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Re: NFC: Why the AAT rules

Everything is squared away on this end for the tank.  I will be the one who 
takes care of it.  If I decide to display any in any other places, I will 
recruit the care-taker to you guys..  Did that make sence at all??Let me 
know when the tank shipps...Thanks,

Chris Perry, Owner
E Fish Solutions
fishystuff00 at hotmail_com

>From: robert a rice <robertrice at juno_com>
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>Subject: NFC: Why the AAT rules
>Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 22:17:00 -0400
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>Chris  asked why does each project have to join the NFC. Doesn't my
>membership count for something ?
>That is a good question and let me take a moment to discuss it.
>Three years ago when the NFC was first started we had little
>accountability and provided equipment as we could for AAT or breeders
>projects etc. Well what we found is that a large % of those receiving
>equipment never joined the NFC and sadly often just took the equipment
>for personal use. For example we once had a teacher  who got 100's of
>fish and 100's o dollars of equipment that he was adding to his personal
>collection all the while telling us he had joined and the check was lost
>and this project was going on etc...sadly none of it was true. We got
>scores of Ill join the NFC if you give me XYZ. Well you know what they
>are not the type of people we are looking for they are bottom fishers
>wanting to trade a membership for stuff.
>There were  literally dozens of NFC "members" who got free fish for
>public displays that turned out to be neither public or displays. They
>came on this list and took advantage of our good nature getting free fish
>and disappearing  into the night changing e-mail etc...
>So basically If someone does not think a donated 100$ public display tank
>is not worth the10$ NFC membership and an agreement to the ez NFC rules
>well we don't need em. Heck we can give away equipment all day, but what
>is the point if it does not educate and lead us farther along the
>conservation road ? So we have built in very reasonable accountability.
>Bottom line if they don't think our efforts are worth joining then we
>don't think their pet project is worth paying for :)
>Robert Rice
>NFC president

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