The New Hampsire Aquarium Society is a non-profit group made up of people that have a common interest in marine and freshwater life and systems.
We meet the second Wednesday of every month September through June at the Somersworth High School.
Each meeting has a speaker, Bowl Show, Photo Show, raffle and mini-auction where those present can bid on interesting species that are difficult to find in local stores as well as used, but still useful hardware.
The club also runs a Breeders Award Program and Horticultural Award Program to recognize and celebrate the propagation of fish and aquatic plants.
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NOTE DATE CHANGE The next Board of Directors Meeting will be Monday April. 30th at Denise's
Our Auction has been moved to October 2018
The April meeting of the New Hampshire Aquarium Society was held on April 11th, 2018. President Denise Brown called the meeting to order around 7:25 PM. The late start was due to some difficulty we had getting into our room. Denise started with some announcements concerning her visit with the bird club and the possibility of combining out annual auction with the annual bird club show.
The speaker for the evening was the always-welcome Richard Pierce who presented his version of 'fish jeopardy'! The group was divided up into three teams with a random drawing determining who would be on each team. There was the familiar Jeopardy game board that we see on TV with categories and dollar amounts. The big difference, other than no Alex Trebec, was that the questions were all fish related. It didn't take too long before we all began to realize that there is a whole bunch of stuff that we didn't know about fish. It was a real fun time and the evening went by very quickly. It should be noted that Chuck Smith's team came out to be the winner. Chuck assures me that the fact that he took Richard to dinner beforehand had nothing to do with the end results. Once again we thank Richard for speaking at our meeting. It is always a pleasure to have him visit with us in New Hampshire and he should know that he is always welcome.
A special note of welcome to our newest members Lisa and Nick Valhos We hope that you enjoyed the meeting and will attend many more. I remember my first meeting many years ago when I heard all these people spouting Latin names and I thought, 'Are they showing off?' No, not really and you will get used to it. Welcome to the club. The evening ended with a larger than usual auction with the usual great bargains. The meeting adjourned around 9:20 PM.