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.
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    2. Beginner Discussions

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

      General discussion and advice forum about reefkeeping and marine tanks.
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    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.
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    5. Articles and Reviews

      A one stop resource for information in the form of articles and reviews written by hobbyists.
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    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".
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      Latest: Banggai cardinal with torn fin Ritz, 21 Feb 2017 at 16:25
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    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.
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      Latest: UPS Help Ozayr, 30 Jan 2017
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    8. Reef Hunters

      Finding those hidden Gems
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      Latest: Protea Heights SPAR Aamir, 13 Feb 2017
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    9. Diving, Collecting and Environmental Discussions

      Scuba, snorkelling, specimen collecting, outings, environmental issues etc.
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      Latest: Is it illegal to collect seawater??? r0ckf1re, 20 Feb 2017 at 12:53
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    10. Local Reefing Clubs

      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: Reef keeping club jhb r0ckf1re, 30 Jan 2017
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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: Local Snails Jojodeeks, 18 Feb 2017 at 16:18
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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: Aquaforest Sheldonbh, 20 Feb 2017 at 18:30
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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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    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: My Aquaria AMW 37 Evo R, 30 Jan 2017
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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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    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: Advice on sump needed Rash, 18 Feb 2017 at 07:27
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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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      Latest: Best Looking FOWLR Tanks tekkengal, 7 Nov 2016
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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: Synthetic reefscapes leslie hempel, 21 Feb 2017 at 16:00
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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... viper357, 2 Feb 2017
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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: Cross flow Steve E, 7 Feb 2017
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    3. Lighting

      Metal Halide, T5 fluorescents, LED's, moonlights. Light up their life.
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      Latest: Orphek diode change Papitto, 21 Feb 2017 at 14:37
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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: RO unit connection EFJ, 20 Feb 2017 at 20:04
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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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    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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      Latest: Mini60 & phosguard use irie ivan, 30 Dec 2016
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    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.
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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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      Latest: Fungus and frayed fins MarineLab, 15 Feb 2017 at 11:12
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    2. Marine Fish Discussions

      Discuss anything and everything about your favourite fish or ask what fish are suitable for your aquarium.
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      Latest: Copperband Butterfly Help r0ckf1re, 20 Feb 2017 at 13:01
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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: Brown Jelly Disease? mandrin, 20 Oct 2016
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    4. Soft Corals

      Leathers, sinularia, ricordea, mushrooms, zoanthids, pin cushions, colt corals, kenya trees etc.
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      Latest: Elegance puffing Trigger1, 10 Nov 2016
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    5. LPS Corals

      Large Polyp Stony corals. Euphyllia, Hammers, Torch, Frogspawn, Brains, Bubble corals, Favia etc.
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    6. SPS Corals

      Small Polyp Stony corals (Hard Coral). Acropora, millepora, stylopora, pocillopora, montipora etc.
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      Latest: SPS tips Marius Swart, 26 Dec 2016
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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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    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: Condy Anemone wont stop moving Moolis Moolman, 20 Feb 2017 at 07:27
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    9. Invertebrates

      Clams, Shrimps, Starfish, Hermit Crabs, Urchins, Snails etc.
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      Latest: Peppermint shrimp r0ckf1re, 19 Feb 2017 at 14:04
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    10. Other Livestock

      Seahorses, bristle worms, nudibranchs, fan worms, tube worms etc.
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      Latest: The seahorse discussion thread Moolis Moolman, 21 Feb 2017 at 12:09
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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: Frenatus spawn devesh.r, 12 Feb 2017
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    8. Wild on Pets



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