Author Archives: Rock Smith

October General Meeting! (Oh, there’s an auction too)

Want to know what this month’s presentation will be?  Well, you get to chime in and help us decide! Our October meeting will be Friday, October 20th at 6:30 PM at the New Berlin Ale House.  We will have an … Continue reading

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2018 MAS Board Nominations coming up!

Anyone considering throwing your hat in the ring for the 2018 board, please either be in attendance at the October meeting, or notify Rock Smith so that we can get you on the ballot. I will outline what board positions … Continue reading

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September – There is no meeting

For those of you who I haven’t reached with this message, tell your friends, they will find it weird, but tell them anyway.  September we are skipping our meeting in deference to MAAH’s Cataclysm.  We encourage you to attend, and … Continue reading

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August Speaker – Spencer Jack

Spencer has been active within the aquaria hobby since the age of five. A true “cichlidiot”, he had worked exclusively with cichlids for over thirty years. He has since expanded his horizons to include all types of tropical fish.  He … Continue reading

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The Picnic is COMING! July 29th!

Froemming Park July (Not June) 29th at 11:00 AM Get the flyer HERE:picnic[5840] Raffles, prizes, lawn games, and maybe Rock in his fish onesie (incredibly unlikely, but it could happen). If you’re already signed up, spectacular, see you there.  If … Continue reading

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June MAS General Meeting – last chance for T’s and Picnic signup!

June’s speaker will be Matt Pedersen.  Matt Pedersen is currently a Sr. Editor & Associate Publisher with Reef To Rainforest Media LLC, involved with CORAL & AMAZONAS Magazines, as well as the publication’s online presence at Reef2Rainforest.com.  Originally from Chicago, … Continue reading

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Who are you calling SHRIMP?

May’s speaker will be Robert Lupton, who is visiting us from Youngstown, Ohio.  His talk is titled “How to Keep and Breed Ornamental Shrimp”.  The program is design to give a beginner shrimp keeper all the tools they need to … Continue reading

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April MAS General Meeting – April 21st

Due to an unfortunate computer failure, our previous speaker for April has bowed out, and been replaced by Ted Judy.  Thanks Ted for stepping up on short notice. (T-Shirt orders for the new design will also be taken at this … Continue reading

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Logo updated!

The board decided to update our logo for aesthetic and technological reasons.  We were assisted by Jen Williams . Behold the new logo, and thanks to all involved for the work on bringing it to fruition. Interesting little fact about this … Continue reading

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March comes in like a LionFish, goes out like a killifish?

The month will start out with an auction on March 5th, Details here This month’s speaker is Joel Antkowiak.  Born on the Southside of Pittsburgh in 1962, Joel’s first brush with the organized hobby came in 1976 when he found an … Continue reading

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