ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS OF THE BIOTOPE AQUARIUM DESIGN CONTEST 2022

Besides main rating in our contest there are additional nominations. For winning in them we also give prizes. In some categories, the winners will be determined by the participants themselves, and in others the jury members and the organizers chose the winners.


TEAM TROPHY

Participants selected a winner from all entries. The overall impression of a biotope aquarium was taken into account.

Prizes: TEAM TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Early morning at an unnamed swamp in Conghua, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 243 L – 5 points
  2. Fast flowing stream on the south side mount Halimun, 250 MASL, Indonesia, 180 L – 4 points
  3. Mouth of Kwagira River, Papua New Guinea, 280 L – 3 points
  4. Riffles of Huang Rou Creek, Nantou, Taiwan, 220 L – 2 points
  5. River Bank of Rio Olho d’água, Rio da Prata in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, 840 L – 2 points
  6. Endangered Species Habitat, Kalu River Tributary, Ingiriya, Sri Lanka, 225 L – 2 points

PHOTO TROPHY

The participants of the contest chose winner from 10 candidates proposed by the organizers. The quality of the main photo, the atmosphere of the nature biotope, fishes in the pictures, the good location of the fish were taken into account.

Prizes: PHOTO TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Riffles of Huang Rou Creek, Nantou, Taiwan, 220 L – 9 points
  2. Early morning at an unnamed swamp in Conghua, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 243 L – 8 points
  3. The bank of the Solinka river, near Cisna town. Bieszczady mountains. Poland, 225 L – 7 points
  4. Shallow Spring Pool, Baotu Spring Group, Jinan, Shandong, China, 160 L – 3 points
  5. Reed-covered bank of the Yegurechka channel in the Don River Delta, Russia, 363 L – 2 points
  6. Son River Stream, Phong Nha-Ke Bang N, 500 L – 2 points
  7. Backwater of the Rio Pianco north of Coremas, Paraiba state, Brazil, 70 L – 1 point
  8. Small stream margin, near Raidāk River, Brahmaputra River Drainage, India, 40 L – 1 point
  9. The land of “Łęgi Odrzańskie”. Flood zone. Odra River. Poland, 288 L – 1 point
  10. Forest Stream of the Nilwala River Basin, Sri Lanka, 156 L – 0 points

SHOT TROPHY

The participants of the contest chose winner from 10 candidates proposed by the organizers. The quality of the additional photo, the atmosphere of the nature biotope, fishes in the pictures, the good location of the fish were taken into account.

Prizes: SHOT TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. River Bank of Rio Olho d’água, Rio da Prata in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, 840 L – 9 points
  2. Oxbow Lake The Odra River. Brodno. Poland, 288 L – 7 points
  3. Riffles of Huang Rou Creek, Nantou, Taiwan, 220 L – 6 points
  4. Crystal water of Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata, Bonito, Brazil, 6200 L – 3 points
  5. Backwater of the Rio Pianco north of Coremas, Paraiba state, Brazil, 70 L – 2 points
  6. Creek in the flooded forest in Paraná Ataú, Brazil, 240 L – 2 points
  7. Thandwe creek Rakhine, Myanmar, 110 L – 2 points
  8. A slow stream in the peat forest of Borneo. South Kalimantan, 54 L – 1 point
  9. Forest Stream of the Nilwala River Basin, Sri Lanka, 156 L – 1 points
  10. Unnamed forrest stream, west of the city of Coxim, 98 L – 1 point

VIDEO TROPHY

The participants of the contest chose winner from 10 candidates proposed by the organizers. The quality of video, good cut, useful titles, good voice, atmosphere of a nature biotope, full view and close-ups, the plot were taken into account.

Prizes: VIDEO TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. River Bank of Rio Olho d’água, Rio da Prata in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, 840 L – 10 points
  2. Coward Springs, Lake Eyre Basin, South Australia, 126 L – 4 points
  3. First Rain on the banks of the Rio Negro River near Barcelos Municipality, Brazil, 144 L – 4 points
  4. Oxbow Lake The Odra River. Brodno. Poland, 288 L – 4 points
  5. Nature Reserve Springs of Pescara, Popoli, Abruzzo, Italy, 450 L – 3 points
  6. Riffles of Huang Rou Creek, Nantou, Taiwan, 220 L – 3 points
  7. Unnamed swamp in Conghua, Guangdong, China, 243 L – 3 points
  8. Canceler Creek of Tributary Sinnamary River, French Guiana, 96 L – 1 point
  9. Swamp in Tebo Ilir Jambi, Indonesia, 150 L – 1 point
  10. Taste of hometown the Nak-Dong River, Korea, 500 L – 1 point

WILD TROPHY

The participants of the contest chose winner from 10 candidates proposed by the organizers. Aquaria with the most rare aquatic organisms were taken into account.

Prizes: WILD TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Fast flowing stream on the south side mount Halimun, 250 MASL, Indonesia, 180 L – 7 points
  2. Mouth of Kwagira River, Papua New Guinea, 280 L – 5 points
  3. Under Plane trees Trikeriotis River, Xelidona Evritanias, Greece, 360 L – 5 points
  4. Coward Springs Lake Ayre Basin South Australia, 126 L – 4 points
  5. Endangered Species Habitat, Kalu River Tributary, Ingiriya, Sri Lanka, 225 L – 3 points
  6. Mangrove shallow sea in Techeng Island, Zhanjiang, China, 120 L – 3 points
  7. Spring Pond in El molino, Cuyucapan, Laguna De Sayula Mexico, 70 L – 3 points
  8. Riffles of Huang Rou Creek, Nantou, Taiwan, 220 L – 2 points
  9. Taste of hometown the Nak-Dong River, Korea, 500 L – 2 points
  10. Running stream originating from Chapanala Waterfall in Nagaon, Assam, India, 50 L – 0 points

ECO TROPHY

The organizers of the contest chose winner. The story about the threat to the biotope was taken into account.

Prize: ECO TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Fast flowing stream on the south side mount Halimun, 100 MASL, Indonesia, 264 L


COOL TROPHY

The winner in this category will be determined automatically among all cold-water aquaria with the highest score.

Prize: COOL TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. The bank of the Solinka river, near Cisna town. Bieszczady mountains. Poland, 225 L


NORTH AMERICA TROPHY

The winner in this category will be determined automatically among all North American biotope aquaria with the highest score.

Prize: NA TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Spring Pond in El molino , Cuyucapan,Laguna De Sayula Mexico, 70 L


SOUTH AMERICA TROPHY

The winner in this category will be determined automatically among all South American biotope aquaria with the highest score.

Prize: SA TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. First Rain on the banks of the Rio Negro River near Barcelos Municipality, Brazil, 144 L


AFRICA TROPHY

The winner in this category will be determined automatically among all African biotope aquaria with the highest score.

Prize: AFRICA TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Shallow Rocky Habitat in Bulu Point East coast of Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania, 160 L


EUROPE TROPHY

The winner in this category will be determined automatically among all Europe biotope aquaria with the highest score.

Prize: EUROPE TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. The bank of the Solinka river, near Cisna town. Bieszczady mountains. Poland, 225 L


ASIA TROPHY

The winner in this category will be determined automatically among all Asian biotope aquaria with the highest score.

Prize: ASIA TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Fast flowing stream on the south side mount Halimun, 250 MASL, Indonesia, 180 L


AUSTRALIA & OCEANIA TROPHY

The winner in this category will be determined automatically among all Australian biotope aquaria with the highest score.

Prize: AO TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Coward Springs Lake Ayre Basin South Australia, 126 L


INFO TROPHY

The winner will be determined by the organizers among the entries with the best descriptions of recreated nature biotopes and provided links to information sources.

Prizes: INFO TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.


BIOTOPE TROPHY

The members of the jury chose winner among the entries with the best points for correspondence to the recreated nature biotope.

Prizes: BIOTOPE TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. The land of “Łęgi Odrzańskie”. Flood zone. Odra River. Poland, 288 L


DESIGN TROPHY

The members of the jury chose winner among the entries with the best points for the design.

Prizes: DESIGN TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. The bank of the Solinka river, near Cisna town. Bieszczady mountains. Poland, 225 L


LIFE TROPHY

The members of the jury will chose winner among the entries with the best points for the viability of the system.

Prizes: LIFE TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.

  1. Small stream margin, near Raidāk River, Brahmaputra River Drainage, India, 40 L


COVER TROPHY

The organizers chose winner among the best photos that are suitable for the cover of the magazine.

Prizes: COVER TROPHY certificate, 50 Best Biotope Aquaria magazine.