• 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!

    Fragniappe 2017 Tickets On Sale Now!

    Reef Tank Greg
    By Reef Tank Greg,

    Fragniappe 2017 is only four months away! It's hosted by Bayou Reefkeeping on Saturday, March 4 in Slidell, LA from 11am to 5pm at the beautiful Northshore Harbor Center! We are working hard to give everyone a bit of a MACNA preview at Fragniappe. Many vendors from around the country are already booked! We will also be bringing in a very fun and interesting guest speaker for Fragniappe 2017!


    Tickets are available via the Fragniappe website. There are two price levels.




    $10 per General admission Ticket , 11:00am entry, UNLIMITED number available

    **$20 per Early Admission Ticket, 10:00am entry, LIMITED number available


    You can purchase your tickets NOW via this link:




    Want a Fragniappe T-shirt? Well you can get one too at the link above!


    **Note: Supporting members get early admission with purchase of general admission ticket. Limited to one ticket per supporting member.

    Want to know more about supporting members? Well then click HERE!




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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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