Plant Guru Team
Lifetime Member
Sep 23, 2007
South Florida
Hi all,

I have been a member here on the site for a while and have learned A LOT and continue to do so!

I am amazed at the array of experiences and cultures that are represented on the site. To share information across CONTINENTS is a thrill.

I tend to have a bit of knowledge in a lot of areas and a lot of knowledge in a few.

I have been an IT software developer/analyst now for 20+ years (yikes). I usually work with IBM mainframes, SQL server, UNIX, and Oracle.

I have 3 older brothers and 2 younger sisters and an array of nieces and nephews!

I grew up in NJ and all my family is still there, except my Dad who is in Daytona, FL.

I have been in FL about 20 years now and love it.

I have two tanks, a 180 high tech/c02 display and a 45 non-c02 for fun.

Two cats, Sam and Frodo (litter mates and both male but fixed), big LOTR fan since I was 10, a LONG time ago now :)

I try and help as I can and apologize in advance for any bad advice!

Best site on the Web!

Tom and Greg seem to trust me enough to help moderate a bit so that has to count for something :)

Take care and good luck!


Lifetime Charter Member
Lifetime Member
Jun 21, 2009
Surprise, AZ
Good Choice

Hi Gerry,

Cannot think of a better fellow for the team! :)

I am a fan! :D

Now do not disappear! :eek: As so many others apparently have. :(

It is a conspiracy, a conspiracy, I say. :)



Junior Poster
May 17, 2009
Hi there Gerry, was just wondering what coast you are located, I'm over here, Naples FL.

Thanks for your past input, good free advice is almost extinct.