Lectures in Romania

Romania – Bucarest, 13-14 June 2008

Image For 13-14 June 2008 Heiko Bleher has been invited to hold the first international aquaristik conference in Romania, within the precinct of the Natural History Museul of Bucarest ”Grigore Antipa”. This event was organized by Mihai Victor – organizer of the First Professional Aquaristik Exhibition in Romania, talented aquarist and aquarium designer. For more information please visit the official web-site of the Natural History Museul of Bucarest ”Grigore Antipa” www.antipa.ro, and http://petshop.ro/ or contact him at [email protected]


Mihai Victor invited Heiko for seminars in Romania, here at his home

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Mihai’s father Dan made a grill-fest upon arrival (left)

and his mother Doina served the fresh grilled trout (right)


Heiko in front of the Muzeul National de Istorie Naturala “Grigore Antipa”

where he did hold the seminars of the First International Aquaristik Conference in Romania – a poster of the same were placed around the city of Bucarest


Heiko, the director of the Museum Dumitru Murariu (centre) and Teodor Nalbant (right)


Interview with Heiko Bleher by the largest circulation newspaper of Bucarest, Jurnalul National and its Zoom Editor Cristina Teodorescu, which can be seen on its



Heiko starting his presentations on the first day


Mihai Victor made the introduction, than followed by the Romania’s most famous ichthyologist Teodor T. Nalbant (left)


On the second day begin of Heiko’s Power Point presentations


Victor, Natasha, Heiko and Victor’s mother Doina


Teodor T. Nalbant presented Heiko with some of his famous drawings, fantastic original paintings

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Heiko with Mihai’s sister Cristina (left) and Mihai’s special made white linen jacket with one of Heiko’s discoveries, the new blue head Heckel-discus from the Nhamundá river on the back of his jacket (right)


All the close friends of Victor (Natasha and Heiko in the middle) at the end of the seminars


Signing poster for Mrs. Lotus Mester – the daughter of the famous Mihai Bacescu


The poster that Mihai Victor printed and distributed all over Bucarest

Programm of the Seminars:

13 June

17:00 – 19:00
Expeditions across West- and Central Africa, with Discoveries of several new and rare cichlids, and other fishes, as well as their biotopes including the nature people and their trations and cultures.

19:00 – 19:30


19:30 – 20:15
Coffee brake

20:15 – 22:30
Discus and angelfishes and their best tank mates; and
Wild discus vs. tank breed discus (same for angelfishes and others)

22:30 – 23:00

14 June
15:00 – 16:30
Aquarium plants and fishes – what is best?  Suggestions for authentic biotope aquariums

16:30 – 16:45

16:45 – 17:15
Coffee Brake

17:15 – 18:15
Central and South American Dwarf cichlids

18:15 – 18:30

18:30 – 18:45
Small Brake

18:45 – 20:15
Amazon region report – giant deforestation for Soya-plantations, cattle ranching (in both Brazil is now the largest global producer) – updated to 2007

20:15 – 21:00

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