• 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!

    June 2016 Crawfish Boil, July Frag Swap, & Major News!

    Reef Tank Greg
    By Reef Tank Greg,

    We are pleased to announce an exciting lineup of summer events for Bayou Reefkeeping!


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    Saturday, June 11 - Crawfish Boil & Pool Party, hosted by Greg (Reef Tank Greg) in Gonzales.

    Saturday, July 30 - Summer Frag Swap, hosted by Susan (ReefAngel) and Dave (dakar) in Slidell

    Saturday, August 27 (tentative date) - High Priority Meet with MAJOR NEWS on the Future of Bayou Reefkeeping!


    Go ahead and save those dates! This summer of fun will build up to the Major News in late August!


    First up is the annual Crawfish Boil:


    When: June 11 from 11am to 4pm


    Where: 1129 E. Angela St. Gonzales, LA 70737


    Our annual crawfish boil will be held at Greg's house in Gonzales, LA. Bayou Reefkeeping will be providing and boiling the crawfish, free to all who attend! There will be two mature reef tanks for all to enjoy; one 90 gallon and one 250 gallon.  Also, everyone is welcome to swim. Don't forget to bring a towel!


    Please RSVP via posting in this topic if you plan to attend and eat crawfish!


    Frag swapping and gear swapping is encouraged!


    Again, Bayou Reefkeeping will be supplying the crawfish and all the fixings!

    Come hungry and BYOD (Bring your own drink!)


    Can't wait to see everyone there!!


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    New PLATINUM SPONSOR!!! - Welcome Fritz Aquatics!

    By Jawalker85,

    We would like to welcome Fritz Aquatics as Bayou Reefkeeping's newest PLATINUM SPONSOR!




    Fritz Aquatics offers a FULL LINE of additives, salts, and chemicals.

    Please take a minute to visit their website.




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    New PLATINUM SPONSOR!!! - Welcome Saltcritters!!!

    By Jawalker85,

    We would like to welcome SaltCritters as a PLATINUM  SPONSOR of Bayou Reefkeeping. Please take a moment and visit their site. 






    Based out of Reelsville Indiana, SaltCritters is family owned and operated. 

    They have been keeping fish since about 1990 and in the reef hobby since about 2002. 

    They offer a wide selection of livestock and some drygood items, and strive to offer the best prices and customer service anywhere! 


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    Congrats Grey Ghost! April POTM Winner!

    By TheGrimmReefer,

    Congrats Grey Ghost! Awesome edit!




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