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MASC - Marine Aquarium Society of Colorado

    1. General Reefkeeping Discussion

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      Latest: Adding sand to a live tank... Good or Bad? jda123, Mar 30, 2020 at 9:31 PM
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    2. DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Projects

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      Latest: DIY 2 part ryewalk84, Oct 14, 2019
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    3. Tank Builds

      Members can post pictures and detailed information about their tanks.
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      Latest: Aurora Quest 450 Gallon Classroom Tank Andrew_bram, Mar 31, 2020 at 12:03 AM
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    4. Newbies Corner

      For members who are new to the hobby and have questions needing answers.
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    5. Expert Info

      For members who have questions about difficult or complex information
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      Latest: Cutting rock TheRealChrisBrown, Nov 5, 2019
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    6. Tank Chemistry

      The place to discuss your PH... or anything else related to Chemistry
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      Latest: ICP Analysis water test jda123, Mar 12, 2020
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    7. Foods - Coral, Fish, Anemones, and Inverts

      Discussions on different foods we feed
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    8. Lighting and Equipment

      A place to discuss all lighting and equipment.
      Latest: Currant USA 3x 150w halide fixture (for parts) SynDen, Mar 27, 2020 at 7:29 PM
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    9. Inverts and other Marine Animals

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      Latest: Peppermint Shrimp. kchristensen8064, Nov 1, 2019
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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 pics only! Haddonisreef, Nov 7, 2019
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    12. Saltwater Plants and Macro Algaes

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      Latest: WTT for macros ReefCheif, Mar 1, 2020
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    13. 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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    14. 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: ID on these little guys? JuanGutz, Oct 23, 2019
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    1. Community Info

      Links to forums of other clubs, other reef sites, and aquarium events NOT sponsored by MASC.
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      Latest: Just saying! Haddonisreef, Jan 17, 2020
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    2. Introductions

      New to our forum? Introduce yourself here!
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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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    4. All things SCMAS

      Announcements and info about the Southern Colorado Marine Aquarist Society
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      Latest: Long time, no posts Haddonisreef, Feb 9, 2020
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    5. MASC Events

      Information and announcements about MASC sponsored events.
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      Latest: ReefED 2020 May 9th, 2020 @1pm SynDen, Mar 16, 2020
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    6. Recent News

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    7. Club Related Info

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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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      Latest: DBTC Xenia Frags cmacias, Aug 15, 2019
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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: Kenya Tree Forest Haddonisreef, Mar 29, 2020 at 7:34 AM
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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: Coral in need of love. Vincent, Feb 6, 2020
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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: Chalice DBTC Cherub, Nov 16, 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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    1. Equipment For Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

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      Latest: Equipment Haddonisreef, Mar 28, 2020 at 10:40 AM
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    2. 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: Anyone interested in a salt group buy? flagg37, Mar 29, 2020 at 4:34 PM
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    3. Individual Buyer/Seller Feedback

      Feedback on buyer/seller interactions (individuals) - see below for Vendor feedback
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      Latest: WTS UWC Purge takayan, May 16, 2019
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    4. Off-topic For Sale, Trade or Want to Buy

      Non-hobby-related items (cars, houses, televisions, etc.)
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      Latest: Pex pipe expansion tool flagg37, Jan 29, 2020
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    5. 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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    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 help neil82, Apr 19, 2019
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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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      Latest: One plus 7t Todd Rozenboom, Nov 24, 2019
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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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    3. SCUBA Discussion

      Share about your past trips and chat with others as you plan future trips.
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      Latest: Guess what I dove with today? halmus, Oct 18, 2019
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    1. The Lounge

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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: New posts vs recent posts SynDen, Jul 20, 2019
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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: Rainbow chalice auction!! Haddonisreef, Jan 13, 2020
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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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