MAMAX 2015 | Virginia Beach, VA | 10/17

The Mid-Atlantic Marine Aquarists Society (MAMAS) would like to invite you to the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Marine Aquarium Expo (MAMAX) located in Virginia Beach, VA on October 17, 2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm. MAMAX is a fund raising event for reef related charities. Proceeds are donated to a charity selected by you, the attendees.

In addition, MAMAX is an opportunity for reef aquarists in the mid-atlantic region to come together for a day of saltwater hobby exposure, education, conversation, contests and family fun. With over 20 vendors from across the country, raffles, presentations and contests throughout the day, we have something for everyone.

General admission is just $5 and kids 12 and under are free. Limited quantities of VIP tickets will be available as well! VIP tickets get you into the event a FULL HOUR EARLY at 9am before general admission to meet vendors, cherry pick coral and pick up exclusive deals. You’ll also get a t-shirt, MAMAS stickers, a magnet, a copy of Coral Magazine, copy of Reef Hobbyist magazine and 25 Raffle tickets as well as vendor swag and exclusive deals!!! That’s a $75 value for only $35. Remember, a portion of our proceeds will go to an environmental charities that you choose!

Bro’s Fish Tacos food truck will be on site serving up great meals! (not included in admissions price)

Current Vendors

  • Aznnutty’s Saltwater Connections
  • Seachem
  • Joe Knows Reef’s
  • Animal Adventure
  • Simply Pets
  • Reef Deep Aquatics
  • ATB Skimmers
  • Jason Fox
  • Pacific East Aquaculture
  • Pop Corals
  • Cobalt
  • Supreme Reefs
  • Fraggin Wagon
  • GR8Polyps
  • Aquariums Unlimited
  • Sustainable Aquatics

Raffles & Prizes
MAMAX will host a hug raffle at 1:30. Our sponsors and vendors are all contributing great prizes including:

  • Apex Jr from Neptune Systems
  • 36″ T5 lighting from Aqueon
  • 24″ T5 lighting from Aqueon
  • Powerheads from Fluval
  • All-in-1 Aquariums from Aqueon
  • Gift Certificates from Dr Foster & Smith
  • Gift Certificates from all coral vendors
  • Fish from Sustainable Aquatics
  • 40g Aquarium from Archetype
  • 40g Custom Stand by Superior Contracting
  • Chemicals from Seachem
  • Phyto from Aqua-Tech
  • Gift Certificates from Premium Aquatics
  • Live Food from Reef Nutrition
  • Brine from Instant Ocean
  • Subscriptions to Coral Magazine
  • Frozen Food from Rod’s
  • Pod from Algae Barn
  • Powerheads from Cobalt
  • Chemicals from Kent
  • Fish from Proaquatix
  • Frag Racks from Zen Reef
  • Chemicals from Boyd
  • Skimmer from Coralife


  • Reef Hobbyist Magazine
  • Rod’s Food
  • Instant Ocean
  • Premium Aquatics
  • Rod’s Reef Food
  • Aqua-Tech
  • Reed Mariculture
  • Aqueon
  • Cobalt
  • Seachem
  • Doctors Foster & Smith
  • Boyd Enterprises
  • Archetype Aquariums
  • Zen Reef
  • Kent
  • Coralife
  • Proaquatix
  • Carolina Aquatics
  • Fluval
    -Bro’s Tacos
  • Algae Barn
  • Neptune
  • Coral Magazine
  • Reef2Reef
  • Archetype Aquariums
  • Superior Contracting
  • Sustainable Aquatics
  • Red Sea

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor, please contact our staff for details and an application form at

Dam i wish this wasnt the same day as that pet place swap, and i wasnt already commited to that.

Maybe we can get you down here next year. It’s going to be a great event this year and next year it’s going to be even better with a change in venue :wink:

I look forward to it. Mybe next year a little more notice and we can make it happen.

That’s my bad. I just found out about your club at MACNA. Glad to have you all though and hope it’s ok to post the invite.

Due to the amount of inquiries we have had this past few weeks, we have decided to put the general admission tickets online as well. You can still get tickets at the door but for those of you coming form out of town we’re adding this option so that you’re sure to get in. We have a handful of VIP tickets left as well with just 2 weeks to go! MAMAX 2015 Tickets in Virginia Beach, VA, United States

We are down to just a handful of tickets as of today! Thank you for the support! To make things fun and to blow out VIP ticket sales, we’ve decided to give away a few things to the person who buys the 100th ticket. We have a bunch of fun stuff from Fluval, Reef2Reef and MAMAS! Get yours today and we’ll announce the winner next week! MAMAX 2015 Tickets in Virginia Beach, VA, United States

Only 3 VIP left for MAMAX this Saturday!!! Thank you for the support! Here is a quick look at the VIP bag contents. Grab yours today. You could be the 100th ticket and walk away with some great prizes!