Acquacon 2018 had a successful 3 day event from September 7, 8 and 9, 2018 at the University of the Philippines- Town Center phase 2 activity area, in Quezon City.
phase 2 activity center
Among the participants of the event included Philippine Flowerhorn Organization
Philippine Hamster Owner’s Society, Philippine Bichir Brotherhood, Rizal Fishkeepers Club, PMRAS – Philippine Marine and Reef Aquarium Society
Arowana Keepers Philippines, Arowana Owners Club Philippines, United Fish Club Philippines (UFCPh) among others.
artificial coral with clown fish
NorthFin fish food ( products posted at their FB page)
NorthFin booth gave some small packs of fish food ( 20 grams ) to fish hobbyist who attended the event.
Pet World specializes on pet food, accessories and other items with 2 stores in SM Megamall and SM North EDSA.
Flowerhorn cichlids are ornamental aquarium fish noted for their vivid colors and the distinctively shaped heads for which they are named. They are treated as pet and can recognize the owners who feeds them. There was a flowerhorn craze few years ago that some prized specimen can fetch a handsome figure.
There was a flower horn exhibition and contest, unfortunately the secretariat was not able to send the author the list of winners.
JuanLoves Pet store and PHOS
Among the cute and adorable pet hamsters were exhibited by Juan Loves Pet Store and PHOS members.
University of the Philippines
I arrived at the venue place past 3:00 pm last September 8 after going to an event held at the Fisher Mall. Took 2 rides from (Fisher Mall) Quezon Avenue to PHILCOA, then a short ride from PHILCOA to University of the Philippines.
The secretariat area also sells some limited edition shirts and tickets for the raffle. At the end of the 3 day event, several winners were announced via their Fb page.
The winners of the raffle was posted last September 11, 2018 at their FB event page.
Special Raffle Winners
Grand Prize Winner of Black Diamond Stingray from Sir Toffer Lipana = tix. no. 0036 – Jayson Versoza
2nd Prize Winner of Gilled Lung Fish from Aquatic Imports = tix. no. 0543 – Eiffel Diaz (claimed)
3rd Prize Winner of Daristo RTG from Sam’s Lagoon Pet Shop = tix. no. 0026 – Micaela Carreon
4th Prize Winner of American Tiger from Sir John Christian Manikis = tix. no. 0166 – Chona Vergel
5th Prize Winner of Irwini Catfish fron Fish Yard 43 = tix. no. 0388 – Charrise Walo
6th Prize Winner of American Tiger from Sir John Christian Manikis = tix. no. 0147 – Jezreel Malapit
7th Prize Winner of 3feet Drawer Type Filter from AIM Petshop = tix. no. 0590 – Bigs Tuazon
8th Prize Winner of Hybrid Stingray from Sir Louie Ang = tix. no. 0042 – Jared Umengan
9th Prize Winner of Silver Arowana from E’s&R Fish Sala = tix. no. 0135 – Dan Gonzales
10th Prize Winner of 3D Background from Sir Angel “Fish Guru” Ampil = tix. no. 0120 – Jerome Dominguez (claimed)
11th Prize Winner of Silver Arowana from E’s&R Fish Sala = tix. no. 0049 – Eiffel Diaz
12th Prize Winner of Yorkshire Terrier from Dogs Unleashed Philippines = tix. no. 0544 – Hardy Peque (claimed)
13th Prize Winner of Stingray from Sir Dexter Barreto = tix. no. 0059 Lloyd Ryan-
14th Prize Winner of Pair Winter White Hamster from JUANder Pet Store and PHOS = tix. no. 0501 – Ma. Doreen Cuenza
Note: The author was invited by JuanLovesPet Store and some fish hobbyist group