CCAC November 2nd 2017 MEETING – Ted Judy “? Talk”

November 2nd 2017 Ted Judy – Bio

Ted Judy – “? Talk”

Ted Judy is an addicted aquarist with over 30 years of fish keeping and breeding experience. He is a generalist who enjoys all types of fish from anabantids to tetras, but always finds plenty of room in his fish room for fish from West Africa (especially the dwarf cichlids). Ted’s club affiliations are the American Cichlid Association, the Madison Area Aquatic Hobbyists and the Milwaukee Aquarium Society. Ted is a former high school science teacher who now dabbles as a fish importer, retailer and wholesale distributor. He is a prolific speaker, proficient writer, and wants to be a better photographer. See more of Ted’s hobby by visiting his video blog at www.tedsfishroom.com.

CCAC October 5th 2017 MEETING – Robert (Bob) Williams “Rocks”

October 5th 2017 Robert (Bob) Williams- Bio

Robert Williams has been a Circle City Aquarium Club member for quite some time now. He has been in the hobby since the age of 12. Like most people, Robert’s first tank was a 10 gallon that quickly became 5. At one time, Robert maintained 60 aquariums ranging from 10 gallons up to 150 gallons in his basement. He’s had aquariums in every room of his house. Some aquariums were designated for a different hobby, keeping and preserving multiple species of poisonous dart frogs.  Robert’s first presentation to the club was over the dart frogs. During his absence from the aquarium hobby, he earned two degrees in Geology and Geochemistry. Robert is a certified gemologist and silversmith. He has been collecting rockets and minerals for most of his life.

CCAC September 7th 2017 MEETING – Jeff Cardwell “Abacaxis Adventure, Discus and Apistos!”

September 7th 2017 Speaker Jeff Cardwell – Bio

Jeff Cardwell has been active in the aquarium hobby for more than 45years. He maintains over 60 aquaria and his interests and expertise extend to catfish, killies, rainbowfishes and cichlids. Jeff has traveled extensively to collect aquarium fishes on more than 40 trips to Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Surinam, Uruguay, Mexico, El Salvador, the Bahamas and the U.S. Virgin Islands. An enthusiastic keeper of North America’s native fishes, his collecting trips have also taken him to many parts of the United States. Both as a speaker and a judge, Jeff has been a familiar figure at shows throughout the Midwest for more than thirty years. He is an active member of the American Cichlid Association, the American Killifish Association, the American Livebearer Association, and the Circle City Aquarium Club