Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 17. Peter George Speaking on Ctenopomas.

By on Oct 14, 2018 in Featured, FrontPageNews, Monthly Meetings, Upcoming Events |

Everyone is welcome to join us at 7:00 at the Rhode Island Society for the Protection of Animals to welcome Peter George to TFSRI.  He will be speaking on Ctenopoma, a group of African Anabantoids. Doors open at 7:00 and the meeting starts at 7:30.  We usually have refreshments, a raffle and a small auction in addition to the speaker. All are welcome....

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2015 Triple Crown Fish Auction

2015 Triple Crown Fish Auction

By on Jan 21, 2015 in Upcoming Events |

The Tropical Fish Society of Rhode Island Presents Triple Crown Fish Auction Saturday, March 14, 2015   St. Joseph’s Parish Center 1303 Mendon Road (Rte. 122) Cumberland, RI Free Admission! All are welcome! Doors will be open at 10:00 AM. The auction starts promptly at 12:00 PM DIRECTIONS TO THE AUCTION: Route 295 to Route 122, (exit 10). Take a left off the ramp, proceed past the Burger King on your left and Route 116 on your right. Continue on route 122 for approximately one mile. St. Joseph’s church will be on your left. Turn left into the driveway immediately before the church, and follow the driveway around the rear of the church and proceed to the top of the hill. The Parish center will be on your right. BRING YOUR BEST FISH! For a $1 fee you can put a reserve on any lot! YOU set the minimum bid, if the lot doesn’t sell for your price or better, you get it back! TFSRI’s split is $3 per bag sold, all the rest goes to the vendor. No limit on the number of lots submitted. All lots must be live fish, plants or aquarium- related items. See rules for complete details. Preregister by March 9th and get a red dot sticker to bump one bag to the start of the auction. All lots open at $3. Lots not selling for the minimum bid of $3 are returned to the seller. Lots selling for only $3 are considered donations to TFSRI. Vendor Fee: $2 Bidder Card: $2 (Waived for Vendors) Bump any lot $2 Rebagging fee: $2 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Al Wagonblott 401-619-7805 mr_wiggles_sr@hotmail.com The Tropical Fish Society of Rhode Island meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except December). Meetings are free and all are welcome....

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2014 Fall Show and Auction

2014 Fall Show and Auction

By on Aug 7, 2014 in Upcoming Events |

The Tropical Fish Society of Rhode Island Presents 41st Annual Aquarium Show and Auction   Schedule of Events Friday, September 5, 2014 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Show Setup Saturday, September 6 9:00 AM – noon: Show Setup & Viewing Sunday, September 7 9:00 AM: Doors Open, Show Viewing 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM: Vendor Registration & Lot Viewing 11:45 AM: Show Award Presentation 12:00: Auction Starts. Ends when last lot is sold. 2:00 PM: Show fish may be removed. Sunday September 7, 201 Triple Crown Fish Auction TFSRI’s split is $3 per bag sold, the rest goes to the seller. St. Joseph’s Parish Center 1303 Mendon Road (Rte. 122) Cumberland, RI Show classes: Class A: Betta splendens – (male) Class B: Guppies – (male) Class C: Guppies (female) Class D: Killifish – (male) Class E: Anabantoids (other than B. splendens) Class F: Catfish – (Corys, Brochis, & Aspidoras) Class G: Catfish – (Open, other than class F) Class H: Cichlids (Old world) Class I: Cichlids (New world) Class J: Goldfish & Koi under 3” Class K: Goldfish & Koi over 3” Class L: Loaches & Botias Class M: Livebearers – (other than guppies) Class N: Open Single Invertebrate Class O: Native Fish Class P: Open Single under 2” Class Q: Open Single over 2” Class R: Open Pairs Class S: Planted Aquaria Class T: Photography (fish and planted tanks) (Classes subject to change without notice. Any class with fewer than three entries may be combined in the open classes.) Cash Prizes! Cash Prizes: 1st Place – $20, 2nd Place – $10, 3rd Place – $5 Special awards for: Best of Show Reserve of Show Walter Indell Memorial Award for Best Killifish Best Cichlid of Show Award New England Goldfish Championship Contact Show Chairman: George Goulart with any questions 401-524-8641 The Tropical Fish Society of Rhode Island meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except December). Meetings are free and all are welcome....

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