Federation of Northern Aquarium Societies
Welcome to the Historical FNAS website.
The site is designed to give information about the Federation and its past member clubs.
It is a historical site because the committee decided to close the
FNAS and BAF (the British Aquarist Festival) Open Shows at a meeting held at the Bradford & DAS OS on 13th May 2018.
The FNAS Judges are still available if needed and the Committee retain the copyright for BAF and the Champion of Champions awards. These A Class Judges can assess to FNAS standards
on request via their emails …..
William Ward -
Barry Booker -
Roy Johnson -
The statement from that committee meeting is shown below…
It is with great regret that the Committee of the Federation of Northern Aquarium Societies (FNAS) has decided to close down the federation because there is no longer any funds or viable Aquatic Societies needing their expertise. Started in 1945 the Federation grew to include about 50 societies, handled funds of tens of thousands of £s and held an annual Open Show (BAF -
The FNAS website (www.fnas.uk) will continue as a Historical Site with details of its history and downloadable copies of the many FNAS Publications.
This site is maintained by Dr David Ford of Aquatic Services
(see https://www.drdmford.com ) for the FNAS Committee.
Click/tap HERE to visit page 2 and the
Click/tap HERE to visit page 3 and the
history of the British Aquarist Festival.
Click/tap HERE to visit page 4 and a
report on the very last BAF.
Click/tap HERE to visit page 5 for details
of the FNAS President.
Click/tap HERE to visit page 6 and a copy of the original form sent to the Clubs for membership of the FNAS.