The purpose of the Raleigh Aquarium Society is to increase the enjoyment and general knowledge of the aquarium hobby for both novices and experienced hobbyists. Society activities include presentations, field trips, sharing information, trading fish and plants, observation of fishes and aquatic life in aquaria and in their native habitat.
Give us a visit! We have monthly meetings at 7:30pm on the first Thursday of each month at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine South Theater Auditorium to discuss fishkeeping as a hobby with guest speakers.
have an annual workshop and auction plus
a summer picnic.
The Raleigh Aquarium Society has completed it's Annual Workshop and Spring Auction. We thank the past guest speakers and the attendees for their time and we extend another "thank you" to those who have provided donations for our auction. Keep checking back for new about our Fall 2013 auction!.
The Raleigh Aquarium Society's forum is now up and running. Be sure to register (it's free) and participate in aquarium related discussions.
The Raleigh Aquarium Society is now on Meetup. Be sure to join.
The Raleigh Aquarium Society is also on Facebook. Be sure to like us.
The form for the Monthly Silent Auction can be found here:
May 2013 Program (5/2/13 @ 7:30pm) – “Livebearing Fishes”:
At our May meeting, RAS treasurer, BAP chairman, and master breeder Larry Jinks will speak on the selection, keeping, caring, feeding, and breeding of the livebearing fishes he has worked with. Larry is our club’s most prolific fish spawner. He’s a member of the American Livebearer Association (ALA) and has received credit in their breeder award program for spawning over 70 different species of livebearers from 3 different families. In addition to being an excellent speaker, Larry has earned ALA’s prestigious "Master Breeder Award". From Anableps to Zoogoneticus, Larry will entertain and educate us about the livebearer side of the house.
Business meetings are open to everyone who is interested in participating in Committees, general business and future plans for the club as well as the Workshop and Auction planning. The Business Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the same location as the regular meetings at 7:30pm. See the latest newsletter for the dates of the business meetings.
Trading Post: Club members can send their ad information to email@example.com. Please send all trading post items by noon on the Wednesday before the first Thursday of the month in order to get them in that month's newsletter. Don't forget to include your full name and contact information.