2012 Winners

To download the First Place winners:

Cat Category Name Place Author or Editor Article Title Society Publication
1 Best Editor and Publication - More than Six Issues 1 Dan Radebaugh n/a Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
1 Best Editor and Publication - More than Six Issues 2 Jayne Glazier n/a Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
1 Best Editor and Publication - More than Six Issues 3 Joel Antkowiak n/a Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
2 Best Editor and Publication - More than Six Issues 1 John Todaro n/a Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
2 Best Editor and Publication Six Issues or less 2 Jim Ellenberger n/a Pacific Coast Cichlid Association Cichlidae Communique
2 Best Editor and Publication Six Issues or less 3 Tim Pilat (editor n/a Milwaukee Aquarium Society SPLASH
4 Best Changing Cover, Original Art 1 Joel Antkowiak n/a Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
4 Best Changing Cover - Original Art 2 John Todaro n/a Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
4 Best Changing Cover - Original Art 3 Jayne Glazier n/a Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
4 Best Changing Cover Original Art HM Dan Radebaugh n/a Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
4a Best Changing Cover Non-Original Art 1 Jack Kraft n/a Sacramento Aquarium Society The Tropical News
5 Best FAAS-Related Article 1 Alexander A. Priest The 2011 FAAS Publication Awards Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
6 Best Exchange Article 1 Stuart Hershkowitz Exchange Editor's Report Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
6 Best Exchange Article 2 Kurt Johnston Piscatorial Pearls (10/12) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
6 Best Exchange Article 3 Austin Braganza MAS Exchanges, February 2012 Milwaukee Aquarium Society SPLASH
7 Best Review Article 1 Susan Priest Wet Leaves Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
7 Best Review Article 2 Kurt Johnston Fish Net Findings (2/12) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
7 Best Review Article 3 Dan Radebaugh Fish Wars! A Tale of Two Channels  Part I: Monsters! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
8 Best Spawning Article Under 500 words  1 Robin Antkowiak The Continuation of Harvey, My Axolotl Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
8 Best Spawning Article Under 500 words  2 Richard Bressler Limia perugiae - Livebearer Jewel Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
8 Best Spawning Article Under 500 words  3 Jeff Loney An unknown fish – Oryzias javanicus Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
8 Best Spawning Article Under 500 words  HM Ed Koerner Living With Livebearers – Limia Vittata Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
9 Best Spawning Article 500-1000 words  1 Joel Antkowiak Breeding the Tequila Splitfin, Zoogeneticus tequila Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
9 Best Spawning Article 500-1000 words  2 Jayne Glazier Corydoras Habrosus – not a ‘board game’ Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
9 Best Spawning Article 500-1000 words  3 Jules Birnbaum My Experience Breeding Austroloheros Sp. "Red Ceibal" Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
9 Best Spawning Article 500-1000 words  HM Joe Graffagnino Breeding Anabantoids with Emphasis on Bettas Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
9 Best Spawning Article 500-1000 words  HM Rob McLure Breeding Pelvicachromis taeniatus (Moliwe) Milwaukee Aquarium Society SPLASH
10 Best Spawning Article More than 1000 words 1 Alexander A. Priest Betta rubra: One Fish – Many Tales Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
10 Best Spawning Article More than 1000 words 2 Albert So Success with Dicrossus maculatus Pacific Coast Cichlid Association Cichlidae Communique
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 1 Joel Antkowiak Diapterons - Very Cool Fish Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 2 Allen Wood Livebearers Lacking a Thingy Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 3 Don Rhodes At a Snail’s Pace Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish HM Jeff Loney My Dive into the World of Invertebrates Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish  1 Alexander A. Priest Betta rubra: One Fish – Many Tales Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish  2 Joel Antkowiak The Golden Pheasant Killie Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish  3 Alexander A. Priest Tiny Fish ― BIG Challenge: Parosphromenus deissneri Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish  HM Joel Antkowiak The King of the Killies Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish  HM Jules Birnbaum A Fish Fit for a Desktop Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
13 Best Marine Article - Fish 1 Stephen Sica My Favorite Marine Fish: The Peacock Flounder Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
13 Best Marine Article - Fish 2 Stephen Sica My Favorite Marich Fish: The Rock Beauty Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
13 Best Marine Article - Fish 3 Stephen Sica My Favorite Marich Fish, The Spotted Drum: Equetus punctatus Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
16 Best Article on Aquascaping/Design 2 Jules Birnbaum Aquarium Lighting for the "Real Thing" Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance, Cultivation or Reproduction 1 Izzy Zwerin Cryptocryne walkeri Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance, Cultivation or Reproduction 2 Jeff Loney My Encyclopedia of HAP Part 1 and 2 Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance, Cultivation or Reproduction 3 Brent Lemanski Plant experiences during the summer of 2012 Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
20 Best How To Do It Yourself Article 1 Brent Lemanski Adventures in DIY – Building Limpetville Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
20 Best How To Do It Yourself Article 2 John Todaro  A Cure for the Heartbreak of Duckweed Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
20 Best How To Do It Yourself Article 3 Lonny Langione Blackworms - Unrefrigerated Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
21 Best General Article on Society Mgt 1 Kurt Johnston How the Internet and Social Media Can Help the ACLC (or ANY Club) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
21 Best Humorous Article 2 Kurt Johnston How to Help Your Club Succeed (NOT!) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
21 Best General Article on Society Management 3 Ed Koerner Y I BAP – An Introduction to the KWAS Breeder’s Program Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 1 Joseph Ferdenzi Tropical Fish in a Tropical Storm Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 2 Jules Birnbaum That Dreaded Green Stuff! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article  1 Zenin Skomorowski Roadtrip: The Ohio Cichlid Extravaganza 2011 Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article  2 Stephen Sica Sharks of St. Martin Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article  3 Stephen Sica My Favorite Marine Fish: The Peacock Flounder Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article  HM Kurt Johnston Jersey in July III Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
25 Best Humorous Article 1 The Undergravel Reporter The Game's Afoot! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
25 Best Humorous Article 2 The Undergravel Reporter When Fish Attack! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
25 Best Humorous Article 3 Kurt Johnston How to Help Your Club Succeed (NOT!) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
26 Best Original Artwork 1 Wallace Deng The Tao of Greater City Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
27 Best Cartoon 1 Elliot Oshins August's Caption Winner Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
27 Best Cartoon 2 Elliot Oshins June's Caption Winner Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
27 Best Cartoon 3 Bob Kulesa The Topical Fish Tank (12/12) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
27 Best Cartoon HM Bob Kulesa The Topical Fish Tank (1/12) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
27 Best Cartoon HM Bob Kulesa The Topical Fish Tank (Summer 12) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
28 Best Conservation-related Article 1 Tommy Chang Who CARES? Allen Wood Does! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
28 Best Conservation-related Article 2 Tommy Chang GCAS CARES and You! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
28 Best Conservation-related Article 3 The Undergravel Reporter Endangered Cheetos? Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
28 Best Conservation-related Article HM Stephen Sica Curaçao's Lionfish: Part 2 Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
29 Best Continuing Column 1 Dr. Ron Coleman Reflections Pacific Coast Cichlid Association Cichlid Blues
29 Best Continuing Column 2 Joel Antkowiak Komments on Killiekeeping Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
29 Best Continuing Column 3 Izzy Zwerin The Practical Plant Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
29 Best Continuing Column HM Kurt Johnston Piscatorial Pearls Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 1 Joseph Ferdenzi The Legacy of Dominic Isla:  Endler’s Livebearer Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 2 Steven Hinshaw Exotic Aquarium Fishes: The Book, The Collection Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 3 Dan Hagan Orange Eyed Blue Tiger Shrimp Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
30 Best Article, All Other Categories HM John Todaro Why Do Fish Do What They Do? Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
30 Best Article, All Other Categories HM Susan Priest Ten Fishes I Have Loved Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
31 Author of the Year 1 Joel Antkowiak n/a Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
31 Author of the Year 1 Alexander A. Priest n/a Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
31 Author of the Year 2 Kurt Johnston n/a Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales