James Allison, the principal, has qualifications in Biology (B.Sc. Hons) and Applied Hydrobiology (M.Sc.).
Before setting up Aquapic Solutions, he was manager of one of the UK’s leading independent firms supplying water garden equipment, plants and fish. In this period he was in contact with retail and trade customers, manufacturers, landscapers, plant growers and fish producers, also dealing directly with the import and healthcare of goldfish and koi.
James Allison continues to be involved in aquatics’ media following an eight year spell as editor of the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society’s Water Garden Journal; over twenty years as a contributor to Practical Fishkeeping Magazine; and authorship of the book ‘Water in the Garden’. He is also recipient of the Garden Writers’ Guild ‘Water Garden Writer of the Year’ 2002, and lectures widely on topics relating to water gardening and aquatic science.