• Welcome to Bayou Reefkeeping!

    We are a Louisiana based reef club dedicated to the marine and reef hobbyist in the Gulf Coast region and surrounding areas. Like you, we are a group of hobbyists that share in your enthusiasm and desire to learn how to better care for our tank inhabitants. Bayou Reefkeeping is open to anyone interested in learning more about the hobby, whether you are a novice or expert in reefkeeping. It is your questions, advice, and participation that help define Bayou Reefkeeping and build an informational community. All we ask is that members actively participate in discussions, respect one another, and have fun!

    Welcome Jeff - New BRK Director!

    By TheGrimmReefer,

    Some of you may know, Bayou Reefkeeping is registered 501c3 non-profit organization, which is not a very easy classification to obtain, I might add.


    As such, we have a board of directors which manages the financial aspects of the business, with input from the entire staff as a whole. Jeff, @Jawalker85, was recently added to the board of directors. Since joining our staff, he has been one of our most reliable and hard working team members. He has never hesitated to take on a leading role whenever and wherever needed and has put in countless hours of work to continue to make our club as best as it can be! 


    We are thrilled to have him join Bayou Reefkeeping's board of directors! Please join us in showing him our appreciation for his dedication to BRK!!!


    We would also like to take this opportunity to give a huge thank you to Kirk_M and Jaytizzle! Who have proudly served as directors for the club for many years. They have recently moved on from these positions, but will remain on staff and continue to tribute to the organization in many ways. Thank you Kirk and JT for all you've done for BRK and continue to do! 


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    MACNA 2017 - New Orleans, Louisiana!

    By TheGrimmReefer,



    Marine Aquarium Conference of North America 2017 (MACNA®) to be hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana

    New Orleans, LA – August 29, 2016 – Bayou Reefkeeping (BRK) is elated to announce that MACNA® 2017 will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana August 25th-27th, 2017 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Hilton Riverside Hotel.

    MACNA® is proudly sponsored by: Aquaforest, Deepwater Distribution, Maxspect International, Central Pets, Coral Vue, Reef Nutrition, eShopps, and more!

    MACNA® is widely considered to be the top conference and trade show in the marine aquarium industry. MACNA® attracts attendees from all over the world that come to see the industry’s newest product offerings from the top manufacturers in the industry and interact with some of the brightest minds in the marine aquarium hobby.

    MACNA® is currently in its 29th year and 2017 will mark its first trip to the great state of Louisiana, the heart of the Gulf Coast region. For more information regarding MACNA® 2017, please visit www.macnaconference.org/2017.

    BRK is a registered 501(c)(7) non-profit educational organization dedicated to supporting the local aquarium hobby through educational outreach, fostering new hobbyists, and furthering the advancement of captive bred marine life.

    MACNA® is a registered trademark of the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA). For more details about MASNA and its member clubs, please visit www.masna.org.


    Adam Clayton – MACNA® 2017 Co-Chair – AdamC@nolamacna.com

    Jeff Walker – MACNA® 2017 Co-Chair – JeffW@nolamacna.com  

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