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by LewC
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Buy
Topic: Online Auction in Progress through Sunday 3/21
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Online Auction in Progress through Sunday 3/21

In case you haven't heard, the OCA is currently holding an online auction. It ends on Sunday, but new people are constantly joining, and it only takes 1 bid to win an item. To participate, you must agree to attend the Lot Exchange on Saturday, 3/27, 1:00 PM, at the Holiday Inn Strongsville. Here's a...
by LewC
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Sell
Topic: Online Auction in Progress through Sunday 3/21
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Online Auction in Progress through Sunday 3/21

In case you haven't heard, the OCA is currently holding an online auction. It ends on Sunday, but new people are constantly joining, and it only takes 1 bid to win an item. To participate, you must agree to attend the Lot Exchange on Saturday, 3/27, 1:00 PM, at the Holiday Inn Strongsville. Here's a...
by LewC
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shipping
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: shipping

No way it should cost that much to get set up with O2. You don't need medical-grade, as welding O2 is just fine. You need a regulator, a length of strong braided tubing/hose clamps, and a nozzle of some sort. One used for filling balloons works and is cheap, but one with a long thin nozzle is easier...
by LewC
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Virtual Extravaganza 2020 Details and Links
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Virtual Extravaganza 2020 Details and Links

Ohio Cichlid Association Virtual Extravaganza 2020: Registration now open! The OCA will be holding an online version of the Extravaganza for 2020, on the traditional Extravaganza weekend. There may be some additions to this plan, such as a possible online Rare Fish Auction. For now, here’s a bullet...
by LewC
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BAP: Virtual Submissioin
Replies: 0
Views: 358

BAP: Virtual Submissioin

OCA BAP Submissions during COVID! - Temporary Procedure! To keep members engaged with the club we would like to offer the ability to virtually submit spawns for the Breeder Awards Program. During this unprecedented time we would like to give hobbyists the ability to get credit for the proliferation ...
by LewC
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Re: Extravaganza 2020

Hi, Dee! As you can see from the index, no-one has used this forum for a year, so we didn't think of posting anything here. As Sherry said, we voted to cancel the in-person event at our board meeting Saturday evening...things are going in the wrong direction, I'm afraid. We are kicking around ideas ...
by LewC
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buy/Sell/Trade Forums
Replies: 12
Views: 6682

Re: Buy/Sell/Trade Forums

Are you a member of the Ohio Cichlid Association? To access the Buy/Sell/Trade subforum, you can join on line or at our next meeting. https://www.ohiocichlid.com/shop/membership-9489 Meeting info: Friday, October 4 Middleburg Hts. Community Center 16000 Bagley Rd. Middleburg Hts, OH 44130 We meet on...
by LewC
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza Program 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 2101

Re: Extravaganza Program 2018

Thank you. We became aware of that problem during the swap. There will definitely be some changes made to next year's Swap Meet.

WE'RE on it.
by LewC
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Charley Grimes to Talk About Fish, Live and Dead
Replies: 0
Views: 1285

Charley Grimes to Talk About Fish, Live and Dead

Extravaganza 2018 Charley Grimes , who is an Extravaganza veteran (both as a speaker and an attendee), has been keeping fish for over 50 years. He maintains a fishroom of over 100 aquariums, filled mostly with cichlids and killies. His words: The mix of fish becomes more eccentric and eclectic as ti...
by LewC
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: T-Shirt Order Deadline Wednesday, October 31
Replies: 0
Views: 1230

T-Shirt Order Deadline Wednesday, October 31

If you're not registered yet, now's a good time. T-Shirts and discount packages will not be available after Wednesday, October 31.

https://www.ohiocichlid.com/shop/2018-extravaganza-9488
by LewC
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Lawrence Kent to Appear at Extravaganza 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 1204

Lawrence Kent to Appear at Extravaganza 2018

Lawrence Kent Submitted Lawrence Kent works for a charitable foundation fighting hunger and poverty in the developing world. He hails from New Jersey, lives in Seattle, and travels frequently, for his job, to Africa and Asia. Lawrence takes advantage of his travels to look for interesting tropical ...
by LewC
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: SPONSORSHIPS!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2398

Re: SPONSORSHIPS!!!!!

Hi, Zenin!

If there's a button to purchase, it's still available. If it's not there, it's sold.
by LewC
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Steven Grant To Give His First U.S. Presentation
Replies: 0
Views: 1364

Steven Grant To Give His First U.S. Presentation

Steve Grant photo.jpg Steven Grant Submitted Steven Grant is a UK aquarist who specializes in catfish and loaches. Steve has kept fish for 30 years, and the first fish he bought was an albino Corydoras aeneus. Ever since that moment he has been fascinated with the identity, taxonomy and nomenclatur...
by LewC
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Mark Henry Sabaj returns 9/7
Replies: 0
Views: 1339

Mark Henry Sabaj returns 9/7

Program Preview September, 2018 Mark Henry Sabaj Submitted Sabaj photo.jpg Raised in Brookfield, Illinois, Mark Henry Sabaj has a B.S. (1990) and M.S. (1992) from the University of Richmond, Virginia, and a Ph.D. (2002) from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His career in ichthyology beg...
by LewC
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Official Extravaganza 2018 Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 1357

Official Extravaganza 2018 Schedule

OCA Extravaganza 2018 Schedule Friday, November 16 2:00 PM Registration, Show Room, Vendor Room open. 6:00 PM Willem Heijns : “Nicaragua: Searching for Cichlids” * 7:15 PM Charley Grimes : “Catfish, the Grimes Way”* 8:45 PM Steven Grant : “Catfishes of the Madre de Dios Region, Peru” * 10:00 PM Reg...
by LewC
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza 2018 Presentation Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 1307

Extravaganza 2018 Presentation Schedule

Extravaganza 2018 Friday, November16 6:00 PM Willem Heijns: “Nicaragua: Searching for Cichlids” 7:15 PM Charley Grimes: “Catfish, the Grimes Way” 8:45 PM Steven Grant: “Catfishes of the Madre de Dios Region, Peru” 10:15 PM Charley Grimes: “Dead Fish” (adults only) Saturday, November 17 9:00 AM Steve...
by LewC
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Birger Kamprath to discuss Synodontis in August
Replies: 0
Views: 1488

Birger Kamprath to discuss Synodontis in August

Birger Kamprath Submitted Birger Kamprath has been keeping fish of one form or another since the age of ten. Fifty years later this childhood hobby persists as strong as ever, and you will find many aquariums in his home. Most are dedicated to the Mochokid catfishes of Africa (which include Synodon...
by LewC
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: August BAP
Replies: 5
Views: 2306

Re: August BAP

Great list, Josh. I may be interested in a couple of those!
by LewC
Mon May 21, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Our old friend Lee Newman visits in June
Replies: 0
Views: 1544

Our old friend Lee Newman visits in June

Newman Photo.jpg Lee Newma n, of Vancouver, Canada, has been keeping freshwater fish for over 40 years, and for many of those years has been working with Neotropical cichlids. Specifically, he spent many years studying the husbandry of cichlids of the genus Satanoperca. He has collected cichlids in...
by LewC
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: May 4th: Charlie Mueller on breeding Loracariids
Replies: 2
Views: 1945

May 4th: Charlie Mueller on breeding Loracariids

OCA Program Preview May, 2018 Submitted Mueller photo cropped.jpg Charlie Mueller has been keeping fish for over 20 years now, and lives in the Pittsburgh area. Specializing almost exclusively on South American fish over the years, he has recently narrowed down his focus to catfish with sucker mouth...

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