Convention KFN 2015

Convention KFN 2015

Dear Killy friends,

The KFN organises her 40th International Killifish Show from Friday August 28 till Sunday August 30. We will organize our convention together with Poecillia Nederland.

The exhibition is held in: Party Centrum/ hotel De Schildkamp, Leerdamseweg 44,  Asperen (Leerdam), Tel 0345618814,

Again we hope you will visit our convention and/or participate in this show, by sending some of your fishes. 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 August 28 at 17.00 Hrs.

You make it easier for us when you previously announced your fishes before Wednesday August 26 .

The fishes can be sent and/or announced to: Wim & Yvonne Suijker,

                                                                       Koningshof1 5151GX Drunen(NL).

                                                                       tel.: ..31 416850142,  E-mail

All the donated fish will be auctioned on Sunday August 30.

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


                         Program for the 37th K.F.N. International Killifish Show.

Friday August 28                        Judging                                                – 19.30 – 22.00 Hrs.

Saturday August 29                   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 award ceremony               -19.30 – ??? Hrs

Sunday September the 8th         Show open                                           -09.00 – 10.30 Hrs.

                                                    Auction                                                 -11.00 – ????? Hrs.


The first lecture is given by Jouke van der Zee . This lecture lets see us about the last expeditions in Central Africa and the questions about some species which were discovered.

The second lecture is given by Heinz Ott. His talk is about maintaining and breeding of the Aphyosemion elegans group.

After the lectures we have our auction with rare and new species.

Saturday evening there is the famous “Dutch Evening” with three course diner.

The price for the diner on Saturday-evening is 37,50 € p.p.

Room prices: A single room is € 60,- and a twin bed room is €90,- or 95,- € for a more luxury room.

Using a twin bed room by 1 person 70,-.

Dogs are allowed but you pay € 10,- par night.

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 August 7.

For reservations for the hotel rooms and dinner, please contact: Wim & Yvonne Suijker,

                                                                                                         Tel.: .. 31 416850142                                                                                                           E-mail