CAPS SPECIAL EVENT – Aquatic Nursery Tour, Greenhouses, Indoor/Outdoor Ponds

August 27th at Robert Steinbach's Aquatic Nursery

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 SPECIAL EVENT – Aquatic Nursery Tour, Greenhouses, Indoor/Outdoor Ponds

Date: August 27, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

You must be a PAID member of CAPS to attend this special event, more info about becoming a member is below. The next Chicago Aquatic Plant Society event will start at 1:00 pm on Sunday August 27th and will be located at 38W135 Mc Donald Rd. Elgin IL, 60124. Please park on the lawn. The event will be at one of our member’s property and will include guided tours of the Aquatic Nursery. These will include: many indoor/outdoor ponds of water lilies and marginal pond plants, a lotus green house, two aquarium plant green houses, two acid carnivorous plant green houses, rain water collection and soil preparation. Please see the video here of a sample of what you will see on the tour.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBYVu9BKVwcPlease bring your own folding chairs if you would like to sit at any point. CAPS will be providing snacks and refreshments. Feel free to bring plants for trading as we will have a table designated as we typically do. You must be a PAID member of CAPS to attend this special event. If you need to still become a member please do so on the CAPS website: http://www.chicagoaquaticplants.com/join-us/ If you have any questions about membership direct them to the CAPS Treasurer Rich Schram. Please also make sure to RSVP for the event on Facebook and arrive on time for the tour. Thank you everyone, we are all so excited for this special event!