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by LewC
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Sell
Topic: A couple things available for the 2/10 Auction
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Views: 95

A couple things available for the 2/10 Auction

I just have a couple things I can bring to the Feb 10 OCA Winter Auction. If interested, PM or email lewcarbone@gmail.com . I’m in Norwalk, if you’d rather stop by.

Chiapaheros (Ex-Cichlasoma) grammodes: 1.25” 6/$20, 18+ available

Coptodon (Tilapia) snyderae 1.25” 6/$15, 28+ available
by LewC
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: March Speaker: Dr. Richard Kraus, USGS Biologist
Replies: 0
Views: 78

March Speaker: Dr. Richard Kraus, USGS Biologist

KrausWithFish.jpg Dr. Richard Kraus Submitted My current position is with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as a Research Fish Biologist and Station Supervisor of Lake Erie Biological Station in Sandusky, Ohio, where I conduct ecological research on Great Lakes fishes in support of natural resource...
by LewC
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Victorian expert Matt McGee visits in February
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Views: 196

Victorian expert Matt McGee visits in February

McGee LoRes.jpg Matthew McGee received his PhD from the University of California, Davis. He then did post-doctoral work at the University of Bern, in Switzerland. At Bern, he worked under Dr. Ole Seehausen, the world authority on Victorian cichlids. (Seehausen’s Lake Victoria Rock Cichlids, publish...
by LewC
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Birger Kamprath to speak about Synodontis
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Birger Kamprath to speak about Synodontis

Birger Kamprath has been keeping fish of one form or another since the age of ten. Fifty years later this childhood hobby persists as strong as ever, and you will find many aquariums in his home. Most are dedicated to the Mochokid catfishes of Africa (which include Synodontis), a fascinating group ...
by LewC
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Sell
Topic: Available for the Extravaganza
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: Available for the Extravaganza

The list has been updated.
by LewC
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza 2017 T-Shirt Honors Felipe Cantera
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Extravaganza 2017 T-Shirt Honors Felipe Cantera

Sorry, there's nothing like that in the works, and at this late a date, it would be impossible. Thanks for your interest, though.

We're looking forward to seeing you next weekend!
by LewC
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Showing Fish at the Extravaganza
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Showing Fish at the Extravaganza

The Cichlid and Catfish Show, at the Ohio Cichlid Association Extravaganza, may be the biggest show of its kind in the U.S. We make the process so simple, however, that we haven’t thought about publicizing the procedure. We’ll fix that now. One of the goals is to make sure the show-person has flexib...
by LewC
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Sell
Topic: Available for the Extravaganza
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: Available for the Extravaganza

TheFishGuy wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:06 pm
If you have the breeding pair of Thorichthys elliot I would like to offer to purchase them, if not I would ten fry.
I'll save them for you, Jonathan.
by LewC
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Sell
Topic: Available for the Extravaganza
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: Available for the Extravaganza

The acara are from a fairly large group that I'm thinning down for breeding. There were only 2 females, and I want to keep them both.

These fish are much better looking in the tank than in photos!
by LewC
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Sell
Topic: Available for the Extravaganza
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: Available for the Extravaganza

Yes, sorry.
by LewC
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Sell
Topic: Available for the Extravaganza
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Available for the Extravaganza

Here’s what I can bring to the Extravaganza. Thursday or early Friday delivery is preferred, I get busy after that. Haplochromis “Chipwa” adolescents 2M2F $40, 4M4F $70 Extremely rare. Parents brought to the U.S. last year by Adrian I. These have just begun to breed. Chiapaheros grammodes juv 1.25” ...
by LewC
Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Late-Night Workshop: Mo Devlin and Aquarium Photography
Replies: 0
Views: 196

Late-Night Workshop: Mo Devlin and Aquarium Photography

Mo Devlin Photo.jpg (Bio Submitted) Mo “Aquamojo” Devlin has two genuine passions, photography and enjoying his cichlid fish. The two dovetailed nicely and for over thirty years he has shared aquatic photos with the online community. His website, Aquamojo.com, and Aquamojo Facebook page continue hi...
by LewC
Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: 2017 Vendors list?
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: 2017 Vendors list?

Jessica, we'll post the complete list after it gets finalized.

Thanks for your interest, and I hope to see you the event!
by LewC
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Nov 3: Greg Steeves in Ohio!
Replies: 0
Views: 214

Nov 3: Greg Steeves in Ohio!

Greg mug shot sm.jpg Greg Steeves is from New Brunswick, Canada. Being from the maritimes, along the Canadian Atlantic coast, Greg never was far from water. Ever since he can remember the ecology of both saline and freshwater environments always held great interest to him. Greg have kept multiple a...
by LewC
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza 2017 T-Shirt Honors Felipe Cantera
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Extravaganza 2017 T-Shirt Honors Felipe Cantera

Everyone, we have set the deadline for ordering T=shirts. Please order by Wednesday, Nov 1 to make sure you can get a shirt.
by LewC
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza 2017 T-Shirt Honors Felipe Cantera
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Extravaganza 2017 T-Shirt Honors Felipe Cantera

X17TshDesignSm.jpg This year's Extravaganza T-shirt design, again a Sam Garcia creation, pays tribute to Felipe Cantera, whose untimely and tragic death shocked the aquarium hobby in August. Felipe spoke at the 2014 Extravaganza, and his knowledge, experience and vitality impressed and inspired all...
by LewC
Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: The Eminent Dr. Wolfgang Staeck
Replies: 0
Views: 323

The Eminent Dr. Wolfgang Staeck

Dr. Wolfgang Staeck has a long history of prominence among people, both scientists and hobbyists, who are interested in freshwater fish. Wolfgang earned a degree in biology from the Free University of Berlin. For the next 10 years, he worked as a research assistant and lecturer at the Technical Uni...
by LewC
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Introducing Daniel Konn-Vetterlein
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Introducing Daniel Konn-Vetterlein

Daniel Konn-Vetterlein got his 1st aquarium at age 10. Of all the fish he started with, the plecos fascinated him the most, and every tank he added to his collection was set up for Loracariids. As a teenager, he was able to spend a year in Bolivia, where he went out, as often as possible, to explor...

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