Category Archives: Capital Cichlid Association

October CCA meeting

Greg Steeves gave a great talk on Lake Victorian cichlids (primarily haplochromines), as well as the C.A.R.E.S. program, which is designed to encourage hobbyist fish keepers to maintain and propagate species that are at risk or already extinct in the … Continue reading

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September 2012 CCA Meeting

The September CCA meeting was eventful. Anthony Tu gave a talk about Frontosa, detailing all the different varieties found around Lake Tanganyika, and showing several videos showing the awesome colors these fish have. He was finishing his talk with a … Continue reading

Posted in Aphyosemion australe 'chocolate', Capital Cichlid Association, Corydoras sterbai, Danio aequipinnatus, Microgeophagus ramirezi, Protomelas sp. "Steveni Taiwan Reef", Pundamilia nyerei | Comments Off

April CCA meeting

Laif Demason gave a talk today on the mechanics of running a fish farm in Florida.  It was fascinating to get an insider’s view of what it takes to farm fish.  Like any type of farming, it’s not an easy … Continue reading

Posted in Anubias barteri var. coffeefolia, Apistogramma cacatuoides, Capital Cichlid Association, Cryptocoryne crispatulata var. flaccidifolia | Comments Off

Another great CCA meeting

Amy got to attend her first CCA meeting ever, and it was a good one.  Frank Cowherd was the speaker, discussing culturing live foods.  It was an excellent talk, highlighting the techniques Frank has used to successfully raise five different … Continue reading

Posted in 20g long, 40 breeder emersed setup, 65g Lake Malawi, 90g 'Brazilian Love Shack', Apistogramma Agassizi, Capital Cichlid Association, Hemichromis guttatus, Iodotropheus sprengerae, Metriaclima pyrsonotos, Microgeophagus ramirezi, Paracheirodon axelrodi, Pseudotropheus socolofi | Comments Off