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Josh Saul

About Josh Saul

Josh Saul is a technology consultant for large global banks. He has been involved in the aquarium hobby for 15 years and has been SCUBA diving for more than 20.
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Announcing Reefs:Dispatches strives to be the world’s leading destination for sustainable coral reef farming and the aquarium hobby. As such, we think it is vitally important to inform our readers about aquarium trade issues pertaining to sustainability. There are few more important issue for sustainably minded aquarists to be following right now than the legislative efforts to close Hawaii’s aquarium fishery.  This new series will focus on issues related to the aquarium trade and what individuals can do to better understand industry concerns and long term sustainability activities. To bring you some perspective on those efforts and how aquarists can respond, we reached out to Ret Talbot, who has covered Hawaii for CORAL Magazine since 2009. We are pleased to bring you a special report on a very important and timely topic.More:

This Sunday in NYC!

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Manhattan Reefs – Fall Frag Swap

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Manhattan Reefs Fall Frag Swap

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MACNA 2014 is OPEN! Visit us at Booth 207

Well, here it is!  MACNA 2014 is right upon us.  We’re going to be enjoying the event rather than posting throughout it, so come to Booth 207 and check out all of our surprises.  See you there!… More:

Reefs Magazine – New Issue Online Now!

Just in time for MACNA 2014 this weekend in Denver, we bring to you the latest issue of Reefs Magazine.  Randy put together a whopper this time with all of the big reef aquarium writers contributing.  In addition to the hobby slanted articles, we also have a very important article from Rich Ross and Ret Talbot about point of origin tracking and why this is important to the entire industry as a whole.  Be sure to check the new issue here on the website or in the new Reefs App v4.2.… More:

Reefs 4.2

Your mobile key to the world of reefs.  Version 4.2. Available now, FREE AS ALWAYS!More:

Live Sale – Cherry Corals – Summer Meltdown!

Our friends at Cherry Corals realized they had too many incredible pieces to hold until MACNA so they will be unloading a trove of WYSIWYG frags and colonies this Saturday here at  In addition to over 600 corals, Cherry will be giving away gift certificates every hour and a trip to Reefapalooza Orlando.  This exciting event will include a live chat room with contests and fun activities.  Don’t miss it!… More: is the world's leading destination for sustainable coral reef farming and the aquarium hobby. We offer a free open forum and reef related news and data to better educate aquarists and further our goals of sustainable reef management.