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  1. Ryan
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    Hi everyone.

    I just wanted to let you all know that APSA will be offline for most of tomorrow and possibly Sunday for some maintenance. We're upgrading the forum software to hopefully stop some of the spam problems we've been having and also improve the forum experience for everyone. Don't be alarmed if you get back on Monday and the Clean Green Theme is gone, it will be a temporary situation.

    There is also some rather exciting news. Some of you may have noticed that Raymond (wearsbunnyslippers) and Richard (shihr) are now administrators on APSA. This is because we have decided to merge APSA with PlantSmart, another freshwater plant orientated forum that Raymond and Richard have been running. We all felt that the hobby in SA did not need another forum to polarise enthusiasts and since APSA is still the longest running freshwater forum with a wealth of information, they made the call to merge with us. APSA will be incorporating some of PlantSmart's new ideas and ventures in the near future, but rest assured that the spirit of APSA will stay the same and the quality of information available here will only improve.

    With that, I hope you are all looking forward to this as much as I am.

    Kind regards,
    The APSA Team.
     
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    WOO HOO! cannot wait! :)
     
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    i am sad to see plantsmart go, it gained a lot of traction in a really short time, but i would rather see ASPA continue being the premier planted site!

    stay tuned for some exciting new developments..
     
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    Awesome! Can't wait to see the new APSA grow even stronger! Also sad to see plantsmart go, but I hope that the info on that site will stay.

    Good stuff guys!!
     
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    Awesome guys!
     
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    Very cool... thanks to all involved !
     
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    Nice! sorry WBS, it was a great site! but i think this will be for the better.
     
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    Congrats & Good luck WBS & Shihr.
     
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    Are you guys done yet? must say i do like the new look. perhaps it was time for a new one?
     
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    Wowzers! Nice new look APSA! Agree with Walter....by time the old site got revamped :) lol

    This is still the best local aquatic forum!

    Cheers
    Dale
     
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    Wow, definately like this!
     
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    Good to see all positive comment, but this is just the forum software upgrade part done.

    Are you guys\gals saying you don't want the green back?
     
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    Bravo! Very nice improvement!

    Love it!

    @WBS thanks for our stay at Plant Smart! It was an amazing experience and me and A LOT of other enthusiasts will always be grateful for all the knowledge your forum thought us, but I have to agree with you that this is for the best.
     
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    i like the new APSA
    nice caller to.
     
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    Awesome! Nice and fast too! Loving the upgrade so far!! Good work guys!
     
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    Glad you guys are liking it :)

    If you have any suggestions for some new features or something you would like to see then start a thread in suggestions..
     
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    well, on the software side i can't say allot yet. but i guess in the long run it will run smoother? but yes i personally love this look for APSA...
     
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    WOW! Like the new look. Good work guys
     
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    I like the colour scheme I find it more modern, the speed is awesome, shihr and WBS will you be updating the old threads which was posted at Plantsmart and merging it to this forum? Great work to everyone who made this possible, I agree this is the best and fastest forum on the tropical fish/plant side. Well done. :p
     

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