There will be an exciting CMAS event coming up on March 11th in St. Charles,  Illinois.  This event, MACI( Marine Aquarium Conference of Illinois) will be sponsored by Marine Geek and will be hosted at the Pheasant Run Resort. There will be workshops, speakers, and many of the vendors from the marine aquarium industry.  CMAS members will also receive a discounted admission.  ReefNation will also be attending this event and we hope to see you there too!


(Marine Aquatic Conference of Illinois)

March 11, 2012


Pheasant Run Resort

4051 E. Main Street

St. Charles, Ill  60174


Join CMAS for this special event!

Quality Speakers:

Julian Sprung

Kevin Kohen

George Parsons

Quality Workshops:

Todd Barber will be doing his world renowned presentation on Build-a-Reefball!

 The first 50 attendees that sign up by paying a $25 fee will receive Todd’s presentation,

select quality corals and a Reefball to place in their very own aquarium.

Half the proceeds from this event will go to the Build-a-Reefball foundation

Mike from Living Sea will be doing his famous Frag Swap Coral Cutting Class!

The first 50 attendees that sign up by paying a $10 fee will receive a hands on

tutorial on just how to cut coral and attach them to plugs.  All supplies will be included!

Mark Vera from Phyto2 and Kevin Kohen from Drs. Foster Smith!

Mark and Kevin will be discussing the ins and outs of proper quarantine methods.

Children’s Area:

Mike from Living Sea will have a children’s exhibit that will show examples of sea life that they will be able to pick up and touch!

Door Prize Goodies:

We will be handing out door prize goodies to the first 1000 attendees! Courtesy from Drs. Foster and Smith!

Reef Hobbyist magazine will have free issues of their magazine!

MEGA, MEGA Raffle:

If you thought the raffle items at the CMAS Frag Swap were spectacular, wait till you see what the MACI raffle has!

Price of Admission:

CMAS members= $10

Available online and at CMAS meetings