Marine Aquariums South Africa

    1. 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.
      Threads:
      3,163
      Posts:
      64,584
      Latest: New member new tank Dieter OD, 19 Aug 2017 at 12:33
      RSS
    2. Beginner Discussions

      Discussions about beginning this hobby and how to setup a marine tank.
      Threads:
      2,484
      Posts:
      41,511
      Latest: Courier of livestock Dexter, 18 Aug 2017 at 13:30
      RSS
    3. General Discussions and Advice

      General discussion and advice forum about reefkeeping and marine tanks.
      Threads:
      7,151
      Posts:
      111,725
      Latest: Test Kits Devon, 19 Aug 2017 at 12:27
      RSS
    4. 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.
      Threads:
      66
      Posts:
      708
      Latest: 5 day fishless cycling dubediver, 19 Aug 2017 at 08:58
      RSS
    5. Articles and Reviews

      A one stop resource for information in the form of articles and reviews written by hobbyists.
      Latest: Marine Aquarium Cycle Haffy, 21 Jul 2017
      RSS
    6. 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".
      Threads:
      940
      Posts:
      15,470
      Latest: Sore in African Clown jlr007, 15 Aug 2017 at 06:51
      RSS
    7. 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.
      Threads:
      181
      Posts:
      3,477
      RSS
    8. Reef Hunters

      Finding those hidden Gems
      Threads:
      157
      Posts:
      2,976
      Latest: MY new addition SantaMonicaHelp, 16 Aug 2017 at 20:52
      RSS
    9. Diving, Collecting and Environmental Discussions

      Scuba, snorkelling, specimen collecting, outings, environmental issues etc.
      Threads:
      469
      Posts:
      9,667
      RSS
    10. 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.
      Threads:
      307
      Posts:
      15,695
      Latest: WC Reef Club lucky draw Jaun_marine, 31 Jul 2017
      RSS
    1. ID Needed

      Post a photo here and get the crew to help you put a name to the 'creature'.
      Threads:
      1,849
      Posts:
      19,858
      Latest: Magnifica ritiri anemone? ziguri, 18 Aug 2017 at 15:25
      RSS
    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.
      Threads:
      823
      Posts:
      15,244
      RSS
    2. Nuisance Algae

      A forum dedicated to eradicating this pest. Cyanobacteria, red slime algae, hair algae, bubble algae, valonia, diatoms etc.
      Threads:
      251
      Posts:
      5,374
      Latest: Algae ridden nano tank TheNewReefer82, 12 Aug 2017
      RSS
    3. Nano Tank advice

      Advice for the ever popular smaller fish tank keepers. A nano tank is generally smaller than 130 litres.
      Threads:
      276
      Posts:
      8,068
      Latest: 120 litre mixed reef student tank Camsch15, 18 Aug 2017 at 19:36
      RSS
    4. Boyu TL450 and TL550 advice

      Sub-Forum dedicated to the ever popular range of Boyu TL450 and TL550 nano tanks.
      Threads:
      194
      Posts:
      3,617
      Latest: Auto top up TL550 hotdog83, 15 Aug 2017 at 13:43
      RSS
    5. RSM Red Sea Max tanks

      Topics dedicated to the popular RSM series of tanks, such as the RSM 130d, RSM 250, RSM S650.
      Threads:
      78
      Posts:
      3,201
      Latest: Red Sea Max 250 Haffy, 19 Aug 2017 at 08:43
      RSS
    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.
      Threads:
      120
      Posts:
      2,598
      Latest: Best Looking FOWLR Tanks raymondrice16, 14 Aug 2017 at 15:18
      RSS
    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.
      Threads:
      78
      Posts:
      1,089
      Latest: Nano tank Aquacscaping. TheNewReefer82, 16 Aug 2017 at 21:59
      RSS
    1. Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration

      Filter floss, UV Sterilisers, Ozone reactors and Skimmers. Tunze, Reeftek, Reef Octopus, Aquamedic, Deltec, Bubble King, Bubble Master etc.
      Threads:
      694
      Posts:
      13,448
      RSS
    2. Pumps and Waterflow

      Simulating the Ocean. SEIO pumps, Tunze streams, wavemakers, Vortech's, get the flow going.
      Threads:
      496
      Posts:
      7,640
      RSS
    3. Lighting

      Metal Halide, T5 fluorescents, LED's, moonlights. Light up their life.
      Threads:
      997
      Posts:
      16,567
      Latest: Improved Living Custom LED Club hotdog83, 18 Aug 2017 at 07:58
      RSS
    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).
      Threads:
      609
      Posts:
      10,339
      Latest: Synthetic rock Vleis Visagie, 16 Aug 2017 at 07:57
      RSS
    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...
      Threads:
      638
      Posts:
      9,985
      Latest: Reef Angel MacSakkie, 19 Aug 2017 at 11:53
      RSS
    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.
      Threads:
      217
      Posts:
      6,960
      Latest: Vinegar dosing? Jscholtz014, 28 Jun 2017
      RSS
    7. Anything DIY Related

      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.
      Threads:
      1,151
      Posts:
      20,216
      Latest: NEWBIE DIY REEF TANK Mark H, 19 Aug 2017 at 12:35
      RSS
    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.
      Threads:
      237
      Posts:
      4,100
      Latest: Can I reef dip live rock for diseases ? dubediver, 19 Aug 2017 at 04:31
      RSS
    2. Marine Fish Discussions

      Discuss anything and everything about your favourite fish or ask what fish are suitable for your aquarium.
      Threads:
      1,197
      Posts:
      19,255
      Latest: Fiji Foxface NJH, 19 Aug 2017 at 08:25
      RSS
    3. Coral Care and Requirements

      Discuss the many varied aspects of how to feed, grow, light and place your corals.
      Threads:
      158
      Posts:
      2,156
      Latest: Why can't I grow sps? leslie hempel, 26 Feb 2017
      RSS
    4. Soft Corals

      Leathers, sinularia, ricordea, mushrooms, zoanthids, pin cushions, colt corals, kenya trees etc.
      Threads:
      375
      Posts:
      6,103
      Latest: Value of (large) Kenya Trees? RiaanP, 14 Aug 2017 at 07:11
      RSS
    5. LPS Corals

      Large Polyp Stony corals. Euphyllia, Hammers, Torch, Frogspawn, Brains, Bubble corals, Favia etc.
      Threads:
      226
      Posts:
      2,965
      RSS
    6. SPS Corals

      Small Polyp Stony corals (Hard Coral). Acropora, millepora, stylopora, pocillopora, montipora etc.
      Threads:
      206
      Posts:
      4,021
      Latest: Green slimer dying 459b, 4 Aug 2017
      RSS
    7. Fragging Corals

      Slice and dice those corals, make frags and sell them to your buddies or join in frag swops.
      Threads:
      130
      Posts:
      3,358
      RSS
    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.
      Threads:
      380
      Posts:
      6,518
      Latest: BTA not looking good. devesh.r, 10 Jul 2017
      RSS
    9. Invertebrates

      Clams, Shrimps, Starfish, Hermit Crabs, Urchins, Snails etc.
      Threads:
      592
      Posts:
      7,730
      Latest: Post a pic of your clams Dieter OD, 19 Aug 2017 at 11:57
      RSS
    10. Other Livestock

      Seahorses, bristle worms, nudibranchs, fan worms, tube worms etc.
      Threads:
      142
      Posts:
      2,511
      Latest: Missing Shrimps Haffy, 25 Jul 2017
      RSS
    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.
      Threads:
      122
      Posts:
      3,141
      Latest: Clown breeding pots pHishman, 19 Aug 2017 at 11:41
      RSS
    1. Latest: New pics of my tank Katencomp, 11 Aug 2017
      RSS
  1. Sponsors Forums

    For information on becoming a sponsor, please contact us here.
    1. Sponsor Specials

      Latest specials from the Sponsors
      Threads:
      326
      Posts:
      2,724
      Latest: Reef Angel.... Sale.... irie ivan, 17 Aug 2017 at 21:47
      RSS
    2. Sponsor Info

      New sponsor information and other general info.
      Threads:
      5
      Posts:
      67
      RSS
    3. ► Sponsor Request Forum

      Forum for requesting equipment/livestock from sponsors.
      Threads:
      925
      Posts:
      6,900
      Latest: Jebao Wp-40 impeller wanted? Travis1, 13 Aug 2017 at 08:00
      RSS
    4. Latest: USA Shipment Dorry Pets, 19 Aug 2017 at 09:45
      RSS
    5. Tunze SA



      Threads:
      141
      Posts:
      1,779
      Latest: TUNZE - Care Magnets Anita, 23 Jun 2017
      RSS
    6. Pet Stop SA



      Threads:
      429
      Posts:
      5,486
      Latest: HELP we are over stocked ;) Haffy, 4 Aug 2017
      RSS
    7. Wild on Pets



      Threads:
      79
      Posts:
      641
      RSS
    8. Jungle Aquatics



      Threads:
      924
      Posts:
      2,898
      RSS
    9. Perky Pets Superstore



      Threads:
      170
      Posts:
      4,008
      Latest: perky pets January stock . Bradwin, 16 Jul 2017
      RSS
    10. Aquatic Vision



      Threads:
      190
      Posts:
      638
      RSS
    11. Reef Aquatics



      Threads:
      146
      Posts:
      4,096
      RSS
    12. Majestic Pets Solutions



      Threads:
      72
      Posts:
      309
      Latest: SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEKEND!! MajesticPets, 18 Aug 2017 at 11:40
      RSS
    13. RBM Aquatics



      Threads:
      9
      Posts:
      159
      RSS
    14. Pet Lovers Emporium

      Threads:
      107
      Posts:
      199
      Latest: Awesome New Stock Steve E, 18 Aug 2017 at 17:42
      RSS
    15. Marine Aquatics



      Threads:
      47
      Posts:
      296
      Latest: Australian SPS shipment MacSakkie, 18 Aug 2017 at 08:44
      RSS
    1. All For Sale and Wanted Forums

      Click here to go to the For Sale, Swop, Wanted forums.
      Threads:
      14,978
      Posts:
      170,197
      Latest: Tang Info hotdog83, 19 Aug 2017 at 14:11
      RSS
    1. Announcements

      Important Announcements to read.
      Threads:
      42
      Posts:
      1,610
      Latest: DOWNTIME Tonight viper357, 28 Apr 2016
      RSS
    2. Forum Suggestions and Feedback

      Suggestions, problems, help with forum functions etc.
      Threads:
      382
      Posts:
      8,070
      Latest: MAP - Friend or Foe clownaround, 19 Aug 2017 at 14:08
      RSS
    3. Competitions

      Threads:
      116
      Posts:
      3,157
      Latest: Competition Winners July 2017 Quanm, 19 Aug 2017 at 10:26
      RSS
    4. Forum Usage

      All the info you need to help you use the forum.
      Threads:
      38
      Posts:
      379
      Latest: 'Watch Thread' ascheff, 10 Mar 2017
      RSS
    5. News

      Home Page display
      Threads:
      2
      Posts:
      19
      RSS
    6. RSS Feeds

      A forum that automatically pulls interesting RSS feeds from other websites around the world.
      Threads:
      6,747
      Posts:
      9,599
      RSS
    1. General Off Topic chats

      Anything goes. Discussions about sport, cell phones, pc's, braais and everything else under the sun.
      Threads:
      2,406
      Posts:
      41,382
      RSS
    2. Fresh Water Tanks Discussion

      Threads:
      73
      Posts:
      770
      RSS