Although I love AquariaCentral I do have a few other places I return to time and time again and thought I'd share. I'll update the list from time to time.
The forums at ClamsDirect has excellent clams specific information such as how to tell the differences between the giant clams, health and care, and suitable tankmates. Oh, and take a look at their store when you're done with the forums as their clams are some of the most beautiful I've seen.
Updated 03-13-2008 at 8:13 PM by Grins
A quick quiz, which of the following statements have you heard/read more often?
"I can't believe I was stupid enough to quarantine my fish/corals/etc! Never again will I qt!""I can't believe I didn't qt my fish/corals/etc! Never again will I not qt!"I'm going to go out on a very short limb and guess that while you've heard the later more than once you've never heard the first.
Setting up a QT tank is really very simple, inexpensive, and prudent. So
Updated 11-14-2007 at 6:02 PM by Grins
Hands down, dollar for dollar, joining my local reef club has sincerely been the biggest money saver I've found in this hobby. For those that are interested in finding a local club try searching one of the following lists:
http://www.masna.org/members/clubs.phphttp://www.reefcentral.com/forums/fo...?s=&forumid=80For those that need more reasons to join a local club try:
Deals on quality used equipment.Local tips on where to shop in your area for reef stock
Updated 12-07-2007 at 2:33 PM by Grins
This is an updated version of the original thread appearing in the Marine DIY forum: http://www.aquariacentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=118995
First, the biggest piece of advice I can give you is to read, ask questions, read some more, ask more questions and then go back and read again before buying anything for your first marine tank. This is an expensive hobby and there is no point in hiding that fact. But it will become discouragingly expensive if you are constantly having to
Updated 10-26-2007 at 10:17 AM by Grins