The South African Aquascaping contest 2018

    Welcome to the South African online Aquascaping Contest for 2018. Hosted by EPICAQUATICS (PTY) LTD and ADA SOUTH AFRICA.

    We are very excited to be hosting the first Aquascaping contest in SOUTH AFRICA and to top it off we have the world renowned SASCHA HOYER all the way from Germany to be part of the judging panel.

    We look Forward to seeing your great works of ART!

    OPENING DATES
    OPENING - 22nd OCT 2018
    CLOSING - 25th JAN 2019

    JUDGES
    HITEN GOOLAB – ADA SOUTH AFRICA/ EPICAQUATICS (PTY) LTD
    SASCHA HOYER – GERMANY – PROFESSIONAL AQUASCAPER

    HOW TO ENTER :

    Entry Fee : FREE

    1. Please like, share and follow us on :

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    2. Submit your pictures via email to, sales@epicaquatics.net together with the below information:


    Subject of the email = SCAPE COMPETITION

    Name:

    Surname:

    Location: Cape Town, Pretoria, Jhb etc

    Email Address:

    Contact No:

    Date of Picture Taken:

    Name of your Aquascape:

    Alternately submit using the online for below :

    JUDGING CRITERIA (50 Points) :

    Authenticity of the aquascape: Overall impression of the tank , difficulty of the layout, creativity, technique ( 1 – 10 Points)

    Recreation of Nature: Healthy fish habitat, health of the fish and plants , natural ecosystem, interpretation of nature by the participant (1 to 10 Points)

    Long term setup: Can your tank be maintained for a long period of time or has it been made temporarily just for the competition ( 1 to 10 Points)

    Balance of Nature: Balance between Hardscape and plants within the aquarium, completeness (1 to 10 points)

    Aesthetics: Algae, colours, oil films, cleanliness (1 to 10 Points)

    PRIZE :

    +- R8000 Retail Value

    1 x Starfire Tank

    1 x Lilly Pipe in and out

    1 x Planted LED Lighting system

    1 x Heater

    1 x Canister Filter

    1 x ADA AMAZONIA 9L

    1 x ADA POWERSAND

    10 x EPICAQUATICS Tissue Culture or Greenhouse Pots of the winners choice

    RULES AND REGULATIONS :

    This competition Is for Freshwater planted aquariums only . Terrariums and marine aquariums cannot apply and will be disqualified

    This competition is for amateurs or professionals , anyone can participate in this aquascaping contest as long as you are based in South Africa.

    Each participant must only submit one piece of work.

    There is no restriction on Aquarium Size - any Aquarium size can be entered.

    Photographs submitted cannot be older than 6 months from competition start date.

    Pictures submitted must be a picture of the entire aquarium that has been taken from the front panel only, we will ask for additional pictures if need be.

    Pictures must be of good quality, only images in JPEG format, less than 5MB in size, is accepted.

    Pictures submitted into this competition belongs to EpicAquatics (PTY) LTD and can be used for any publications or marketing.

    Pictures submitted should just be of the tank, no other objects or people should be in the pictures.

    HAPPY SCAPING
    EPICAQUATICS (PTY) LTD