CCAC June 7th, 2018 MEETING – Michael Monje “Beautiful Barbs & Rare Cyprinids ”

June 7th, 2018 Speaker Michael Monje– Bio



An avid and lifelong aquarist, past president of GVAC, Masterbreeder level in his home club (GVAC), Horticulturist level in his home club (GVAC), and what he considers his proudest moment in the hobby he was made a Fellow of GVAC in 2016. Mike has been lucky enough to travel to various locations around the world to collect and photograph aquatic life. At various stages in his hobby (obsession) he has worked with Wild-type livebearers, (esp. Limias), cichlids (esp. Victorians), his current obsession is Cyprinids, (esp. Barbs). Mike maintains a fishroom which houses over 1300 gallons of Freshwater and 400 gallons of Saltwater, in various sized tanks allowing him to work with many different species of fish, plants, and inverts (Freshwater and Marine).

Meeting Time:

Thursday, May 3rd , 2018 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Meeting Location:

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
2930 Waterfront Pky West Dr, Indianapolis, Indiana 46214

What to Expect:

A typical meeting we start setting up about 7:00 pm and will official start around 7:30 pm. At the start of the meeting all club business and announcements are made.

Next is our speaker/presentation. Typically they last about 1 hour. Topics have a very broad range as far as a hobbyist can see.

After that a  brief intermission

  The Conclusion consists of door prizes, a members-only raffle item donated from one of our many proud sponsors/supporters, and  a members-only mini-auction of fish and aquarium related goods.  Meetings usually last until 9:30 or 10:00 pm

Red Raffle Tickets are priced as follows:

1 ticket $1.00              6 tickets $5.00            15 tickets $10.00            35 tickets $20.00


Remember it is only $20.00 a year for membership. You can join in person or online