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    1. Encourage the growth of the marine aquarium hobby in South Texas

    2. Educate and inform members and the public about care, keeping and propagation of marine invertebrates and fish

    3. Prevent abuse to marine animals in general, and to conserve the marine environment by promoting intelligent, planned reef management systems

    4. Promote higher standards of health and care provided by local commercial outlets

    5. Organize workshops, seminars and discussions related to all aspects of the hobby

    6. Raise and generate funds and create financial resources to meet these goals; and

    7. Coordinate with and support similar societies devoted to like-minded interests.

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    aceer15

    This Kills Me

    Thread Starter: aceer15

    So I'm at work...and this is what I see on the new posts of MAAST. What to do now?

    Last Post By: Southern Flame Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 11:02 AM Go to last post
    aceer15

    Nem Growth

    Thread Starter: aceer15

    I had a RBTA that was really healthy and split 3 ways. All 3 nems are healthy and have been doing well for months. They just haven't really grown...

    Last Post By: Southern Flame Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 11:01 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    Return line siphon break

    Thread Starter: clownfitch

    So I have come to the conclusion that check valves are not the answer unless you want to clean the weekly. Obviously the best answer is enough space...

    Last Post By: clownfitch Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 10:57 AM Go to last post
    Poor Boy

    last ID check, i promise...

    Thread Starter: Poor Boy

    and i lied... im pretty sure this wont be my last "ID check" thread... Thanks!

    Last Post By: FireWater Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 09:10 AM Go to last post
    SantaMonicaHelp

    Lowest cost and easiest way to eliminate green hair, bubble, turf and slime algae

    Thread Starter: SantaMonicaHelp

    Lowest cost and easiest way to eliminate green hair, bubble, turf and slime algae from your aquarium (hopefully permanently). This new test...

    Last Post By: rocketeer Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 04:31 AM Go to last post
    ramsey

    Good LFS's in Houston?

    Thread Starter: ramsey

    I'm planning a trip to Galveston soon and was wondering if there're any good stores to visit in Houston. I'm gonna try to convince the wife to make a...

    Last Post By: ramsey Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 01:08 AM Go to last post
    polarbear

    melanurus wrasse question

    Thread Starter: polarbear

    So I have one of these and today when I was moving around some corals I spotted some bristle worms and decided to eat them. I watched as he ate them...

    Last Post By: polarbear Wed, 23rd Apr 2014, 10:24 PM Go to last post
    Southern Flame

    Just a few pics from the 90gal

    Thread Starter: Southern Flame

    Last Post By: Southern Flame Wed, 23rd Apr 2014, 08:17 PM Go to last post
    aceer15

    ORA red gonipora

    Thread Starter: aceer15

    I've got an ORA red goni that is looking great and extends everyday. I've heard they grow fast and am wondering what people are doing as far as...

    Last Post By: Southern Flame Wed, 23rd Apr 2014, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  • Today's Posts:

    Southern Flame

    This Kills Me

    We are aren't we LOL!


    90 gal reef <3 250 build<3
    MAAST

    Southern Flame Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 11:02 AM Go to last post
    Southern Flame

    Nem Growth

    I've added a second heater it's in my DT set at 76 my RKE is reading approx 80 degrees my nems have opened up more than usual :) and I've recently acquired a nem not sure if it's a ritteri or a Sebea...

    Southern Flame Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 11:01 AM Go to last post
    clownfitch

    Working on getting a pvc anti-siphon device...

    Working on getting a pvc anti-siphon device ordered through my plumbing material supplier. It should work great but will be a little pricey. http://www.plastomatic.com/rvdt.html

    clownfitch Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 10:57 AM Go to last post
    aceer15

    This Kills Me

    It sounds like we're all, dare I say....addicted


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    aceer15 Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 10:38 AM Go to last post
    aceer15

    Nem Growth

    Jack, I've tried the frozen shrimp and saw some success with that in the past. I may try getting on a more consistent feeding regiment with them


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    aceer15 Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 10:37 AM Go to last post
    FireWater

    last ID check, i promise...

    I seem to remember reading an article, think it was Fenner, that talked about different stars. Something about number of legs and size, but it was difficult to distinguish types. There are stars that...

    FireWater Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 09:10 AM Go to last post
    rocketeer

    I need to inject a word of caution. I ran an...

    I need to inject a word of caution. I ran an up-flow ATS for about a year. I built a light with three 17W (I think) compact florescent lights shining through the side of my acrylic sump. I finally...

    rocketeer Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 04:31 AM Go to last post
    rocketeer

    My RBTAs eat everything. I've sold dozens of em....

    My RBTAs eat everything. I've sold dozens of em. When I want them to grow I feed them pea sized pieces of shrimp of sea scallops every couple of days. That's what I feed my green brittle star. I...

    rocketeer Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 04:04 AM Go to last post
    rocketeer

    I didn't know asterina stars were bad. I used to...

    I didn't know asterina stars were bad. I used to have tons of em and nothing seemed to suffer. For some reasonm now I don't have so many. Not sure that's what you have, but it looks like it. Kind...

    rocketeer Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 03:53 AM Go to last post
    ramsey

    Good LFS's in Houston?

    Thanks for the recommendations. Hopefully I'll have time to visit at least one of those places.

    ramsey Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 01:08 AM Go to last post
    CPLHESS

    Ha I do it too. Then close out the app and...

    Ha I do it too. Then close out the app and restart on my browser in case I'm not going to the latest posts only to realize yep it's still the same lol

    CPLHESS Thu, 24th Apr 2014, 12:23 AM Go to last post
    polarbear

    Thanks for the reply. And thanks. I didn't even...

    Thanks for the reply. And thanks. I didn't even realize it was a 1000 already.

    polarbear Wed, 23rd Apr 2014, 10:24 PM Go to last post
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