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.Like Us on Our NHAS FaceBook Page
Chuck Smith called the March meeting of the New Hampshire Aquarium Society to order on March eleventh, 2015 around 7:05 PM. There were about twenty people in attendance. Chuck started by welcoming visitors and new members and then moved on to some announcements. During the question and answer period there were many comments, questions and laughter. The group seemed to be in high spirits perhaps due to the first fifty-degree day in a very long time.
The speaker for the evening was Keith Richardson who took us through the step-by-step process of building his and Jennifer's pond in their back yard. We saw photos of the rock-by-rock, shovel-by-shovel process that resulted in a very beautiful pond and waterfall, loaded with plants and fish. We have had professional pond builders speak in the past but the difference was that Keith showed us was how a do it yourself person can create a lovely back yard water treatment. The talk was another example of the knowledge and talent that we have among our members and should be an encouragement to other members to think of topics they might like to share with everyone. We all thank Keith for his beautiful photos and inspiring talk.
After a break for lots of 'fishy' talk the results of the photo contest and bowl show were announced and the winners
of the raffle were drawn.
The final event was a fun filled auction with some beautiful fish and spectacular buys.