Events

MACNA 2020: Phoenix Rising Now Online!

THE DATE: August 28 – 30, 2020 THE LOCATION: Online Webinar Nine Speakers, Two Workshops, One Panel, Several Community Meet-ups, and an Awards Ceremony! Welcome to the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) 2020 Online: Phoenix Rising! MACNA, the…

MASNA Student Scholarship Program has $8,000 available for college students

The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) has announced it is offering $8,000 as part of its 2016-17  MASNA Student Scholarship program to help stimulate and promote the pursuit of marine science, particularly around topics that are relevant to the…

Fifth Annual Mountain West Reef Fest next weekend

We were glad to hear the Mountain West Reef Fest is holding its fifth event in Salt Lake City next weekend, Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15. They are bringing in seven fantastic speakers, with one at Friday’s VIP…

Can’t make it to MACNA? Check out this year’s program

We can’t all be in Denver this year for MACNA and if you are like me, you want to try and be a part of it as much as you can. We have been fortunate to be able to share…

New Coralife Aqualife LED features interchangable LEDs and directional lunar lights

The new Coralife Aqualife LED is taking affordable aquarium LEDs in an intriguing direction allowing you to customize and tweak your lighting with interchangeable 3W LED tri-lamps. We were able to get a sneak peak at this image and expect…

Poll: Are you going to MACNA 2014?

It is that time of year again. Your social media feed is chock full of posts about people talking about heading to the pinnacle reefing event in North America — MACNA. Now in its 26th year, the Marine Aquarium Conference…

Going to MACNA? Grab your official mobile app to keep you on track

Conferences like MACNA are always fun, but there is always the challenge of finding the speaker schedule, locating all your favorite vendors and just staying on top of everything that is going on — especially where there is so much…

Aquatic Experience Aquascaping Live! Contest promises $3,900 in prizes

Aquascaping is one of the most time consuming and frustrating part of building your aquarium. Get it right and you are loving it. Get it wrong and you start wondering if you will ever have your hand outside the aquarium.…

MACNA adds trio of pioneering marine scientists to speaker lineup

MACNA 2014 just got a little better with the addition of three pioneering marine scientists to its already impressive speaker lineup. The Board of Directors just announced the addition of these three speakers: Dr. Todd LaJeunesse (a pioneer in the field…

Want to tour Fiji for 10 days with Walt Smith? Head to MACNA for chance to win dream trip raffle

Being able to head to Fiji for 10 days is a reefers dream alone. Now add onto that the ability to not only meet Walt Smith but tour the WSI facility, take a dive on the coral farm and just…