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All-Aquarium Catfish Convention

October 16-19, 2014!

Register before July 31 to get the Early Registration discount.


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About Us

The Potomac Valley Aquarium Society is a not-for-profit educational and social organization. The society was founded in 1960 for the purpose of furthering the aquarium hobby by the dissemination of information and advice, and the promotion of good fellowship among the members by organized activities and competitions.


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Saturday, August 2, 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Paul V. Loiselle, "Dynamic Danios, Resplendent Rasboras"

Dr. Loiselle is an accomplished aquarist of over twenty years experience. The internationally published author of The Cichlid Room Companion and numerous articles on the care and breeding of aquarium fishes. He was for many years a Contributing Editor for Freshwater and Marine Aquarium. Dr. Loiselle has his Master's degree from Occidental College in Los Angeles, and took his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley. His professional background includes five years as a Peace Corps fisheries biologist in West Africa, where he carried out faunal and environmental impact surveys in Togo and Ghana.

Join us for the presentation, raffles, refreshments, a door-prize and our (not-so-mini) mini-auction.

PVAS meetings are held at the following location in the cafeteria:

Green Acres School
4401 Sideburn Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

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Want to get more involved in PVAS? Serving on a club committee is a great way to meet members and have fun. Click here to read about all the committees at work today.

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