MASI Annual Weekend Workshop
and Giant Auction

Updated April 7, 2007

Saturday, April 21 – Sunday, April 22, 2007

Workshop Location
Jost Chemical Company, St. Louis, MO

Auction Location
The Stratford Inn (800 S. Highway Drive, Fenton, MO 63026 636-343-5757) in Fenton.
Click here for a map and directions.

Killifish Box Sale and Displays Saturday
Open 9:00 AM

Saturday Speakers

10:00 AM – "Plant Nutrition" by Jerry Jost
A summary of what each of some of the major plant gurus are saying about feeding aquatic plants. This an attempt at taking some of the confusion out of all the seemingly conflicting information out there from various experts.

11:30 AM – "Apistogramma – A Lot of Cichlid in a Small Package"
by Mike Hellweg

This talk introduces the colorful and interesting Dwarf Cichlids of the genus Apistogramma, with emphasis on Mike's experiences with their care, behavior, breeding and raising the fry. It covers most of the commonly available species, and several of the more challenging species, as well as some of the newer species just coming in to the hobby

1:30 PM – "Fish Health" by Terry Fairfield

Terry Fairfield, is author of Barron's A Commonsense Guide to Fish Health. He will be speaking specifically on preventing diseases in our aquaria.

3:00 PM – "Fish Breeding" by David Ramsey

David has filmed and will show a number of fish in the act of spawning. These are excellent videos and David has some excellent tips on breeding fish. Some of the videos include badis ruber, corys, angelfish, and bristlenose ancistrus.

6:00 PM – Annual Awards Banquet Featuring Randy Carey

Randy will discuss Project Piaba , a project established to understand the ecological and cultural systems of the middle Rio Negro basin, Amazonas, Brazil, in order to conserve and maintain the live ornamental fishery at a commercially feasible, and an ecologically sustainable level.

Sunday Auction

12:00 PM – Giant All-Species Auction Featuring Locally Raised Fish, Aquarium Plants, Equiptment, Tanks and More!!!

Click HERE to view the 2005 Show Rules and Information
Click HERE to view the 2004 Show Report and Winners
Click HERE to view the 2003 Show Report and Winners

Click HERE to view the 2002 Show Report and Winners

Click HERE to view the 2001 Show Report and Winners