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**FREE Presentation -- Native American Fishes: Kat Hentsch** - Presented by GSAS

**FREE Presentation -- Native American Fishes: Kat Hentsch** - Presented by GSAS

The Greater Seattle Aquarium Society (GSAS) is pleased to sponsor a free presentation about native American fishes by one of our own GSAS members, Kat Hentsch.

The talk is titled "Native Fish of the US: Ohio/Mississippi River Basins and Great Lakes Ecosystems". Explore the realm of Midwestern native fish suitable for aquaria with species profiles and compatibility. Learn the different habitats and explore collection sites as Kat brings you to her secret spots for the best specimens.

The presentation will be Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 at 7:30PM at Seattle Pacific University; Otto Miller Hall; Room 109; West Nickerson Street and 3rd Avenue West

Doors will open about 6:30 PM for a 'social hour'; the meeting will start at about 7:30 PM

The lecture will be followed by a short auction

Guests are welcome; no entrance fee

Family friendly but no childcare provided
Free parking, accessible building
No furry or feathered pets
Go to GSAS.ORG http://www.gsas.org/ for more information and directions

Key words: Tropical Fish Tank Fishtank Tanks Aquarium Aquariums CO2 Aquatic Plants Cichlid

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Hi All,

Just a reminder that this presentation on native American fishes is tomorrow (Tuesday). After the presentation, included in the monthly auction, will be some species offered that you typically don't find available.

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Species: (currently acclimated to ~60F but I will be raising that slowly over
the weekend to 70-74F; all can live in normal tank temps or lower)

Banded Pygmy Sunfish, Elassoma zonatum
Everglades Pygmy Sunfish, Elassoma evergladei
http://www.fishchannel.com/fish-excl...-elassoma.aspx
(both stay VERY small, max ~1")

Speckled Madtom, Noturus leptacanthus
(max 4", like other cats will swallow anything that fits but otherwise
peaceful)

Eastern Mudminnow, Umbra pygmaea
(max 2", snail-eater!)

Central Longear Sunfish, Lepomis megalotis megalotis
(best suited for a large S.A. Cichlid type tank, max 9")

Orangethroat Darter, Etheostoma spectabile
(will eat smaller fish but otherwise well suited for community tanks, max 3")

Yellowfin Shiner, Notropis lutipinnis
(schooling community fish but may outcompete slower tankmates for food,
similar to denisonii barb; max 3")

Roy
75 Gallon, 2X55W AH Supply CF 8800K, 1XMarineland Doublebright, 2X Marineland 350 Magnum; 45 Gallon Tall, 96Watt AH Supply CF 6700K; 30 Gallon Long; 2X36W AH Supply CF 6700K; 20 Gallon, 1X26W AH Supply LED kit; all with Press. CO2; (Calcined) Montmorillonite Clay
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