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Tropical Fish Expo - Carolina Aquarium Workshop XVI
Dear friends, fellow hobbyists and sister
The Raleigh Aquarium Society will be presenting a
"Tropical Fish Expo and Carolina Aquarium Workshop
XVI" on February 25-27, 2000 at the Heather Hills Club
in Garner, NC. The Expo will kickoff with a Native
Fish collecting trip led by Gerald Pottern on Friday
afternoon, followed by nationally acclaimed aquarists
speaking on Friday evening and throughout the day on
Saturday. There will be a Dinner on Saturday evening
featuring Dr. Wayne Leibel, who will give a talk on
the "History of the Aquarium Hobby" to conclude the
day. On Sunday, there will be an auction of fish,
plants and aquarium supplies.
Other scheduled speakers are:
Gary Lange, President of the Rainbow Fish Study Group
on "Australian Rainbowfish"
Ray Lucas, Chairman of Kingfish Services on
"Collecting in Peru"
Dr. Wayne Leibel, Tropical Fish Hobbist on "New World
Tom Allen, Chairman of the International Fancy Guppy
Association on "Fancy Guppies"
Patrick McMillan, Aquatics Curator, North Carolina
State Museum of Natural Sciences on "Shiners and
Native NC Fish"
David Herlong, ACA, on "Malawi Cichlids"
Scott Saunders, Owner of "Oodles of Angels" on
"Breeding and Raising Pterophyllum Scalare Freshwater
Jeff Voet on "Marine Aquariums"
Dr. Robert Goldstein on "Breeding Marine Fish"
As an added bonus, we will also have a tour of the
North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
conducted by Patrick McMillan, Aquatics Curator.
For the full Workshop Schedule, please visit our
listing on NC Neighbors at:
http://www.ncneighbors.com/932/ or our website at:
If possible, please publish this information in your
newsletter and/or post on your website. We hope to
see you and your family at the Tropical Fish Expo -
Carolina Aquarium Workshop XVI! If you have a club,
please consider organizing a bus trip to join us at
Thank you for helping us to spread the word about the
Tropical Fish Expo - Carolina Aquarium Workshop XVI!
If you need information on auction rules, hotel
accomodations or directions, please feel free to
e-mail us at: Ltwaddle at Yahoo_com
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