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  1. There seems to be a few new foods on the market at the moment, and it does make me wonder if I am getting left behind with my NLS love. Have you/Will you try any of the new feeds available, and if so which and why? If not - Why? Also helpful to mention the fish you are feeding as I do not believe one food suits all.
  2. Saturday OCTOBER 10th Queensland Cichlid Group FISH-ONLY AUCTION Virginia State School Hall 1678 Sandgate Rd, Virginia QLD 4012 It is just south of where Toombul Road joins Sandgate Road and near Virginia railway station. There is traffic lights on the corner of Sandgate road and Jeffers Street and a fish drop off area inside the school grounds. Fish in from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Auction starts at 5.00 p.m. and finishes when all items have either been sold or passed in. No Smoking on School Grounds (including the Carpark) & No Alcohol on School Grounds (including the Carpark). Queensland Cichlid Group Commission 10% for members and 20% for non-members. Cash Only QCG Auction Form: http://www.qcichlid.org/QCG2014AFORM.pdf QCG Auction Guidelines: http://www.qcichlid.org/QCG2014AG.pdf
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  4. Hey guys, apologies for late heads up but looks like an early close is in order tomorrow to get the new crew to the trade show. Normal service will resume on Friday
  5. Q.F.A.S. Caboolture Markets Show and International Betta Show. 25th & 26th OCTOBER 2014 Group 1 1 Australian & New Guinea Rainbows, Sunfish & Blue Eyes 2 Australian & New Guinea Gobies, Gudgeons 3 Australian & New Guinea Catfish & AOV Native 5 Goldfish single tail 6 Goldfish AOV 7 Amphibians, Invertebrates & Crustaceans 8 Marine Fish 9 Marine Invertebrates Group 2 10 Livebearers Guppies 11 Livebearers AOV 12 Anabantids (excluding Betta's)- all species 13 Tetras, Barbs, Danios & Rasboras 14 Loricariid Catfish 15 AOV Catfish 16 AOV Tropical Freshwater Group 3 17 African & Asian Cichlids 18 North & Central American Cichlids 19 South American Cichlids (excluding Discus) 20 Discus all varieties Group 4 21 Community Aquarium 22 Furnished Aquarium 23 Planted Aquarium 24 Novelty Aquarium. Note : Classes with less than 6 entries will be combined where possible Prizes and Awards Champion Group 1 Trophy, Prize and $50.00 Champion Group 2 Trophy, Prize and $50.00 Champion Group 3 Trophy, Prize and $50.00 Champion Group 4 Trophy, Prize and $50.00 Class Places 1st Certificate and $25.00 2nd Certificate and $15.00 3rd Certificate and $10.00 Entry Fee - $2.00 per entry. Conditions of entry Entries close Friday 17th October 2014 at 10.00pm Entry is open to any person who wishes to enter. Entries to be sent to Graeme Day either email gday@firstclassaccounts.com or ph. 0402 841 627. Entry Fees must be paid in full before entry is installed. Fish and animals will be judged under the QFAS rules and sizing system that is current at the time of the show. Judging to be done by new Judges that have attended the QFAS Judging School under the supervision of existing Judges. Equipment supplied includes stands, lights, power supply, and air supply. Competitors must supply own aquariums, heaters, and filters. Aquarium sizes acceptable are: 2 foot tanks - 600mm length x min 300 to max 450mm width x 330 to 380mm height 3 foot tanks - 900mm length x min 380 to max 450mm width x 450mm height ( 12 spaces only)** 4 foot tanks - 1220mm length x 450mm width x 450mm height ( 4 spaces only).** **If you wish to use either 3ft or 4ft tanks make sure you call ahead as there are limited numbers of spaces available and these will be handed out on a first come first served basis. NOTE: There are a number of 2ft, 3ft and 4ft, tanks available for competitors to use, these will be made available on a first come basis. No free standing displays accepted. Maximum of three (3) competitive Entries per tank. You are allowed other fish in the tank to improve the display or to keep the entered fish from stressing. Fish to be judged MUST be nominated by competitor. No best in tank accepted. Nominated fish MUST be measured by the stewards before installing in tank otherwise a maximum of 15 points will be awarded for size irrespective of the size of the fish. Where permits are required for display of the species then copies of said permits must be given to the stewards before installation of entry. It is the responsibility of the competitor to provide supporting documentation to the stewards prior to installation of the entry. Where new/rare species are entered this is extremely important. All care is taken with entries, but Q.F.A.S. accepts no responsibility for any loss or damages incurred during the show. Time Table Tanks can be installed on Saturday 18th October between 9.00am and 5.00pm, and on Sunday 19th between 2.00pm and 6.00pm. Entries to be installed on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th October between 2.00pm to 10.00pm. Hands out 10.00pm Friday 24th October 2014. Judging will take place from Saturday 25th 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. (Only judges and stewards allowed during judging) BBQ dinner & Presentation of Trophies 6.00pm - 10.00pm Saturday 25th October - all competitors, judges and visitors welcome. Open to the public 6.00am - 1.00pm Sunday 26th October - Competitors and club members to man stands. All entries must be removed between 1.30pm and 6.00pm on Sunday 26th October. Get entries in early to avoid missing out. International Betta Show There will also be an International Betta Show held as a separate show at the same time. This will have approx. 250 entries.
  6. Queensland Cichlid Group FISH-ONLY AUCTION Saturday 11th October Virginia State School Hall 1678 Sandgate Rd, Virginia QLD 4012 Fish in from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Auction starts at 5.00 p.m. and finishes when all items have either been sold or passed in. Guidelines: http://www.qcichlid.org/QCG2014AG.pdf Seller Form: http://www.qcichlid.org/QCG2014AFORM.pdf It is just south of where Toombul Road joins Sandgate Road and near Virginia railway station. There is traffic lights on the corner of Sandgate road and Jeffers Street and a fish drop off area inside the school grounds. No Smoking on School Grounds (including the Car park) & No Alcohol on School Grounds (including the Car park). Change to Auction Guidelines since last auction : All sellers must be present at the auction and help in the running of the auction & while their fish etc are being auctioned, they must be either a runner (moving the sold items from the auctioneer to the payment table), runners assistant etc or be part of the on-stage auction team. http://www.qcichlid.org/
  7. Q.F.A.S. MARKET DAY. Saturday 26th OCTOBER BAR JAI HALL 178 Alexandra Road CLAYFIELD. Setup from 10.30am to 12.00 noon. Open to the public from 12.00 noon to 6.00pm. Hire of sites If you would like to hire a site to sell product then you need to contact Graeme Day either by pm or by email at gday@firstclassaccounts.com When sending in request for sites, nominate the three sites you would prefer in order of preference. There are 11 sites with power, they are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 19. Sites 6, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18 are unpowered. Also if needed we can make available a further 10 unpowered sites outside the building, 4 on concrete and 6 on grass. Anyone taking an Outside site would need to provided suitable shelter if selling livestock or plants. Costs are; powered sites $35.00 unpowered sites $30.00. There are also aprox 15 tables available for hire at $10.00 per table. Guidelines Any Aquarium Hobby related item may be sold. The seller can use all or part of the space allocated for the sale of items. Sellers can have a table or multiple tables but they must NOT spread outside the allocated area. If a seller requires more space they can take out a second space providing one is available, otherwise they must refill their space from their car. Prices must be clearly marked for every item sold. People can haggle over the price if they want, but for the benefit of the buyer there must be a price to start with. All Fish should be of a saleable size, minimum 4cm Total length (from tip of nose to end of tail) unless a dwarf species of fish then they should be a minimum of 2.5cm. Q.F.A.S. will NOT accept any more than 5 fish in any one bag unless they are small fish (under 6cm) or the bag is a very large bag. This is for the health of the fish. Large fish must be in suitably sized containers not squashed up in small bags, buckets etc. All fish should be in a healthy condition, No sick or deformed fish to be sold. There no number limits, so if you wanted to you could have 100 electric yellows for sale etc. How fish are displayed, sold and bagged is up to the seller. Be aware that Q.F.A.S. considers the health and welfare of the fish to be paramount and anyone who does the wrong thing in this regard, will be asked to clean up their act ONCE and if they fail to rectify the situation will be asked to stop selling, pack up and leave. In this situation no refund would apply. All chemicals must be sealed and not out of date. No half empty containers. No electrical goods of any kind. No potted plants (hydroponic Rockwool pots excluded). No gravel smaller than 10mm, shell grit, coral sand, sand or any item containing dirt or gravel will be sold. This will help in stopping the spread of Fire Ants. Sellers MUST provide their own change. Clubs and Shops welcome to put in tables. Graeme
  8. Judges: Hermanus Haryanto (Head Judge), Todd Knight Stewards: Jodi Lea Matheson (Head Steward), Jarrod Nielsen, Peter Kann Show Chair: Jodi Lea Matheson Entry Fees Entry fees for the show will be $3 for Betta Australis club members $5 for non-members (Pairs count as one entry) Entry deadline All entries and accompanying show fees must be submitted by no later than Thursday October 10, 2013 contact enquiries@bettaaustralis.com with any questions. Australian Entries All Australian entries that cannot bench in their fish in person, may send their fish to the show via mail, courier or QANTAS freight. Entries must arrive between Thursday 17th October and Friday 18th October only. If shipping/dropping fish off, please ensure fish arrive on those days only. Must be before 1pm on the Friday. If you require your fish to be returned after the show, fill in the appropriate section on the entry form. If you wish to sell your entries after the show, fill in the appropriate section on the entry form. Please note there is a 20% commission on all fish sold. For further details, contact enquiries@bettaaustralis.com International Entries Arrangements can be made for International entries. Please contact the show chair for further details fishchick@gmail.com Please note – International entries cannot be returned, but can be sold. There is a 20% commission on all fish sold. Eligibility You must be a member of the IBC (International Betta Congress) to show in Group A: Regular Classes (with the exception of Divisions “F” and “G”) Non IBC members may show in Division F: Wild Type Pairs, Division G: Arts and Crafts (Optional) and Group B: New Breeder Classes. Prizes Prizes for the show will be - GROUP A: Regular Classes Division A: Halfmoon Singletail A1. Dark Solid Colour STM A2. Iridescent Dark Solid Colour STM A3. Light Solid Colour STM A4. Bicolour and Patterned STM A5. Metallic Solid Colour STM (dark and light) A6. Solid Colour STF A7. Bicolour and Patterned STF Division B: Halfmoon Doubletail B1. Solid Colour DTM B2. Bicolour and Patterned DTM B3. Doubletail Female (all colours/patterns) Division C: Crowntail C1. Solid Colour CTM C2. Bicolour and Patterned CTM C3. Crowntail Female (all colours/patterns) Division D: Shortfin D1. Dark Solid Colour Show Plakat STM D2. Iridescent Dark Solid Colour Show Plakat STM D3. Light Solid Colour Show Plakat STM D4. Bicolour and Patterned Show Plakat STM D5. Metallic Solid Show Plakat STM D6. Giant Show Plakat STM (TRIAL CLASS) D7. Solid Colour Show Plakat STF D8. Bicolour and Patterned Show Plakat STF D9. Giant Show Plakat STF (TRIAL CLASS) Division Awards: Best of Variety Male – Trophy & Certificate + Sponsor gift Best of Variety Female – Trophy & Certificate + Sponsor gift Class Awards : First – Certificate Second – Certificate Third – Certificate Division A-D Winners compete for BOS & RBOS BOS Male - $100 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate RBOS Male - $50 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate BOS Female - $100 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate RBOS Male - $50 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate Division E: Breeders Division E1. Colour and Form Variations E2. Form and Finnage E3. Pairs Division F: Wild Type Betta Pairs F1. Bubblenesters – small F2. Bubblenesters – medium/large F3. Mouthbrooders – small F4. Mouthbrooders – medium/large Division G: Arts and Crafts (Optional) G1. Photography G2. Illustration G3. Crafts Division H: Temporary Classes H1. Traditional Plakat Male H2. Halfmoon Shortfin Male H3. Doubletail Plakat Male H4. Female (H1-H3) Division Awards: Winners from Division E & H compete against Division A – D (according to tail type) for Best of Variety Male and Best of Variety Female Best of Division (Divisions F & G only) – Trophy & Certificate + Sponsor Gift (Division F & G do not accrue IBC show points) Class Awards : First – Certificate Second – Certificate Third – Certificate Divisions “F” and “G” are not eligible to compete for BOV, BOS or RBOS GROUP B: New Breeder Classes NB1. Singletail Male NB2. Doubletail Male NB3. Crowntail Male NB4. Shortfin Male NB5. Singletail Female NB6. Doubletail Female Class Awards : First – Certificate Second – Certificate Third – Certificate Group B Winners compete for Group B: New Breeder Classes BOS & RBOS BOS Male - $50 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate BOS Female - $50 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate RBOS Male - $25 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate RBOS Female - $25 Prizemoney, Trophy (Platter), Certificate Not eligible to compete for BOS and RBOS (Group A) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Schedule (Times may vary closer to show date, go to Betta Australis for up to date details) Friday 18th October (times to be confirmed) – Benching in Saturday 19th October (Morning - times to be confirmed) – Benching in Saturday 19th October (Late morning – afternoon – times to be confirmed) – Judging Saturday 19th October (5pm approx.) – Trophy Presentation Saturday 19th October (6pm approx) – Club BBQ Saturday 19th October (7pm approx) – Hermanus Haryanto talk: Wild Bettas Sunday 20th October (6am – 12pm) – Betta Show “Public Day” & Caboolture Markets Sunday 20th October (12pm – 4pm approx) – Bench out Sales (Details may vary closer to show date. Go to Betta Australis for up to date details) For this show, the IBC has granted Betta Australis permission to sell fish that entrants nominate for sale, rather than the usual end of show auction. During the show, stewards will have a book available to record expressions of interest for fish available for sale. Please note, there will be a 20% commission on all fish sold. Sale times After 12pm Sunday 20th October. Pickups between 12 – 2pm Sunday 20th October, or by arrangement. **The Betta Australis Livebearer Interest Group will be holding a Fancy Guppy show alongside the IBC International Betta Show. Judge and prizes to be announced** More details as they come to hand. Hope to see you at the Show!! Jarrod Nielsen Secretary, Betta Australis
  9. Queensland Cichlid Group FISH ONLY Auction Saturday 12th October Virginia State School Hall 1678 Sandgate Rd, Virginia QLD 4012 corner of Sandgate Road and Jeffers Street. Fish in from 3.00pm to 6.00pm. No fish accepted after 6.00pm even if booked in earlier, all fish must be in by 6.00pm. No exceptions. Auction starts at 5.00pm and finishes when all items have either been sold or passed in. http://www.qcichlid.org/QCG_AUCTION_GUIDELINES_2013.pdf http://www.qcichlid.org/QCG_AUCTION_FORM_2013.pdf Fish drop off area inside the school grounds. No Smoking on School Grounds (including the Car park) No Alcohol on School Grounds (including the Car park). Cash Only.
  10. Next QCG meeting is next Friday 4th October. Where: Bar Jai Hall, Alexandra St, Clayfield When: 7:30 to 08:00 PM start Paper work for Fish Only Auction on 12th October will be available. All are Welcome.
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    October ANGFA meeting

    Don’t forget about the next ANGFA QLD General Meeting this Friday 12 October. It will be held at the Bar Jai Hall in Clayfield, starting AT THE NEW START TIME OF 7.30 PM. The Queensland Wetlands Program will provide a speaker to talk about the Wetlands Program and related fish inventory work. This months auction should also be a good one. Do you know someone who’s interested in fish that isn’t a member? Why not bring them along for the evening?
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  13. Next meet: Friday 5 Oct - usual place Programme topics include: - De-nitrator experience - DVD on Lake Tanganyika - Great raffle prizes - Reminder QCG Auction the following nite, Sat 6 Oct Lock it in!
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  15. Copied from GCAS website (http://www.gcas.net.au/index.html) "The next GCAS Auction will be held on Saturday the 10th of October 2009 at Southport Community Hall. Registration we be open from 4:00pm and the auction will start at 6:00pm. For any further information please contact: Don Cutting 0414 483 194 Dave Allaway 0414 180 392"
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