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Tomorrow, July 6th, @OVT and I are going to a meeting at the local Sacramento Aquarium Society. If you are interested in going as well, here are the details. We will be arriving around 6:00 pm.



The Speaker is: Dean Tweeddale - "The In’s and Out’s of Collecting Fish in the Peruvian Jungles"
There is a fish/aquarium plant auction afterwards. Not sure of the extent of it as this will be my first meeting.



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B... but. Today , friday, is july 5th???
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B... but. Today , friday, is july 5th???
Geezo-- thank you for pointing that out. Aging brain...
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30 g. low tech w/ Wild Tucano tetras
30 g. low-tech African Biotope
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Just for posterity... those that may be interested in going to meetings/joining the Sacramento Aquarium society.

Had a great time.
Decided to become a member.

Meetings are held first Saturday each month @ Round Table pizza in a large banquet room.

Lots of people! Way more at meeting than expected- maybe 50? All tables full with some people standing against wall. Happy came earlier to get good seat.
Presentation- very interesting and well presented on collecting fish in tributaries of Peru.
After presentation 110 items in auction! plants, fish, shrimp, snails, books, and hard-goods.

Ill be there next month- maybe will see you.
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60 g. low tech w/ F1 Alenquer pair /Stendker "Tefe" discus and wild Altum Angels
30 g. low tech w/ Wild Tucano tetras
30 g. low-tech African Biotope
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I'm in agreement with @Discusluv: a good experience. I did not expect to spend 4 hours there but the time flew by. The presentation was well done: educational, engaging, uplifting, and with a good dose of humor. Well done and well organized, especially with so many people present. A friendly crowd of all ages and walks of life.

SAS struck me as 90% fish focused, while SFBAAPS as 90% into plants and aquascaping. A perfect combination.
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@OVT, @Discusluv, glad to hear it was a fun event and worth attending, that's good to know. I'd be interested in attending the next event, it's be great to meet local hobbyists.
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When is your next auction and do you have to be a member to attend the auction?
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When is your next auction and do you have to be a member to attend the auction?
It is the first Saturday of every month. So, next meeting is on August 3rd. You do not have to be a member to participate in auction. Auction is open to public.

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30 g. low tech w/ Wild Tucano tetras
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Thank you for the info!
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