1) To recognize outstanding achievements in the breeding of aquarium fish.
2) To encourage the spawning of aquarium fish.
3) To accumulate and share knowledge of breeding techniques.
1) Elementary Breeders Award – 150 points
2) Intermediate Breeders Award – 400 points
3) Advanced Breeders Award – 700 points
4) Senior Breeders Award – 1000 points
5) Master Breeders Award – 2000 points
1) A standing committee consisting of the Chair and his/her committee will be formed to assess the point value of fish, keeper records and settle any disputes arising.
2) Points will be awarded only once for each species. No additional points will be awarded for varieties or subspecies.
3) The aquarist must spawn the species and raise at least ten fry to at least sixty days of age, from one spawning. At the discretion of the committee more than one spawning of certain species may be counted in order to reach ten fry.
4) Fish not included in the point list will be assigned points as required.
5) It is the breeder’s responsibility to ensure that the points for a successful spawning have been properly recorded.
6) To gain points for a spawning the breeder must:
[A] Notify a committee member within one week of hatching
[B] Submit a written article describing the spawning and rearing procedure for each egg laying species or donate at least six of the fry in the monthly auction.
[C] Show at least 10 60 day old fry to a committee member by bringing them to a monthly meeting or arranging to have them viewed at home if three or more species are involved.
7) Points may be acquired in any order but awards will be given in the order listed above. Certificates will be awarded for each level plus a small certificate for each species.
Points will be assigned to individual species on a permanent basis as they are spawned. Other fish will be added to the list and assigned permanent points as required. Awards will be given automatically when sufficient points are accumulated.
Breeders Award Program Chairman
1356 Bunnell Drive
|Pike Livebearer||10||Tiger barb||17|
|Most Danio||12||Cherry Barb||17|
|Rasbora hetamorpha||35||Tee Barb||17|
|AOV Livebearer||10||Lemon Tetra||25|
|Filament Barb||17||Rainbow Cichlid||17|
|AOV African Cichlid||20||Most Rasboras||20|
|Most Rainbows||20||Cardinal Tetra||35|
|Top Spawning Killies||20||Emperor Tetra||25|
|Bottom Spawning Killies||20||Bleeding Heart||30|
|Platties & Moons||5||Angelfish||20|
|Mosquito Fish||10||Red Devil||25|
|Giant Danio||17||Jack Dempsey||17|
|White Cloud||12||Most Mouth Brooders||17|
|Rosy Barb||17||Most Dwarf Cichlids||17|
|Black Ruby Barb||17||Most Australian Rainbows||17|
|Checker Barb||17||Most Anabantids||20|
|Gold Barb||17||Coolie Loaches||35|
|Buenos Aires Tetra||20|