Author Archives: DBanks

TFCB T-Shirt Design Contest

At the last meeting the club decided we should print our own TFCB shirts.  We need some designs to choose from, please submit your designs by April 1 and we will pick one at the April 10th meeting.  Rules are HERE.  Winner gets a FREE shirt!

Feb 13th TFCB meeting party

Our February 13th meeting will be our actual anniversary and will be a celebration meeting.  We hope to have many past and present members attend to help us eat cake and enjoy lots of great friendships we have all formed over the years.  We will also have lots of prizes and a short presentation on […]

TFCB 2014 Schedule

TFCB meetings are held at the VFW Hall in Essex Junction, on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30PM Jan 9 – TFCB meeting, members presentations Feb 13 – TFCB meeting, 25th anniversary party Mar 13 – TFCB meeting, video, Cristel Kasselmann, new plants ( 2005 NEC conv ) April 10 – TFCB meeting, […]

NEC 2014 Convention

Convention 2014 The dates for the convention have been set!  Our convention will again be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell CT from March 28 – 30, 2014. Convention registration is now open, see web site. See NEC newsletter for updates and details.  If you do not receive the NEC newsletter, please let […]

Thank You !!

Thank you to the following for their support of TFCB: Thanks for your support for our 25th Anniversary!! Repashy Super Foods – Speaker Sponsor, Thanks! Xtreme – Speaker Sponsor, Thanks! Kingfish services: Omega One, Aqueon, Amazonas, Eastern Aquatics, Cichlids Press, Discus Brief, Discus Hans, Swiss Tropical Sera Cichlid Press Lifeguard Aquatics OSI Hagen South Central Cichlids […]


THANK YOU to everyone that participated; bidders, vendors, those that donated products, and all those that helped out.  Speacial thanks to Doug Patac for auctioneering!  A successful event with lots of great fish, plants and products, thank you everyone! All Day auction of tropical fish, plants, aquariums, new and used equipment and many other fish related items! […]

TFCB Fall 2013 Schedule

September 12, Russ McAndrews, “Cichlids of Africa, East vs West” October 10, Gary Elson, “Tanks Without Heaters” November 3, TFCB Auction November 14, Larry Jinks, “New World Cichlids” December 12, TFCB holiday meeting Meetings are held at the VFW Hall in Essex Junction starting at 6:30. Free door prizes, bowl show ( warmer months ), […]


Check out this new web site that Amazonas and Coral magazine published, and it is right here in Vermont!  This looks like it will be agreat resource.