June 28, 2024 – Don Danko

• Presentation: TBD • Speaker: Don Danko   Meeting Location: Crafton Volunteer Fire Department 8 Stotz Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15205 Doors open at 6:30 PM; meeting starts at 7:30 PM Turn in your BAP/AHAP Breeders Award Program (BAP) and Aquatic Horticulture Awards Program (AHAP) will be accepted. RAFFLE Support your club and potentially win prizes…

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April 19, 2024 – Jacob Waters

• Speaker: Jacob Waters • Presentation: Competitive Shrimp Keeping •Presentation Overview: This talk goes over what it takes to keep and breed high grade Caridina shrimp for competition, Tank setups, and selective breeding and how to transport them to and from competitions. • Bio: My name is Jacob Waters and I have been keeping freshwater…

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March 22, 2024 – Speaker: Hiep Hong

• Speaker: Hiep Hong Presentation Overview: Learning from context and nature to create a beautiful and natural-looking aquarium Bio: I am a professional aquascaper residing in Texas and have been passionately fishkeeping for over 20 years. I began aquascaping in the early 2010’s when I started keeping dwarf shrimps. A few years later I began…

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February 23, 2024 – Speaker: Rich Terrell

• Presentation: Risk Management and Contingency Planning for Aquarists • Speaker: Rich Terrell • Bio: Rich Terrell has been interested in aquatic life since middle school. He blames this largely on his parents watching lots of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom and Jacques Cousteau specials. Rich attended Jacksonville University (Jacksonville FL) where he got a…

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December 1, 2023 – Speaker: Cameron Laufman

• Presentation: Good Enough Fish For Anyone: The Other Siluriformes • Speaker: Cameron Laufman • Bio: Attracted to the rare and exotic from the start, I promptly got into the world of oddball Catfish after I began keeping fish and never looked back. An Indiana native, I kept fish for many years in the harder…

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October 27, 2023 – Speaker: Jason Den Haese

• Presentation: Breeding, Growth, and Survival of Fry in the Armored Catfish Families: Loricariidae and Callichthyidae, an Update from Jason Den Haese’s Fish Research and Conservation Lab at D’Youville University. • Speaker: Professor Jason Den Haese Sr., Clinical Associate Professor of Biology, Dept. of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, D’Youville University • Presentation highlights: Introduction to…

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September 29, 2023 – Speaker: Andreas Tanke

• Speaker: Andreas Tanke • You can find information from Andreas to include his bio and previous talks he has given on his website at https://en.amazonoco.de/ Meeting Location: Crafton Volunteer Fire Department 8 Stotz Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15205 Doors open at 6:30 PM; meeting starts at 7:30 PM Turn in your BAP/AHAP Breeders Award Program…

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July 28, 2023 – Ice Cream Social

• Ice Cream Social!! • This month we’ll have an ice cream social to show our appreciation for all members and to celebrate summer! Join us for a relaxed evening of socializing and don’t forget to bring your BAP and AHAP submissions! We’ll have our normal raffle, 50/50, and mini-auction after the social hour. Meeting…

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June 30, 2023 – Speaker: Greg Sage

• Presentation: Having Success with LIvebearers: Specifics of LIvebearer Husbandry • Speaker: Greg Sage • Greg Sage BM., MEd., has written for “Livebearers”, the Journal of the American Livebearer Association. He also led the ALA as chairman for 2 terms, from 2000 to 2004. He has also written articles on Livebearers, Livebearer Husbandry, Selective Breeding,…

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BAP Submissions – May 2024

Ancistrus sp.
Apistogramma sp. D37
Barbodes semifasciolatus
Chapalichthys pardalis
Enneacampus ansorgii
Hemigrammus ocellifer
Julidochromis marlieri
Macropodus opercularis
Moenkhausia pittieri
Neolamprologus caudopunctatus
Neolamprologus multifasciatus
Nothobranchius polli
Oliotius oligolepis
Oryzias latipes
Otopharynx lithobates
Pachypanchax playfairii
Parosphromenus linkei
Pethia conchonius

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