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Friday, June 1, 2018    7:00pm
June General Meeting

Bethany Lutheran Church
4500 E. Hampden Ave
Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113

Event 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.

Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 7:00 at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden AveIf 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.  

  • Our Program speaker     will be Dave Schieltz  
  • Volunteer     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
  • Our Bowl Show     categories for June are:    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     Classbring your best and win some prizes!

Coming Events, Mark your calendars

  • July, no meeting,     annual picnic.    Fun, fun, fun!  Date and place to be     announced
  • August 3,     regular meeting, 7:00  Bowl Show categories for July and August:       July 1.Livebearers. Mollies, Swords, Platys, Guppies & all     other fish of the Poecillae family.Shown in pairs.  2. Goldfish &     Koi. Shown as singles.   3. Open Class.    August classes:      1.  Marine Fish. Species that are exclusively marine.  2.     Large Neotropical Cichlids. Cichlids from North, Central, and South     America, not listed in any other category, whose adult size is over 4     inches; examples: Oscars, Jack Dempseys, Convicts, Festivums, Discus,     Severums, Uarus, most Aequidens, Cichlosoma, Crenicara, and Geophagus.     Shown in pairs, except for the very large fish.
  • September 7, regular     meeting. Bowl Show:  1. Native Fish. Fish native to the     U.S., such as Bass, Sunfish, Minnows, Catfish, Killies, the Texas Cichlid,     wild Sail-fin Mollies (P. Iatipinna), and Mosquito Pish.  Does not     include Carp, Brown Trout or other imported fishes. Fish shown must be the     native wild types, not hybrids. Shown in pairs, large species may be shown     alone.  2. All Other Non-Fish Aquarium Animals. Amphibians (frogs,     newts, salamanders), Lizards, Turtles and any other form of aquatic or     semi-aquatic life that is not a fish or an invertebrate.
       
        October 5 meeting, Bowl show:  1. Oddballs. Any fish     not listed elsewhere; examples: Anableps, Archers, Butterfly Fish,      Eels Halfbeaks, Elephant noses, Knife Fish, Lungfish, and Mudskippers.     Freaks, mutations, and hybrids are not included. Shown as singles or     pairs. 2. Dwarf Cichlids. Includes Apistogramma, Nannacara, Kribs, Rams,     other small cichlids of similar disposition. Shown in pairs.
  • Saturday,      October 27, CAS Fall Auction.  An all day     extravaganza featuring fish, fish and more fish, equipment, supplies and     plants.  Bigger and better than ever!
  • November 2,     regular members meeting.  Bowl Show:  1. Catfish.     All catfish not listed elsewhere; examples: Upside-down Cats, Glass Cats,     Pimelodus types, Electric Cat, (Callichthyidae) and Plecostomus. Shown as     singles, smaller species better shown as pairs. 2. Anabantoids     Gouramis, Paradise Fish, Climbing Perch, and Bettas other than male Betta     splendens. Shown in pairs, except for female Betta splendens. Use dividers     if needed.
  • December 7,  we will have a Christmas     Party on Dec 7.  Get ready! 
  •  Rocky     Mountain Cichlid Association meets at Colorado Academy,     3800 S. Pierce St.    June 8, September 14, October     12.  For more information go to rmcichlid.org.
  • Colorado Killie Club, May meeting is Sunday, May 20     at 6:30.

  Visit us and see what you have been missing. Family friendly, guests welcome. For more information, visit our web site at www.coloradoaquarium.org





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