19:03 PM »

20 days to go before entry closes.
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« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2017, 04:11:34 PM »

Ok, I'm in
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« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2017, 12:43:27 PM »


1 gallon of water in this?



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« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2017, 02:33:23 PM »

Neat idea! I am in. Not sure what I have to do it yet, but will figure something out.

Hopefully we see lots pictures of the bowls, as well as info on what everyone is using for their set up.

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« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2017, 10:18:16 PM »

The OVAS Executive has decided that it will give out prizes for this contest.  Prizes will be given out to the top three planted fish bowls.  Cool

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« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2017, 07:52:59 AM »

Hey Charlie!

You say all hobbyists?  Does that mean I can enter though I am not officially a member of OVAS?

I have a perfect bowl to work with and would LOVE to participate!

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« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2017, 09:21:54 AM »

Since OVAS is hosting and awarding prizes I think it would be reasonable to expect that participants are OVAS members.

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« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2017, 11:16:56 AM »

Hey Charlie!

You say all hobbyists?  Does that mean I can enter though I am not officially a member of OVAS?

I have a perfect bowl to work with and would LOVE to participate!

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After chatting with the VP, it was agreed that members and no members can participate, but only the top 3 members entrants will be awarded prizes, which i think is fair.
 The 1,2 and 3 rd prizes is rewarding , so get on board.
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« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2017, 12:12:57 PM »

After chatting with the VP, it was agreed that members and no members can participate, but only the top 3 members entrants will be awarded prizes, which i think is fair.
 The 1,2 and 3 rd prizes is rewarding , so get on board.

Amazing! 

So excited Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2017, 04:59:31 PM »

What is the strategy (other than hope and prayer) for transporting a planted fishbowl?  Or are people planning to plant/assemble it at the event?  I'd like to do the former (so I can dirt it) but transporting it could prove disastrous. 

Fill to rim and seal with a lid (so water can't slosh around)?  Empty the water completely (but then tall plants take a beating)? 

If anyone has any tips or experience with this please let me know... 
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« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2017, 05:36:39 PM »

You could probably treat it as an emeresed set up drain completely mist and put plastic wrap on top so plants stay moist then fill up at arrival is what I'll be doing
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« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2017, 07:30:40 PM »

Just siphon  out the water and put it in a container, less than a gallon of water.
Stuff the bowl loosely with damp news print, it will help keep stuff in place.
All.part of the challenge. Wink
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