October 13-14 2018

Held At The

Radisson Hotel Milwaukee NW (Menomonee Falls)

N88 W14750 Main Street, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Click Link Below For Hotel Reservation


Preregistration for the event is $35.00

Registration at the event will be available for $45.00 at the door.

Any Questions with Registration please email


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Add to My Calendar 2018-10-13 10:00:00 2018-10-14 18:00:00 America/Chicago Fish Bowl 2018 Fish Bowl 2018 Radisson Hotel Milwaukee NW (Menomonee Falls) N88 W14750 Main Street, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 Milwaukee Aquarium Society fishbowl@mkefishbowl.com

The Milwaukee Aquarium Society is hosting its 3rd Bi-Annual FISH BOWL. This years theme is Aquatic Gardens for Fish and Beyond. Some of the things you can look forward to are 4 different guest speakers on planted tanks and the aquatic life you can keep. There will be multiple vendors, a tank decorating contest, a plant bowl contest, fish auction, full swap meet on Sunday, and much more.


We’re honored to have 4 amazing speakers .

Chris ‘The Mighty Gonopodium’ Biggs, Heather Burke, Rusty Wessel, and Jeff Michels!

Event Schedule!

Friday 10/12/2018

Doors open at 5PM For Aquascaping contest
to begin. Ending at 10PM.

Saturday 10/13/2018

Doors will open at 7AM for registration and badge pickup.
Aquascaping at 7am until 11:30am on Saturday.

First speaker is Jeff Michels  at 9:30AM talk till 10:30AM

There will break for auction and raffle until 11:30AM

Second speaker is Rusty starting 11:30AM talk till 12:30PM

We will be breaking for lunch and judging.

Third speaker Heather starting at 2:30PM till 3:30PM

There will break for auction and raffles until 4:30PM and announce the winners for plant bowl and aquascaping contests.

Forth speaker is Biggs starting at 4:30PM till ?

Finish fish auctions and silent auctions.

7:30PM hospitality room will open!

Sunday 10/14/2018!

Sunday full swap starts at 10AM.

Vendors can come to setup at 8AM.

Event Registration!
Registration is now Open!!!

The cost of pre registration is $35.00

Registration will be available at the door for $45.00 per person for the day of event.

Plant Bowl Contest!

Come on everyone now’s the time to show off your best plants. Entry is $ 10 per plant. Plants have to fit a 5″ X 5″ diameter footprint. If you have floating plants to enter plant has to be attached to a base no bigger than 5″ X 5″. Pay at the event when you register your plants.

Aquatic Plant Bowl Show Rules and Entry Information


Mike Schadle (Aquarium fish books)

Jeff Michels Aquaticclarity

Jim Zander

Captain Bob’s Fish Food

And More to Come

Aquascaping Contest

The Aquascaping Contest starts at 5:00 PM Friday of the event. The price for entering the contest is $45.00 per person per tank. All participants in the contest will be able to keep the tank when the contest is over. This years tanks will be the 10 gallon Aqueon Ascent LED Frameless Aquarium Kit.  All participants are responsible for supplying their own decorations. The 1st and 2nd Place winners of the contest will receive a percentage of money generated for the tank decorating contest and the remaining going to Milwaukee Aquarium Society.

Aquascaping Contest Rules

FISH BOWL 2018 T-Shirts

Order your t-shirts while registering to make sure you don’t miss out on the coveted Fish Bowl T-Shirt.

There Will Be a very Limited Number of MAS T-Shirts Available at The Fish Bowl!!

The price for shirts are $20.00.

SWAP at the Fish Bowl

There will be a swap held on Sunday October 14. From 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
All participant in the fish bowl has free entrance to the swap.
Anyone else looking to go to the swap there will be $2.00 entrance fee.

Vendor room at the Fish Bowl

The vendor room will be open to the general public on Saturday 13.
There will be multiple venders to browse from. Having everything you need for you fish tanks.


We have a block of rooms reserved for $109 a night that includes the breakfast buffet.

Radisson Hotel Milwaukee NW (Menomonee Falls)

N88 W14750 Main Street, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

USA TEL: 1 262 251-5153

Call to reserve your room, or click on the link below.


Silent Auction!

Throughout the day on the 13th there will be silent auctions going on.

Fish Auction!

Throughout the day on the 13th there will be fish auctions going on in between the guest speakers.


Event is supported by easily recognizable companies and products which we use every day.




Radisson Hotel Menomonee Falls
N88 W14750 Main Street
Menomonee Falls, WI. 53051