2013 Winners

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Category Category Name Place Author or Editor Article Title Society Publication
1 Best Editor and Publication, more than six (6) issues 1 Jayne Glazier N/A Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
1 Best Editor and Publication, more than six (6) issues 2 Dan Radebaugh N/A Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
1 Best Editor and Publication, more than six (6) issues 3 Joel Antkowiak N/A Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
1 Best Editor and Publication, more than six (6) issues HM Mike Jacobs N/A Tampa Bay Aquarium Society The Filter
2 Best Editor and Publication, 6 or fewer issues 1 John Todaro N/A Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
2 Best Editor and Publication, 6 or fewer issues 2 Chris Eichrodt N/A Circle City Aquarium Club Fancy Fins
2 Best Editor and Publication, 6 or fewer issues 3 Scott McLaughlin N/A Cichlid Club of York The Cichlid Chronicles
2 Best Editor and Publication, 6 or fewer issues HM Tim Pilat N/A Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
4 Best Changing Cover, Original Artwork 1 Mike Jacobs N/A Tampa Bay Aquarium Society The Filter
4 Best Changing Cover, Original Artwork 2 Joel Antkowiak N/A Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
4 Best Changing Cover, Original Artwork 3 Jayne Glazier N/A Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
4 Best Changing Cover, Original Artwork HM Ted Judy and Brian Torreano (photos) - Tim Pilat (editor) N/A Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
5 Best FAAS Related Article 1 Joel Antkowiak The FAAS Publication Awards…Why Bother? Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
5 Best FAAS Related Article 2 Alexander A. Priest The 2012 FAAS Publication Awards Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
6 Best Exchange Column 1 Zenin Skomorowski May Exchange Editor Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
6 Best Exchange Column 2 Zenin Skomorowski March Exchange Editor Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
6 Best Exchange Column 3 Zenin Skomorowski April Exchange Editor Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
6 Best Exchange Column HM Austin Braganza MAS Exchanges Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
7 Best Review Article 1 Derek P.S. Tustin Aqua Pages: The ROM Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Ontario Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
7 Best Review Article 2 John Todaro The Dangers Of Breathing Bags They Don'T Tell You Abouth Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
7 Best Review Article 3 Susan Priest Wet Leaves Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
7 Best Review Article HM Dan Puleo The LFS Report: Fish Town USA Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
8 Best Spawning Article, less than 500 words 1 Richard Bressler Xiphophorous couchianus - Monterrey Platy Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
8 Best Spawning Article, less than 500 words 2 Richard Bressler Betta albimarginata Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
8 Best Spawning Article, less than 500 words 3 Joe Berberich Neocardina CF Zhangjiajiensis Tampa Bay Aquarium Society The Filter
8 Best Spawning Article, less than 500 words HM Steve Berman Gymnogeophagus balzanii:  A Fun Fish To Keep and Breed Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words 1 Nick Ternes Breeding Laimosemion xiphidius Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words 2 Brian J Torreano Spawning My Milwaukee River
Spotfin Shiners (Cyprinella
spiloptera), Legally!!!
Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words 3 Joe Graffagnino Tilpia Mariae -The Tiger Tilapia Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words HM Bill Flowers Breeding the Hemichromis liffalli Circle City Aquarium Club Fancy Fins
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words HM Al Ridley Pelvicachromis subocellatus Matadi Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words HM Rob McLure Breeding Corydoras ehrhardti Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words HM Andy Hudson Spawning Report Peckoltia sp. "Iatuba Tiger" Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
9 Best Spawning Article, 500 - 1000 words HM Andy Hudson Breeding Panaqolus changae L226 Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
10 Best Spawning Article More than 1000 words 1 Alexander A. Priest The Most Ornate African Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
10 Best Spawning Article More than 1000 words 2 Jeffrey George Labidochromis joanjohnsonae Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
10 Best Spawning Article More than 1000 words 3 Lisa Quilty Bumblbee Gobies - A Hobbyists Perspective Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
10 Best Spawning Article More than 1000 words HM Alexander A. Priest The Eyespot Betta: Betta ocellata Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 1 Helene Schoubye Licorice Gouramis - A Little labyrinth Fish Tampa Bay Aquarium Society The Filter
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 2 Derek P.S. Tustin Melanotaenia of New Guinea, Parts I, II Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 3 Derek P.S. Tustin Year of the Catfish: Plecos (or More Properly, Loricariidae) Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish HM Joel Antkowiak Chromaphyosemions - More than Just Bivs Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish 1 Joel Antkowiak The Gardneri Complex Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish 2 Derek P.S. Tustin Year of the Catfish: Walking... (Clarias batrachus) Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish 3 Nick Ternes Elassoma Zonatum – The Banded
Pygmy Sunfish 
Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish HM Alexander A. Priest The Eyespot Betta: Betta ocellata Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish HM Alexander A. Priest These Fish Know How to Use Their Heads Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
13 Best Marine Article - Fish 1 Stephen Sica My Favorite Marine Fish: The Sand Tilefish Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
13 Best Marine Article - Fish 2 Derek P.S. Tustin The Salty Corner meets The Year of the Catfish: Marine Catfish Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
13 Best Marine Article - Fish 3 Stephen Sica Lionfish of Nassau Revisited Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
16 Best Article on Aquascaping or Design 1 Don Rhodes Somewhere down the Lazy River - Constructing a River Riparium Tank Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
16 Best Article on Aquascaping or Design 2 Scott McLaughlin How I Make Cichlid Display Tanks Cichlid Club of York The Cichlid Chronicles
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance, Cultivation or Reproduction 1 Derek P.S. Tustin My Green Wet Thumb: Lagenandra Sacramento Aquarium Society The Tropical News
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance, Cultivation or Reproduction 2 Derek P.S. Tustin My Green Wet Thumb: Something New – Bucephalandra Sacramento Aquarium Society The Tropical News
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance, Cultivation or Reproduction 3 Derek P.S. Tustin My Green Wet Thumb: The Enduring Taro Sacramento Aquarium Society The Tropical News
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance, Cultivation or Reproduction HM Chuck Davis Old School Aquarium Plants - A Trip Back In Time When Plants Were Few North Jersey Aquarium Society The Reporter
18 Best Show Article 1 Scott McLaughlin Mo Devlin and Kevin J. Carr a Look Fish Shows Cichlid Club of York The Cichlid Chronicles
18 Best Show Article 2 Joel Antkowiak 60 Years and Counting - the North Jersey Aquarium Society Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
18 Best Show Article 3 Jayne Glazier Oktoberfish 2013 Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
19 Best Judging Article 1 Scott McLaughlin Mo Devlin and Kevin J. Carr a Look Fish Shows Cichlid Club of York The Cichlid Chronicles
19 Best Judging Article 2 Chuck Davis How are Fish Judged? North Jersey Aquarium Society The Reporter
20 Best How To or Do-It-Yourself Article 1 Gary Haas DIY Tank Cover and Strip Light Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
20 Best How To or Do-It-Yourself Article 2 Alexander A. Priest The Frugal Aquarist, Parts I, II Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
20 Best How To or Do-It-Yourself Article 3 Jules Birnbaum Divide and Conquer! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
21 Best General Article on Society Management 1 Al Ridley Marketing Your Aquarium Club Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
21 Best General Article on Society Management 2 Kurt Johnston What Direction to Go? Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
21 Best General Article on Society Management 3 Derek P.S. Tustin Election Time - Your Club, Your Choice, Your Voice Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 1 Jules Birnbaum Should You Be Cooking for your Fish? Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 2 Jules Birnbaum Your Fish Are What They Eat Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
23 Best Collecting Article 1 Chris Cornell The CCY Native Fish Collecting Trip Cichlid Club of York The Cichlid Chronicles
23 Best Collecting Article 2 Rich Levy Hurricane Sandy, and Sandy! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article 1 Scott McLaughlin The Jersey Shop Hop Cichlid Club of York The Cichlid Chronicles
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article 2 Zenin Skomorowski Visit to the Cleveland Aquarium Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article 3 Stephen Sica Shark Diving at the North Carolina Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article HM Joe Graffagnino Raleigh Aquariun Society 28th Aquarium Workshop Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article HM Scott McLaughlin A Look At Sciquarium Teaching the Young Cichlid Club of York The Cichlid Chronicles
25 Best Humorous Article 1 Alexander A. Priest These Fish Know How to Use Their Heads Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
25 Best Humorous Article 2 Alexander A. Priest Save the Uglies! Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
25 Best Humorous Article 3 Alexander A. Priest Spawned in the USA Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
26 Best Original Artwork 1 Roy Smith Acrylic paintings Cover art  Circle City Aquarium Club Fancy Fins
26 Best Original Artwork 2 Mike Jacobs May Cover Tampa Bay Aquarium Society The Filter
26 Best Original Artwork 3 Mike Jacobs November Cover Tampa Bay Aquarium Society The Filter
26 Best Original Artwork HM Stephen Sica Sharks of Grand Bahama Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
27 Best Cartoon 1 Elliot Oshins November's Caption Winner Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
27 Best Cartoon 2 Bob Kulesa The Topical Fish Tank (6/13) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
27 Best Cartoon 3 Bob Kulesa The Topical Fish Tank (3/13) Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
28 Best Conservation related article 1 Dan Radebaugh What's in a Name Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
28 Best Conservation related article 2 Derek P.S. Tustin Melanotaenia of New Guinea, Parts I, II Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
28 Best Conservation related article 3 Rob McLure Milwaukee Aquarium Society CARES! Milwaukee Aquarium Society Splash
29 Best Continuing Column by a Single Author or Author(s) 1 Joel Antkowiak Komments on Killiekeeping Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales
29 Best Continuing Column by a Single Author or Author(s) 2 Ed Koerner Living With Livebearers Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society Fins and Tales
29 Best Continuing Column by a Single Author or Author(s) 3 Susan Priest Wet Leaves Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
29 Best Continuing Column by a Single Author or Author(s) HM Larry Jinks Hobby Happenings North Jersey Aquarium Society The Reporter
29 Best Continuing Column by a Single Author or Author(s) HM Izzy Zwerin The Practical Plant Brooklyn Aquarium Society Aquatica
29 Best Continuing Column by a Single Author or Author(s) HM Dan Puleo The LFS Report Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 1 Derek P.S. Tustin WTF(ish): L-Numbers and LDA Numbers Explained Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 2 Warren Feuer Good-Bye, Old Friends… Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 3 Jules Birnbaum Collecting Vintage Aquarium Pumps Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
30 Best Article, All Other Categories HM Derek P.S. Tustin Year of the Catfish: An Introduction Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
31 Author of the Year 1 Derek P.S. Tustin   Durham Region Aquarium Society Tank Talk
31 Author of the Year 2 Alexander A. Priest   Greater City Aquarium Society Modern Aquarium
31 Author of the Year 3 Joel Antkowiak   Aquarium Club of Lancaster County Tank Tales