Our 2nd Guest Speaker for The 3rd Annual West Coast Goldfish Palooza. Please visit our webpage under events to buy tickets and find out more information on the event. www.goldfish.reeddynamic.com
Gary R. Hater
Gary Hater is a former professional biologist with a bachelors and a master’s degree. His professional career was in the environmental field and centered around water quality, air quality, bioremediation, research and development, and waste water treatment. Gary started in the aquarium hobby in the mid 1960’s and slowly moved into goldfish in the 1980’s after breeding livebearers, South American and African Cichlids. Over years he has bred over twenty varieties of goldfish and has maintained several rare lines for decades. These rare lines include Philadelphia Veiltails, English Veiltails, Bristol Shubunkins, top view Ranchu, and Broadtail Moors. His hobby is best described as very large with 80-90 indoors tanks and tubs and numerous (>15) outdoor ponds and seasonal tubs. He was the first President and founding member of The Goldfish Council. Other interests include fishing, bee keeping, gardening and koi keeping.