June 2020

“Tiger Limia” Described as Limia islai 

Limia islai (Rodriguez-Silva & Weaver 2020) has now been described. This handsome Poeciliid, which occasionally can be obtained at local fish club auctions, originates from the southwestern part of Haiti on the island of Hispaniola and was simply known before as the Limia Tiger Sp. Lake Miragoâne. Learn more from the abstract and the reef2rainforest.com summary.

Support Your Local Fish Store

As markets begin to open up, you may find more access to your locally owned fish stores:

Boggs Aquatics will be re-opening on Monday, July 6, at a new location: 1127 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (near 12th Street on the north side of Portage Trail, just east of the Portage Trail Shopping Center). Pre-orders of livestock, which can be picked up when the new store opens, are available. Please see the website for the latest updates. Note that the 2427 State Road location is closed.

RMS Aquaculture (6629 Engle Rd # 108, Middleburg Hts, OH 44130) re-opened on Sunday May 31, 2020. Please note that normal business hours will be maintained and the store will be limited to 80 persons at a time. Masks will be required and there will be no public restroom and no free coffee (temporally). Please observe social distancing. Store hours: Open Mon-Sat: 11-8 and Sun: 11-6. If you have any questions: (216)-433-1340.

June Meeting Was Canceled

The 2020 Ultra-Aqua All-Species Tropical Fish Show and the club’s June 2020 meeting was canceled.