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Out of the Blue Aquatics Opening Soon

On my way home from work today I saw a sign for a new fish store called Out of the Blue Aquatics.  It is in St Charles,IL at the corner of Route 64 and Durham Road.  The store is not open yet but says that it will be opening in July.  I peeked in the window and there is a small pond type setup in the front of the store and in the back of the store it looks like that is where the main fish room will be.  There looks to be 4 rows of aquariums.  I believe the...

MACI is Next Sunday

The Chicago Marine Aquarium Society(CMAS) is holding the Marine Conference of Illinois (MACI) next Sunday March 11th at the Pheasant Run in St. Charles,IL.  This event has four speakers including Kevin Kohen of Live Aquaria and Tal Sweet of the Marine Breeding Initiative.  There are also plenty of coral and equipment vendors selling corals and showing off the latest products to get your aquarium running at its best.  There is also a Reef Ball workshop and other events.  The cost is $20 at the door or $18 before hand.  If you are a CMAS member you can get your ticket...

Madison Frag Swap this Saturday

If you have nothing to do this weekend take the short drive and see me at the Madison Frag Swap on Saturday January 28th from 12-3 at the VFW Post 7591 301 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison WI.  I plan to be there selling some corals, fish and some dry goods.  It looks like there will be plenty of great corals at the event.  It looks like there are 20 plus people to by corals and fish from. Checkout this link for more details I hope to see you there.  It should be a great...

Greenwater Aquarist Society Auction

The Greenwater aquarist Society in holding their winter auction on January 29th 2012 in Alsip,IL.  I have not attended one of these events but from what I have heard you can get some great deals on freshwater fish including cichlids.  It is supposed to be well run. For more information you check out this link.

Upcoming Saltwater Aquarium Events in Midwest

Trying to find local aquarium events in the Midwest especially around the Chicagoland area?  Keep checking back here for the latest aquarium event information for both your freshwater and saltwater aquarium needs.  Here is a quick list of some upcoming aquarium events in the midwest. MARS Fragswap Madison, Wisconsin January 28th,2012 VFW Post 7591, 301 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 608-221-9326  12-3pm Free admission Reef Stock In Denver,CO held at the Denver Aquarium March 10th First Ever MACI (Marine Aquarium Conference of Illinois) March 11th at the Pheasant Run in St Charles,IL  $18 non-member of CMAS $10 Members