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by Don Danko
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: International Tropheus Conference March 14 at 1 pm EST
Replies: 0
Views: 123

International Tropheus Conference March 14 at 1 pm EST

The OCA will host an International Tropheus Conference at 1 pm EST on Sunday, March 14, 2021. It will be streamed live on Facebook and on our YouTube channel. We'll have mini talks by Ad Konings, Pam Chin, Laif DeMason and Mathias Eberhardt followed by a panel discussion with the presenters and Coop...
by Don Danko
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Re: Extravaganza 2020

Thanks for the feedback, Dee! Glad you enjoyed the event.
by Don Danko
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: 2020 Ohio Cichlid Association Virtual Extravaganza Nov. 20-22
Replies: 0
Views: 407

2020 Ohio Cichlid Association Virtual Extravaganza Nov. 20-22

We will be hosting the Extravaganza virtually this year from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22: https://www.ohiocichlid.com/extravaganza/registration Three sessions: 7pm Friday the 20th, 7pm Saturday the 21st and 1pm Sunday the 22nd. Three great speakers: - Friday: Jeff Cardwell on Collecting in Colobia - Saturday...
by Don Danko
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: 2020 Virtual Extravaganza
Replies: 0
Views: 231

2020 Virtual Extravaganza

We will be hosting the Extravaganza virtually this year from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22: https://www.ohiocichlid.com/extravaganza/registration Three sessions: 7pm Friday the 20th, 7pm Saturday the 21st and 1pm Sunday the 22nd. Three great speakers: - Friday: Jeff Cardwell on Collecting in Colobia - Saturday...
by Don Danko
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 2020 Virtual Extravaganza
Replies: 0
Views: 302

2020 Virtual Extravaganza

We will be hosting the Extravaganza virtually this year from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22: https://www.ohiocichlid.com/extravaganza/registration Three sessions: 7pm Friday the 20th, 7pm Saturday the 21st and 1pm Sunday the 22nd. Three great speakers: - Friday: Jeff Cardwell on Collecting in Colobia - Saturday...
by Don Danko
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Ohio Cichlid Association
Topic: 2020 Virtual Extravaganza
Replies: 0
Views: 325

2020 Virtual Extravaganza

We will be hosting the Extravaganza virtually this year from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22: https://www.ohiocichlid.com/extravaganza/registration Three sessions: 7pm Friday the 20th, 7pm Saturday the 21st and 1pm Sunday the 22nd. Three great speakers: - Friday: Jeff Cardwell on Collecting in Colobia - Saturday...
by Don Danko
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Breeder Award Programs – Cichlids and Catfish
Topic: OCA BAP Submissions during COVID! - Temporary Procedure!
Replies: 0
Views: 340

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 of cichlids and catfish. This means we will be suspendin...
by Don Danko
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: In Memoriam
Topic: Steve Schreiber 1943 - 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 596

Steve Schreiber 1943 - 2020

I recently sadly learned that Steve Schreiber of Lincoln Illinois passed away earlier this year. Steve would often frequent tropical fish events and would attend the Ohio Cichlid Association’s Extravaganza each year. He was certainly a friendly and fun loving man that enjoyed African cichlids. He wi...
by Don Danko
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Ohio Cichlid Association
Topic: Club News and Upcoming Events
Replies: 1
Views: 12026

Re: Club News and Upcoming Events

Ohio Cichlid Association's 25th Extravaganza
Nov. 22-24, 2019
Strongsville Holiday Inn
Strongsville Ohio

ohiocichlid.com for more info.
by Don Danko
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: In Memoriam
Topic: Ron Georgeone October 1, 1955 to January 2, 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1927

Ron Georgeone October 1, 1955 to January 2, 2019

Ron Georgeone, one of the greatest Cichlid Showmen the hobby has ever known, passed away on January 2nd, 2019. As Ohio Cichlid Association and American Cichlid Association members, Ron won countless Best of Show Awards in their annual shows, as well as in the shows of many other clubs. He was best k...
by Don Danko
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Members Near Wheeling?
Replies: 2
Views: 1322

Re: Members Near Wheeling?

Sorry for not seeing this earlier, but, you're right in that our Forum is pretty quiet, except around our annual show, the OCA Extravaganza. We do have a member in Parkersburg that I'll have to reach out to see if I can put you in contact. He comes up every year to our big show in November. You can ...
by Don Danko
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Extravaganza News
Topic: Extravaganza Program 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 2103

Re: Extravaganza Program 2018

Thanks for joining and thanks for providing feedback. We're actually already working on an improvement plan! Happy holidays.
by Don Danko
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Ohio Cichlid Association
Topic: EXTRAVAGANZA 2018 - Thanks for Attending!
Replies: 0
Views: 1699

EXTRAVAGANZA 2018 - Thanks for Attending!

Thanks for to all that were a part of making the 24th Annual OCA Extravaganza 2018 a big success!

Be sure to join us next November for our 25th!
by Don Danko
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Sell
Topic: MUST BE REGISTERED to sell at EXTRAVAGANZA
Replies: 0
Views: 1354

MUST BE REGISTERED to sell at EXTRAVAGANZA

Extravaganza Sellers, Please note that you MUST BE REGISTERED for the Extravaganza to be allowed to sell at the show. And, you must be registered to post your fish and other sale items here in the forum. ALSO, you must be registered for the Extravaganza to get the fantastically low Holiday Inn Room ...
by Don Danko
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Sell
Topic: MUST BE REGISTERED to sell at EXTRAVAGANZA
Replies: 0
Views: 1280

MUST BE REGISTERED to sell at EXTRAVAGANZA

Extravaganza Sellers, Please note that you MUST BE REGISTERED for the Extravaganza to be allowed to sell at the show. And, you must be registered to post your fish and other sale items here in the forum. ALSO, you must be registered for the Extravaganza to get the fantastically low Holiday Inn Room ...
by Don Danko
Wed May 02, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: May 4th: Charlie Mueller on breeding Loracariids
Replies: 2
Views: 1945

Re: May 4th: Charlie Mueller on breeding Loracariids

Dan O and I visited Charlie a couple of years back and were blown away with the things he was breeding - whiptails of all sort, Tatia and LARGE Plecos! This promises to be a great talk!
by Don Danko
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March BAP
Replies: 19
Views: 5980

Re: March BAP

Thanks for your comments, Smitty! Looks like you're keeping some nice fish in those large aquariums..
by Don Danko
Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March BAP
Replies: 19
Views: 5980

Re: March BAP

You'll need to try harder!
by Don Danko
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March BAP
Replies: 19
Views: 5980

Re: March BAP

Then why are you here?
by Don Danko
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March BAP
Replies: 19
Views: 5980

Re: March BAP

Still beating that same old drum, aren't you Jonny Boy? :-) Nobody disagrees with you anyway...

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