Re: NANFA-- Protein skimmers
Tue, 8 Jun 2004 13:47:37 EDT

In a message dated 6/8/04 1:33:54 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> I guess what I'm saying all boils down to this:
> Reef taks are expensive, and they require a lot of planning. However, if
> you take your time and do the job right, from the very start, you will
> be richly rewarded indeed. Cut corners-in-you system's peril.
The expense was why I quit keeping corals. I realized I couldn't continue to
spend the amount of money necessary to realistically keep a reef tank and not
doing it right meant killing lots of coral and fish. so I quit and went to
something a little bit cheaper (natives). Keeping the animals alive is very
important to me and a reef tank while relatively easy for me is very expensive and
the lighting is the most important part. So don't skimp on the equipment and
you'll have a good chance of keeping a beautiful aquarium for many years and
maybe even contributing to the knowledge of growing coral and other reef animals
but if you don't do it right all you will be doing is slowly killing lots of
coral and other creatures that deserve better.

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