SOLWAY TRI-SPECIALIST OPEN SHOW
Report and photographs by
David Marshall, Y.A.A.S. Newsletter Editor & Editor of The Aquarium Gazette
computer disc magazine.
Fasciatum photograph by Arthur Kenworthy
Sunday 20th July the Solway Aquarist Society held their annual tri-specialist
Open Show at the Barony College, Dumfries.
The Open Show drew a total of
115 entries. A number of rare fish were on show that included Corydoras weitzmani,
L102, Bathyaethiops breuseghemi, Poecilia chica, L128 and Corydoras 'super Arcuatus'.
Brian Walsh (FNAS) was in charge of judging the characin classes, Mr. Peter Wright
(T.T.A.A.F.B.A.S.) the livebearer classes and David Marshall (Y.A.A.S.) the catfish
The three major awards were given as follows:-
and Best in Show - Bernard O'Neill (Workington A.S.) with a Characidium fasciatum.
livebearing fish - Gavin Cowan (Solway A.S.) with a Characodon lateralis.
catfish and Crich Memorial Trophy - Robbie Kirkup (STAMPS) with a Microglanis