Tetra to Participate in Project Piaba at Aquatic Experience 2015
Tetra brand of Spectrum Brands – Pet, Home & Garden Division in Blacksburg, Va., announced it will attend Aquatic Experience from Nov. 6-8, 2015, in the Chicago metropolitan area.
For the third year in a row, Tetra is sponsoring a contest for children at the show, where they are encouraged to show their creativity by creating their own freshwater aquarium.
In addition its booth (208), Tetra will supply aquariums for the show’s hosts, including seven of the tank ensembles in the “Fish Around the World” display.
Also this year, Tetra has pledged its support of Project Piaba, a New England Aquarium-based organization whose ultimate mission is rooted in the sustainable harvest of aquatic resources in Amazonian rainforests to ensure their survival. Tetra will supply Project Piaba’s aquariums and equipment at the organization’s Aquatic Experience booth (722).
“As practicing environmental stewards ourselves, we recognize the value Project Piaba has in fostering environmental protection of the Amazonian fish trade, and its positive influence in advancing social welfare and economic prosperity. We are proud to stand behind the organization and support its cause,” said John Fox, division vice president, aquatic marketing, Spectrum Brands – Pet, Home & Garden Division.
Spectrum Brands – Pet, Home & Garden Division donated aquariums and equipment, including a 200-gallon Deep Dimension large tank and four Marineland 10-gallon kits, that were showcased within Project Piaba’s booth at the AZA Annual Conference in Salt Lake City in September.
For more information on Aquatic Experience, visit aquaticexperience.org/.