Meet Johnathon Butkus, UW Steven’s Point graduate, Oase territory account coordinator for the midwest region, and native fish enthusiast. Alex Rose & Butkus chat about a variety of topics including native fishes of the midwest and southeastern U.S., rules and regulations for keeping them in captivity, biotope tanks, collecting in Peru, and other fun stuff. Check it out!
Catfishionados unite! Join us for a fintastic weekend featuring expert speakers, fish and other aquatic goodies to buy and sell, social events, vendors, demos, our famous all-day auction and much more.
The recent Triple Crown Convention was a melting pot of specialist aquarist groups. It made for a truly fantastic event complete with a huge turnout, loads of aquarium hobby celebrity speakers, massive fish auctions, and the incomparable hospitality of Rusty Wessel. It was an event to remember, and hopefully to be repeated! Here’s a quick look at the show floor and some memorable moments.
CONSERVATION & AQUARIUMS Volume 11, Number 5
The X-Ray or Pristella Tetra, Pristella maxillaris, is a peaceful shoaling fish that is commonly aquacultured. Now, it is the latest species to be genetically engineered and marketed as a GloFish®.