Friday, April 6, 2018 7:00pm
April General Meeting
Bethany Lutheran Church
4500 E. Hampden Ave
Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113Event Open to Anyone
Meeting time is now 7:00. We will be starting 1/2 hour earlier!
We will be meeting in The
Great Hall, which is in the South (rear) of the Church, Our normal
meeting space is being remodeled.
Please note: the CAS bowl show for aquascapes is the April meeting. Anything 10 gallons or under is about the only restriction. We don’t allow livestock to keep the focus on plants. This is addendum to the previous posting about the meeting Friday. - Posted by Sequoia on our facebook group
6, 2018 @ 7:00
at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave. If
you enjoy the aquarium hobby, want to learn more about your fish and you want
to have access to new species and new varieties, join us. Non-members,
visitors and guests are always welcome. No cost to attend.
Family friendly. Children welcome. Get Fishy!
Program: Gregg Sage will be presenting on the
practice of Selective Breeding based on some current breeding
projects at Select Aquatics, including two new fish that will
not be ready for sale for 3 to 5 more years. The development of the Green
Dragon Plecostomus, the high red Odessa Barb, the gold
alvarezi, the high fin mayae, the trout-like Ilyodon furcidens and
the high white Synodontis lucipinnis are each addressed, describing
the processes and techniques used. Questions will follow, and there
will be some fish available!
Gregg Sage is a frequent speaker at Aquarium clubs, conventions and
wherever aquarium hobbyists gather to further their knowledge. Visit
his web site, www.selectaquatics.com
for more information on this fishy star.
Opportunity: This is a good time for you to step forward if
you have ideas to help us improve our club, meetings and auctions.
Help us make 2018 a better year!
- Mini Auction,
bring your excess fish, plants, equipment. Reminder, only 5 items
per person at the mini auction. Bargains!
- Auction Checks will be available.
- Our Bowl Show
categories for April show will be:
Show classes for April are: 1) Invertebrates. Snails; Starfish;
Anemones; Crabs, Shrimp and other Crustaceans, etc. 2. Sharks and
Loaches. Sharks from the Cyprinid Family including the Red-Tailed and
Black Shark and loaches from the Cobitis Family including the Kuhli and
Weather loaches and members of the genus Botia. Singles or pairs may be
3. Open class, bring your best and win some prizes!
Coming Events, Mark your calendars:
- May 4, Friday,
regular members meeting: Bowl Show classes will be:
1. Non-native killifish. All species not native to the US. Shown in
pairs or twos with dividers if needed. 2. Angels. Shown in
pairs. 3. Open class
- June 1, Friday
regular members meeting. Bowl Show classes will be: 1. Characins
and Tetras. Neon’s, Serpaes, Black Tetra, Flame Tetra, Piranha, Silver
Dollars, Anostomus, Leporinus, Metynnis, Headstanders, etc. Hatchets,
Headstanders and Pencil Fish are classified as non-characins by some, but
are included in this class. Shown in twos, with a divider, if
necessary. 2. Barbs. All species of the genera barbus, Barbodes,
Capoeta and Puntius. Shown in pairs or twos. 3. Open
- July, no meeting,
annual picnic. Fun, fun, fun! Date and place to be
October 27, CAS Fall Auction. An all day
extravaganza featuring fish, fish and more fish, equipment, supplies
and plants. Bigger and better than ever!
- Anyone with dates for Killi
club and Cichlid meetings, please let me know so I can include them .
Visit us and see what you have been
missing. Family friendly, guests welcome.