Each applicant may submit up to (3) three aquascapes. These aquascapes must be either completed or sustainably completed between January 1, 2010 to March 31st 2011.

Entries will be accepted beginning November 8, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ending March 31, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. PT ("Contest Period"). (Extended to April 15th)

To enter, visit the Contest Site at and follow the instructions to complete an Official Entry Form for each aquascape entry. Application must be completed in its entirety with applicant information, tank specifications, photos and supplemental details as listed on the entry form.

Each Submission must be assigned to one of the following four (4) Categories:

Each Submission must satisfy all of the applicable "Submission Requirements" on the online application form. An Entry is only complete when the confirmation box/webpage alerts you that your Submission has been successfully uploaded. This is the only method of entering this Contest and Entries will not be accepted via e-mail, regular mail or any other method.

To receive a prize and award, applicants must supply a valid shipping address, email address, and must have Paypal to receive any cash prize winnings.


We recommend that applicants submit the highest resolution photos available of their aquascapes. Each aquascape entry will be printed in a Judge’s Contest Evaluation Book for the judges panel.

Photos of the aquascape must include at minimum the front view and a front angle view or side view. Limit of 5 photos per entry.

Photos of the aquascape should best capture the spirit, visual movement, and balance of the layout Photos submitted during the Contest must be taken with a digital camera and must satisfy the following

Submission Requirements


All dates/times are 2010-2011, Pacific Time Zone (PT).

Phases Timeline Dates
Phase 1: Contest Submissions 143 days November 8, 2010 to March 31, 2011 5:00 pm (PST)
Phase 2: Judges Panel Evaluation 23 days April 1st thru April 23st
Phase 3: Public Voting 14 Days July 3rd thru July 17th 5:00 pm (PST)
Phase 4: Announcement of Winners July 24th July 24th, 2011

OFFICIAL RULES Please refer to the official rules for detailed information regarding submission requirements, eligibility and terms of participation to this competition.