Clubs

Boston Aquarium Society (BAS)

Founded in 1916, The Boston Aquarium Society is the oldest continuously running aquarium society in the world.

The Boston Aquarium Society is dedicated to increasing both knowledge and interest in the aquarium hobby through the activities of our members.   Long term involvement is encouraged at every opportunity through programs like our monthly bowl show, grow out contests and our Breeding Initiative,  As hobbyists we enjoy the fellowship afforded us through this type of organization. 

Boston Guppy Club (BGC)

Welcome to the Boston Guppy Club serving Guppy breeders and hobbyists in Massachusetts, Rhode island, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Vermont.

The Boston Guppy Club is dedicated to New England area guppy breeders with the common goal of learning about the guppy, experimenting with its genetics, and conducting events to enhance and extend the hobby. We are an inclusive organization dedicated to encouraging and celebrating guppy diversity and providing a context where guppy breeders can express their creativity.

Brooklyn Aquarium Society (BASNY)

We are a friendly, family oriented, non-profit organization which welcomes hobbyists who want to learn more about aquaria keeping, and want to share their expertise with others. The Society is multi faceted, with interests; from marine fish and reef keeping to freshwater tropical fish and plants to goldfish and ponds. For more information please visit our website or on Facebook.

Central New York Aquarium Society (CNYAS)

CNYAS is a non-profit educational organization with a goal of furthering the study of all forms of aquatic life. In order to achieve this, we promote the interest in, and encourage the breeding of, aquatic life. Through the exchange of ideas and distribution of information concerning the hobby, we will advance our members’ knowledge of the hobby, providing valuable information to those who seek it.

Cichlid Club of York PA (CCY), The

There was a need, a calling for something new, something groundbreaking. Cichlids are not your ordinary tropical fish. They are large, loud, colorful, in your face and full of personality. To be the owner and collector of cichlids says something about you, of who you are and what you stand for.... There are many of us in the York PA area and surrounding cities who have a love for cichlids.

These same people are looking for a home, a common ground, a house of our own.
          
The Cichlid Club of York PA is it!

Connecticut Aquatic Plant Enthusiasts (CAPE)

CAPE is an informal group of planted aquarium hobbyists that meets once a month in various locations accross the state of Connecticut.

CAPE Activities:
• Swap Meets
• Collecting Trips
• Workshops & Demos
• Aquascaping Contests
• Culture Rare Specimens

Join Our E-Mail List - send your name and e-mail address to AsukaWasHere@yahoo.com and ask to join CAPE today!

Danbury Area Aquarium Society (DAAS)

Established in 1986, the Danbury Area Aquarium Society (DAAS) is a non-profit organization serving the Hudson Valley Area, Westchester, Fairfield and Litchfield Counties of New York and Connecticut.  DAAS is a member of the Northeast Council of Aquarium Societies (NEC), a member of the Federation of American Aquarium Societies (FAAS), and C.A.R.E.S. preservation program. 

Greater City Aquarium Society (GCAS)

The Greater City Aquarium Society was founded in 1922.  It is one of the oldest continuously meeting aquarium societies in the United States.  Greater City is a member of the Northeast Council of Aquarium Societies and the Federation of American Aquarium Societies.  Our meetings are 7:30pm on the first Wednesday of every month, except January and February, at the Queens Botanical Garden.  Dues are $20 a year, and include 10 issues (one for each month of the year we meet) of our multiple-award winning magazine, "Modern Aquarium."

Greater Hartford Aquarium Society (GHAS)

The purpose of The Greater Hartford Aquarium Society is to conduct an exclusively charitable association to promote a cultural appreciation by the public of the care, preservation, breeding and enjoyment of tropical fish – to advance the tropical fish hobby by collecting, disseminating, and exchanging educational knowledge and appreciation of tropical fish and related subjects and activities.

Jersey Shore Aquarium Society (JSAS)

The Jersey Shore Aquarium Society meets at 8:00 p.m. on the second Monday of every month (except August) at the South Wall Fire Rescue Company 2605 Atlantic Ave. in Manasquan, NJ.

Each meeting typically features an interesting presentation related to tropical fish topics. Our presenters are often professionals in their respective fields or experienced hobbyists.

For more information, Contact Us

Koi Organisation International (K.O.I.)

K.O.I. is a Not-For-Profit, World-Wide group of hobbyists that specializes in "Science, not Hearsay!"  K.O.I. wants to keep the FUN in the hobby, and healthy fish are part of that fun. 

K.O.I. teaches good Koi husbandry and pond science by providing "Current, Accurate and Useful" information about all aspects of the hobby. 

Long Island Aquarium Society (LIAS)

The Long Island Aquarium Society, Inc. (LIAS) is Long Island’s oldest organization aquarium club. We meet monthly and on special occasions to share ideas and encourage breeding, showing and exchanging of fresh and salt water aquatic life.

The membership is made up of men, women and children of all ages and levels of experience. Included are nationally renowned individuals who are eager to share their experience and expertise in all aspects of aquarium and fish management.

Metropolitan Area Killifish Association (MAKA)

MAKA, an affiliate club of the American Killifish Association, is one of the oldest specialty aquarium associations in the United States. Organized in 1970, the club's active members include such well-known aquarists as Rosario LaCorte (Secretary), Lenny Mackowiak (President and former AKA New & Rare Species Committee Chairman) and George Slusarczuk (former editor of the AKA Journal.)

Nassau County Aquarium Society (NCAS)

The Nassau County Aquarium Society is a not-for-profit educational organization to promote the tropical fish hobby. Each month, hobbyists get together to discuss their fish and exchange ideas. Each meeting has a guest speaker or special program, a mini-auction, and a raffle. There is a bowl show for club members as well as a breeders award program. A monthly publication is sent to our members with articles written by our members and reprints from other society newsletters. Our speakers have included Rosario LaCorte, Dr. Paul Loiselle, Chuck Davis and Rit Forcier.

New England Cichlid Association (NECA)

The New England Cichlid Association (NECA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, is a loose affiliation of fish people who love cichlids. Found on 4 continents, and possessing the most sophisticated and most interesting breeding behaviors, cichlids provide an infinite variety of colors and shapes, and can be as small as 1 ½ inches and as large as 3 feet.

New England Fancy Guppy Association (NEFGA)

The NEFGA is an association of guppy breeders from New England and beyond. Our meetings are held once a month at different member's houses so we get a chance to see each other's fish rooms.

We also have our bowl show every month at our meeting so we get to show off our guppies and ask more experienced breeders questions about our progress. Once a year we host an IFGA (International Fancy Guppy Association) sanctioned show.

North Jersey Aquarium Society (NJAS)

NJAS is an organization of aquarists with a wide range of interests and backgrounds. From cichlids to killies, livebearers to labyrinths...plus plants, aquascaping, breeding, do-it-yourself help...we cover a wide range of topics, and we especially encourage newcomers to join us!

Our location in Lyndhurst is convenient to major highways and bus routes, and enables us to welcome a large number of attendees. We invite you to join us and look forward to meeting you.

Northeast Livebearer Association (NELA)

Who are we?
We are a group of fish keepers who enjoy keeping live bearing fish. We believe that livebearers are more than just a snack for cichlids although many of us keep those too. Some of us specialize in goodeids or other wild-type fish while others enjoy maintaining and even creating domestic strains such as the fancy guppy.

Norwalk Aquarium Society (NAS)

The Norwalk Aquarium Society meets the third Thursday of each month (except July and December).

Meetings are held at Earthplace - the Nature Discovery Center located at 10 Woodside Lane in Westport, CT at 8:00 PM.
Each meeting provides either a speaker or program dealing with various aspects of the tropical fish hobby and is open to the general public without cost.

Raffles, door prizes, auctions of rare and exotic aquarium fish, refreshments, and chit chat with fellow hobbyists are a few of the benefits of attending.

Otter Valley Aquarium Society (OVAS)

OVAS

The Otter Valley Aquarium Society is a group of local tropical fish enthusiasts who meet monthly (except July and August) in Pittsford to hear local, regional, and national speakers, and to share their own experiences in the hobby. We welcome those new to the hobby and are always eager to answer questions and to learn from each other. For more information contact Bob Hooker at 802-483-6739.

Pioneer Valley Aquarium Society (PVAS)

Pioneer Valley Aquarium Society purpose is to promote the hobby of and disseminate information about tropical fish keeping, by gathering, sharing information, displaying, breeding and appreciating tropical fish and related aquatic life. Our monthly meetings start around 7:00 PM the first Tuesday of every month except July and August.at The First Church UCC of West Springfield, 20 Lathrop St. Doors open at 6:30 PM

Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club (PVWG & KC), The

We are a non-profit group with a membership in Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut, focused on creating beauty and peace in our own backyards by building and maintaining water gardens.

A water garden can take on many appearances. Some have fountains -- others have waterfalls or winding streams. All abound with plant life, fish, frogs, and attract backyard wildlife including butterflies and birds.

South Jersey Guppy Group (SJGG)

The South Jersey Guppy Group is the oldest and largest guppy club on the eastern seaboard. We first started meeting in 1970 as a splinter group from the South Jersey Tropical Fish Society. SJGG is an organization of approximately 50 members who have many years of experience in maintaining, breeding, and producing show winning guppies.

Southern New England Killifish Association (SNEKA)

SNEKA was started in 2009  to serve the Boston, MA, Providence, RI and Hartford, CT triangle, but we welcome members from farther afield.  SNEKA was founded as a way to get local killifish keepers together, trade fish and have a good time.

Tropical Fish Club of Burlington (TFCB)

Formed in 1989, the Tropical Fish Club of Burlington is a not-for-profit group of people who share common interests related to raising and breeding freshwater and marine fish and aquatic plants in captivity. The purposes of TFCB, according to the club constitution, are:

Tropical Fish Society of Rhode Island (TFSRI)

The Tropical Fish Society of Rhode Island is a not-for- profit organization composed of local aquarists and fish breeders. Our objectives are to increase the knowledge of aquarium keeping as a service to aquarists everywhere, and to encourage the breeding, raising and showing of ornamental and naturally occurring fish among all those interested.

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7:30 PM.

Upstate New York Killifish Association (UNYKA)

UNYKA is an affiliate club of the American Killifish Association (AKA) devoted to the keeping, breeding, and dissemination of information on killifish.  Members are from all over Upstate New York as well as Pennsylvania and Vermont, UNYKA meets monthly on Sundays at noon in members homes or at sites nearest to our geographic center in Syracuse. Visitors are always welcome.

 

Worcester Aquarium Society (WAS)

The Worcester Aquarium Society is a group of hobbyists whose interest in keeping fish has brought us together so that we may learn from each other as well as the programs that we provide.

We try to use real people as speakers as often as possible, but some of our programs are provided as pre-packaged videos or slide shows.The meeting date in December of each year is reserved for our annual Holiday Party, which is strictly a social event.

We were established in 1949 by a group of hobbyists with the goals: