Some of the world’s most celebrated experts will be giving seminars throughout the two days of Aquatics Live. In the mornings they will be focusing on topics for beginners and in the afternoon they’ll be delving a little deeper for the experienced aquarist.
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Writer, explorer and world-renowned authority, Heiko returns to Aquatics Live for a second year to share his knowledge and experience.
Chris gave up his career in rock ‘n’ roll to develop his fascination for shrimps and crustacea. As an acknowledged expert, he travels the world to speak about shrimp and how they fit in with nano tank technology and aquascaping.
Following the success of his seminars in 2011, James returns with more advice on plants, planting and how to create authentic habitats in your home aquarium.
Just Joe is the co-founder and curator of the Long Island Aquarium on Long Island in New York. As one of the world’s leading experts in captive coral care,
his 20,000 gallon reef tank holds one of the world's largest collection of corals found within a single aquarium. Joe is the guy the experts go to when they are stuck for answers.
Simon is one of the UK's most respected reef keeping specialists. An avid photographer, international speaker, and builder of one of the most experimental tidal reef biotope aquariums in the world. Simon lives and breathes the reef-aquarium hobby.
Akil is an aquarium designer who’s passionate about connecting people to the beauty of nature. He’s the founder of Aquafront a UK aquarium design company that specialises in integrating aquariums into luxury homes and modern interiors.
Dave is a consultant to Tetra, the global leader in the aquatics industry. He is also an experienced biological sciences lecturer having taught at both Reaseheath and Sparsholt Colleges. More recently Dave has taken up a teaching position at Keele University in Staffordshire. Whilst he's knowledgeable about a wide range of subjects in the biological sciences he is happiest when dealing with topics centered on fish and their diseases!
Editor and founder of nanoreefblog.com, will be discussing the role that nano reef aquariums play within the marine aquarium hobby from simple inexpensive systems all the way through to high-end species specific aquariums. Nano reef aquariums maybe small, but the possibilities are endless.
John has cared for and bred reptiles for 35 years in Europe and South Africa. He is an expert in handling venomous snakes and currently specialises in breeding exotic colour varieties of ball pythons and other high-end varieties. He runs two reptile businesses, lectures and writes. His latest book is due out in December.
Mark acts as reptile consultant and supplier to the film and television industry as well as advising Councils on venomous and exotic pets. He runs his own shop and breeding facility in Hertfordshire.