Dr. Matthew L. Wittenrich successfully breeds the rare Lancer Dragonet

MACNA attendees always get something special they may get nowhere else. ┬áThis time around, Dr. Matthew L. Wittenrich (Dr. Witt for short) developed one of the most modern and progressive-minded presentations I’ve seen, and he did it exclusively for MACNA…

Reef Builders is live at MACNA 2011 in Des Moines, IOWA USA

Reef Builders is live at MACNA 2011, covering the event in wonderful Des Monies, Iowa. The show has not started yet but that does not mean Reef Builders isn’t giving you the goods on what is new here. You probably…

MACNA 2011 – looking forward to seeing more young people in the reef aquarium hobby

It’s been almost a year since I first started writing for Reef Builders, and I have to say it has been a blast. Since I never really introduced myself to the readers, I realize that many of you do not…

Better hurry, MACNA ticket discounts end Sunday

You better hurry because time is running out to get a discount on MACNA 2001 tickets. If you get your tickets purchased online before Sunday, July 31, you’ll be able to secure them for $125 before they jump up to…

MACNA “Early Bird” discount ends on Dec. 31

We know MACNA isn’t until September but the Early Bird discount for MACNA XXIII in Des Moines, Iowa in 2011 is expiring on December 31. If you purchase your full conference pass before the end of the year, you can…

Young Reefers Rejoice! MACNA 2011 lectures and trade show will be FREE to students 17 & under

A few weeks ago we threw down the gauntlet, urging MACNA and the reefing community to do more to support the next generation of reefers. Well the Iowa MACNA planning committee was listening and they picked up the gauntlet, kicked…

MACNA 2011 show floor already 80% sold

You might have read about the next MACNA being hosted in Des Moines, Iowa. The event, to be held next year on September 9-11, marks the first time, in a very long time that Macna will be on the western…

MACNA 2011 to be hosted in the Midwest by Greater Iowa Reef Society, GIRS

MACNA 2011 will be hosted in the the Midwest by Greater Iowa Reef Society (GIRS). Congratulations to the GIRS for their winning bid of next year’s MACNA. From MASNA: It has been over a decade since MACNA was held in…