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Re: collecting trip; I guess not!
Hey Joe, instead of searching for peatmoss, have you tried to see if they
have blocks of chopped coconut fiber (coir)? It looks like a brown brick
and it's sold in garden supply stores here. It works as well or better
them peat moss.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Bulterman" <jbulterman at yahoo_com>
To: <killietalk at AKA_Org>
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 1:57 PM
Subject: Re: collecting trip; I guess not!
> It's just about time to go collecting for Aphanius. I have been in
> with Canar and he thinks we can go collecting quite close to Istanbul in
> I will be funding this trip on my own like Venezuela (actually Roger and I
> split the costs in Venezuela) and Ecuador. I am sure there is some way to
> fish to the AKA from here but I really don't know what "red tape" would be
> involved or the costs to send.
> I really don't have an opinion on the AKA funding of collecting trips but
> enjoyed the pro and con email from the members; glad to see there is still
> I will let ya all know the outcome of the collecting trip and Serkan, let
> know when you are coming to the bul and maybe we can hook up. And I also
> peat moss because the stuff I am trying to substitute with here is killing
> SAA eggs.
> All for now...
> --- Serkan Alasya <s_alasya at effect.net.au> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've been fallowing the last few days discussions with great interest.
> > With the status quo of the F&E listing being due to a few who oppose it
> > being online due to technological difficulties of relative minority, I
> > see no way AKA ever funding a collecting trip given all the opposition
> > to it presented so far! You have to be consistent don't you :)
> > Just stirring!!!
> > By the way I am planning to go to Turkey, while there if AKA would like
> > to fund me I'd like to collect Aphanius *wink wink* and if AKA would
> > like to fund my trip to US I would be happy to come over and visit some
> > fishrooms attend some meetings and give some power point presentations.
> > One compelling reason why AKA might want to fund my trip is that I can
> > communicate with the locals in their native tongue and am familiar with
> > the local customs (of people!). Therefore I'd be able to sit down with
> > the village elders have coffee or tea with them (graciously funded by
> > AKA offcourse!) and ask them how much did the creek change since they
> > were a child? Now information like that is priceless! :)
> > Just stirring some more!
> > Sorry just couldn't resist,
> > Serkan
> > Canberra, Australia
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