The Greater Victoria Aquaria Society Rules

Welcome to The Greater Victoria Aquaria Society Forum Board

The Greater Victoria Aquaria Society (TGVAS) is a Victoria, B.C. based aquarium hobbyist club, registered under the B.C. Societies Act. The Society and the Forum Board/Website (Forum) is governed under a set of By-Laws administered by an elected Board of Directors. The Forum supports the Society and its members. It is not an open Forum.

Those wishing to join the TGVAS may register as a Guest. Guest accounts allow new people to utilize the fish related sections of the forum however Guests cannot participate in the Society Member areas. To register as Guest you must provide your full and correct name and address. To gain full access to the forums and full privileges after registration you must join the club and become a Society Member. More information can be found by clicking the Donation button above the forums. Membership runs for one year from the date paid. Fees are $10.00 for Students under the age of 18, $20.00 for adults, and $30.00 for a family membership. (For those who use PayPal the fees are $11.00, $21.00, and $31.00 respectively).

Membership has its privileges! These include specials and discounts as advertised from our sponsors, participation in our photo of the month contests, the ability to advertise in our trading post area, and participation in the many club events that we put together including: tours, swap meets, workshops, open houses, invited speaker presentations, and socials. Most importantly, you'll become part of group of like-minded individuals who share an intense passion for keeping fish and the aquarium hobby.

Please read and understand the Forum rules prior to posting.

We do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed below and those posted in the Forum threads. If you agree to the terms, please check the 'I agree' checkbox and press the 'Register' button below. If you would like to cancel the registration, click here to return to the forums index.

Although the Directors, Administrators and Moderators of the TGVAS will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off the Forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the TGVAS, Members, Board of Directors, Administrators, Moderators, Sponsors, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.

By agreeing to these rules, you agree that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violate of any laws, TGVAS By-Laws, or Forum rules.

The Board of Directors, Forum Administrators and Moderators reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason. The Board of Directors reserve the right to remove any member at any time for any behavior determined to be inappropriate.

We would like to thank you for considering joining the TGVAS and look forward to seeing you on the Forum and meeting you at the next Society event.

All the best! The Greater Victoria Aquaria Society