Fun at the fish club

7 Mar

I joined our local fish club!  I’ve gone to two meetings so far.

A typical meeting has a speaker, a fish bowl contest, club news and a raffle. The raffle tickets cost a dollar. You get 2 or 3 tickets for each dollar. I think I spent 3 dollars at the first meeting and 4 at the second meeting.

Let me show you what I won:

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These are made with Salmon, Halibut and shrimp.

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These high protein pellets  are small enough for many of my fish. They sink to the bottom and are great for the loaches and catfish.

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Here’s a nicely designed sponge filter. I can always use a good sponge filter.

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Another very good high protein small pellet. Made with shrimp, Sardines and plankton.

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When I get more expensive plants I will use these.

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I don’t have any cichlids that can swallow these but they are great turtle food.

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This item was the last thing on the table. A tiny amount of Betta food and a plastic wand to train your Betta to feed from.
As the lady at the fish club told me: “Marketing .”

I am guessing these items, in total, would cost 25 to 30 dollars at a store. I spent 7 on raffle tickets.

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4 Responses to “Fun at the fish club”

  1. deepsspace March 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm #

    That’s a lot of stuff you won!

    • fishtanx2011 March 7, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

      I know! I think everyone who buys some tickets wins something.

  2. becomingcliche March 8, 2013 at 7:51 am #

    Wow! Did anyone else win anything? Nice haul!

    • fishtanx2011 March 9, 2013 at 12:30 pm #

      The next meeting is Tuesday March 12, we’ll see if my luck holds. But yes, almost everyone wins something.

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