Hello from Guam

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rabela
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Hello from Guam

#1 Post by rabela » Wed May 20, 2020 10:12 am

Hi all, just joining and look forward to reading through all the questions and answers within the forum. I purchased a stereo microscope several months ago and a compound microscope is soon on its way.

I live on Guam. I especially enjoy scuba diving, shell collecting, and photography. The microscopes will complement my interests quite nicely.

Cheers,
Bob Abela

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#2 Post by 75RR » Wed May 20, 2020 1:15 pm

Hi rabela, welcome

I am hoping you have an interest in photographing marine plankton from your exotic location!
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#3 Post by Timemaster1212 » Wed May 20, 2020 1:29 pm

75RR wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 1:15 pm
Hi rabela, welcome

I am hoping you have an interest in photographing marine plankton from your exotic location!
I second this! I am sure there are plenty of fun marine samples in Guam.

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#4 Post by KD Arvidsson » Wed May 20, 2020 7:23 pm

Welcome to the forum :D //KD
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#5 Post by zzffnn » Wed May 20, 2020 10:13 pm

Hello Bob! How serious are you with shell collecting? Do you have an eBay store that sells your extra shells?

I am an avid seashell collector and have spent hundreds of $ on shells. Many of my collection came from Philippines and Japan. I mostly collect aesthetics, colors and forms (interesting structures/shapes), instead of focusing on rarity or size. My favorite species is neritidae.

Let us talk seashells. Please email me at zzffnn at h0tm8il dot com. Remove spaces and replace numbers with the correct letters (I did that to avoid spam emails).

I am guessing you have plans to look at diatoms, radiolarians, foraminifera?

Cheers,
Frank

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#6 Post by Charles » Thu May 21, 2020 8:11 pm

Welcome Bob! I second all the above and would love to see the diversity of plankton/diatoms from your area.

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#7 Post by charlie g » Thu May 21, 2020 8:59 pm

Welcome bob, and yahoo...we microscopists love new members and new : 'microscopy world views' from all locations on our small planet! As all folk before have said: welcome, welcome...and the sooner you share macroscopic and compound microscope image captures of your ' neck of the woods'..the better our forum community will be!

charlie guevara, finger lakes/US freshwater micoscopist...please be careful with all that salt water exposure of your microscopes.

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