Cumming, Jim

THE CICHLID CLUB OF YORK (CCY) and the ACA/Zoo Med SPEAKER PROGRAM

ARE THE SPEAKER SPONSORS OF JIM CUMMING AT THE 2018 CONVENTION

 

Jim Cumming hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and is a lifelong fish keeper, having been involved in this wonderful hobby for over 50 years. Other than a fifteen year sojourn into the world of killifish (his online name is ‘notho2000’) he has kept and presently keeps mostly Central and South American cichlids, but he currently devotes about one third of his 40 aquarium fish room to Madagascan cichlids and the Etroplus genus from India.

He has given presentations on Madagascan cichlids and their plight to the Winnipeg and Saskatoon Aquarium Societies, the New England Cichlid Association, the Bermuda Aquarium Society, the Dead Fish Order, the Ohio Cichlid Association, the Greater Chicago Cichlid Association, the Durham Regional Aquarium Society, the Great Salt Lake Aquarium Society and the Rocky Mountain Cichlid Group in Denver. Later this fall, he will be in Edmonton for a ‘workshop’ weekend with the Aquarium Club of Edmonton, and in San Francisco and Sacramento in November.

Jim has also had extensive collecting experience in Mexico, Belize, Cuba, Brazil and the southern U.S. He maintains a very active YouTube channel with around 540 videos at last count, highlighting the fish he keeps or has kept, with the emphasis on maintenance and breeding. Jim is also a moderator for several Facebook forums, contributes regularly to other on-line forums as well (CRC, ACA, MFK, and the Winnipeg Fish Forum) and has had articles published in Amazonas and Cichlid News magazines. He is also a Species Specialist and a speaker for the CARES program. He looks forward to enthusiastically spreading the word on this magnificent group of fishes.

Speaker Type: 
Convention
Speaker Topics: 
CARES species
Cichlids, Madagascar & Asian
Collecting & Travel

Past Speaking Events

Event Name Date
NEC 2019 Convention April 12-14 Friday, April 12, 2019 - 09:00 to Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 20:00
ACA-NECA 2019 Convention Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:00 to Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 19:00
NEC 2018 Convention Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:00 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 18:00
NEC 2018 Convention Friday, March 16, 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 20:00
NEC 2018 Convention news Friday, March 16, 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 21:00