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April General Meeting   Friday, April 7, 2017 7:30pm
CAS Spring Auction!   Saturday, April 1, 2017
March General Meeting   Friday, March 3, 2017 7:30pm
February General Meeting   Friday, February 3, 2017 7:30pm
⛔ Meeting Canceled due to Weather!  ⛔ January General Meeting   Friday, January 6, 2017 7:30pm




Confirmed Event
Friday, April 7, 2017    7:30pm
April General Meeting

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

Event Open to Anyone

Notice of meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society, Friday, April 7, 2017 !

Friday, April 7, 2017 @ 7:30 at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave. Tell your friends! 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 once a month for a very fishy experience.   Non-members, visitors and guests are always welcome. No cost to attend. Family friendly. Get Fishy!

·         Our guest speaker will be Cory McElroy who is the Owner of Aquarium Co-Op which is a retail fish store, ecommerce website and YouTube Channel. He is known for the variety of Puffer Fish he keeps, including the store mascot Murphy the Mbu Puffer. Cory has been keeping puffers for the last 10 years, first of which was a Mbu puffer. Over the years he has kept several different species at the store and helped many hobbyists understand and learn to love freshwater puffers. 

  • We      will have a mini auction of fish, plants and other fish related      items.  

·         Our Bowl Show categories for April:  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.  3. Open class, bring your best to show!

·         See prize winning fish! Win some prizes yourself. Bring your fish to show!

Upcoming Fishy Events: Mark your calendars so you don't miss out!

·         Colorado Aquarium Society Board of Directors meeting, Friday, April 28, at the Aquatic Gardeners location as many of us will be there.

·         April 28-30, Aquatic Gardeners Association national convention will be held at the Denver Airport Marriott.  Speakers, workshops, plant auction, display tanks, social activities.   Come and learn about planted aquariums from the very best. 

·         Friday, April 7, Monthly meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society

·         Friday, May 12.   Monthly meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society.   Note change of date as the church was already scheduled for our normal First Friday meeting.   Mark your calendars!!!  

·         Friday, June 2, Monthly meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society

·         July, no meeting, a picnic will be scheduled.

·         Become a Colorado Aquarium Society member for only $16 per year for the whole family. Visit us and see what you have been missing. Family friendly, guests welcome. 

 

Promptness Award: Make sure that you are at the general meeting by 7:30 for your chance to win the Promptness Award.

Bowl Show
April

Competition Date: 4/7/2017

Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

  • Invertebrates. Snails; Starfish; Anemones; Crabs, Shrimp and other Crustaceans
  • 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
  • Open Class.

Nano Aquascaping Contest
April

Competition Date: 4/7/2017

Any tank that is smaller than 10g can be shown. No livestock is included. There will be prizes for first second and third place.


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    Confirmed Event
    Saturday, April 1, 2017    
    CAS Spring Auction!

    4500 E Hampden Ave
    Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113

    Event Open to Anyone

    NEW LOCATION:  Get Map

    Announcing The Colorado Aquarium Society’s Annual Spring Auction!


    New and Used Equipment!
    Freshwater and Saltwater Fish!
    Dry goods, fish foods, and chemicals!
    Plants... and much, MUCH More!

    Our Spring Auction is an all day event so stop by anytime!
    Snacks, Pizza, and Drinks Available!


    Sellers Come at 8:00am
    Viewing Begins at 9:00am
    Auction Starts at 10:00am


    Everyone is invited!  Bring a Friend!

    Visit Our Auction Information Page

    We are in great need of volunteers to help out with the Auction.  We have divided the day into two hour shifts in the hope that one person will not have to be tied to a job for the entire day.  I hope that everyone can be counted on to donate two hours to make this a great Auction and fun for everyone.

    Please Contact CAS to let us know if you can assist.


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    Confirmed Event
    Friday, March 3, 2017    7:30pm
    March General Meeting

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

    Event Open to Anyone

    Program:  Notice of meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society, Friday, March 3, 2017 !

    Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 7:30 at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave. Tell your friends! 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 once a month for a very fishy experience. Non-members, visitors and guests are always welcome. No cost to attend. Family friendly. Get Fishy!

    Our guest speaker will be Mr. Bruce Ferguson.  He will be presenting a program on The Planted Tank, and he will be bringing us up to date on the  2017 Aquatic  Gardeners Association's annual convention which we are hosting at the Denver Airport Marriott April 28-30.  This is a meeting you can't miss!

    We will have a mini auction of fish, plants and other fish related items.  

    Our Bowl Show categories for March:  

    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.

    3. Open class, bring your best to show!See prize winning fish! 

    Win some prizes yourself. Bring your fish to show!

    Upcoming Fishy Events: Mark your calendars so you don't miss out!

    ...Colorado Aquarium Society Board of Directors meeting, Friday, March 31, 7:30  This meeting will be at the church as we will be setting up for auction.

    ...Colorado Aquarium Society Spring Auction:  Saturday, April 1.  All Day Event!  Auction starts at 10:00.    Be there or be fish-less!  Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave, Denver, CO

    ...April 28-30, Aquatic Gardeners Association national convention will be held at the Denver Airport Marriott.  Speakers, workshops, plant auction, display tanks, social activities.   Come and learn about planted aquariums from the very best. 

    ...Friday, April 7, Monthly meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society

    ...Friday, May General Meeting DATE: April 28 Monthly meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society.   Note change of date as the church was already scheduled for our normal First Friday meeting.   Mark your calendars!!!

    ...Friday, June 2, Monthly meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society


    Become a Colorado Aquarium Society member for only $16 per year for the whole family. Visit us and see what you have been missing.   

     

    Promptness Award: Make sure that you are at the general meeting by 7:30 for your chance to win the Promptness Award.

    Bowl Show
    March

    Competition Date: 3/3/2017

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Bettas. All varieties of male Betta splendens.
    • Brackish Water Fish. Shown as singles or pairs.
    • Open Class.


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    Confirmed Event
    Friday, February 3, 2017    7:30pm
    February General Meeting

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

    Event Open to Anyone

    Notice of meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society, Friday, February 3, 2017 !

    Friday, February 3, 2017 @ 7:30 at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave. Tell your friends! 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 once a month for a very fishy experience.
    Non-members, visitors and guests are always welcome. No cost to attend. Family friendly. Get Fishy!

    ·         Our guest speaker will be Mr. Mike Wise.  "Apistograma breeding for fun and profit".  Mr. Wise is a world recognized authority on fishkeeping and Apistogramas.  He will be sharing his extensive knowledge with us.   This is a meeting you can't miss!

    • We      will have a mini auction of fish, plants and other fish related      items.  

    ·         Our Bowl Show categories will include January and February: 
    JANUARY:  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.   

    ·         FEBRUARY:  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.

    ·         Don't forget Open class, bring your best to show!   See prize winning fish! Win some prizes yourself. Bring your fish to show!

    Upcoming Fishy Events: Mark your calendars so you don't miss out!

    ·         Colorado Aquarium Society Board of Directors meeting, Friday, February 24,  7:30

    • Colorado      Killi Club meeting, Sunday (date?), At IHOP, Alameda and Wadsworth

    Become a Colorado Aquarium Society member for only $16 per year for the whole family. Visit us and see what you have been missing.   

     

    Promptness Award: Make sure that you are at the general meeting by 7:30 for your chance to win the Promptness Award.

    Bowl Show
    February (Includes January Classes)

    Competition Date: 2/3/2017

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Rainbows. Shown in pairs.
    • African cichlids. Shown in pairs with divider, if needed.
    • Open Class.

    Bowl Show
    January (Moved to February because of weather)

    Competition Date: 2/3/2017

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Minnows (non-native, Cyprinidae). Danios (zebras, pearl, spotted, etc.), Rasboras, and White Clouds. Shown in pairs.
    • Corydoras and related genera (Brochis & Aspidoras). Pairs or two fish per entry.
    • Open Class.


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    Confirmed Event
    Friday, January 6, 2017    7:30pm
    ⛔ Meeting Canceled due to Weather!  ⛔ January General Meeting

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

    Event Open to Anyone

    ⛔⛔ Meeting Canceled due to Weather!  ⛔⛔


    Notice of meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society, Friday, January 6, 2017 !

    Friday, January  6, 2017 @ 7:30 at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave. Tell your friends! 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 once a month for a very fishy experience.
    Non-members, visitors and guests are always welcome. No cost to attend. Family friendly. Get Fishy!

    ·         Our guest speaker will be Mr. Mike Wise.  "Apistograma breeding for fun and profit".  Mr. Wise is a world recognized authority on fishkeeping and Apistogramas.  He will be sharing his extensive knowledge with us.   This is a meeting you can't miss!

    • We      will have a mini auction of fish, plants and other fish related      items.  

    ·         Our Bowl Show categories for January:  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 to show!

    See prize winning fish! Win some prizes yourself. Bring your fish to show!

    Upcoming Fishy Events: Mark your calendars so you don't miss out!

    ·         Colorado Aquarium Society Board of Directors meeting, Friday, January 27, 7:30

    • Colorado      Killi Club meeting, Sunday Jan 15, At IHOP, Alameda and Wadsworth


    Become a Colorado Aquarium Society member for only $16 per year for the whole family. Visit us and see what you have been missing. Family friendly, guests welcome. 

     

    Promptness Award: Make sure that you are at the general meeting by 7:30 for your chance to win the Promptness Award.


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