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MASC - Marine Aquarium Society of Colorado

    1. Community Info

      Links to forums of other clubs, other reef sites, and aquarium events NOT sponsored by MASC.
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      Latest: posts are not showing or being removed?? SynDen, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:07 AM
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    2. Introductions

      New to our forum? Introduce yourself here!
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      Latest: Tony's Intro Tony, Jul 14, 2018 at 3:15 PM
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    3. 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!!! Dr.DiSilicate, Jul 9, 2018 at 9:54 AM
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    4. 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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    5. MASC Events

      Information and announcements about MASC sponsored events.
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      Latest: MASC Science Fair SynDen, Jul 9, 2018 at 9:09 AM
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    6. Recent News

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    7. Club Related Info

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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: Haddonisreef 210 Haddonisreef, Jul 15, 2018 at 8:07 PM
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    3. General Reefkeeping Discussion

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      Latest: Thank God my nose works SkyShark, Jul 15, 2018 at 7:55 PM
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    4. DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Projects

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      Latest: The HUGE Move Gabe&Brandi, Jul 15, 2018 at 9:48 PM
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    5. Foods - Coral, Fish, Anemones, and Inverts

      Discussions on different foods we feed
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      Latest: Fuzzy chitons kchristensen8064, May 12, 2018
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    6. Lighting and Equipment

      A place to discuss all lighting and equipment.
      Latest: AI Vega Controller issues.... zombie, Jul 10, 2018 at 12:24 AM
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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: 10% water changes? neil82, Jun 16, 2018
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    9. Inverts and other Marine Animals

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      Latest: sea hair flagg37, Jul 14, 2018 at 2:08 PM
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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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    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: Anemone issue... zombie, Jun 13, 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: Couple IDs... SynDen, Jul 15, 2018 at 7:51 PM
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    13. Saltwater Plants and Macro Algaes

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      Latest: Help identifying bacteria Gabe&Brandi, Jul 15, 2018 at 9:41 PM
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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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  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: Polly want a Polyp? Gabe&Brandi, Jul 9, 2018 at 8:42 PM
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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: Cespitularia and sps of some sort andre, Jul 15, 2018 at 3:34 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: mid sized red hitchhiker crab andre, Jul 12, 2018 at 7:48 AM
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    1. Frags and Livestock for Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

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      Latest: Looking for a small foxface or other grazer zombie, Jul 15, 2018 at 9:32 PM
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    2. Equipment For Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

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      Latest: WTB all in one Nano reef Kluker589, Jul 15, 2018 at 9:42 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: Liveaquaria ryewalk84, Jun 26, 2018
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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: Need to vent jda123, Jul 2, 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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      Latest: FSOT Smarthome Tech Gabe&Brandi, Jul 12, 2018 at 9:37 PM
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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. Chemistry

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      Latest: Took Skimmer offline. zombie, Apr 26, 2018
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    2. Conservation

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

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

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

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

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    7. Corals

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    8. Informative and Interesting Videos

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      Latest: Nudi eaters yes finally Rumen, May 2, 2016
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    9. 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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    1. The Lounge

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      Latest: My 5 words you Continue - Part Deuce SynDen, Jul 15, 2018 at 7:58 PM
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    2. Member's Lounge

      Viewable to paid members only!
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      Latest: Free 120DD kchristensen8064, May 17, 2018
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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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