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MASC - Marine Aquarium Society of Colorado

    1. General Reefkeeping Discussion

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      Latest: Help moving glass SynDen, Oct 5, 2018
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    2. Tank Builds

      Members can post pictures and detailed information about their tanks.
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      Latest: My 1100ish gallon build ShroomLagoon, Oct 15, 2018 at 7:47 AM
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    3. Newbies Corner

      For members who are new to the hobby and have questions needing answers.
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    4. Expert Info

      For members who have questions about difficult or complex information
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    5. Tank Chemistry

      The place to discuss your PH... or anything else related to Chemistry
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      Latest: tropic marin pro review! jda123, Oct 12, 2018 at 8:14 AM
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    6. Foods - Coral, Fish, Anemones, and Inverts

      Discussions on different foods we feed
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      Latest: Fuzzy chitons kchristensen8064, May 12, 2018
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    7. Lighting and Equipment

      A place to discuss all lighting and equipment.
      Latest: PAR METER - Rental Program debees5, Oct 14, 2018 at 9:41 PM
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    8. Inverts and other Marine Animals

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    9. Rock

      Live Rock, Dry Rock, Man Made Rock...This is the place to read, learn, discuss or share info
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    10. Anemones

      Questions, issues, pictures, you name it if it has to do with an anemone this is the place
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      Latest: CSB’s Cake_Boss, Aug 27, 2018
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    11. Saltwater Plants and Macro Algaes

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      Latest: Dwarf seahorses Cake_Boss, Oct 3, 2018
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    12. Clams - bivalve molluscs

      Questions, issues, pictures, you name it if it has to do with Clams - bivalve molluscs this is the place
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    13. Pests and Possible Troublesome Inverts

      Need pest Id help, pest management or anything else related to pest and bad inverst...This is the place to read, learn, discuss or share info
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      Latest: Couple IDs... SynDen, Jul 15, 2018
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    1. Community Info

      Links to forums of other clubs, other reef sites, and aquarium events NOT sponsored by MASC.
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    2. Introductions

      New to our forum? Introduce yourself here!
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      Latest: what’s up everyone SkyShark, Sep 14, 2018
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    3. MASC Info

      Announcements and info about club business and MASC in general. Also check out FAQ on the top menu for bylaws and other information.
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      Latest: Official MASC Auction Rules SynDen, Oct 1, 2018
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    4. All things SCMAS

      Announcements and info about the Southern Colorado Marine Aquarist Society
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      Latest: Coral Con maxthedog2000, Mar 29, 2017
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    5. MASC Events

      Information and announcements about MASC sponsored events.
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      Latest: 2018 Rocky Mountain Coral Extravaganza!!! SynDen, Oct 15, 2018 at 3:22 PM
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    6. Recent News

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    7. Club Related Info

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  1. DBTC

    DBTC, stands for Don't Break The Chain--the idea is that it works like a Pay It Foward (PIF) type program where someone donates a particular coral fragment with the idea that the person(s) who get said fragment will grow it out giving to others, who will in turn make free fragments for others, etc.
    1. Instructions for DBTC

      New to DBTC? Check out the information available here!

      We have different sections below to place corals for DBTC, based on its rarity and difficulty level: Beginner, Standard and Extreme. These labels were not put into place to discourage people who are just starting out, but rather to ensure that, for example, a frag of some rare Tyree SPS which normally costs hundreds of dollars is propagated by someone who can and will return at least 2 frags back into the hands of other members who can do the same thing.
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    2. Beginner Corals

      This category contains fairly common corals (non rare zoas, xenia, Kenya trees, etc.) These corals are ideal for members new to the hobby, as they grow well in newer systems or low light systems.
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      Latest: DBTC zoas opakapaka, Sep 24, 2018
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    3. Standard Corals

      This category contains the majority of corals in the program, including SPS, LPS, etc. Members propagating this category of coral have a system capable of handling the coral they are asking for (i.e. established system of 4 months +, and satisfying lighting/water requirements for these corals).
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      Latest: JF Violet Orange andre, Oct 14, 2018 at 8:56 PM
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    4. Extreme Corals

      This category contains rare or normally very expensive corals (for example, bubblegum watermelon chalice). Members propagating this level of DBTC coral have a system capable of handling any coral they are asking for (i.e. established aquarium with lighting/water parameters suitable for these challenging specimens).
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      Latest: Chalice DBTC Andrew_bram, Aug 27, 2018
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    5. Non-Corals

      Any other captive-propagated marine life goes here! Algae, snails, crabs, shrimp, fish, anemones, etc...
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      Latest: ocellaris clownfish Cherub, Jul 17, 2018
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    1. Frags and Livestock for Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

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      Latest: Utter chaos zoa frags andre, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:05 AM
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    2. Equipment For Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

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      Latest: Tank breakdown sale SynDen, Oct 15, 2018 at 7:32 PM
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    3. Group Buys, Deals and Specials

      Arrange group buys, or let people know about any sales or deals you've heard about. (No posts by vendors please - use the "Vendor Forums" instead.)
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      Latest: 2018 MACNA deals TheRealChrisBrown, Sep 10, 2018
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    4. Individual Buyer/Seller Feedback

      Feedback on buyer/seller interactions (individuals) - see below for Vendor feedback
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      Latest: Need to vent jda123, Jul 2, 2018
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    5. Off-topic For Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

      Non-hobby-related items (cars, houses, televisions, etc.)
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      Latest: Quartz and Granite whyamisofly, Oct 9, 2018 at 3:36 PM
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    6. Jobs: Help Wanted or Offered

      If you need work, or need someone to work for you, post here!
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      Latest: Tank moving Ambrosio Aquatics, Sep 3, 2018
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  2. Informative Articles and Videos

    This forum is for articles and videos that may be beneficial for our members!
    1. Chemistry

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      Latest: Took Skimmer offline. zombie, Apr 26, 2018
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    2. Conservation

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      Latest: Super Zooxanthellae found! jahmic, Mar 2, 2015
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    3. Instructions on posting Articles or Video

      Please read this BEFORE you post ANY information into these forums.
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    4. Hardware

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      Latest: Apex Neptune DOS ShroomLagoon, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:10 AM
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    5. Food

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      Latest: Live food SynDen, Mar 14, 2018
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    6. Fish

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    7. Corals

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      Latest: Look what I found SynDen, Aug 3, 2018
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    8. Informative and Interesting Videos

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      Latest: Nudi eaters yes finally Rumen, May 2, 2016
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    9. Husbandry

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  3. Other Aquatic Pursuits

    For other related topics that our members are interested in that do not fit under Reefkeeping.
    1. "Umm, Photography?"

      Discussion of aquatic and non-aquatic photography, equipment and techniques. Members can get feedback and share their work.
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    2. Freshwater Tanks

      Even though we are the Marine Aquarium Society, many of our participants still have freshwater tanks, and are welcome to discuss them here :)
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      Latest: Tree of life pico aquaponics build SynDen, Oct 12, 2018 at 6:33 PM
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    3. SCUBA Discussion

      Share about your past trips and chat with others as you plan future trips.
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    1. The Lounge

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      Latest: Fuzzys fantasy football draft Balz3352, Oct 11, 2018 at 8:22 AM
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    2. Member's Lounge

      Viewable to paid members only!
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      Latest: Free 120DD kchristensen8064, May 17, 2018
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    1. Testing 1 2 3

      A place for testing your posts, avatars, signature, etc.
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    2. Questions & Feedback

      Comments, questions, feedback and suggestions about the website and the forums.
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      Latest: BB hyperlink in signature JZinCO, Apr 3, 2018
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    3. Website and Mobile Apps - How To Guides

      Need help with figuring out how to do something with the website or on a mobile app, such as post pics, see and vote on polls from your mobile app, etc.....
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    1. Member Run Contests

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      Latest: Grow out contest 2016-2 Jadkins4, Apr 6, 2018
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    2. TOTM - Tank of the Month

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      Latest: March 2018 TOtM voting HoosierDaddy, Mar 28, 2018
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    3. MASC Run Contests

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      Latest: 2018 Reefed growout contest Pink Hippos aquarius, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:28 AM
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