Ten Things You Have Learned From The Hobby and Now Wish You
10) My local fish store's first
bit of information they gave me!
Mr. Moray of Australia
9) The TDS of the tap water that
I used to drink freely without hesitation!
Troy182 of Beaufort, S.C.
8) Pitter98's scientific formula
for calculating proper watts per gallon:
Total # of tanks x # of fixtures / watts per fixture x electricity
per month x cost of bulb replacement x happy corals x happy
you / spending less time with your significant other / upset
wife (or g/f) x "that coral that I gotta have" cost
/ lost productivity scouring the forums for new solutions
= way more time and $$$ than we want to spend.
Pitter98 of Kalamazoo, MI.
7) That Caulerpa can 'go
sexual.' It's not a good feeling to know that my algae has
more fun than I do.
64Ivy of Greenwich, CT
6) How far I will drive (and how
much gas I will waste) to get a free frag/fish.
Entropy of Thousand Oaks, CA
5) That free 90 gallon tank that
your parents gave you was the beginning of the end of your
howardofnova of Falls Church, VA
4) That the cats get more entertainment
from the tank than you do!
lossman of Tampa, FL
3) How quickly a small skimmer
cup dumped in the kitchen sink can make my whole house stink!
Anemone of Valencia, California
2) That some fish eat other fishes'
Habib of Holland (Europe)
1) That there is an online forum
for reef junkies called Reef Central, and that you can spend
hours surfing everyday knowing that you could never read it
Lance Chaes - Clive, Iowa
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