Mini-Tonmocon in Galveston

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  1. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    I'm here in Galveston for a few days, where I met Greg (gjbarord) again (we were both at Tonmocon II).

    Greg gave Bill and myself a great tour of the Quarantine Facilities at Moody Gardens. This will be the future home of the NRCC. Very impressive place with huge tanks where Greg sometimes wrestles sharks (to give them their antibiotics, when needed.)

    Nancy
     
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    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    Y'know, I just took one look at Greg and said "boy, I bet that guy wrestles sharks." :wink:
     
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    Melissa Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    :roflmao::roflmao: Greg is the real reason squids can't be kept in captivity.
     
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    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Hope to see some pics soon... cant beleive thats 5 years since i ws there!!!
     
  5. gjbarord

    gjbarord Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    That is very true Melissa. The first time that we had an Architeuthis here at Moody I got a little bit too rough with it and, well, you know...:grin:

    After that the decision was made that giant squid can no longer be kept in captivity. I guess I will just have to make do with 2 m sharks. :sleeping:

    Greg
     
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    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Well Greg you could try for a Colossal might provide more of a challenge than poor old Archi:grin:
     

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