All-Aquarium Catfish Convention 2018


All-Aquarium Catfish Convention 2018
October 4-7, 2018
Hyatt Regency Dulles 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd
Herndon, VA 20171

World Class Presentations
Bob Bock
Eric Bodrock
Hans-Georg Evers
Ian Fuller
Rob McClure
Regina Spotti
Kemphol Udomritthiruj
Luiz Tencatt

Join us this fall at the All-Aquarium Catfish Convention and don’t miss out on the following activities:

• On-Site Fish Sales
• Field Trip to NIH Zebrafish Facility
• Vendor & Manufacturer’s Displays
• Raffle Prizes & Giveaways
• Live Fish Raffles
• Virginia Native Fish Collecting Trip
• All Day Auction on Sunday

Please check out our website at for all the information you need about attending the convention, sponsored by Aqueon.

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2018 Events

January 6: Jeremy Basch “Auchenipteridae – The Wonderful Woodcatfish”

February 3: Devon Graham “On the Origin of Species, or why are there so many fish in the Amazon?”

March 10: Panel Discussion -- Jim Chitty Frank Cowherd, Don Kinyon, and Dave Sombach “Successful Fish Breeding”, moderated by  Patchin Curtis

April 8 (Sunday): Spring All-Day Auction

May 5: Gary Lange “Cruising Papua - Following New Roads and Exploring the 'Bird’s Head'”

June 2: Larry Jinks “Building My Fish Room”

July 7: Bowl Show

August 4: Workshop: Christine Keys and TBD “Drilling and Repairing Glass Tanks”

September 1: Barbie Fiorentino Spawning Loricariidae

October 4-6: All-Aquarium Catfish Convention

October 7 (Sunday): Fall All-Day Auction at Hyatt Regency Dulles

November 3: Andrew Blumhagen “Why Bristlenose Plecos Have Bristles” and Annual Meeting, Elections, Workshop

December 1: Holiday Party