FAQ: Aquaria Organizations and Societies

Originally contributed by Rick Clark, Jim Lilly <>, FAAS, and a bunch of other people

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National/International Aquarium Societies

American Cichlid Association
P.O. Box 5351, Naperville, IL 60567-5351

Aquatic Gardeners Asssociation

Canadian Goldfish Society

Canadian Killifish Association

Discus Club Italia

International Betta Congress
923 Wadsworth St., Syracuse, NY 13208-2419

North American Discus Society
6939 Justin Drive, Mississauga, Ont, Canada, L4T 1M4

Rainbowfish Study Group of North America
Gary Lange
2590 Cheshire, Florissant, MO 63033

American Livebearer Association
Timothy J. Brady, Membership Chairman
5 Zerbe Street, Cressona, PA 17929-1513

Federation of American Aquarium Societies (FAAS)
Hedy Padgett (Membership Chair) 4816 E. 64th. Street Indianapolis, IN 46220-4728

Assocation of Aquarist, Mr Chris Ralph (Chairman)
610 Abbey Rd, Popley 4, Basingstoke, Hants RG24 9ET, UK

British Rainbowfish and Gobies Society, Len Eldridge (Editor)
64 Molesham Way, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 1NX, UK Email:

Federation of British Aquatic Societies (FBAS)

Club Snail
2030 NE 42nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97213

Local Aquarium Societies - United States

Aqualand Aquatic Society
P.O. Box 1345 Bristol, CT 06010-1345

Atlanta Area Aquarium Association
Mark Barnett, 130 Springbrook Lane, Stockbridge, GA 30281

Air Capital A.S.
P.O. Box 3235, Wichita, KS 67201-3235

Alamo A.S., Inc.
319 Byrnes, San Antonio, TX 78209

Allegheny River Valley A.S.
P.O. Box 415, Olean, NY, 14760-0415

Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
218 E. Clay St., Lancaster, PA 17602

Aquarium Hobbyists of Amarillo
1009 S. Kentucky, Amarillo, TX 79012

Aqua Land Aquatic Society
Karl Chadbourne, 231 Bayberry Dr., Bristol, CT 06010

Aquarium Society of Durham
P.O. Box 25218, Durham, NC, 27702-2518

Ashtabula County Aquarium Club

Baltimore/Washington Area Aquaria Society
3915 Blackburn Ln, #42, Burtonsville, MD 20866

Black River Aquarium Society, Inc.
Jack Adinolfi, P.O. BOX 92, Ludlow, VT 05149-0092

Boston A.S.
255 Central St., Holliston, MA 01746-2011

Brooklyn A.S.
P.O. Box 290610, Brooklyn, NY 11229-0011

Bucks County A.S., Ltd.
Gary Jones, 237 Apple St., Levittown, PA 19057-1211

California Organization of Aquatic Show Trop.
13581 Arizona St., #2, Westminster, CA 92683-2361

Central Florida A.S.
1017 Alpug Ave., Oviedo, FL 32765

Central Illinois Aquarist
PO Box 225, Pekin, IL 61555-0225

Central New York Aquarium Society
923 Wadsworth Street, Syracuse, New York 13208-2419

Central Valley A.S.
1990 Rohrer Dr., Turlock, CA 95382-1945

Central Wisconsin A.S.
5339 Hwy 54 E Plover, WI 54467

Champaign Area Fish Exchange
Greg Wooters, 1231 Joanne, Champaign, IL 61821

Chicagoland Aquarist Society
c/o Carl Morris, 11648 S. Mayfield Avenue, Alsip, IL 60803, (708)371-0045

Chautauqua County Aq. Assn., Inc.
Joe Rozen, 149 South Ocelot St., Dunkirk, NY 14048

Circle City Aq. Club
P.O. Box 55165, Indianapolis, In 46205-0165

Cleveland A.S.
26011 Hendon Road, Beachwood, OH 44122

Cleveland Saltwater Enthusiasts Assn.
3896 Boston Road, Brunswick OH 44212-1262

Colorado A.S.
P.O. Box 1253, Arvada, CO 80005

Columbus Area Fish Enthusiast
3522 Rivercrest Dr., Columbus, OH 43223

Danbury Area A.S.
PO Box 8017, New Fairfield, CT 06812

Delaware County A.S.
P.O. Box 521, Ridley Park, PA 19078

Diamond State A.S.
Richard Adler, 5420 Valley Green Dr., Apt. C-2, Wilmington, DE 19808

Dry Wash Aquarium Society
c/o Don Kinney II, 8245 N. 27th Ave. #1115, Phoenix, Az. 85051

Eastern Iowa Aq. Society
Buck Stark, P.O. BOX 2327, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Elm City Aquarium Society
86 Middle Road, Guilford, CT 06437

Erie Aquarium Society
4829 Leacock Rd., Edinboro, PA 16412

The Exotic Fish Society of Hartford, Inc
25 Charter Road, Ellington, CT 06029

Federation Of Texas A.S.
3502 Carter Creek Pkwy, Bryan, TX 77802

Fort Wayne Cichlid 502 Park Ave. - Box 260, Antwerp, OH 45813

Great Lakes Cichlid Society
1113 Sunset Road, Mayfield Hts, OH 44124

Greater Akron A.S.
P.O. Box 494, Akron, OH 44309-0494

Greater Chicago Cichlid Assn
241 Oxford Ct., Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Greater Cincinnati A.S.
P.O. Box 11495, Cincinnati, OH 45211

Greater City A.S.
Berek Haus, 197-05 90th Ave., Hollis, NY 11423

Greater Dayton A.S.
288 Virginia Ave., Centerville, OH 45458

Greater Detroit A.S.
P.O. Box 221, Royal Oak, MI 48068-0221

Greater Fairfield County A.S.
P.O. Box 141, Lancaster, OH 43130

Greater Lafayette A.S.
516 N. 27th St., Lafayette, IN 47904

Great Lakes Cichlid Society
Butch Capaldi, 890 Orchard Road, Willoughby, OH 44094

Greater Pittsburgh A.S.
P.O. Box 22452, Pittsburgh, PA 15122-0452

Greater Portland A.S.
P.O. Box 6752, Portland, OR 97228-6752
voice mail drop (503) 699-8086

Greater Seattle A.S.
306 NW 82nd Street, Seattle WA 98117

Green Water A.S.
Dick Jarvis, 20033 S. Rosewood, Frankfort, IL 60423

Heart of America A.S.
P.O. Box 412867, Kansas City, Missouri 64141-2867

Honolulu Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 235791, Honolulu, HI 96823-3513

Houston Aq. Soc.
Michelle Sykes, 15926 Pfeiffer Dr. Houston, TX 77081

Indianapolis A.S., Inc.
Al Anderson, 6246 North Rural., Indianapolis IN 46220 430 2nd Ave. N.E., Carmel, IN 46032

Jacksonville A.S.
P.O. Box 156, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Kitsap A.S., Inc.
P.O. Box 1145, Silverdale, WA 98383

Lehigh Valley A.S.
Karen Haas 5145 Spruce Rd. Emmaus, PA 18049.

Long Island A.S.
214 Holly Lane, Smithtown, NY 11787

Lorain County A.S.
P.O. Box 185, Elyria, OH 44036-0185

Louisville Trop. Fish Fanciers, Inc.
P.O. Box 6774, Louisville, KY 40207-6774

Maine State Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 487, N. Berwick, ME 03906

Medina County A.S., Inc.
P.O. Box 1485, Medina, OH 44258

Mid-Atlantic Cichlid Keepers (MACK)
PO BOX 303, Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Mid-South A.S., Inc.
P.O. Box 11744, Memphis, TN 38111

Missouri A.S., Inc.
John Van Asch, 505 S. 20th St., Belleville, IL 62223

Minnesota Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 130483, Roseville, MN 55113
phone contact- Brad & Nancy Swanson 612-522-4399

Missouri A.S., Inc.
36 Wagon Wheel, Fenton, MO 63026

Mobile A.S.
11450 Boe Rd. Ext., Grand Bay, AL 36541

Motor City A.S., Inc.
P.O. Box 60, Roseville, MI 48066

Nassau County Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 33, Oakdale, NY 11769

New York-Penn Council
3317 Asbury Rd., Erie, PA 16506

North Country A.S.
PO Box 46, Potsdam, NY 13676

North East Alabama A.S.
3524 Alexandria Rd., Anniston, AL 36201

North Jersey A.S.
P.O. Box 591 Nutley, NJ 07110
e-mail:, phone (908) 541-1392

Norwalk A.S. of Fairfield County
P.O. Box 84, South Norwalk CT 06852

Ohio Cichlid Assn, Inc.
C/O Dan Woodland, 7330 Ames Road, Parma, Ohio 44129

Oklahoma City Aquarium Association

Pacific Coast Cichlid Association
P.O. Box 28145, San Jose, CA 95128

Penn. Fish Culturists Assn.
6804 No. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19126

Potomac Valley A.S., Inc.
P.O. Box 664, Merrifield, VA 22116

Rocky Mountain Cichlid Assn.
9242 E. Eastman Place, Denver, CO 80231

Sacramento A.S.
P.O. Box 160545, Sacramento, CA 95816-0545

San Diego Tropical Fish Soc., Inc.
P.O. Box 4156, N. Park Sta., San Diego, CA 92164

San Fransisco A.S.
(415) 387-6626

San Fransisco Bay Area Aquatic Plant Society
5920 Brann Street, Oakland, CA 94605

Sheboygan A.S.
P.O. Box 954, Sheboygan, WI 53082

Singing Sands A.S.
P.O. Box 134, Michigan City, IN 46360

Southeast Minnesota A.S.
Dan Andrews, 206 S. Main, Chatsfield, MN 55923

Southern California Cichlid Association
4195 Chino Hills Pkwy. #362, Chino Hills, CA 91709

Southern Colorado A.S.
Dale Grover, 807 Fontmore Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Southtowns Fish Fanciers, Inc.
John Burdick, 8639 S. Main St., Eden, NY 14057

Southwestern Michigan Aq. Soc.
Scott Tetzlaff, 226 Burton SW, Grand Rapids MI 49507

South Sound A.S.
948 Summit Lakeshore Rd., N.W., Olympia, WA 98502

Southeast Minnesota A.S.
PO Box 9093, Rochester, MN 55903-9093

Southern Colorado A.S.
P.O. Box 16078, Colorado Springs, CO 80935

Southwestern Michigan A.S., Inc.
P.O. Box 3175, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-3175

Stark County Aqua Life Enthusiasts, Inc.
P.O. Box 8384, Canton, OH 44711

Story City A.S.
920 Fairview St., #8, Story City, IA 50248

Tampa Bay Aquarium Society
Mike Jacobs, 518 63rd Ave S, St Petersburg, FL 33705

The Suburban A.S.
P.O. Box 101, Prospect Hts, IL 60070

Texas Area Killifish Organization
Michelle Sykes, 15926 Pfeiffer Dr. Houston, TX 77081

Texas Cichlid Association
Kathy Stearns, 1515 Creekview Dr. Keller, TX 76248

Tropical Aquarists Of Northern - Ohio Club
Christa Summers, 4681 Milford Drive, Perry, OH 44081

Tri-County Tropical Fish Soc.
312 Oaklawn Terr., Creve Coeur, IL 61611

Tropical Fish Club of Burlington
RR #1, Box 1548, Huntington, VT 05462

Tropical Fish Club of Erie County
5725 Herman Hill Rd., Hamburg, NY 14075

Tropical Fish Society Rhode Island
44 Homecrest Ave. Slatersville, RI 02876

Western New York A.S.
P.O. Box 472, Hiler Branch, Buffalo, NY 14223

Worcester A.S.
P.O. Box 972, Worcester, MA 01613-0972

Youngstown Area Tropical Fish
P.O. Box 5190, Youngstown, OH 44514

Local Aquarium Societies - Canada

Aquarium Society of Winnipeg
P.O. Box 301, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3C 2H6

Brampton Aquarium Club
5372 Drenkelly Ct., Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA L5M-2H4

Calgary Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 63180, 2604 Kensington Rd. NW, Calagary, AB T2W 4C9
Contact: Birgit McKinnon, (403) 249-8733, email :

Huronia and District A.S.
RR 3, 9th Con. W., Orillia, Ontario, Canada L3V 6H3

Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 38037, 256 King Str. N., Waterloo, ON, Canada. N2J 4T9

Montreal A.S.
P.O. Box 653, Station B, Montreal, Que., Canada H3B 3K3

Ottawa Valley Aquarium Society
Box 31033, Nepean, Ontario, Canada K2B 8S8

Regina A.S.
P.O. Box 3654, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada S4P 3N8

Sarnia Aquarium Society
P.O. Box 542, Sarnia Ontario Canada N7T 2M7

Saskatoon A.S.
Box 371, Saskatoon Saskathewan, Canada S7K 3L3

Societie D'aquariophilie De Montreal
2450 Workman, Montreal, QUE, Canada H3J 1L8

Vancouver Aquatic Hobbyist Club

Vancouver Aquatic Plants Group
e-mail: Olga Betts, Olga Betts:

Local Aquarium Societies - Other

Aquarists society of Karnataka
(South India)

The Aquarium Society of New South Wales,
D. Lawrence, 20 Crieff St, Ashbury. N.S.W. Australia. 2193

Asoc. Nacional Acuarofila Mexicana, AC
APDO Postal 73-112, Santa Cruz Atoyac, Mexico, DF 03310

Asoci. Acuaristas Aguadilla
P.O. Box 102, Aguadilla, PR 00605

Bermuda Fry-Angle Club
P.O. Box WK272, Warwick, WKBX, Bermuda

Grupo Mexicano De Ciclidofilos
Cordillera Karakorum 223b, Lomas 3a. Seccion, San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., 78216 Mexico
Tel/fax 052-48-253168

South Australian Aquarium Society

South London Aquarist Society
How Pang (Chairman), 11 Ramsdale Rd, Tooting, London Sw17 9BP, UK

Isle of Wight Aquarists' Society

TVCATS (Thames Valley Catfish Society), Tim Allen (Editor)
12 Sun Crescent, Oakley, Aylesbury, Bucks HP18 9RF, UK

Hounslow & District Aquarist Society

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