Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to frequently asked questions about CMAS and this list is updated as new questions arise over time. If you don't find the answer to your question or are looking for additional information please Contact Us.

When and Where do the meetings normally occur?

Generally speaking our meetings are on the 3rd Saturday of each month from September through May and are held at various locations around the Chicago Suburbs.

Please check our Events list to verify exactly when and where our upcoming events will be held.  The Events list can be found here or by clicking "Meetings & Events" above.

What is a Frag Swap?

Frag swaps are hobbyist events held by CMAS that allow for the buying and selling of coral frags and other reefkeeping supplies and equipments.  Sellers at these events consist of both your fellow hobbyist and local/regional fish stores and aquarium supply retailers.