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December General Meeting / Holiday Party and Awards *SATURDAY   Saturday, December 5, 2015 7:00pm
November General Meeting   Friday, November 6, 2015 7:30pm
CAS Fall Auction!   Saturday, October 17, 2015
October General Meeting   Friday, October 2, 2015 7:30pm
September General Meeting   Friday, September 4, 2015 7:30pm
August General Meeting   Friday, August 7, 2015 7:30pm
July Board Meeting   Friday, July 31, 2015 7:30pm
July General Meeting - Picnic - Potluck   Saturday, July 18, 2015 2:00pm
June Board Meeting   Friday, June 26, 2015 7:30pm
June General Meeting   Friday, June 5, 2015 7:30pm
May Board Meeting   Friday, May 29, 2015 7:30pm
ReefEd Conference on May 16th from 1-5pm   Saturday, May 16, 2015 1:00pm
May General Meeting   Friday, May 1, 2015 7:30pm
April Board Meeting   Friday, April 24, 2015 7:30pm
April General Meeting   Friday, April 3, 2015 7:30pm
CAS Spring Auction!   Saturday, March 28, 2015
RMCA Spring Auction, March 7th   Saturday, March 7, 2015 10:00am
March General Meeting   Friday, March 6, 2015 7:30pm
Reefstock  Feb 21-22   Saturday, February 21, 2015
RMCA Meeting   Sunday, February 8, 2015 6:00pm
February General Meeting   Friday, February 6, 2015 7:30pm
January Board Meeting   Friday, January 30, 2015 7:30pm
January General Meeting   Friday, January 2, 2015 7:30pm




Confirmed Event
Saturday, December 5, 2015    7:00pm
December General Meeting / Holiday Party and Awards *SATURDAY

Landry's Seafood House
7209 South Clinton Street
Englewood, CO 80112

Event Open to Members and Their Guests

CAS Holiday Party and Awards 

A T T E N T I O N

December Meeting: Holiday Party, Awards, and Gift Exchange

Our Holiday Party for December will be held:
7:00pm on Saturday December 5th at
Landry's Seafood House
7209 South Clinton Street
Englewood, CO 80112

 MUST be signed up to attend.  LIMITED seats are available.

Check your membership email or contact CAS to get the information for reservations.

Meal entrees are chosen at time of sign up.

Anyone who would like to participate in our ‘White Shark’ gift exchange should bring an un-wrapped fish related gift in a paper bag. These gifts are very fun and while there is not any limits on price range, they usually value between $5 and $20 and are in some way fish related, though they do not need to be aquarium supplies. The unlabeled gifts are placed on a table and numbers are drawn to participate.  When your number is called, you have the option to pick a new gift from the table or “steal” a gift from someone else.  Once a gift has been held by the same person three times, they keep the gift and it can no longer be stolen.  When all the gifts are taken from the table, each participating person will have a gift and the game is over.  (It may sound complicated, but it is really easy when you see it in action, and is a really fun time.)

Also, CAS awards will be announced and given out during the party.

The Holiday Party is open to members and their guests.


Bowl Show:

The Championship Bowl Show will be held in January. 

DO NOT BRING FISH to the December Holiday Party.



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Confirmed Event
Friday, November 6, 2015    7:30pm
November General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:  Election of officers and directors for 2016 

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

Bowl Show
November

Competition Date: 11/6/2015

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

  • Catfish. Shown as singles, smaller species better shown as pairs.  (Excludes Catfish that have their own class.)
  • 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.
  • Open Class.


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Confirmed Event
Saturday, October 17, 2015    
CAS Fall Auction!

6750 Carr St.
Arvada, CO  80004

Event Open to Anyone

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Announcing The Colorado Aquarium Society’s Annual Fall Auction!


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

Our Fall 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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Tenative Event
Friday, October 2, 2015    7:30pm
October General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:  TBA 

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

Bowl Show
October

Competition Date: 10/2/2015

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

  • Oddballs. Any fish not listed elsewhere.  Shown as singles or pairs.
  • Dwarf Cichlids. Shown in pairs.
  • Open Class.


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Confirmed Event
Friday, September 4, 2015    7:30pm
September General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:        The Rules and Reality of Starting a Fish Business From Your Home. Gregg Sage, owner of www.selectaquatics.com in Lafayette, CO., will be speaking on everything you need to know to start and be profitable with a small business selling fish from your home. He will cover everything from getting legally started, state inspections, tax issues to difficult customers and hacking attacks. Don't miss this presentation! Maybe you, too, can become a fish baron!

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

Bowl Show
September

Competition Date: 9/4/2015

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

  • Native Fish. Shown in pairs, large species may be shown alone.
  • All other non-fish aquarium animals. Amphibians, Lizards, Turtles and any other form of aquatic or semi-aquatic life that is not a fish or an invertebrate.
  • Open Class.


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Tenative Event
Friday, August 7, 2015    7:30pm
August General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:  TBA 

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

Bowl Show
August (Includes July Classes)

Competition Date: 8/7/2015

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

  • Marine Fish. Species that are exclusively marine.
  • Large Neotropical Cichlids. Shown in pairs. Except for the very large fish.
  • Open Class. (Includes July Open Class)

Bowl Show
July (Classes moved to August)

Competition Date: 8/7/2015

Because of our July picnic, we will move the July Bowl Show Categories to August. 



  • Livebearers. Shown in pairs.
  • Goldfish and Koi. Shown in singles.
  • Open Class.


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Confirmed Event
Friday, July 31, 2015    7:30pm
July Board Meeting

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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
Saturday, July 18, 2015    2:00pm
July General Meeting - Picnic - Potluck

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Event Open to Members and Their Guests

 Program:  Summer Picnic - Potluck!


 Its Summer! Its July!, It is picnic time! 

Our Fishy Friends will not be left out, The Colorado Aquarium Society is having a picnic instead of our July members meeting so that our fish and friends can enjoy the outside air and sunshine.

  • You must RSVP by calling our hosts  (if you did not already sign up at the June meeting)
  • When?      From 1:00 - 4:00, Saturday July 18, 2014.  Festivities start at 1:00,      food will be served at 2:00.
  • Where?      Sign into the member's area to see the location and phone number.
  • Bring What?      Bring a side dish to share. The club will provide hamburgers, brats, hot      dogs, water and soda.
  • Come prepared to talk fish, pets, weather, work, religion, children, anything but politics!
  • We welcome all members and guests. Remember that annual dues are now payable, so it might be a good time for you to join or renew.  
  • You may pay your dues at the picnic.  

There will be NO bowl show this meeting... the categories will be held with the August bowl show.



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Tenative Event
Friday, June 26, 2015    7:30pm
June Board Meeting

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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, June 5, 2015    7:30pm
June General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:  

·         Our speaker will be Gary Lange, the recognized authority on Rainbow fish. Extraordinary NEW Rainbowfish of Papua (Irianjaya) . Gary will speak about his adventures discovering 9 to 10 brand new rainbow fish species from this region; including the most exciting rainbowfish discovery the hobby has seen since the "Neon Rainbowfish"; the "Wapoga Red Lazer". This fish was just recently named "melanotaenia rubrivittata". Gary will share with you the punishment dished out by Mother Nature, how they were able to find their way back through the jungle after being abandoned by their boat captain, trecking hours through the bugs and the mud, and how it was worth every bit of it for these amazing fish! Gary will also bring egg kits with instructions for hatching and care to the auction after his talk. This way you can easily and safely raise these awesome fish in the safety of your own home and enjoy them for many years to come.

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

·         Our Bowl Show categories for June will be: Characins and Tetras, Neons,, Serpaes, Black Tetra, Flame Tetra, Piranha, Silver Dollars, Anostomus, Leporinus, Metynnis, Headstanders, etc.  Hatchets, Headstanders and Pencil Fish are included in this class.  Shown in pairs with divider if necessary.   Barbs, al species of genera barbus, Barbodes, Capoeta and Puntius.  Shown in pairs or twos.   

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


Bowl Show
June

Competition Date: 6/5/2015

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

  • Characins and Tetras. Shown in twos, with a divider, if necessary.
  • Barbs. Shown in pairs or twos.
  • Open Class.


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Confirmed Event
Friday, May 29, 2015    7:30pm
May Board Meeting

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Event Open to Members and Their Guests

  • When:       Friday, May 29th, 7:30
  • Notice,     if you are allergic to dog hair, cat hair, fish scales, dragon     scales or unicorn horns, be sure to take your allergy     medications. 

Arrive early if you want fish room tours, discount tickets are available on line.

 No, you may not smuggle in your own fish nets and plastic bags.......


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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Tenative Event
Saturday, May 16, 2015    1:00pm
ReefEd Conference on May 16th from 1-5pm

Denver Post Building
101 W Colfax Ave
Denver CO 80202

Not a CAS Sponsored Event

MASC is holding their ReefEd Conference on May 16th from 1-5pm at the Denver Post Building, 101 W Colfax Ave, Denver CO 80202.  

  http://www.marinecolorado.org/forums/showthread.php?26740-REEF-ED-2015-MAY-16th



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Confirmed Event
Friday, May 1, 2015    7:30pm
May General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:  ·         Our May 1 speaker will be Sumer Tawari. Sumer will speak on his fish collecting trip into the Western Ghats of India in March of 2015. He has outstanding film and a talk about this unusual collection trip. He was able to take film of his collecting activities as well as underwater footage. This is an area of the world, and fish that you won't see if you miss this presentation. Sumer is known for his outstanding photography, you know this will be another beautiful show!

 

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


Bowl Show
May

Competition Date: 5/1/2015

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

  • Non-native killifish. All species not native to the US. Shown in pairs or twos with dividers if needed.
  • Angels. Shown in pairs.
  • Open Class.


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Confirmed Event
Friday, April 24, 2015    7:30pm
April Board Meeting

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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, April 3, 2015    7:30pm
April General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:  Our topic will be Florida Fish Farms. If you wonder where your fish come from, attend this meeting!


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

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: 4/3/2015

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, etc.
  • Sharks and Loaches. Singles or pairs may be shown.
  • Open Class.


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Confirmed Event
Saturday, March 28, 2015    
CAS Spring Auction!

6750 Carr St.
Arvada, CO  80004

Event Open to Anyone

Get Map

Announcing The Colorado Aquarium Society’s Annual Spring Auction!


Free Gift Bags and Door Prizes!
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
Saturday, March 7, 2015    10:00am
RMCA Spring Auction, March 7th

http://rmcichlid.org/

Not a CAS Sponsored Event

Rocky Mt. Cichlid Association, Spring Auction, March 7th 



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Confirmed Event
Friday, March 6, 2015    7:30pm
March General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 Program:  TBA

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: 3/6/2015

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
Saturday, February 21, 2015    
Reefstock  Feb 21-22

Radison Denver Southeast

Not a CAS Sponsored Event

www.reefstock.net

 We have James Fatheree (author of Giant Clams guide) and Joe Caparatta (Unique Corals) speaking as well as 40 exhibitors and raffles.

 Kids are free and admission is $10 per day.



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Confirmed Event
Sunday, February 8, 2015    6:00pm
RMCA Meeting

http://rmcichlid.org/

Not a CAS Sponsored Event

Rocky Mountain Cichlid Association Meeting, Sunday February 8, 6:00 P.M. 

Speaker: Dave Schumacher, Dave's Rare Fish



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Confirmed Event
Friday, February 6, 2015    7:30pm
February General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 7:30 p.m. To 9:00

 

Notice of meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society, Friday, February 6, 2015 !

Friday, February 6, 2015, @ 7:30 at the First Universalist Church of Denver, 4101 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO, on the N.E corner of Hampden Ave. and Colorado Boulevard. 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.

·         Our featured speaker will be Mr. Mike Wise, speaking on Apistogramma and dwarf cichlids. Mike is a frequent editor, writer and lecturer, nationally and internationally, on Apistogramma and dwarf cichlids He has taken several collecting trips in Peru, Ecuador and Columbia. He is in demand as a speaker at conventions and clubs, nationally and internationally. As a bonus he will be bringing us some rare fish for the auction.

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

·         Our Bowl Show categories for February will be: Rainbows, shown in pairs. African cichlids such as Haplochromis, Lamprologis, Tropheus, Pseudotrpheus, Jewel Cichlids, T. buttikofen, S. mosambica, Chromidotilapia and others native to Africa. Shown in pairs with dividers if needed. So bring your fish and earn some prizes!


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

Competition Date: 2/6/2015

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.


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Confirmed Event
Friday, January 30, 2015    7:30pm
January Board Meeting

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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.

Business to come before the board will include the coming Spring Auction, speakers for meetings, Organization and structure for the new year,  review of 2015 budget, and such other business as may come before the board.

 Members and guests are welcome



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Confirmed Event
Friday, January 2, 2015    7:30pm
January General Meeting

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80222

Event Open to Anyone

 7:30 p.m. To 9:00

 

Program: Notice of meeting of the Colorado Aquarium Society, Friday, January 2nd, 2015 !

Start 2015 off the right way, attend our meeting and get fishy!

Friday, January 2, 2015, @ 7:30 at the First Universalist Church of Denver, 4101 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO, on the N.E corner of Hampden Ave. and Colorado Boulevard. 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.

·         Our speaker will be Steve Raisner from The Aquaponic Source, Inc. Steve will be speaking on Aquaphonics. Steve has extensive experience in systems and equipment for aquarium maintenance and plant growth. He currently is involved in retail aquaphonics supplying systems and equipment for plant growth and cultivation.

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

·         Door Prizes!

Our Bowl Show categories for January will have two groups: Championship Class, all prior first place winners from all classes and shows during the prior year will meet to determine the Grand Champions! Our regular January show will present Minnows (Cyprinidae), Danios, Rasboras and white clouds. Also Corydoras and related genera (Brochis & Aspindoras). See prize winning fish! Win some prizes yourself. 

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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