42th K.F.N. International Killifish Show

Dear Killy friends,


The KFN organises her 42th International Killifish Show from Friday the 25th of August till Sunday the 27th of August 2017.

The exhibition is held in: hotel De Schildkamp, Leerdamseweg 44, Asperen (Leerdam),

Tel 0345618814, http://www.schildkamp.nl


Again we hope you will visit our convention and/or participate in this show, by sending us some of your fishes. The results of the exhibition counts for the European Championship


Fishes will be displayed in 11 groups:

1 North American- and European species

2 Rivulus, Laimosemion, Atlantirivulus, Anablepsoides, Melanorivulus Prorivulus and Kryptolebias

3 Lampeyes

4 South American bottom spawners

5 Nothobranchius

6 Fundulopanchax, Pronothobranchius en Fundulosoma

7 Aphyosemion ( Chromaphyosemion and Diapteron) and Fenerbache

8 Species belonging to Aphyosemion elegans- and A. calliurum group and A. elberti and A. exiguum

9 Species belonging to Aphyosemion striatum, A. ogoense, A. herzogi, A. cameronense and A. coeleste   groups and A. bamilekorum

10 Callopanchax, Archiaphyosemion en Scriptaphyosemion

11 Epiplathys, Aplocheilus en Panchypanchax

An International Judging Committee will judge the fishes.

Three prices will be given for each group and one for the best breeding group in that group. There will be also prices for “Best of Show” and “Best Foreign Entry”.

Fishes for the show must be arrived before Friday the 25th of August at 17.00 Hrs.

You make it easier for us when you announced your fishes before 23 of August.

The fishes can also be sent to: Wim & Yvonne Suijker,

Koningshof1 5151GX Drunen The Netherlands.

tel.: ..31 416850142,

E-mail mahdiaensis@hotmail.com

All the donated fish will be auctioned on Sunday the 27th of August.


It is not allowed to trade your own fish in the room reserved for the exhibition.




Program for the 42th K.F.N. International Killifish Show.

Friday August the 25th      Judging                                  -19.30 – 22.00 Hrs.

Saturday August the 26th  Show open                             – 09.00 -18.00 Hrs.

Lectures                          – 12.30 – 16.00 Hrs.

Auction of rare killis and livebearers   -16.00 – 18.00 Hrs.

Diner & prize awards                            -19.30 – … ??

Sunday August the 27th   Show open                                -09.00 – 10.30 Hrs.

AUCTION                                             -11.00 –     ??




The first lecture is given by Axel Eywil from Germany with a lecture about his voyage to Cuba.

The second lecture is given by Dieter Springer with a lecture about fishes from the Caribbean Islands.


Saturday evening there is the famous “Dutch Evening” with this year a barbeque.

The price for the barbeque on Saturday-evening is  30,- € p.p.

Room prices: A single room is € 66,50 and a twin bed room is € 92,50.

Dogs are allowed but you pay € 10,- par night for extra cleaning of the room.

Guests of the hotel can use the swimming pool for free.

If you want to be sure to stay in “De Schildkamp” Please make your reservation before the 7th of August. For reservations for the hotel rooms and dinner, please contact: Wim & Yvonne Suijker,

Tel.: .. 31 416850142

E-mail mahdiaensis@hotmail.com