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: A discussion on immunity BrentSA, 4 Aug 2018
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    6. Reviews

      Reviews written by hobbyists.
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      Latest: Blue Treasure Sps Sea Salt Wetty, 17 Aug 2018 at 21:24
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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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    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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      Latest: Solutions to load shedding dubediver, 24 Jul 2018
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    9. Reef Hunters

      Finding those hidden Gems
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    10. Diving, Collecting and Environmental Discussions

      Scuba, snorkelling, specimen collecting, outings, environmental issues etc.
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      Latest: Bristle worm lizardalpha, 20 Aug 2018 at 12:43
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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 Craig Ventress, 18 May 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: Fish ID Please clintkoi1, 20 Aug 2018 at 16:48
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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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    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: Brown hair algae Graham 1234, 19 Aug 2018 at 05:58
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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: Floating Canopy for nano Dewd, 9 Aug 2018
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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: Tips and tricks hotdog83, 8 Aug 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: 2una's Rsm 650 mixed reef 2una, 12 Aug 2018
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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: Rocks for nano ReeferB28, 12 Aug 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: Show us your skimmer... Fred d, 14 Aug 2018 at 20:11
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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: The Conch Aqua Wavemaker clan leslie hempel, 19 Aug 2018 at 18:46
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    3. Lighting

      Metal Halide, T5 fluorescents, LED's, moonlights. Light up their life.
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      Latest: Led unit for boyu tl550 barixboy, 20 Aug 2018 at 20:34
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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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      Latest: Silica/beach sand for reef tank BrentSA, 15 Aug 2018 at 17:26
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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: Calcium reactor Bristlebasher, 13 Aug 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: Media Reactor Dexter, 20 Aug 2018 at 20:51
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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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      Latest: Yellow Tang fins sach, 14 Aug 2018 at 14:07
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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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    4. Soft Corals

      Leathers, sinularia, ricordea, mushrooms, zoanthids, pin cushions, colt corals, kenya trees etc.
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      Latest: Value of (large) Kenya Trees? GinOri, 31 Jul 2018
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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: KEEPING SPS PART 3, pH Phoenix, 4 Jul 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: Make your own frag plugs Dieter OD, 20 May 2018
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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: Tentacle loss yasinomarjee, 17 May 2018
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    9. Invertebrates

      Clams, Shrimps, Starfish, Hermit Crabs, Urchins, Snails etc.
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    10. Other Livestock

      Seahorses, bristle worms, nudibranchs, fan worms, tube worms etc.
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      Latest: Bad snails r0ckf1re, 4 Jul 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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      New sponsor information and other general info.
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    3. Tunze SA

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    4. Wild on Pets

      Greenstone Crescent Shopping Centre, Cnr Stoneridge Dr And Greenstone Pl, Edenvale, Gauteng
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    5. Jungle Aquatics

      Broadacres Shopping Centre, c/o Cedar and Valley Road, Fourways, Sandton
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    6. Aquaria

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    7. Aquarium Depot

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

      South Africa's only magazine on the keeping and breeding of aquarium and pond fish.
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    9. Majestic Pets Solutions

      226 High Rd, Pomona AH, Kempton Park, same entrance as Birds and Pets for Africa
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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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      Latest: Waterbox online Pre-Orders ReeferB28, 20 Aug 2018 at 09:27
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    12. Marine & Reef Connection

      Portion 239, North of Farm, Kraaibosch 195, George
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    1. General Off Topic chats

      Anything goes. Discussions about sport, cell phones, pc's, braais and everything else under the sun.
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