‘Meeting Notes’ Category

April Meeting

Sunday, April 24th, 2022

About twenty people showed up to listen to Jacob Waters’ highly informative presentation on freshwater shrimp. Jacob started keeping shrimp 3.5 years ago and now has numerous varieties in his mostly 10 gallon tanks.


March Meeting

Saturday, March 26th, 2022

In GWAPA’s (first?) hybrid meeting, people either traveled to Josh Wiegert’s house or tuned in via Zoom to hear him talk about Stock Tubs for Tropical Fish and Plants. Those who attended in person also got to participate in an auction. Hopefully going forward, GWAPA can go back to fully in person meetings!


February Meeting

Sunday, February 27th, 2022

At a special Sunday meeting, eleven people joined via Zoom to hear Bailin Shaw, of the Chicago Aquatic Plant Society, talk about algae. Every planted tank keeper has dealt with this nightmare!  Algae is ubiquitous, even “experts” have to deal with it. It can be controlled, but not fully eradicated. Bailin shared some strategies to control this annoyance.