Dates & Events

Vivaristics is contemporary!

From 20th to 22nd May this year, it was finally time again. After a two-year break, members and guests of the ÖVVÖ met for the second time after 2017 in Rankweil, in the west of Austria, and celebrated the 16th ÖVVÖ Federal Congress. Among them were numerous BSSW members. Continue reading

Welsarterhaltungstag 2021 der RG Fulda

Am 31.07.2021 fand der Fuldaer Welsarterhaltungstag statt, großartige Referenten wie Ingo SEIDEL, Hans-Georg EVERS, Ernst SCHMIDT und Bernd SCHMITT waren geladen. Wegen der geltenden Coronaregelungen haben wir die Teilnehmerzahl leider gering halten müssen und kamen so nur auf 48 Teilnehmer, wobei noch mehr Welsfreunde Interesse hatten. Continue reading

Successful breeding of Baryancistrus xanthellus

At the 1st International L-Number-Days in 2009, Johannes LEUENBERGER reported for the first time on the successful reproduction of the ever-popular “golden nugget”. In the following years, aquarists tried again and again, but mostly unsuccessfully. Until 2021, when the Bellenz Fish Farm was able to report another success. The Bellenz Fish Farm is known for outstanding breeding successes (Scobinancistrus aureatus, L 368, Pseudacanthicus spp. etc.) and has already lectured about this at numerous IG BSSW events. Continue reading