No you do not need and generally do everything to close the page pagination of the forums is not necessary, because they contains a unique UGC content. Unlike online stores where pagination pages deliver the goods.
Add 2, 3, 4, etc. pages of pagination in the title the name of the corresponding page, for example, "*title themes* page 2".
Well, let's see, on other forums, almost all made that way.
Ciara.Jast answered on March 20th 20 at 11:31
well, actually he uses just noindex yandex, and he is already especially does not support it, if TEMZ TS you different, you do not need to close, and if not different, then to put kanonikal on the first and all