The KFN organises her 43th International Killifish Show

Dear Killy friends,


The KFN organises her 43th International Killifish Show from Friday the 24th of August till Sunday the 26th of August 2018.

The exhibition is held in: 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 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 each group. There will be also prices for “Best of Show” and “Best Foreign Entry”.

Fishes for the show must be arrived before Friday the 24th of August at 17.00 Hrs.

You make it easier for us when you announced your fishes before 22 of August.

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

Koningshof1 5151GX Drunen The Netherlands.

tel.: ..31 416850142,


All the donated fish will be auctioned on Sunday the 26th of August.


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




Program for the 43th K.F.N. International Killifish Show.

Friday August the 24th      Judging                                  -19.30 – 22.00 Hrs.

Saturday August the 25th  Show open                             – 09.00 -18.00 Hrs.

Lectures                          – 13.30 – 16.00 Hrs.

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

Diner & prize awards                           -19.30 – … ??

Sunday August the 26th   Show open                               -09.00 – 10.30 Hrs.

AUCTION                                            -11.00 –     ??




The lecture will be given by Béla Nagy about Nothobranchius.


Saturday evening there is the famous “Dutch Evening” with this year a hot and cold buffet.

The price for the barbeque on Saturday-evening is  35,- € p.p.

Room prices: A single room is € 75,- and a twin bed room is € 98,- Exclusive tourist tax.

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 6th of August. For reservations for the hotel rooms and dinner, please contact: Wim & Yvonne Suijker,

Tel.: .. 31 416850142