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Old 07-25-2013, 10:45 PM   #1
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Good reef keeping book?

I was wondering if anyone has any really good n informative books to read?
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Old 07-25-2013, 10:57 PM   #2
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I purchased two books from amazon for about $12 each that lists all the fish and inverts that you can get. It has been a godsend when out shopping cause alot of lfs dont know what they are selling. I would highly suggest you pick up one or both, they can save you alot of heartache. lol They are also a great read because they list like every fish that is sold in the trade and you can read up on just about anything.
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Old 07-26-2013, 12:07 AM   #3
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The pocket reef app is pretty good. It has a lot of useful info
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:11 AM   #4
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Here is what I got on line. It will show you different tank configurations, setting up and keeping any kind of fish or corals. Very very informative.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1890087009
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Old 07-26-2013, 06:46 AM   #5
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I purchased two books from amazon for about $12 each that lists all the fish and inverts that you can get. It has been a godsend when out shopping cause alot of lfs dont know what they are selling. I would highly suggest you pick up one or both, they can save you alot of heartache. lol They are also a great read because they list like every fish that is sold in the trade and you can read up on just about anything.
What are the books called?
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Old 07-26-2013, 02:17 PM   #6
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I was wondering if anyone has any really good n informative books to read?
This book helped me a lot. Got it at Barnes

There are two other books that i have researched and will get can't remember the names atm. Have fun
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I haven't used any books yet so far in the hobby. I have found success through this forum and backed up sites...for difficult species I wanted to keep I was able to find college level material on keeping them.
When I go to my LFS, I simply use my phone for any info on something I'm not familiar with. I use liveaquaria.com and recently added aquaribase to my phone to fiddle around with. For the most part, LA will answer any questions you could have IMO.
Is there something more specific you are looking for that this wouldn't cover?
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search The Reef Aquarium: science, art and technology its 80 dollars on amazon. its 650 pages and has taught me a lot of very useful information
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I haven't used any books yet so far in the hobby. I have found success through this forum and backed up sites...for difficult species I wanted to keep I was able to find college level material on keeping them.
When I go to my LFS, I simply use my phone for any info on something I'm not familiar with. I use liveaquaria.com and recently added aquaribase to my phone to fiddle around with. For the most part, LA will answer any questions you could have IMO.
Is there something more specific you are looking for that this wouldn't cover?
Agreed 100 percent. These are really all my resources. This book was my first purchase when i decided to join the hobby. However, sniper is on point. All this information and then some is easily found in this forum and from using my phone. I feel this book is great for beginners imo
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