2016 Winners

Congratulations to our 2016 Winners!

 

Category  Category Name Place Author or Editor Article Title Publication Society
1 Best Editor and Publication More than Six Issues 1 Karen Murray  N/A Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
1 Best Editor and Publication, More than 6 Issues 2 Dan Radebaugh N/A Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
1 Best Editor and Publication More than Six Issues 3 Karen Haas, Kurt Johnston N/A Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
2 Best Editor and Publication, Six Issues or Less 1 Cheryl Rogers, Karen Randall, Jennifer Williams  N/A The Aquatic Gardener Aquatic Gardeners Association
2 Best Editor and Publication, Six Issues or Less 2 Gerald Griffin  N/A FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
2 Best Editor and Publication, Six Issues or Less 3 Chris Eichrodt N/A Fancy Fins Circle City Aquarium Club
4 Best Changing Cover Original Art 1 Karen Haas, Kurt Johnston  N/A Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
4 Best Changing Cover Original Art 2 Jennifer Williams  N/A The Aquatic Gardener Aquatic Gardeners Association
4 Best Changing Cover Original Art 3 Gerald Griffin  N/A FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
4 Best Changing Cover Original Art HM Karen Murray N/A Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
5 Best FAAS Related Article 1 Gerald Griffin FOTAS Wins Awards at FAAS Annual Publication Award Competition FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
5 Best FAAS Related Article 2 Chris Eichrodt 2015 Federation of America Aquarium Societies Publication Awards Fancy Fins Circle City Aquarium Club
6 Best Exchange Column 1 Kurt Johnston Piscatorial Pearls Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
6 Best Exchange Column 2 Kurt Johnston Piscatorial Pearls Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
6 Best Exchange Column 3 Kurt Johnston Piscatorial Pearls Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
7 Best Review Article 1 Susan Priest The Dragon Behind the Glass, by Emily Voigt Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
7 Best Review Article 2 Jules Birnbaum And the Prize for the Best Spongew Filter Goes to Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
7 Best Review Article 3 Susan Priest WILD 75 Freshwater Tropical Fish of the World by Flick Ford Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
7 Best Review Article HM Jules Birnbaum The State of the Art in Filtration Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
8 Best Spawning Article, under 500 words 1 Bradley Moore Breeding Laetacara araguaiae 'Buckelkopf' Fancy Fins Circle City Aquarium Club
8 Best Spawning Article, under 500 words 2 Bobby Sutton Breeding Lamprologus signatus Fancy Fins Circle City Aquarium Club
8 Best Spawning Article, under 500 words 3 Dave McKane Spawning a Victorian Haplochromis, Lithochromis xanthopteryx “Makobe Island” Fancy Fins Circle City Aquarium Club
8 Best Spawning Article, under 500 words HM Tarri Bain Breeding Ancistrus cf. cirrhosis “Green Dragon” Fancy Fins Circle City Aquarium Club
9 Best Spawning Article 500 to 1000 words 1 Al Ridley BAP Breeding Trets – The Poor Man’s Frontosa Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
9 Best Spawning Article 500 to 1000 words 2 Alan Rollings BAP Report: Pseudocrenilabris multicolor victoriae Egyptian Mouthbrooder Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
9 Best Spawning Article 500 to 1000 words 3 Joseph Ferdenzi The Easy Way to Breed Pachypanchax sparksorum Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
9 Best Spawning Article 500 to 1000 words HM Greg Steeves Oryzias woworae – the Little Rice Fish with a Unique Method of Reproduction FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
10 Best Spawning Article, more than 1000 words 1 Gerald Griffin Attack of the Clones!  The Marbled Crayfish FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
10 Best Spawning Article, more than 1000 words 2 CJ Bourg Spawning Report: Geophagus neambi FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
10 Best Spawning Article, more than 1000 words 3 Alan Rollings BAP Report: Rice Fish, Oryzias latipes Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 1 Greg Steeves Examination of the Genus Lipochromis FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
11 Best Article on a Genus of Fish 2 Gerald Griffin Going Wild with Bettas FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish 1 Al Ridley Brachydanio kyathit – the orange finned danio Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish 2 Karen Murray The Story of F. Spoorenbergi Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish 3 Dan Radebaugh Oscar Wild....Maybe Fat? Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish HM Jayne Glazier Mesonauta: Flag Cichlids in a Community Tank Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
12 Best Article on a Species of Fish HM Stuart Morley Out of Africa - Synodontis nigriventris, The Upside Down Catfish Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
16 Best Article on Aquascaping or Design 1 Tony Gomez A Little Planning Can Go a Long Way The Aquatic Gardener Aquatic Gardeners Association
16 Best Article on Aquascaping or Design 2 Karen Murray The Background on an Impulse Buy Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
16 Best Article on Aquascaping or Design 3 Zenin Skomorowski Nano Cube Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
16 Best Article on Aquascaping or Design HM Karen Murray Mini Paludarium Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance / Cultivation or Reproduction 1 Ole Pedersen, with Anne B. Hinke, Dennis Konnerup, Anders Winkel Growing Under Water—How Plants Cope With Low CO2 The Aquatic Gardener Aquatic Gardeners Association
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance / Cultivation or Reproduction 2 Karen Murray Red Aquarium Plants Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance / Cultivation or Reproduction 3 Keith Arnold When is it not Anubias hastiflora? FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
17 Best Article on Plant Maintenance / Cultivation or Reproduction HM Alan Rollings HAP Report: Eichhornia crassipes; more commonly known as Water Hyacinth Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
18 Best Show Article 1 Gerald Griffin OBBA Hosts IBC Convention 2016, 50th anniversary of the International Betta Congress FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
18 Best Show Article 2 Dan Radebaugh A Trip to Cincinnati Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
18 Best Show Article 3 Kyle Osterholt American Cichlid Association Convention Report FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
18 Best Show Article HM Clay Trachtman Northeast Council of Aquarium Societies Report FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
20 Best How To or Do-It-Yourself Article 1 Karen Haas Go Fish! Shipping Fish Through the Mail Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
20 Best How To or Do-It-Yourself Article 2 Mike and Lisa Hufsteler DIY Pleco Caves FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
20 Best How To or Do-It-Yourself Article 3 Lilian Stroh Building a Waterfall in your Aquarium Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
20 Best How To or Do-It-Yourself Article HM Charley Grimes Grindal Worms
The most 'bang for the buck' live food
Fancy Fins Circle City Aquarium Club
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 1 Robert Channen The Disease Commonly Known as “Cardinal Disease” Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 2 Karen Murray How about those TDS ? Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 3 Al Ridley When Euthanizing Becomes Necessary Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
22 Best Article on Health or Nutrition HM Susan Priest The Invisible Fishkeepers Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
23 Best Collecting Article 1 Karen Randall Cryptocoryne of Southern India The Aquatic Gardener Aquatic Gardeners Association
23 Best Collecting Article 2 Marco Arroyo Characodon, a Goodeid that always surprises! FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article 1 Greg Steeves A Visit to the Michigan Cichlid Association FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article 2 Joel Antkowiak The Traveling Aquarist: The Aquarium of the Pacific Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article 3 Zenin Skomorowski Visit to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada January 2016 Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
24 Best Traveling Aquarist Article HM Zenin Skomorowski Ohio Cichlid Association Extravaganza 2016 Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
25 Best Humorous Article 1 The Undergravel Reporter “So long, and thanks for all the fish” Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
25 Best Humorous Article 2 Susan Priest Mother Nature's Mischief, and Spring in September Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
25 Best Humorous Article 3 The Undergravel Reporter This Is Your Fish On Drugs Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
27 Best Cartoon 1 Elliot Oshins September Caption Winner Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
27 Best Cartoon 2 Elliot Oshins May Caption Winner Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
27 Best Cartoon 3 Elliot Oshins April Caption Winner Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
28 Best Conservation Related Article 1 Greg Steeves FOTAS CARES! Third Quarter Report FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
28 Best Conservation Related Article 2 Greg Steeves FOTAS CARES! Second Quarter Report FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
28 Best Conservation Related Article 3 Greg Steeves FOTAS CARES! First Quarter Report FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
29 Best Continuing Column 1 Rachel O'Leary Species Spotlight The Aquatic Gardener Aquatic Gardeners Association
29 Best Continuing Column 2 Dan Radebaugh From the Editor Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
29 Best Continuing Column 3 Cavan Allen Scientifically Speaking The Aquatic Gardener Aquatic Gardeners Association
29 Best Continuing Column HM Karen Haas Re-Tanked, Recycling & Tips for the Fish Room Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 1 Joseph Ferdenzi The Aquarium Stock Company Returns to Life! Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 2 Joseph Ferdenzi Cameo Pet Shop: 1947-2016 Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
30 Best Article, All Other Categories 3 Dan Radebaugh Drawing Conclusions? Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
30 Best Article, All Other Categories HM Stuart Morley Assassin snails in my tank Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
31 Author of the Year 1 Greg Steeves   FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
31 Author of the Year 2 Gerald Griffin   FOTAS Fish Tales Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies
31 Author of the Year 3 Karen Murray   Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
12-J3 Best Article on a Species of Fish 1 Benjamin Gantz Behaviors of Betta smaragdina Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
12-J3 Best Article on a Species of Fish 2 Dalton Stoner Growth Study Focused on Lepomis cyanellus Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
14-J3 Best Marine Article - Invertebrates 1 Zack Brideau Salt Water School Fins and Tales Kitchener-Waterloo Aquarium Society
17-J3 Best Article on Plant Maintenance / Cultivation or Reproduction 1 Holly Bolander Petroselinum crispum germination and growth in a hydroponics wick system using fish tank water Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
22-J3 Best Article on Health or Nutrition 1 Brittney Leister Poecilia reticulata Mortality from Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
26-J1 Best Original Artwork 1 Xavier Deng Family Koi Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
26-J1 Best Original Artwork 2 Adrian Deng Koi Circle Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
26-J3 Best Original Artwork 1 Lauren Ramroop Angel Fish Modern Aquarium Greater City Aquarium Society
30-J3 Best Article, All Other Categories 1 Zachary Leitner My Experience With Marine and Freshwater Organisms Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County
30-J3 Best Article, All Other Categories 2 Zach Uggowitzer The Effects of Water Quality on Parsley Growth Rate Tank Tales Aquarium Club of Lancaster County