YORKSHIRE ASSOCIATION

OF
AQUARIST SOCIETIES

 



  
 

SOLWAY TRI-SPECIALIST OPEN SHOW


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

On 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'.

Mr. 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 classes.

The three major awards were given as follows:-

Best characin and Best in Show - Bernard O'Neill (Workington A.S.) with a Characidium fasciatum.

Best livebearing fish - Gavin Cowan (Solway A.S.) with a Characodon lateralis.

Best catfish and Crich Memorial Trophy - Robbie Kirkup (STAMPS) with a Microglanis poecilus.











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