Announcement: June in Oslo - Goodeid Weekend 18

  June in Oslo - Goodeid Weekend 18 in Oklungen, Norway (15.-17.06.), together with the VIII Scandinavian Livebearer Weekend of Poecilia Scandinavia


This event will be a presentation with workshop similar to the one we had last year in Vienna, and the second one out of this new series of events. It will happen in Morten Ask’s home in Porsgrunn together with the International Livebearer Weekend of Poecilia Scandinavia, so there will be additional Livebearer talks.

Address: ASK, Morten; Farrisvegen 250; 3948 Porsgrunn (GPS: 59.167358, 9.850071)


  Friday 15th:

20:00 to open end: Icebreaker and socialising in the evening

  Saturday, 16th:

08:00 - 09:00: Swimming in the Farrisvannet lake

09:15 - 10:00: GJERDE, L.: "Sustainable and responsible conservation-breeding of wild populations of aquarium fish. Examples from the Compoma-guppy and Poecilia obscura"

10:15 - 12:00: KÖCK, M.: Presentation and Workshop: "Doing a survey trip"

from the idea of a trip (area, maps, route fixing, selecting locations with GPS, chosing people) to the documentation (Optical: pictures of location, detail pictures, underwater films, fish in tank, other animals; chemical: water parametres, data sheets; informative: species list, description of habitat, current aso). 15 mins break included.

12:00 - 14:00: lunch

14:15 - 16:00: KÖCK, M.: Presentation and Workshop: "Collecting fish"

different methods, selecting the chosen ones, first packing, treating fish in the hotel and finally preparing them for the shipment. 15 mins break included.

16:00 - 21:00: Dinner and socialising

21:15 - 22:00: KÖCK, M.: "Durango 2105 - Searching for Characodon"

22:15 - 23:00: HUNTER, N.: "Keeping and breeding of more special and demanding livebearers - and a little on the conservation of these species"

23:15 - 24:00: KÖCK, M.: "With and without sword: the genus Xiphophorus"

  Sunday, 17th:

11:00 - .... Mutual auction for everyone! (remember to bring your own fish, if you have any to spare)