Mike Wickham will speak on The Natural Aquarium, Tuesday August 6, 7:30 PM at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Education Building.
The Education Building is the first building on the left as you enter the zoo grounds. Park in the first lot on the right and follow the fish people
Enter thru the double doors at the front of the Education Building and go straight ahead to the meeting room.
Bio: Mike Wickham has been a hobbyist since 1964 and was an aquarium retailer for 25 years. He wrote for Aquarium Fish International magazine for over 20 years, including 10 years as the “Freshwater Q&A” columnist. Mike has also written for Aquarium USA, and Pet Product News and is the author of several aquarium books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Freshwater Aquariums. He currently serves on the Board of the Northwest Arkansas Aquarium Society.
Presentation: The Natural Aquarium
(1) setting up a natural aquarium,
(2) design rules to make an eye-pleasing, beautiful display, and
(3) aquarium plant species.
You'll learn not just about setting up a planted aquarium, but about the elements of aesthetic design that make the layout look natural and beautiful. The conclusion is a review of common aquatic plant species.