This was the Best in Show at the 4th Leg of the FGUK (Fancy Guppy League of the UK). It's owned by member Henry Smith, and it's a Viennese double swordtail variety.
WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHY: DR DAVID FORD
The FGUK hold their mini-shows around the country using facilities of other Fish Shows. This leg saw 41 entries, and was held alongside the Association of Midland Goldfish Keepers annual Open Show in Coventry.
The next stages of the FGUK will be at:
The Friends of Yorkshire Fish Show, The Village Hall, Stockton on the Forest, Near York YO32 9UJ on Sunday, August 13, 2017
Sheaf Valley Aquarist Society Open Show, The Rockingham Centre, Sheffield Road, Hoyland Common, Barnsley S74 0PY on Sunday, September 24, 2017.
Nationwide Goldfish Open Show, Horsehay Village Hall, Bridge Road, Horsehay, Telford TF4 2NF on Saturday, September 30, 2017.
And the finale will take place at the FGUK Convention, with the International Guppy Show at the Holiday Inn Express, Rockingham Road, Kettering NN14 1UD, on Saturday and Sunday, October 7–8, 2017. This event sees lectures, competitions, and an auction of Guppies and other livebearers.