C.A.T.S. 2018


The South Carolina Aquaria Association (SCAA) is proud to bring you the 2018 Annual Carolina Aquatics Trade Show (CATS 2018).

Sunday, Jan 28th, doors open @  11am. 
Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Campus Life Center, University of SC Upstate, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303

Vendors and hobbyists from across the southeast, and beyond, are bringing a wide selection of Freshwater, Marine, and Reef livestock as well as aquaria and pond-related equipment, food, additives, and other supplies.

We have a charity fish auction planned to benefit the Greenville Children's Hospital and a GREAT selection of door prizes from our sponsors which will be drawn for throughout the day.

A portion of proceeds from all CATS go to the children of the Greenville Children's Hospital.  In past years, SCAA partnered with the Greenville Children's Hospital to provide a free betta setup, including the betta(!), to children in the hospital.  Additional, substantial, cash donation were also made to the hospital.  There is no greater feeling than seeing a child's face light up and knowing that you had a part in putting that smile on their face.  Giving back to the community is what SCAA is all about!

We have national representatives from Seachem and Cobalt attending and our 2018 sponsors include Cobalt, Seachem, Central Pets (Aqueon, Coralife, Kent), AquaUV, and Bulk Reef Supply!

If you're not a member of SCAA, please join. Membership is free and it only takes a few minutes to sign up. Thanks to all of you, our previous Carolina Aquatics Trade Shows were a huge success and CATS 2018 promises to be even bigger and better!


C.A.T.S. Sponsors


Seachem
Seachem
Aqua Ultraviolet
Sera
Central Aquatics
Cobalt Aquatics
Bulk Reef Supply
Carolina's Corals & Aquatics
DirksThe real Reefers Store
Aqautic Life
Aqua Ultraviolet
Aqua Ultraviolet
LogoMaker
Aquavitro>
Southeastern Aquatics
Aqua-Vitro
Oceans Reef Project
Aquavitro
Aquavitro>
Carolina Garden World
Oceans Floor
Oceans Floor

C.A.T.S. Vendors


Joe Knows Reefs
JoeKnowsReefs
Oceans Floor
Oceans Floor
Spikes Corals
Spikes Corals
Carolina Garden World
Carolina Garden World
Pauls Planted Aquariums
Emperor Reef
Julie Zeppieri
Cobalt Aquatics
Advanced Aquatic Pets
Fins n Critters
Fraggin Wagon Corals
Mikes Cichlid inc.
David's Cichlids, Plecoes, Plants, & More
James Clanton
SCGeordie
Drifter's Wood
Aquaurium Specialty
Aquaurium Specialty
DK Reef Treasures
DK Reef Treasures
John Smith's Coral
John Smith's Coral
Fins & Critters
Aqua-Vitro
Oceans Reef Project
Southeast Aquatics
Reef Rescue & Coral Farm
Cosmic Crochet Crafts
Dubey's Pet World
Mike's Cichlids
Myrtle Beach Discus
Nemos Reef
TBA
TBA
Pet's Market
Luis Reef
Premium Cichlids
Bobby Gosnell
Art Zhitaryuk
Shh Fish

ALL NEW this Year


  • More vendors than ever, including multiple new Local fish Stores participating!
  • Seachem is a returning sponsor and this year a representative is attending the show to answer questions about Seachem products.
  • Auctions will take place throughout the day (approx every 30 minutes).
  • We have wholesale, retail, and hobby sellers attending this year!
  • Lots more saltwater invertebrate variety in 2018
  • More Freshwater sellers!
  • New SCAA merchandise this year (T-shirts & Mugs)

Port Hole

All things Aquatic!Tickets - $5 per adult, children under 16 admitted free with accompanying parent/guardian.

Door Vendor - Every paid admission receives a chance to win!

Location: University of South Carolina Upstate,
800 University Way, Spartanburg SC 29301

Free Membership


If you're not a member of SCAA, please join. Memberships are free and it only takes a few minutes to sign up. Be sure to like us on Facebook!

Come join us at the most affordable fish show in the Southeast!  Shake off those winter blues with some new fish!


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