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Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA)

Welcome to MASNA®’s most magical MACNA® yet! For the first time in show history, we will be exploring the wide world of marine aquariums on Disney property! MACNA® 2019 will take place at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort from August 30th to September 1st, 2019.

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Choosing the Right Light For Your Aquarium — Marine Depot Chats with Experts #12

David (Dave) Troop of Aquatic Life joined us to share his lighting expertise to help you select the right light for your tank. We discussed LED, T5, and—you guessed it—hybrids! His company also produces reverse osmosis systems and accessories for aquarium use so we explore that topic as well!

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Kessil Announces New A360X LED Aquarium Light and Spectral Controller X—See Them This Weekend At MACNA 2018 in Las Vegas!

The Kessil A360X is an upgraded and completely redesigned successor to the popular A360WE, not only improving upon the solid design of the original, but also adding more groundbreaking features to make it one of the best LED lights on the market for reef and planted tanks. See it this weekend at MACNA!

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Ian M. Tepoot Tells Us About Fish Food Ingredients, How New Life International Earned The Trust of The California Academy of Sciences, and How Aquarium Hobbyists Anthropomorphize Their Fishes’ Diet

New Life International creates some of the most popular pellet foods in the world for the fish we keep in our aquariums. We speak to company president Ian M. Tepoot about their New Life Spectrum lineup of foods and discuss ingredients, efficacy, diet, and why so many trusted institutions feed their aquarium fish NLS.

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We Get The Lowdown On The MiniMax Pro Reactor from Innovative Marine’s Royce Suzuki—BONUS: A New IM Skimmer Is Coming Soon!

The reactor is available in two sizes and designed to fit in the back of all-in-one aquariums where space is scarce—a place where fast, easy, and mess-free maintenance determines whether you love or hate a particular piece of equipment. Royce also tell us about their new NuvoSkim DC protein skimmer!

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The Sumpless ATO from XP Aqua is the First Auto Top-Off Built for Tanks Without Sumps

The Sumpless ATO from XP Aqua is the first and only auto top-off system specifically designed for aquariums without sumps. The dual-optical sensor ATO is hidden inside the included overflow box which acts as a surface skimmer but doubles as a media reactor.

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Reef2Reef’s David Hammontree Talks About Staying Passionate, Buying Competitor 3reef, Dinoflagettes In His Dream Tank, and What He’s Binging on Netflix

Reef2Reef is one of the most popular online communities for marine and reef hobbyists. We caught up with R2R’s owner (you may know him better as revhtree) to talk about what it takes to stay on top.

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JBJ Introduces New Flat Panel Tanks With Low-Iron Glass, Cool Filter Sock Holders, Spacious Back Compartments For Customization

JBJ aquariums are known for their clean lines, quality construction and affordable price. Not satisfied to rest on past achievements, JBJ has introduced three new tanks aimed at the reef keeping community.

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Where In The World Is Bob Fenner? We Track Him Down To Talk About Diving Destinations, Climate Change, and Underwater Photography

We speak with The Conscientious Marine Aquarist author and owner of Wet Web Media Bob Fenner plus watch his 2017 Reef-A-Palooza California presentation “Anemones for Aquarium Use, Husbandry.”

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Never Kill Coral Again: Curiosities From MACNA 2017

Smooth-On is a company that makes kits for the do-it-yourself sculptor. So why were they at MACNA? Using molds and colors, it is possible to make an entire reef complete with live rock replica and corals.

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