Workshop: Live Biotope Aquarium Demonstration with Chris Englezou

The Fish Barn, Furlong Farm, Rusper Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0LN

Doors open at 10am


As part of The Fish Barns “Discus Day” Chris Englezou has been invited to do a live demonstration of how to set up a discus fish biotope aquarium based on a specific habitat in the Lago Nhamunda, in the Brasilian Amazon.


Chris is an aquatic researcher and naturalist primarily interested in freshwater teleosts, crustacea and macrophytes. A specialist in fish nutrition, his background includes the establishment of his own business where he develops specially formulated feeds for ornamental & farmed fish and other aquatic species closely based on their natural diets. His personal research includes the freshwater and coastal habitats on the island of Cyprus and the ecological impacts of unsustainable practices occurring in the Amazon and Orinoco basins; he is also an avid collector and cultivator of rare and endangered rainforest plants.