Hi! Welcome to Brooklyn Aquarium Society.
We are a friendly, family oriented, non-profit organization which welcomes hobbyists who want to learn more about aquaria keeping, and want to share their expertise with others. The Society is multi faceted, with interests; from marine fish and reef keeping to freshwater tropical fish and plants to goldfish and ponds. See ya around!
Spawning Angels I have been keeping fish for a long time, actually as long as I can remember. I have kept many different species from reef, to salt, to fresh. I have bred many types of livebearers over the years, but never egg layers, at least not until recently. My Koi angels recently spawned […]
Rainbow Fish Rainbow fish are fascinating creatures. They are fast swimmers, brightly colored and it’s fun to watch a group of them traveling across long aquariums. Rainbow fish are in with many other fish species called Cyprinids. Cyprinids have Barbs, Rainbows and goldfish type fish within that grouping. Rainbow fish are in their own […]
The Case of the Ancistrus Assassin This strange, twisted and bizarre case of murder and mayhem started about three (3) years ago. I ventured into a tropical fish auction and discovered, much to my delight, a group of five (5) bushy nose Ancistrus up for auction. The fish were approximately 3 inches in […]
South Jersey Guppy Group All Species Auction – May 21, 2017 The South Jersey Guppy Group is proud to announce that they are having an All Species Tropical Fish Auction….. Sunday May 21st …. at the GriggsTown Fire House located in GriggsTown, NJ 08540 …. Free Parking …… For more info visit their website… […]
Manhattan Aquariums announces a Grand Re-Opening Sale January 21-22. Please check it out 522 West 37 Street, New York, NY 212-594-2272 https://manhattanaquariums.myshopify.com/
In response to members’ request for a bus trip to popular aquariums, we provide this option sheet. The locations are the Boston Aquarium, Baltimore Aquarium or the Riverhead Aquarium. The location with the most votes will be investigated for costs and time factors. These are really great fun day trips, the sort of trip most […]
2017 American Livebearer Association (ALA) Convention | May 4 – 7 | St. Louis, MO Welcome to the American Livebearers Association Convention 2017. Come enjoy the annual get together of Ovoviviparous and Viviparous fish fans. This year we will have an amazing show! The Missouri Aquarium Society and Gateway Guppy Associates have teamed up to bring […]
The great escape: Inky the octopus legs it to freedom from New Zealand aquarium An octopus has made a brazen escape from the national aquarium in New Zealand by breaking out of its tank, slithering down a 50m drain pipe and disappearing into the sea. In scenes reminiscent of Finding Nemo, Inky – a […]
An international team of researchers from Malaysia and Australia has successfully sequenced the genome of a famous ornamental fish species called the Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus). Read more here…