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Economy's Impact?
How as the economy effected your reefkeeping habits?
I am spending more then ever.
I have not changed my reefkeeping habits.
I have reduced my livestock and drygood purchases.
I am postponing all purchases of all non-essential items.
I am quitting the hobby due to the economy.

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A expansive resource of reef aquaria information. Here, you will find hundreds articles which include previous #reefs talks, a new reefkeeper guide, member-submitted articles, Aquarium Frontiers magazine index, pump selection guide, and many many more. If you have an article you would like to submit, please contact Please make sure to check's monthly periodical, Advanced Aquarist Online Magazine ( for more professional articles.
Library Pump Selection Guide has amassed a huge database of the latest pumps on the market. Currently we have >100 pumps in our database. If you're looking for a pump and specs on that pump, here is the first place to look.
Library DIY Projects
Here are a number of interesting DIY projects that were submitted by our members. If you are interested in DIY, check these out.
Library Editorials
Editorials written by our members covering the aquarium trade, captive propagation, etc.
Library Test Kit Library
Have you lost or mis-placed your test kit instructions? Check here to see if we have what you need.
Library Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a number of frequently asked questions from our readers.
Library #reefs Aquarium Talks by Members
Over the years we have featured a number of peoples' aquariums on our #reefs IRC channel. Members write up a short article on how they maintain their tank and present it online. Check the tanks out!
Library Transcripts of #reefs Talks
A listing of transcripts from past #reefs chatroom talks and discussions.
Library Aquarium Frontiers Article Index
A complete link section to the now defunct Aquarium Frontiers articles in the web archives.
Library Aquarium.Net Article Index
Here you will find a complete index of all the old Aquarium.Net articles. While somewhat dated, they are still a very good reference.
Library Downloads
Interesting downloads that we've acquired over the years. Use at your own risk.
Library Wiring and Plumbing Information
Check here if you are looking for wiring and plumbing information.
Library Product Testing
Various products that have been tested by people in the hobby.
Library Reefkeeping and Internet Abbreviations
Written by DBW. Reprinted with permission from
Library Reefkeeping Glossary
Contributed by SeaMaiden, a Taskforce member.
Library CoralRealm: A Great Online Resource
A community of members from more than 60 countries and 48 states that have come together to share a passion for coral reef marine life. has negotiated a reduced membership cost for people that join because of
Library Past Surveys
A variety of past surveys has published.
Library Salinity Conversion Table
Conversion table for salinity in parts per thousand (ppt) to specific gravity (sg) combined with temperature variation.
Library Wade's Homemade Mash Recipe
Here is one way to make your own food for your reef tank.
Library Beginners Guide
A FAQ detailing the basics of what a reef tank is, including what you will need, what you need to consider, and when you need to consider various aspects of the hobby.
Library Articles By Hobbyists for Hobbyists
Over 200 articles covering every imaginable subject in marine aquarium reefkeeping. Check here for more information!
Library Recommended Reading and Video List
Below are a few of the many books and videos that reefkeepers might think of having in their library. Please support our sponsors and advertisers when purchasing books or videos for your home collection.
Library 3D Models
3D models contributed by community members. If you have a model that you'd like to include, please contact us and we will add it for you. Models can be SketchUp, Blender3D, etc.
Library Compatibility Guides
Fish compatibility and clownfish/anemone compatibility charts.
Library How to Use Our Resources
Information on how to use this website.
Library Newsletter Archives
Archived newsletters.