Writing An Article

Writing An Article

by Paul Carter [Originally printed in Killinews, March 1989, Issue 282] Editorial Note: One of the benefits of joining an Association is the sharing of knowledge. Often that knowledge withstands the test of time and being able to access it again and again. No attempt has been made to ‘update’ this article because the core content remains as valid today as it was when it first appeared. We hope you enjoy reading it again and will in time make use…

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Another great Convention

Another great Convention

The BKA Convention took place last weekend and featured a wide array of stunning killis. Chairman Gordon Temperley walked away with Best in Show and our guest speaker Alberto Reis from the APKA (Portugese Killifish Association ) also took several awards. The standard of entries meant that several categories were closely contended and the ‘Breeders Teams’ (consisting of 3 males and 3 females) covered Eurasia, Africa and South America. At the subsequent auction these beautiful fish started several bidding wars,…

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North West Group Auction/Show

North West Group Auction/Show

One of our regional group shows took place on Sunday 5th May. Experienced killi keepers were on hand to chat with about their favourite subject, as well as a small, but stunning range of species were entered for the show. As always the highlight is the auction where BKA members offer their surplus breeders and young fish. Low turnout this year due possibly to the unusual decent bank holiday weekend weather but still an enjoyable day for those who attended….

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The new site for the British Killifish Association

The new site for the British Killifish Association

Welcome to the official website of the British Killifish Association. We exist to help further the appreciation of the egg laying Cyprinodontiformes – Killifish and we are:- Dedicated to the study, propagation and publication of knowledge pertaining to Killifish. Killifish comprise a large group of fish, growing from less than 2cm long to over 20cm. They are found predominantly in sub-Saharan Africa and South America, usually in tropical or sub-tropical zones. But their adaptability has allowed them to spread into…

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