Announcing MACNA 2018

August 16, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA®) is proud to announce that MACNA® 2018 will be held in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7 – 9, 2018, at the Westgate Resort and Convention Center just off the world famous Las Vegas strip. MACNA® 2018 is proudly sponsored by: Triton,…

MASNA Aquarist of the Year 2017: Nominations Now Open

April 3, 2017                               For Public Release: 8am Eastern, April 4, 2017 Contact: Rob Mougey Rob.Mougey@MASNA.org MASNA Aquarist of the Year 2017: Nominations Now Open Annually, MASNA awards the prestigious Aquarist of the Year award to a deserving individual for their…

The Restoration Revolution

The Restoration Revolution By Matt Dozier Gearing up for the largest coral restoration project ever in the Florida Keys Ken Nedimyer tends to staghorn coral growing on a coral tree nursery offshore of the Florida Keys. For the past three decades the coral reefs of the Florida Keys have been under stress. A poisonous cocktail…

Water Flow, How Much is Enough?

By Anthony Calfo Proper water flow is crucial for success with reef invertebrates. However, it is an often neglected and surprisingly inflexible parameter for coral health. Water movement is one of the three fundamentals in reef aquarium husbandry along with light and food. Fortunately, it is also the least controversial dynamic and a very straightforward…