2005 Winners

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1. Best Editor and Publication more than 6 issues

Rank

Author

Article Name (if applicable)

Publication

Society

1.

Alexander Priest

 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Jerry Montgomery

 

In Seine M.E.N.U

CAFE

3.

James Quattropani

 

Pisces Press

NCAS

HM.

Michelle Jackson

 

PCAS Newsletter

PCAS

2. Best Editor and Publication 6 or fewer issues

1.

Darrell R. Ullisch

 

SWAM

SWMAS

2.

Mike Mazurkiewicz

 

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

3.

Josè M. Centeno

 

El ojo de Agua

AAA

HM.

Marilyn Kurman

 

FinFax

DCAS

*3. Best Non-Changing Cover

1.

Editor Judy Marshall

 

SWAM

SWMAS

*4. Best Changing Cover, Original Art

1.

Gary Lange, Mike Helford

 

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

*4a. Best Changing Cover, Non-Original Art

1.

Editor Josè M. Centeno

 

Elojo de Agua

AAA

2.

Photo/Layout Editor Jason Kerner

 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Editor Jerry Montgomery

 

In Seine M.E.N.U

CAFE

HM

Editor James Quattrapani

 

Pisces Press

NCAS

5. Best FAAS-Related Article

1.

Joe Semeister

2004 FAAS Publication Awards

FinFax

DCAS

2.

Pat Smith

February FAAS Report

Pisces Press

NCAS

3.

Tony Berry

May FAAS Delegate Report

Fish Tales

TCTFS

HM

Pat Smith

November FAAS Report

Pisces Press

NCAS

6. Best Exchange Column

1.

Pat Smith

Xchangeit! 

Pisces Press

NCAS

2.

Claudia Dickinson

The Pharyngeal Digest

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Len Thomas

Perusing the Periodicals

Fin Fax

DCAS

*7. Best Review Column

1.

Susan Priest

Wet Leaves

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

8. Best Spawning Article, under 500 words

1.

Bernard Harrigan

Three Stripes and it Croaks

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

George A. & Vickie L. Coy

Melanotaenia Parva ~ It's A Beauty

SWAM

SWMAS

3.

Edith Mills

Spawning Aulonocara sp. “ Eureka Red Albino”

Tank Tropics

GAAS

HM.

Willie Heard

Pseudotropheus elongatus “Chewere”

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

9. Best Spawning Article, 500 to 1000 Words

1.

Roger Halleen

Breeding the Dwarf Pleco, Ancistrus Lineolatus

Fish Tales

TCTFS

2.

Alexander A. Priest

An Endangered Licorice, Parosphromenus harveyi

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Chase Klinesteker

Spawning the Rosey Tetra, Hyphessobrycon Rosaceus

SWAM

SWMAS

HM.

Matt Ferkler

A Complex & Fascinating Fish

FinFax

DCAS

9a. Best Spawning Article, 500 to 1000 words, Junior Level II (11-13 years of age)

1.

Sam Borstein

Thoricthys meeki: The Firemouth (127K PDF)

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

10. Best Spawning Article, more than 1000 words

1.

Chase Klinesteker

Breeding the Drapefin Barb

SWAM

SWMAS

2.

Joseph Ferdenzi

Caring for the Coral Rainbowfish: Melanotaenia boesmani

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Darrell R. Ullisch

Breeding Pelmatochromis nigrofasciatus

SWAM

SWMAS

HM.

Alexander A. Priest

A Not So “Simple” Betta

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

11. Best Article on a Genus of Fish

1.

Claudia Dickinson

The Tilapia of Lake Bermin, Cameroon 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Bob Randall

Cyphotilapia

Aqua News

MAS

3.

George A. & Vickie L. Coy

Danio ~ A Fish with Zip

SWAM

SWMAS

HM

Bernard Harrigan

The Definitive Corydoras Breeding Article

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

12. Best Article on a Species of Fish

1.

Joseph Ferdenzi

The Purple Sulphur Limia: Poecilia (Limia) sulphurophila

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Susan Priest

The Odyssey of the Spotted Goodeids

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Chase Klinesteker

The Black Rudy Barb

SWAM

SWMAS

HM

Rich Serva

Keeping the Elegant Livebearer, Neoheterandria elegans 

Tank Topics

GAAS

12a. Best Article on a Species of Fish, Junior Level II (11-13 years of age)

1.

Sam Borstein

Archoentrus sp. “Honduran Red Point” A Convict, or not? 

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

13. Best Marine Article

1.

Bernard Harrigan

Ten Steps to Setting Up a Successful Seahorse Aquarium

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Bernard Harrigan

All Seahorses Are Endangered!

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Bernard Harrigan

Anatomy of a Seahorse

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

HM

Bernard Harrigan

Five Questions

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

*14. Best Marine Article Invertebrates

1.

Bernard Harrigan

The Inverted Tankmates

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

*15. Best Continuous FAAS Column

1.

Pat Smith

FAAS Report

Pisces Press

NCAS

2.

Tony Berry

FAAS Delegate's Report

Fish Tales

TCTFS

*16. Best Article on Aquascaping/Design

1.

Bernard Harrigan

Ten Steps to Setting Up a successful Seahorse Aquarium

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

James Roberson

Beginner's Aquarium Article

PCAS Newsletter

PCAS

3.

Carolyn Weise

Winterizing the Pond

Pisces Press

NCAS

*17. Best Articles on Plant Maintenance/Cultivation/Reproduction

1.

Tony O'Neal

Bolbitis heudelotii 

SWAM

SWMAS

2.

Susan Priest

Susie's Greenhouse

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Christian Homrich Jr

Java Fern: A Simple Beginning

SWAM

SWMAS

*18. Best Show Article

1.

Darrell R. Ullisch

ALA Convention The (Fish) race in Indianapolis

SWAM

SWMAS

2.

Claudia Dickinson

Celebrating 30 Years with the NEC!

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Steve Sigel

Bowl Show

Fin Fax

DCAS

*19. Best Judging Article

1.

Michelle Jackson

Points

PCAS Newsletter

PCAS

2.

Michelle Jackson

Photo Contest

PCAS Newsletter

PCAS

3.

Rick Graham

The Judgment 2005

Tank topics

GAAS

20. Best How To or Do It Yourself Article

1.

Ken Balfanz

Culturing Vinegar Eels

Aqua News

MAS

2.

Jeff Bollbach

A Different Slant on a Brine Shrimp Hatchery

Pisces Press

NCAS

3.

John Bush

Effects of Mylar Reflection Media on Aquarium Lighting

FinFax

DCAS

HM.

Christian Homrich, Jr.

Filtration: Which Should I Use?

SWAM

SWMAS

21. Best General Article on Society Management

1.

Claudia Dickinson

The GCAS C.A.R.E.S. Conservation, Awareness & Recognition Endangered Species Preservation Program

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Mike Helford

Suggestion for Revised BAP Rule: for Populations/Morphs

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

3.

Michelle Jackson

Photo Contest

PCAS Newsletter

PCAS

HM.

Steve Siegel

The Bowl Show

FinFax

DCAS

22. Best Article on Health/Nutrition

1.

Casey Yeaton

Fish Diseases and Treatment 

PCAS Newsletter

PCAS

2.

Pat Smith

Don't Panic!

Pisces Press

NCAS

3.

Chase Klinesteker

The Daphnia Helper

SWAM

SWMAS

HM

Charley Sabatino

Gammarus shrimp: My Favorite Live Food

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

*23. Best Collecting Article

1.

Claudia Dickinson

Expedition to the Peruvian Amazon Jungle 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

*24. Best Traveling Aquarist Article

1.

Claudia Dickinson

Expedition to the Peruvian Amazon Jungle

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Jenny Kruckenberg

The Great Lakes Aquarium a native fish experience

Aqua News

MAS

3.

Noel Roberts

My Trip to the Albuquerque Aquarium

In Seine M.E.N.U

CAFE

HM.

Noel Roberts

Atlantis: Search for an Aquarium

In Seine M.E.N.U

CAFE

25. Best Humorous Article

1.

Debbie Ayers

Water Change Disasters (48K

SWAM

SWMAS

2.

Horst Gerber

Charlotte's Web

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Ed Vukich

A Fish Tank: “My Life”

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

HM.

Elliot Oshins

The Highest Bidder

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

26. Best Original Art Work

1.

Anchor Saeslow

Full Year, 2005 (33K PDF)

Aqua News

MAS

2.

Bernard Harrigan

September, 2005

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Diana R. Dubbeld

January, 2005

SWAM

SWMAS

HM.

Sue Fries

Full Year, 2005

Aqua News

MAS

26a. Best Original Art Work, Junior Level I (5 10 years of age)

1.

Tyler Greenwalt

November, 2005 

PCAS Newsletter

PCAS

27. Best Cartoon

1.

Bernard Harrigan

September, 2005

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Ted Ongirski

October, 2005

FinFax

DCAS

3.

Bernard Harrigan

November, 2005

Modern Aquarium GCAS

 

HM.

Bernard Harrigan

November, 2005

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

28. Best Continuing Column, Single Author

1.

Rick Borstein

Cichlid Ramblings

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

2.

Susan Priest

Fin Fun

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Bob Randall

Cichlid Matters

Aqua News

MAS

HM

Mike Foran

From The Prestdent

Pisces Press

NCAS

29. Best Article, All Other Categories

1.

Claudia Dickinson

Aquarian Minds Want To Know... 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Claudia Dickinson

Focus on our Youth the C.A.R.E.S. Preservation and Aqua Havens for Education

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Elaine Shannon

“Mr. Fish Man”

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA

HM.

Ken Balfanz

Linear Air Pump Central Air Systems

Aqua News

MAS

30. Author of the Year

1.

Bernard Harrigan

 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

2.

Claudia Dickinson

 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

3.

Pat Smith

 

Pisces Press

NCAS

4.

Susan Priest

 

Modern Aquarium

GCAS

5.

Sam Borstein

 

Cichlid Chatter

GCCA