About Michael Barber


Michael Barber has been a fish enthusiast and keeper for more than fifty years. He has bred over fifty species of Calichthydae, dozens of Apistogramma species and many more. He maintains an automated fishroom with summer rain water collection to stimulate breeding and a quarantine rack for fish caught in the Amazon.  Michael is co-leader (with Devon Graham) of MT Amazon Expeditions, which provides Peruvian Amazon expeditions and collecting trips. In 2015, in partnership with Ian Fuller, they established a new fish collecting venture GoWildPeru. He is treasurer and interim president of the Potamac Valley Aquarium Society.