12th Philippine Arowana and Lou Han Society Show

Robinson’s Place -Magnolia , Quezon City -Philippines

Philippine Arowana and Luo Han Society in partnership with different fish societies like Guppy Club of the Philippines, Betta Enthusiasts Philippines , Pinoy Angel Fish Society , sponsors and Robinson’s Place in Magnolia held  a 3 -day exhibit from August 29 to 31,2014 . There are  competition , lecture , demonstration and trade fair .


The PALHS leadership is happy about the continued and sustained growth of the hobby and it is the desire to continue nurturing the friendship as we learn from our experiences.

entrance to the exhibition area

PALHS also welcomes the opportunity of being a medium for dissemination of information for maximum exposure.

poster and awards 

Betta Enthusiasts of the Philippines

freshwater string rays

The event is attended by thousand of people and fish hobbyists from all walks of life .


Arowana Competition

FlowerHorn Competition

Bichir Set-up Competition

Goldfish Competition

Betta Competiton

Aquascaping Competition

Guppy Competition

Mr. Philip Reyes, Mr. John Paraiso and the author visited the fish show and participated  in an on the spot raffle contest sponsored by Sakura . We all won a small pack of fish feed.

Sakura Philippines FB 

aquascape champion 


We tried roaming around the exhibit areas before we parted ways .

Website : www.mypalhs.com




Pet City Exposition 2014

Activity Area , Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City – Philippines

 poster of the event

Pet City in cooperation with Bonifacio Global City , Taguig City government , Department of Environment and Natural Resources ( DENR), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ( BFAR), CARA Welfare , People for the  Ethical Treatment of Animal ( PETA ), Hikari, Air Mac, AZOO, Mr. Aqua, OTTO, GEX, UP, Marfield , PrettyMan among others. The opening ceremony  started at around past 1:00pm but the exposition area was opened to the public at around past 11:00am .


The site is easily accessible via a short walk from Market !Market ! , 1 jeepney ride from McKinley road or Bonifacio Global City  bus .

L-R Mr. Eric Tiu , Mr. Joselito Campos , Mr. Tom Barr and Dr. Boniface Lan led the ribbon cutting ceremony

Pet City is considered as one of the major suppliers of pet supplies ,  aquarium filters and set-ups in Metro Manila.  The exposition will last until May 4, 2014 , The event is OPEN to the public and free public lecture will be held on May 2, 3 and 4, 2014 .

L-R Mr. Eric Tiu, Mr. Joselito Campos , Dr. Boniface Lan, Mr. Hansel Sy and Ms. Kristy Huang

 There will be scheduled talk about aquarium set-ups,  guppy talk, hamster talk  . Since the seats are limited , pre-registration is a MUST to attend the lectures.

Guppy Club of the Philippines

Bonifacio High-street exposition area  was divided into several sections, lecture area -covered area, small mammals, pet bird section, betta exhibition and competition, planted aquarium exhibition and display .

Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos enjoying the company of  the Mollucan cookatoo

Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos is an avid lover of plants and animals. He is one of the special guests of honor during the opening day.

Mollucan cookatoo is also called Salmon-crested Cockatoo  from Indonesia

guinea pig

planted tank with nipa hut ( bahay kuo inspired accessories) and a carabao to complete a Philippine rural scene. There are 21 planted tanks on display and entered into a competition .

visitors at the exposition

There were hundreds of local as well as foreigners who went to the opening . Some even brought their immediate family and friends.

Koinoburi add color to the hot summer day

Koinoburi meaning “carp streamer” in Japanese, are carp -shaped wind socks  traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Tango no Sekku.

Asian Betta Alliance exhibition and competition

There were about 1,000 betta fishes ( Siamese Fighting Fish ) entered by the club members for the competition.

fancy chicken breeds on display

PETA booth

Peta Philippines gave away interesting stickers , leaftlets , flyers and a petition form for the eventual release of ” Mali ” an Asian elephant  being held captive in Manila zoo for more than 35 years.

Compassion And Responsibility for Animals ( CARA )booth

L-R Mr. Earl Andrew A. Aguirre, Ms. Pamela Luber, Ms. Alcea Aira De Jesus and Ms. Laura Legaspi

The show will run until May 4, 2014 , Don’t forget to bring the entire family, friends to the show!!!!! IT IS FREE with no entrance fees

Website Links:



CARA: http://www.caraphil.org/

PETA: http://www.peta.org/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/PetCityPhilippines


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