2024 Marine Aquarium Conference of North America Cancelled

Reef Builders is sad to learn that MASNA has had to cancel MACNA, the Marine Conference of North America, for 2024. The organization has released the following information via social media: “The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) deeply…

ReefStock Denver 2024 Is Right Around The Corner

It’s not long now until everyone’s favorite reef aquarium show ReefStock opens its doors for another year, at Crowne Plaza, Denver. With over fifty vendors, visitors can expect to see the very best in what Colorado has to offer from…

ReefStock Chattanooga is a new Reef Aquarium show happening this September

Reef Builders is thrilled to announce that we are hosting another ReefStock event in 2023. Held in the Scenic City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, this new, latest location offers great road and rail links, hotels, and hospitality, and promises to be…

Remy and Reef Builders visit Aquashella!

Our resident Reef Builders video and podcast presenter Remy went to Aquashella last weekend, bumped into a few famous reefers, got tips on the rarest and most expensive corals there, and did a little watch shopping on the way.   First,…

AQUA Trade and Consumer Fishkeeping Shows Cancel for 2023

AQUA, Europe’s largest aquatic-only trade event, and its new spin-off Water Alive consumer show have both been canceled for this year. The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association and OATA Impact Exhibitions made the announcement today and said that it was a…

ReefStock Denver 2023 – Meet the Vendors

There was such a great feeling at ReefStock this year, with everyone coming together again to create Jake Adams’ ongoing legacy and vision for the show. With Remy doing a fantastic job presenting our videos, we follow him once more…

ReefStock Denver 2023 Video Part 1

Didn’t get to go to ReefStock? Want to see what you missed, or loved it so much you want to relive Reef Builders’ very own saltwater industry event? We reached out to YouTuber Remy from Bahama Llama Coral and gave…

MASNA announces the cancellation of MACNA 2023

The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America has announced that it is canceling MACNA 2023. The show was due to be held on September 8-10 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but today MASNA has announced that the well-known show will now not…

See You All At ReefED in Denver This Saturday

What’s up Reef Builders and Colorado Reefing Fam? This Saturday April 28th we’ll be making our way to ReefED at the Lakewood Holiday Inn to do some coral shopping, talk shop, and catch up with veteran Reef Builder Mike Paletta. …

Italian Zoomark International 2013 in Bologna in review

The most important Italian pet show, Zoomark International, held every two years at the Bologna fair, closed last week. We went to visit Zoomark, and our vision, limited to a small part in the PET sector, the aquariology, is quite mild for…