Change to the User Agreement...Please Read
The following change has been made to the AquariumAdvice.com User Agreement: (Chages/additions are in italics below.
7. Commercial Posting
7a. Commercial Posts
AquariumAdvice.Com exists for the non-commercial exchange of information. Hobbyest users of this site are given a "classifieds" forum and a "barter/trade" forum to sell or trade goods and frags. Sponsors of this site are given a sponsor specific forum and a "Sponsor Specials" forum to promote their commercial interests. All other posts deemed to be commercial in nature are a violation of this user agreement and will be removed. As it pertains to the User Agreement, AquariumAdvice.Com defines commercial post as knowing and willful posts made by private individuals or businesses, directly or indirectly seeking commerce. Additionally, posts made by individuals or businesses in regard to other commercial activities, in anticipation of direct or indirect economic benefit or relief from the subject activity, will generally be regarded as commercial. At this time, AquariumAdvice.Com will continue its policy of allowing business to link to their web site via their signatures. These signatures will still need to conform to the specifications outlined elsewhere in this User Agreement. Recognizing that it is impossible to construct a definition which will satisfy every situation or circumstance, AquariumAdvice.Com reserves the right to determine whether or not a post violates the intent of the commercial post policy or definition. Violation of this policy will be grounds for removal from our community.
7b. "Barter and Trade" and "Classifieds" Forums:
Hobbyest users of this site are provided a "Classifieds" and a "Barter and Trade" Forum to trade and sell animals, goods and equipment (non-commercial entities only). These forums are for members that contribute to this site, therefore, posting and/or replying in this forum requires a minimum of 50 posts in the general forums. If you are new and wish to purchase merchandise from members selling/trading equipment, animals and/or goods, you should utilize the Private Message system to conduct your business. Members with less than 50 posts, posting "for sale" or "for trade" topics, in the other forums, will have those threads deleted.