MEETING LOCATION

Attend our free meetings!

 

MEETING SCHEDULE

We USUALLY meet on the first Friday of each month, subject to holidays and speaker availability.

See actual dates below. Doors open at 6:30 PM for the 7:00 PM presentation. Stay for the auction!

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2020 . . .

February 7, 2020 : TBA

March 6, 2020 : Barbie Fiorintino - Building a Fishroom

April 3, 2020 : Spring Mega Auction

May 1, 2020 : Jennifer Reynolds

June 5, 2020 : TBA

July 3, 2020 : NO MEETING

August 7, 2020 : TBA

September 4, 2020 : TBA

October 2, 2020 : Fall Mega Auction

November 6, 2020: Eric Bodrock - Breeding Corydoras

December 4, 2020 : TBA

EXPERIENCES AND BREEDING OF WHIPTAIL CATFISH

Friday, January 3rd, 2020
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Charles Mueller

FISH IN FOCUS

Friday, December 6th, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Jimmy Nguyen
Also Christmas Party & Elections

WILD BETTAS

Friday, November 1st, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Amber Menard

FALL MEGA AUCTION

Friday, October 4th, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

No speaker, only amazing deals

MAGNIFICENT MORMYRIDS

Friday, September 6th, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Joe Cutler

BREEDING THE SCATTERERS

Friday, August 2nd, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Randy Carey in the Amazon with the Poeciliocharax weitzmani he had just collected

THE IN'S AND OUT'S OF COLLECTING FISH IN THE PERUVIAN JUNGLES

Friday, July 5th, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Dean Tweeddale

BRINE SHRIMP

Friday, June 7th, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Andreas Schmidt

LOACHES ARE FOR LIFE NOT JUST FOR SNAILS

Friday, May 3, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Mark Duffill

SPRING MEGA AUCTION

Friday, April 5, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

No speaker, only amazing deals

THE DEATH OF THE AMAZON

Friday, March 1, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Anthony I. Mazeroll, Ph.D.
Photo: Collection of pimeolid catfish for the aquarium trade

FUNDAMENTALS OF BREEDING GOLDFISH & RAISING FRY

Friday, February 1, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Gary Hater 
Photo: Show Quality Blue Philadelphia Veiltail

NATIVE FISH FOR THE AQUARIUM

Friday, January 4, 2019
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM.)

Phil Farrell
Photo: Male northern studfish

CHRISTMAS PARTY, ELECTION, AUCTION

Friday, December 7, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

no speaker

Election Day

CRUISING PAPUA - “THE BIRD’S HEAD”

Friday, November 2, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gary Lange
Photo: Gary in Faowi Creek, courtesy Gary Lange

MEGA AUCTION II (THE SECOND ONE)

October 5, 2018

Mega Auction II will spew forth a raging torrent of aquarium goods, flooded with rivulets of plants, fish and equipment, cascading into a waterfall of decorative alternatives for YOUR tank.

LITTLE SPACE AND SHORT ON TIME? YOU CAN STILL BUILD A GREAT FISH ROOM!

Friday, September 7, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gianne Sousa

AQUACULTURE: FISHKEEPING ON THE LARGE SCALE

Friday, August 3, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Adam Fuller
Photo: Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) eggs and fry

NANO TANKS 101

Friday, July 6, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Mark Denaro

BREEDING TROPICAL FISH

Friday, Jun 1, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Dick Au, SFAS Ex-Officio and Auctioneer

NEW SFAS LOCATION

St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church
2097 Turk St., San Francisco, CA

Can you tell which doors to enter?
(Hint: not the big ones)

THE BASICS FOR BEGINNERS

Friday, May 4, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Mark Greenspun, SFAS Vice President and Presentations Chair

MEGA AUCTION I    (NO TAB SALES)

Friday, April 6, 2018 (Extended hours)
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

No speaker

SHRIMP KEEPING: AN OVERVIEW

March 2, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Erik Lucas

MODERN FILTRATION

February 2, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Stephan Tanner

HMF-filter-after-6-years_edited.jpg

POLYPTERUS

Friday, January 5, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Stephen Paturel

K.I.S.S. CORYS

Friday, December 1, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Matt Schauer

CENTRAL AMERICA – BREEDING CICHLIDS IN THE HOME AQUARIUM

Friday, October 6, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Willem Heijns

Flier Cichlid (Archocentrus centrarchus)

THE CICHLIDS OF MADAGASCAR – A LAND IN CRISIS

Friday, November 3, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Jim Cummings

MEGA AUCTION II

Friday, September 8, 2017
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM (extended hours)

The entire meeting is dedicated to the Auction.  Expect a wide variety of flora, fauna and equipment, typically at rock bottom prices.  It is also an opportunity for SFAS members to bring in what they no longer need.

SPECIAL MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT

Saturday, August 19, 2017
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Special Location

Confidential

FRESHWATER PUFFERFISH

Friday, August 4, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Cory McElroy

CONVENTION UPDATE

Friday, July 7, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

American Killifish Association - Gianne Souza
American Livebearer Association - Gerard Schulz
Aquatic Gardeners Association - Leon Garden

SQUEAKERS AND THEIR CLOSE RELATIVES

Friday, June 2, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Birger Kamprath

DUTCH PLANTED TANKS

Friday, May 5, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Bart Laurens, aquarium artisan, teacher, entreprenuer, traveler and photographer

MEGA AUCTION

Friday, April 7, 2017
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM (extended hours)

The entire meeting is dedicated to the Auction.  Expect a wide variety of flora, fauna and equipment, typically at rock bottom prices.  It is also an opportunity for SFAS members to bring in what they no longer need.

INDIAN NATIVE FISH AND COLLECTION TRIP TO INDIA

Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Sumer Tiwari, IT analyst, avid traveler, writer and photographer

THE FLUORESCENT FISH STORY

Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Dick Au, SFAS official emeritus

CIRCLES OF INTEREST

Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Frank Choy, SFAS President

 

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