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The first Reef Balls were constructed in the Maldive Islands this week. "I start some trial test of reef ball on Tari Village in Male' Nord Atoll 16 elements and I like to send you this first report. Generally the experiment is quite positive. 10 Reef balls will be located on the island as breacking waves in a channel with a very strong corrent and powerfull waves for test the stability 2 Reef balls will be transported and positioned on a diving spot at 20-25 meters deep and monitored by a scuba diving center for coral grow 2 Reef balls are designed for a snorkelling area 3-4 meters deep." We have made 14 elements for PADI Maldives in Thulhagiri Island Resort. All made on the beach without wooden base. No breakage. Use of water-sugar was successful for the finishing of the concrete. Attached are some pics of the site. The diving school boys have set the balls in the lagoon on 2 mt. dept for curing

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