Chicago Killifish Association
1 member Illinois
Website: "chicagokillifish.com" The Chicago Killifish Association welcomes you to our website. This website is an extension of our membership. The association has been established for over fifty years. It has provided a vehicle for individuals of all walks of life and age groups to interact with each other over the hobby of keeping tropical fish. It was and is especially organized for those intrested in keeping the egg-laying toothcarps known as Killifish.
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Honolulu Aquarium Society
1 member Hawaii
[br] [br] honoluluaquariumsociety.org The Honolulu Aquarium Society is dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of the Aquarium Hobby. We share knowledge, experience and fellowship among all our members, both novice and old-timers. We endeavor to preserve the natural habitat of Aquatic Life. We seek to gain personal development in the breeding and showing of aquatic life, and to stretch the boundaries of Hawaii to like minded people throughout our nation and the world. The Honolulu Aquarium Society meets on the first Friday of each month at 7:00 PM (unless it falls on a holiday, in which case it will be moved to the following Friday). Please check the News and Home Page for the latest updates. Meetings are held at the Kuhio Elementary School Cafeteria. To get to Kuhio Elementary School, take the University Avenue exit from the H-1 Freeway and head towards the intersection of University Avenue and King Street. Get on to King Street and head east and turn right at Kahoaloha Lane (first street after all the shops on the right hand side of King Street as you are going east).
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Gold Coast Aquarium Society of South Florida
1 member Florida
Gold Coast Aquarium Society of South Florida Website: "gcaquarium.org" The Gold Coast Aquarium Society of South Florida meets every second Wednesday of the month. Please check the upcoming agenda. Meeting Location American Legion 9081 SW 51 Street Cooper City, FL 33328
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Michigan Guppy Breeders
1 member Michigan
Website: "michiganguppybreeders.com" Michigan Guppy Breeders is a group of people from a large geographical area with the sole interest of enjoying the fancy guppy. Michigan Guppy Breeders is an International Fancy Guppy Association affiliated club. The club has been around Michigan since the mid 1960's under the name Motor City Guppy Breeders. The name was changed in later years to Michigan Guppy Breeders to reflect the regional diversity of our members. We have members from all over Michigan as well as Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, Canada and Thailand. Michigan Guppy Breeders has at least four meetings a year and these are usually at members' homes. At the meetings we begin with a potluck lunch followed by a brief business meeting and gab session in the club member's fish room. We try to host one IFGA (International Fancy Guppy Association) show per year. The event is challenging at times, but also fun for all members.If you enjoy guppies then you should consider becoming a member of the Michigan Guppy Breeders as the information available from fellow members is priceless. You do not have to show your fish to be a member, just love guppies.
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Madison Area Reef Society
1 member Wisconsin
madisonreef.com Thanks for checking out the Madison Area Reef Society! Our members are located near and within Madison, Wisconsin and all share a passion for reef keeping. For information about meetings in the group, please take alook at the meetings page or the forum. The forum is a great place to ask questions or find additional information about our Reef Society. If you have any comments or suggestions on the web site, you can email me at bob@madisonreef.com.
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Midwest Pond & Koi Society
1 member Illinois
Website: "mpks.org/" The Midwest Pond & Koi Society (MPKS) are families with a common hobby: koi ponds, garden ponds, koi keeping and plants! We meet the 3rd Friday of the month from January through October. You do not have to be a member to attend a meeting. MPKS is a not for profit, hobbyist organization whose members share a common interest in koi (Japanese colored carp), goldfish, water gardens and backyard ponds. Our members reside mostly in Chicago and surrounding counties as well as Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Missouri. MPKS PO Box 3011 Lisle, IL 60532 Voice Mail: (312) 409-2081
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Long Island Aquarium Society
1 member New York
liasonline.org The Long Island Aquarium Society, Inc. (LIAS) is Long Island’s oldest organization aquarium club. We meet monthly and on special occasions to share ideas and encourage breeding, showing and exchanging of fresh and salt water aquatic life. The membership is made up of men, women and children of all ages and levels of experience. Included are nationally renowned individuals who are eager to share their experience and expertise in all aspects of aquarium and fish management. We welcome visitors (including young people), and we’d love to have you join us! We meet on the 3rd Friday of each month (except July and August). Check "www.liasonline.org" for meeting time, location and topic. A typical meeting begins with a talk by an expert on some aspect of aquariums. We then break for snacks, coffee and chatting about fish. This is a great time to meet new people who share your interest. We continue with raffles and an auction of fish, plants and other creatures. Other events include an annual ocean seining outing to catch tropical wanderers.
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Washington D.C. Area Marine Aquarist Society, Inc.
1 member Virginia
Website: "wamas.org" The Washington D.C. Area Marine Aquarist Society, Inc. (WAMAS) is a non profit educational society dedicated to the husbandry of marine life in a captive environment. Through exchanging information with one another, we share our collective knowledge on the care and propagation of these wonderful ocean animals, while reducing the demand for wild caught specimens and providing an educational platform to promote the beauty and fragility of the worlds coral reef ecosystems. The society is committed to promoting interest in and enjoyment of all aspects of the marine aquarium hobby by educating the public on the creation and maintenance of a marine ecosystem. Our society provides resources to the saltwater aquarium enthusiasts in the Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland area by sponsoring meetings, educational seminars, lectures, online discussions, publications, websites, exhibits, and other means, as a social avenue to connect with other local hobbyists in the area. We support education and conservation efforts aimed at improving marine and coral reef environments. If you are curious what your membership will get you: - Discount at some local stores - Connections with local reefers - Large group of dedicated reefers to trade with - Quarterly meetings - Social Hours - Guest speakers - Great contests - Road trips - Online information including: - Dedicated bulletin board with a for sale/wanted to buy section - Links to information on almost every subject of reef-keeping How is your membership fee used? - To pay for rental of open spaces for meetings - To pay for any food or beverages at meetings - To assist in attaining speakers - To help expand club activities - To help fund the WAMAS Grant Program If you have still have questions, please feel free to email us at "info@wamas.org". If you are already a member of the WAMAS forum, you can convert to a paid account by clicking Join Now below. If you are not a member of our forum, you must Register an account on the forum and then act to upgrade your account by returning to this page and clicking Join Now. Or just subscribe during the registration process. Membership Dues Are: $20 per year for an individual $35 per year for a family* $10 per year for a teacher** Students free ***
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Florida Marine Aquarium Society
1 member Florida
"fmas1955.org" The Florida Marine Aquarium Society’s mission is to bring together the expertise and experience of its members, with a purpose to share this information with others, The Society strives to safeguard the quality of life for marine organisms maintained in aquaria and promote an awareness of natural marine ecosystems in order to protect and share them with future generations. The Florida Marine Aquarium Society (FMAS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1955 and devoted to education, conservation, and increasing public awareness of the vast resources and delicate nature of the ocean realm through the keeping of marine aquariums and the cultivation of marine animals. FMAS began as a small group of hobbyists in love with saltwater fish and it is now the oldest and currently one of the largest Marine Aquarium Societies in existence. Through the years, FMAS has developed into an organization with an elected Board of Directors and a membership numbering well over 300. A little trivia on club history: Founded 1955 by Robert Straughan. The very first meeting was held on August 1 and marked a milestone in Aquarium Societies. It was noted at the time in Aquarium Magazine by a Mr. William T. Innes as being the nation’s first Marine Aquarium Society. This first meeting was held at Mr. Straughan’s home and was attended by 4 people. Sometime during that first year, new members expressed a desire to show their tanks, and the response was tremendous. The outcome? “The First Annual Show of the Greater Florida Marine Aquarium Society”. First show book dated October 7, 1956. The first FMAS newsletter was published in June, 1957 and was titled “Under the Surface”.
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Pacific Coast Cichlid Association
1 member California
Pacific Coast Cichlid Association Website: "cichlidworld.com" Founded in August of 1980, the Pacific Coast Cichlid Association exists to meet the needs of the west coast cichlid hobbyist. By-Laws were constructed in 1983-1984 and the PCCA was incorporated as a non-profit corporation under the laws of the state of California on January 30, 1985. Since inception, the PCCA has grown rapidly from a local society of 20 members to one of national scope, with members all over the world.
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