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|Fort Myers Tarpons|
Played in Fort Myers, Florida
at the Lee County Civic Arena
|National Indoor Football League (2007)|
|Team colors||Blue, sea blue, white|
|League championships (0)|
|Conference championships (0)|
|Division championships (0)|
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