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MASC - Marine Aquarium Society of Colorado

    1. MASC Newsletters

      Our monthly newsletters. This will store our new format newsletters debuting in August 2009. Only the newsletter team can start threads, but feel free to discuss the newsletters with posts underneath.
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      Latest: May 2010 Monthly Newsletter Shaunv, Jul 28, 2013
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    2. Community Info

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

      New to our forum? Introduce yourself here!
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      Latest: Moving back to Colorado Coralxchickx:), Mar 24, 2018
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    4. 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: THE OFFICIAL MASC APP IS HERE!!! SynDen, Apr 22, 2018 at 10:17 PM
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    5. 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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    6. MASC Events

      Information and announcements about MASC sponsored events.
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      Latest: ReefED 2018 - April 28th - with MIKE PALETTA!!!! SynDen, Apr 22, 2018 at 1:52 PM
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    7. Recent News

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      Latest: Southwest Plaza Aquarium SynDen, Mar 23, 2018
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    1. Newbies Corner

      For members who are new to the hobby and have questions needing answers.
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      Latest: inTank Media basket drod303, Mar 18, 2018
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    2. Tank Builds

      Members can post pictures and detailed information about their tanks.
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      Latest: 90 gallon slow and steady build zombie, Apr 22, 2018 at 6:41 PM
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    3. General Reefkeeping Discussion

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      Latest: FTS's!! whyamisofly, Apr 17, 2018 at 7:38 PM
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    4. DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Projects

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      Latest: Spice up your fish room Haddonisreef, Apr 11, 2018
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    5. Foods - Coral, Fish, Anemones, and Inverts

      Discussions on different foods we feed
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      Latest: Added a predator tank zombie, Apr 21, 2018 at 1:19 PM
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    6. Lighting and Equipment

      A place to discuss all lighting and equipment.
      Latest: Gyre + WAV placement zombie, Apr 21, 2018 at 1:14 PM
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    7. Expert Info

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

      The place to discuss your PH... or anything else related to Chemistry
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      Latest: When to add mature rock/sand zombie, Apr 11, 2018
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    9. Inverts and other Marine Animals

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      Latest: Cuc needed SynDen, Apr 11, 2018
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    10. Rock

      Live Rock, Dry Rock, Man Made Rock...This is the place to read, learn, discuss or share info
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      Latest: Why You Should Use Live Rock neil82, Jan 13, 2018
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    11. Anemones

      Questions, issues, pictures, you name it if it has to do with an anemone this is the place
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      Latest: I.D. Please JuanGutz, Mar 24, 2018
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    12. 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: Red Bugs! Anyone have meds? NickP, Mar 24, 2018
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    13. Saltwater Plants and Macro Algaes

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      Latest: peroxide dose SynDen, Feb 16, 2018
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    14. 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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      Latest: Conch cremer9, Mar 28, 2017
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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 cespitularia/candy cane neil82, Apr 10, 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: DBTC bonzi Rigo07, Apr 22, 2018 at 4:42 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: DBTC - Rainbow BTA asn-naso, Feb 13, 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: DBTC: Dry Rock whyamisofly, Apr 3, 2018
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    1. Frags and Livestock for Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

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      Latest: Gaging interest flyfish, Apr 22, 2018 at 12:03 PM
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    2. Equipment For Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

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      Latest: Anybody want a wet/dry zombie, Apr 22, 2018 at 11:26 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: Soft coral/ AquaCorals group buy JZinCO, Apr 17, 2018 at 1:14 PM
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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: Nemesis Cherub, Feb 22, 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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    6. Jobs: Help Wanted or Offered

      If you need work, or need someone to work for you, post here!
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  2. Informative Articles and Videos

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

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

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

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      Latest: Apex w wifi TheRealChrisBrown, Feb 9, 2018
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    4. Food

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

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    6. Corals

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    7. Informative and Interesting Videos

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      Latest: Nudi eaters yes finally Rumen, May 2, 2016
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    8. 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: Best Store? jda123, Sep 17, 2017
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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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      Latest: Back from Curacao photos MBX5, Feb 13, 2018
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    1. The Lounge

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    2. Member's Lounge

      Viewable to paid members only!
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      Latest: Filling tank Roscoe, Nov 8, 2016
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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: 2017 Seductions growout contest JuanGutz, Apr 21, 2018 at 9:36 PM
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