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Solar Presentation – May 2015

How was our May meeting on solar energy, everyone who attended loved it, to sum it up in one word it was “phenomenal” If you missed this meeting you most likely missed the best club outing we will have this year.

Homeowner Conrad Richards and Mark Haggerty from Michigan Solar solutions did a great job of […]

2018-01-28T20:35:50-05:00May 1st, 2015|Club Events, Events|

Sand Gravel Filter

If you missed the class, you missed a treat. I think the SG class was great. There were six new filters made by Bruce Modetz, Mary Schraffenberger, Ray Alexander, Ervin Daniels, Antonette Daniels and Paul Baresi. The best part about the class is that Rick Venable, Mike Conrad, Pat Daly and William Patterson pitched in […]

2018-01-28T20:35:50-05:00April 12th, 2014|Club Events|

Recovering From Winter

The March event was held at the home of Bruce and Debbie Modetz.  The topics covered were an open discussion on algae, parasites and what we should do when opening our ponds after a hard winter. This has been a very hard and cold winter, so we also discussed helpful hints on treatments and early […]

2018-01-28T20:35:50-05:00March 15th, 2014|Club Events|

2013 Aqua Growers

Saturday September 21st our monthly meeting took place at Aqua Growers in Livonia. Jim Gill, the president, gave us a tour of the facility which houses eight 2400 gallon tilapia rearing tanks and over 1,000 square feet of raft style grow beds.

Tilapia are used in aquaponics because of their fast growth, resilience, and being resistant […]

2018-01-28T20:35:50-05:00October 17th, 2013|Club Events|

2013 MKPC Koi Auction

Lots of nice koi to bid on!! Ray Alexander did a wonderful job explaining all the names and what to look for in buying koi and running the auction. And a very special thanks to Bruce & Debbie Modetz for all the wonderful food that was served after the auction. (were still talking about the […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00June 8th, 2013|Club Events|

Development of Qualtiy Koi

For our May event, the plan was for Masaru Saito of Shintaro Koi Farm, Niigata, Japan, to present this seminar on the process breeder’s use in their pursuit of quality koi.  But, as many know, life happens and the plan had to be changed.  Mr. Saito had actually arrived in New York, was at the […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00May 18th, 2013|Club Events|

Water Features & Pond Opening

Today Matt Niemic talked about different water features, bases that are used, pump sizes and plumbing the water features. There were many different water features on display to see.

2018-01-28T20:35:51-05:00April 20th, 2013|Club Events|