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February General Meeting - 7:00!   Friday, February 2, 2018 7:00pm
January Board Meeting - Call In   Friday, January 26, 2018 7:30pm
January General Meeting   Friday, January 5, 2018 7:30pm




Confirmed Event
Friday, February 2, 2018    7:00pm
February General Meeting - 7:00!

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

Event Open to Anyone

Notice!  Meeting time is now 7:00.  We will be starting 1/2 hour earlier!

Friday, February 2, 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. Get Fishy! 

  • Our Program:       Aquascaping Design, concepts and principles for a more interesting and      attractive aquarium, presented by Sequoia Elisabeth Carpenter
  • 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 February show will be:
        
    1. Rainbows. Shown in pairs. 
         2. African cichlids. Species such as Haplochromis, Larnprologis, Tropheus.      Pseudotropheus, Jewel Cichlids, T. buttikoferi, S. rnosambica,      Chromidotilapia, and others native to Africa. Shown in pairs with divider,      if needed. 
         3. Open class, bring your best and win some prizes!

Coming Events, Mark your calendars:

  •  Friday, March      6, regular meeting.  March show classes will be:       1)Bettas. All varieties of male Betta splendens.   2. Brackish      Water Fish. Scats, Pupfish, Monos and other such fish that are kept in      brackish water.
  • Saturday, March 24,      CAS Spring Auction.  An all day extravaganza featuring fish,      fish and more fish, equipment, supplies and plants.
  • April 6, Friday,      regular members meeting:  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 shown.
  • May 4, Friday,      regular members meeting:
  • June 1, Friday      regular members meeting.
  • July, no meeting,      annual picnic.    Fun, fun, fun!  Date to be announced
  • 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. 



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Tenative Event
Friday, January 26, 2018    7:30pm
January Board Meeting - Call In

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Event Open to Members and Their Guests

The Board meeting, held the last Friday of each month at a members residence, is the business meeting of the CAS. Attendance at Board meetings is applicable only to members of CAS.

Members are invited and encouraged to attend.

As an attending non-board member, you do not have voting rights but your input is recognized and appreciated. It is also a great way to see other members aquarium setups.

 Members and guests are welcome


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Confirmed Event
Friday, January 5, 2018    7:30pm
January General Meeting

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

Event Open to Anyone

Friday, January 5, 2018 @ 7:30 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! 

  • Our Program:      Following the Fish: a journey into the origins of aquarium species by Mike     Tuccinardi.  From my earliest days in the hobby,     learning how the fish species we keep actually make their way from exotic     places around the world and into our home aquariums has held a special     fascination. Paging through books and magazines to read the mysterious-sounding     names of river systems and export points became a full-fledged obsession,     and I’ve been fortunate enough to make a career of “following the fish”     ever since. This journey has taken me from working at a local fish shop,     then on to a major importer, and finally to the countries, export     facilities, farms, and fishing villages where our aquarium fish originate.     In this talk I’ll invite you along to see the fascinating route aquarium     fish take on 3 continents to eventually wind up in our living rooms, basements,     and fish rooms, and touch on the methods used, the people and cultures     involved, and issues of sustainability that arise.
  • 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.   
  • Our Bowl Show     categories for January are:  1) Minnows (non-native,     Cyprinidae). Danios (zebras, pearl, spotted, etc.), Rasboras, and White     Clouds. Shown in pairs.

2. Corydoras and related genera (Brochis & Aspidoras). Pairs or two fish per entry.  3) Open class, bring your best fish and win some auction bucks!

Coming Events, Mark your calendars:

  • Friday, February 2, regular     meeting.  February show classes will be:1. Rainbows. Shown in     pairs. 

2. African cichlids. Species such as Haplochromis, Larnprologis, Tropheus. Pseudotropheus, Jewel Cichlids, T. buttikoferi, S. rnosambica, Chromidotilapia, and others

native to Africa. Shown in pairs with divider, if needed. 

  • Friday, March 6, regular     meeting.  March show classes will be:  1)Bettas. All varieties     of male Betta splendens.

2. Brackish Water Fish. Scats, Pupfish, Monos and other such fish that are kept in brackish water. Shown as singles or pairs.

  • Saturday, March 24, CAS Spring     Auction (confirmed).  An all day extravaganza, featuring fish, fish     and more fish.
  • April 6, Friday,     regular members meeting:  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 shown.
  • Visit us and see what you have     been missing. Family friendly, guests welcome. For more information, visit our web     site at www.coloradoaquarium.org

 

Tory D. Brown

Aurora, CO



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