Marine Aquariums South Africa

    1. Competitions

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    2. New Members

      New to the forum? This is the place to start, pop in and say Hi to the crew and receive a warm MASA welcome.
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    3. Beginner Discussions

      Discussions about beginning this hobby and how to setup a marine tank.
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    4. General Discussions and Advice

      General discussion and advice forum about reefkeeping and marine tanks.
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    5. Advanced Topics

      Forum for more advanced and in-depth discussion with less chit chat. This section will be heavily moderated in order to maintain the flow of the discussion and to avoid any off topic posts or thread derailing.
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      Latest: How can I lower my KH MacSakkie, 21 Apr 2018 at 22:03
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    6. Reviews

      Reviews written by hobbyists.
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    7. Urgent Help Needed

      Start a thread here if you are in need of urgent help that needs urgent attention in order to prevent the deaths of any livestock. Please do not use this forum for random problems such as "I've got algae".
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      Latest: High Phosphates r0ckf1re, 10 Apr 2018
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    8. Power cuts

      How to deal with the continued power cuts in South Africa (possibly to continue until 2014)and possible solutions to ensure our tanks survive the many hours of no power.
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    9. Reef Hunters

      Finding those hidden Gems
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      Latest: MY new addition Brentc09, 9 Mar 2018
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    10. Diving, Collecting and Environmental Discussions

      Scuba, snorkelling, specimen collecting, outings, environmental issues etc.
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    11. Local clubs, frag swaps, meets.

      Find a local club in your area, join in to meet the members, see other tanks, exchange idea's and most of all, have fun.
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      Latest: Durban reefers FuzzyDuck, 5 Mar 2018
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    1. ID Needed

      Post a photo here and get the crew to help you put a name to the 'creature'.
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      Latest: Is this a carpet anemone? bluescreen, 20 Apr 2018 at 20:51
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    1. Water Parameters and Additives

      Keeping your tanks Calcium, Alkalinity, Magnesium, Salinity, Phosphate, Nitrites, Nitrates, Ammonia etc. in check and at suitable levels. How and what to add to your tank to keep it healthy and stable. Supplements such as Iodine, Strontium, Epsom Salts, Baking Soda, Buffer and so on.
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      Latest: Rainwater as RO Charl_Stanhope, 11 Apr 2018
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    2. Nuisance Algae

      A forum dedicated to eradicating this pest. Cyanobacteria, red slime algae, hair algae, bubble algae, valonia, diatoms etc.
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      Latest: Cyno Bacteria hotdog83, 18 Apr 2018
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    3. Nano Tank advice

      Advice for the ever popular smaller fish tank keepers. A nano tank is generally smaller than 130 litres.
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      Latest: Starting Again Baberbek, 21 Apr 2018 at 19:27
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    4. Boyu TL450 and TL550 advice

      Sub-Forum dedicated to the ever popular range of Boyu TL450 and TL550 nano tanks.
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      Latest: Haffys TL550 Baberbek, 17 Feb 2018
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    5. RSM Red Sea Max tanks

      Topics dedicated to the popular RSM series of tanks, such as the RSM 130d, RSM 250, RSM S650.
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      Latest: P650 auto top off hotdog83, 26 Apr 2018 at 11:45
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    6. Fish Only Tanks, Predator Tanks

      Tanks with Fish Only (FO) or Fish Only With Live Rock (FOWLR). Also Predator tanks with Lionfish, triggers, groupers, eels etc.
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    7. Aquascaping

      Forum for idea's on how to do your aquascaping, feel free to post examples of tanks you have seen elsewhere on the net.
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      Latest: Calcrete rock for marine tanks? jana, 26 Mar 2018
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    1. Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration

      Filter floss, UV Sterilisers, Ozone reactors and Skimmers. Tunze, Reeftek, Reef Octopus, Aquamedic, Deltec, Bubble King, Bubble Master etc.
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      Latest: JBJ Nano Cube Skimmer hotdog83, 23 Apr 2018 at 12:04
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    2. Pumps and Waterflow

      Simulating the Ocean. SEIO pumps, Tunze streams, wavemakers, Vortech's, get the flow going.
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      Latest: Over flow Comb colins, 25 Apr 2018 at 20:37
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    3. Lighting

      Metal Halide, T5 fluorescents, LED's, moonlights. Light up their life.
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      Latest: Zetlight LED club PICOdilly, 20 Apr 2018 at 18:53
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    4. Biological/Natural Filtration and Deep Sand Beds

      Live Rock, Sumps, Refugiums, Caulerpa and Chaetomorpha. DSB (Deep Sand Bed), DLSB (Deep Live Sand Bed), RDSB (Remote Deep Sand Bed).
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    5. Test Kits, Controllers, Reactors and Dosers

      Test Kits, Controllers, ph, calcium, alkalinity, phosphate, magnesium, nitrite, nitrate, ammonia, Calcium reactors, kalkwasser reactors and drips, ozone, UV, the list goes on...
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      Latest: Aqua mate DSG 10 Carmen_GT, 26 Mar 2018
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    6. Chemical Filtration / Low Nutrient Systems - LNS

      Includes filtration such as Granular Activated Carbon (GAC), Purigen, Phosphate remover, bio pellets etc. For those that concentrate on Low Nutrient Systems (LNS) and/or ULNS (Ultra Low Nutrient Systems), a common usage in this type of system is the Zeovit filtration methods.
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    7. DIY

      Build your own topup unit, drip kalkwasser with a coke bottle, build hoods and customize lighting, DIY is a reefers dream, well for some of us.
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      Latest: Repairing Skimmer impeller shaft 2una, 17 Apr 2018
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    1. Quarantine Tanks, Sick fish, QT, Coral help

      Help to treat sick and injured fish and corals with medications, quarantine (QT), hyposaline treatment and other methods.
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    2. Fish Discussions

      Discuss anything and everything about your favourite marine fish or ask what fish are suitable for your aquarium.
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    3. Coral Care and Requirements

      Discuss the many varied aspects of how to feed, grow, light and place your corals.
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      Latest: Coral , Lowest temps EFJ, 21 Apr 2018 at 17:07
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    4. Soft Corals

      Leathers, sinularia, ricordea, mushrooms, zoanthids, pin cushions, colt corals, kenya trees etc.
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    5. LPS Corals

      Large Polyp Stony corals. Euphyllia, Hammers, Torch, Frogspawn, Brains, Bubble corals, Favia etc.
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      Latest: Acan tissue receding NJH, 7 Nov 2017
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    6. SPS Corals

      Small Polyp Stony corals (Hard Coral). Acropora, millepora, stylopora, pocillopora, montipora etc.
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      Latest: Great variety of SPS Frag added 'D', 17 Apr 2018
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    7. Fragging Corals

      Slice and dice those corals, make frags and sell them to your buddies or join in frag swops.
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      Latest: Need Advise on Super Glue usage NJH, 10 Oct 2017
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    8. Anemone's

      How to successfully care for the various different types of anemone's such as, Entacmaea quadricolor (bubble tip anemone), Macrodactyla doreensis (long tentacle anemone), Hetereactis crispa / magnifica / ritteri, carpet anemone, tube anemone and many others. LIGHTING is a VITAL factor in keeping many of these species alive, as well as a mature system.
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      Latest: Need help Ghazanfar, 5 Mar 2018
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    9. Invertebrates

      Clams, Shrimps, Starfish, Hermit Crabs, Urchins, Snails etc.
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      Latest: Freshwater Crayfish in South Africa RiaanP, 25 Apr 2018 at 07:06
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    10. Other Livestock

      Seahorses, bristle worms, nudibranchs, fan worms, tube worms etc.
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      Latest: Anemone hotdog83, 2 Apr 2018
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    11. Breeding fish

      Without a doubt, one of the most difficult aspects of the hobby is trying to breed fish, only a couple of species have been successfully bred in captivity.
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      Latest: Breeding pairs RiaanP, 11 Apr 2018
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      Broadacres Shopping Centre, c/o Cedar and Valley Road, Fourways, Sandton
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    7. Aquaria

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    8. Aquarium Depot

      South Africa's leading specialised aquatics hardware & dry goods wholesaler.
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    9. The Fishkeeper

      South Africa's only magazine on the keeping and breeding of aquarium and pond fish.
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    10. RBM Aquatics

      7 Aylesbury Road, Bellville, Cape Town, Western Cape
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    11. Marine Aquatics

      Unit 14 Gateway centre, Ring road East, Alberton, Johannesburg
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    12. Marine & Reef Connection

      Portion 239, North of Farm, Kraaibosch 195, George
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      Anything goes. Discussions about sport, cell phones, pc's, braais and everything else under the sun.
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