Inspiring The Next Generation of Aquatics Enthusiasts

Dustin's Fish Tanks Aquascaping Contest

The Kids Aquascaping Contest allows budding designers to bring their imaginations to life, transforming ordinary tanks into mesmerizing underwater landscapes. In this friendly competition, kids compete to design the most visually stunning and harmonious aquariums, showcasing their creativity and passion for aquatic beauty.

Mermaid Cove

Join us for face painting extravaganzas, transforming little faces into vibrant sea creatures, and witness the joy as young ones encounter mystical mermaids, adding a touch of whimsy to your aquarium experience.

Games & Activities

Watch as your kids unleash their imagination through engaging crafts and aquarium-related activities.
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Saturday Schedule
TIMEShow FloorFluval Main StageFeature StageFish Stream Media LoungeAqueon Kids Corner
10:00 AMVIP Entry
11:00 AMEarly Bird Entry
12:00 PMSpeaker - Advanced FreshwaterWorkshop - Intermediate Saltwater
1:00 PMGA EntrySpeaker - Advanced SaltwaterWorkshop - Intro to FreshwaterMermaid Photo Op
2:00 PMSpeaker - Intermediate FreshwaterWorkshop - Intro to Saltwater with George Mavrakis
3:00 PMSpeaker - Intermediate SaltwaterFRESHWATER SCAPE OFF
4:00 PMSpeaker - Public Aq / ConservationWorkshop - Advanced Freshwater
5:00 PMRaffle
6:00 PMClose
Sunday Schedule
TIMEShow FloorFluval Main StageFeature StageFish Stream Media LoungeAqueon Kids Corner
10:00 AMVIP Entry
11:00 AMEarly Bird EntrySpeaker - Advanced SaltwaterWorkshop - Reptile
12:00 PMSpeaker - Viviarium & PaludariumWorkshop - Pond
1:00 PMGA EntrySpeaker - Intermediate SaltwaterWorkshop - ArtMermaid Photo Op
2:00 PMSpeaker - Beginner FreshwaterFRAG OFF
3:00 PMAquashella Awards
4:00 PMRaffle
5:00 PMClose
Saturday Schedule
TIMEShow FloorFluval Main StageHikari Feature StageFish Stream Media LoungeAqueon Kids Corner
10:00 AMVIP EntryVIP Meet & Greet
11:00 AMEarly Bird EntrySpeaker - Jen Wanner | Dirty Jobs: Aquarium Maintenance Tips and Tricks
12:00 PMSpeaker - Alexa Borrego | Tips for maintaining multiple aquariums Hiep Hong Aquascaping Tutorial
1:00 PMGA EntrySpeaker - Keri O'neil | Management of a large-scale coral spawning programFRAG OFF Redemption RoundMermaid Photo Op
2:00 PMSpeaker - Will Nace | How Aquatics Changed my Reptile HobbyJelly Fish Demo & Giveaway with Jelly Fish ArtAxolotls Live with Louisville Axolotle
3:00 PMSpeaker - Andrew SandlerFRESHWATER SCAPE OFFAnimal Encounter with Will Nace
4:00 PMSpeaker - Julian Sprung | My Saltwater Pond: inspiration, design features, and lessons learnedTMK Aquarist Live Scaping
5:00 PMRaffle
6:00 PMClose
Sunday Schedule
TIMEShow FloorFluval Main StageHikari Feature StageFish Stream Media LoungeAqueon Kids Corner
10:00 AMVIP EntryVIP Meet & Greet
11:00 AMEarly Bird EntrySpeaker - Marc Levenson
12:00 PMSpeaker - Jeff Miotke | Aquascaping: Create Living ArtLevi Peterson NPS Corals For Beginners Workshop
1:00 PMGA EntrySpeaker - Jason Adams | Fish Keeping Myths EXPOSED!Women In Reefing Open Panel DiscussionMermaid Photo Op
2:00 PMSpeaker - Sara Stevens | A Proactive Approach to Coral Health: How to Diagnosis and Treat Disease in Your ReefGrant Eder Shrimp Keeping WorkshopAxolotls Live with Louisville Axolotle
3:00 PMAquashella AwardsAnimal Encounter with Will Nace
4:00 PMRaffle
5:00 PMClose