CAPS Meeting: Illinois Biotope Aquascapes – The How to Guide

About CAPS

The Chicago Aquatic Plant Society is a newly formed organization that emphasizes educating hobbyists about starting, keeping, and maintaining aquatic plants in the aquarium.

This site, and also our Facebook Community, serve as a platform where hobbyists can ask questions, exchange ideas, learn about aquascaping principles, and gain other information relevant to keeping planted tanks. If you are in Chicago or the surrounding area, come join us.

Next Event:

CAPS Meeting: Illinois Biotope Aquascapes – The How to Guide

Date: November 17, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Bolingbrook Fountaindale Public Library

CAPS Meeting: Illinois Biotope Aquascapes – The How to Guide

The meeting will include a presentation titled, “Native Biotope Aquascapes – The How to Guide”. The talk will cover the types of biotopes found in Illinois, species of flora and fauna, regulations and responsible collecting techniques, and a demo creating a native Illinois biotope.

The meeting will be 1pm-4pm on November 17th at the Fountaindale Public Library, 300 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL 60440. Feel free to bring plants for trading and we will have our regularly scheduled raffle.

Our meetings are family friendly – so feel free to bring the kids!

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