MASNA Scientific Poster Sessions – Now Accepting Submissions

2nd Annual MASNA Poster Session MASNA is proud to present the 2nd Annual MASNA Scientific Poster Session held at the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25 – 27, 2017. The 2nd Annual…

Show tanks from MACNA 2016 – Reef & Livebearer Aquatics

Reef shows are the premier place to meet other hobbyists, talk to professionals and be inspired for your aquarium projects. This year’s MACNA was no exception, and we were excited to run into a young hobbyist and aspiring aquarium YouTuber named…

Visit the Unique Corals Booth at MACNA for the chance to win a $1000 gift certificate

Attention MACNA attendees, here’s your chance to take home a $1000 gift certificate from Unique Corals. To celebrate North Americas biggest aquarium conference, Unique Corals has come up with a truly unique way to win. At the door, attendees will receive a…

MACNA 2017 will be in New Orleans, hosted by Bayou Reefkeeping

MACNA 2017 will be in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25th to the 26th, hosted by Bayou Reefkeeping. We’ve seen our big annual reefing conference held in a myriad of places around the country, but this is the first time that…

Nominations still open for Marine Aquarium Hobbyist of the Year

There is still time to nominate a deserving hobbyist for the Neptune Systems Marine Aquarium Hobbyist of the Year (MAHY) award. Now in its second year, the award recognizes a saltwater aquarium enthusiast exemplifying a passion for the hobby, dedication,…

Who will be the 2016 MASNA Aquarist of the Year?

Each year MASNA members nominate individuals who have contributed to the hobby for the MASNA Aquarist of the Year award. The award is presented at MACNA, during the Saturday banquet. Last years winner, Terry Siegel, joined a renowned group of…

MASNA looking for director for MACNA, Scientific Poster Session closing soon

Love MACNA and have some experience as an event planner? Then MASNA is looking for you. There is currently an opening for a Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) Director who has an event management, meeting planning, or other…

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…

MASNA has open call for first “Scientific Poster Session” at MACNA

Scientific posters are gaining popularity to visually represent complex research in a short, yet impactful way. The Marine Aquariums Society of North America (MASNA) has put out an open call for its Scientific Poster Session to be presented at this year’s…

Top 5 reasons why we love MACNA

The Marine Aquarium Conference of North America is a yearly event buzzing with a cornucopia of reef related awesomeness. For some, it’s an annual tradition, for others, a pilgrimage. Regardless, MACNA presents its attendees with an exuberant atmosphere of fun and…