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Sunday, 15 February 2009 20:29
|The British Livebearer Association is open to anyone interested in
keeping and maintaining livebearing fishes, whether they are cultivated
varieties or wild forms. |
The Association has been set up to
keep members informed of availability, identification and maintenance
of livebearing fish and will include new developments in conservation
and report on descriptions of new species and name changes. The
Association also seeks to educate members on matters of husbandry,
techniques and tips in connection with fishkeeping generally and
specifically regarding keeping livebearers as well.
with members will be mainly in the form of a magazine issued four times
a year to be dispatched approx. March, June, September and December.
The magazine is available in paper form, delivered by post and / or
e-form delivered by e-mail. There is a reduced membership rate for
A minimum of two events will be held each year.
A Spring Auction and Mini-Convention around March and an Auction, Fish
Show and Convention in the Autumn around October. Other events may take
place during the year. Details will be published in the magazine. There
is a sub group for those interested in Guppies who hold other events
throughout the year.
The Association run a Species Control and
Maintenance Programme in order to facilitate availability of new
species throughout the membership and a Breeders Award Programme to
reward commitment and success in breeding Wild Species of Livebearer
Fish. Members are entitled to take part in these Programmes and are
actively encouraged to take part.
Membership is £16.00 for UK residents and £20.00 Sterling for Overseas
Membership, E-Membership is £12.00. The Association will contribute one
pound for every membership subscription to the Hobbyists Aqua Lab
Conservation Project to help them fund the Ark project in Mexico.
Membership runs from January to December each year, regardless of the
date of joining, renewals are due in January however joining midway
through the year entitles you to back issues of the magazine.
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