The UKAPS massive, invade Holland! Vivarium 2011

Lisa_Perry75

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Hi guys,

Vivarium 2011 was my first proper trip abroad and I must say it was awesome. Had a brilliant time and a great laugh. The hotel was 4* and very luxurious. Thanks to UKAPS for providing free transport :) Another big thank you to Dan for organising and to John for sharing the driving.

Come on guys get your pics up on here :) I will definitely be checking the back account to see if I can afford the Denmark trip!!!
 

a1Matt

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Lisa_Perry75 said:
Come on guys get your pics up on here :)
Yeah!

I know it is a bit selfish, but I am dying to see how the UKAPS pico tank came out on camera.
Although the tank and hardscape materials are mine the scape was a huge team effort...

Hardscape layout - Gerard and Rik.
Plant choice and layout - Me :)
Planting - Paulo, Sam, Steve and I.
Tools - Ed (could not do it with my tweezers, your super fine ones came in real handy).
Plant suppliers - Marco and another Dutch hobbyist whose name I do not know (if you see this tell me who you are)

So a big thank you to everyone for helping me out :clap:

With special mentions to Marco for letting me have some of his sale stock of HC, and to Paulo for getting the HC planted so professionally :thumbup:
 

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I didn't really manage to take many photos, but I got a few from the journey down in the mini bus and the evening socials. I think these three are my favourites:

Around the table, deep in conversation about aquascaping and other subjects:
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Lars Green (MD of Tropica) sharing his thoughts, lots of cameras about!
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Walking back from an italian bistro through a deserted shopping arcade:
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A few more here :)
 

a1Matt

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Those were my faves too (I also liked the one of me chatting to Janekka).
I love Lars' cheeky grin, and you've captured it perfectly :)
 

nayr88

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I'm gonna snap!!! Haha the suspense is to much, :D

Enough of the pictures of people and arty shots of the mall. I wanna see tanks dammit :D
 

nayr88

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Haha, it does look nice,

Naw I'm kidding all the arty shorts and stories are making for an interesting read. Where can I see your nano matt?
 

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Here some of mine, thought I took more than I actually did, oh well, I know a lot of the guys took a lot more so hopefully they will share, Mark and John in particular ;)

The UKAPS bus
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Getting things ready


John entertaining the crowd


The guys doing a great job with the 1st demo
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The finished 1st Demo tank
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Me and the tank lol
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Edwards Tank


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John cathing his shrimp
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The finished 2nd demo tank
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The UKAPS Stand
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What happened to the photos Mark?
Those Terrariums were truly inspiring.

Here is a short vid of my nano.


Will post some pics tomorrow mb.
 
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