AQUA 2015 has announced the winners of its new New Product Awards. More than 100 new items\u00a0were entered into ten different categories.\u00a0\r\n\r\nThe panel of\u00a0aquatic retail judges arrived at the show before 9am on Wednesday, October 14, in order to make their choices. Their decisions took into account a number of guideline criteria such as product innovation, design, quality, packaging and value for money.\r\n\r\nThe judges were pleased to see such a wide range of products, and felt the majority of items on display showed some great innovation.\r\n\r\nHere is a full list of winners:\r\n\r\nPOS\/Merchandising\/Support\r\n\r\n\tWinner: Seaming Courses\r\n\tEntered by: Gordon Low Products\r\n\r\nJudges said: "This product is innovative, relevant, and educational for the trade."\r\n\r\nPond Construction\/Decoration\r\n\r\n\tWinner: FTS Tivoli 100 Musical Fountain\r\n\tEntered by: FTS Aquatics\r\n\r\nJudges said: "It stands out from the crowd, has excellent workmanship and is very well priced for its quality."\r\n\r\nPond Pumps\r\n\r\n\tWinner: AquaMax Eco Titanium\r\n\tEntered by: OASE\r\n\r\nJudges said: "This product has full control and flexibility on the performance ratio, and the power consumption was impressive. All this sets it apart from its competitors."\r\n\r\nPond Filters\r\n\r\n\tWinner: ProfiClear Premium Compact\r\n\tEntered by: OASE\r\n\r\nJudges said: "Quality workmanship and innovative design make this a stand-out product."\r\n\r\nPond Food, Care & Accessories\r\n\r\n\tWinner: Floating Fish Dome\r\n\tEntered by: Velda BV\r\n\r\nJudges said: "A good and unique product that creates extra interest to pond keepers."\r\n\r\nAquaria & Furniture\r\n\r\n\tWinner: MiniReef 90\r\n\tEntered by: Aqua One\r\n\r\nJudges said: "Stylish, sensibly priced and a good piece of kit that would fit in most people\u2019s homes."\r\n\r\nHighly Commended: biOrb HALO 15 MCR, entered by Reef One Ltd.\r\n\r\nAquarium Equipment\r\n\r\n\tWinner: ASAP Filters\r\n\tEntered by: Aquael\r\n\r\nJudges said: "It is very easy to maintain and has a price point that\u2019s accessible to a wide market."\r\n\r\nHighly Commended: Aqua One J-Bar 80 LED, entered by Aqua One.\r\n\r\nAquarium Food Care & Accessories\r\n\r\n\tWinner: Pro-f\r\n\tEntered by: NT Labs\r\n\r\nJudges said: "This is a good range with an innovative pour or shake feature, innovative packaging, has colourful packaging and a great price point."\r\n\r\nHighly Commended: SHRIMPLAB, entered by Sharnbrook Shrimp.\r\n\r\nReptile\r\n\r\n\tWinner: ProRep Species Specific Life Series Substrates\r\n\tEntered by: Peregrine Livefoods\r\n\r\nJudges said: "Cleverly packaged with a wide species-specific range and is very well priced."\r\n\r\nHighly Commended: Zoo Med Cavern Kit with Excavator Clay Burrowing Substrate, entered by Peregrine Livefoods.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nInformation provided by Neil Pope.