Southern Maryland Marine Aquarium Society (SMMAS)
Southern Maryland Marine Aquarium Society
The Southern Maryland Marine Aquarium Society (SMMAS) is a friendly gathering of folks from all walks of life that share an interest in Marine Aquariums.  It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an expert, we welcome everyone.  We have regular meetings to exchange ideas, discuss current conditions in member’s tanks, share and trade corals, and plan field trips.  Our goal is to educate ourselves as well as the general public about the saltwater aquarium hobby and to raise awareness of the delicate reefs we take care of, in and out of our aquariums.
 
Upcoming Events:
Please see the forum for our upcoming meetings and locations.
 
Club Projects:
SMMAS has 3 schools participating in our program to reach the next generation of Marine Hobbyist. Our goal is to teach these children about the dangers our natural reefs face today and what we can do as hobbyist to help.

Southern Middle School:
The Southern Middle School Tank is making a come back from a major catastrophe last year. Mr. Klapper has done an outstanding job rebuilding the Southern Middle School educational tank. All together this build is over 400 gallons. There are several tanks including a 150 gallon Reef tank, a 150 gallon FOWLR, a 125 gallon submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) Chesapeake Bay tank and a Mosquito Fish breeding tank. More information about this tank build can be found on Mr. Klapper's website.
 

 
 
 
Southern Middle School Sponsored Tank
 


Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center:
We sponsor a 90 gallon tank at the Leonardtown Tech Center. We set this tank up on January 26, 2013.

 


 
Leonardtown Tech Center Sponsored Tank

 

Little Flower School:
The Little Flower School tank is a 75 gallon freshwater display.

 
 
 
Little Flower School Sponsored Tank

 

If you are interested in donating equipment to our educational program or would like more information about sponsorship, please contact the SMMAS Board of Directors using the Contact Us link below.

 



 

 
 

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SMMAS membership is easy -- $20 per individual or $30 per family.

You can renew online using paypal by clicking here.

Please select the type of membership: Single, Family Student or Sponsor. Membership is for 1 year and allows you to have full access to the club forum including the market place where members post their live and dry goods for sale or trade. If you have any questions please feel free to email the board members using the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page. We also welcome walk-ins to our meetings that are posted on the forum. Membership dues can also be paid in person at the next meeting.
 
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