MACNA 2021 on Sept 3-5 has been canceled – in-person events in 2021 unlikely

While we all endure the pandemic, in-person events like tradeshows and small frag swaps even with the global distribution of vaccines are very risky. Because of this MACNA 2021 has been canceled and will move to a digital-only event to…

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…

MACNA 2021 – Set to arrive in Atlanta, Georgia September 3-5

When and where will MACNA 2021 take place? MACNA 2021 will take place in Atlanta Georgia from September 3-5. Previously we reported on MACNA 2020 being shut down due to the current health environment across the world caused by the…

Russell Kelley Added to MACNA Speaker Lineup

In the world of saltwater and reef aquariums, a few authors and experts are always invited to MACNA but there’s a growing body of coral people with extensive coral experience that are not in the aquarium community per se. Russell…

Motherlode of Torch Corals coming to Cobalt Aquatics’ MACNA Booth

Torch corals have been in the hobby since practically the beginning – we’ve always had a special place for Euphyllia glabrescens in our various reef tanks. Despite its history in the reef aquarium hobby, for some reason this species has absolutely exploded…

Vincent Chalias to give Important Keynote at MACNA 2019 Banquet

Vincent Chalias is one of the most important people in the reef aquarium hobby today and he’s gearing up to give one of the most timely and informative keynote presentations that MACNA has ever had. More than anyone we know,…

Save Your Tank with New USB Air Pumps from Cobalt Aquatics

The new USB Air Pumps from Cobalt Aquatics are a much needed overhaul to the bait pumps of old. For decades we’ve been using these clunky (and noisy) D-cell air pumps for times when air and water circulation is needed…

Window Shopping the Best New Gear at MACNA 2018 [Video]

Another great MACNA has come and gone and we survived three days and three nights in Sin City. This year’s big event featured the usual fare of great new reef gear and with the new Reef Builders Studio in progress,…

Fauna Marin Min S Coral Food coming soon

Fauna Marin Min S is a new coral food the company is releasing this month and sharing the news ahead of MACNA.  Min S is a liquid food will be suitable for most coral types. Fauna Marin notes it was…

MACNA 2019 will be in Orlando, Florida

This year’s MACNA in Las Vegas in just over a week away but we’ve just received confirmation on next year’s host city. MACNA 2019 will be in sunny Orlando Florida, a location which had a smashing successful MACNA as recently…