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Michelle L
05/20/2006, 08:04 AM
Hi all

Anyone know of a good online resource for educating myself about different corals and sponges?

Thanks!
Michelle

drew22to375
05/20/2006, 08:44 AM
right here on reef central is about the best place. Go over to the coral forum and start asking questions.

Drew..

Michelle L
05/20/2006, 08:50 AM
Well, I was really more interested in reading about different characteristics of each, along with photos for comparison.

All I have really found in the forums is discussion among members who already own and propagate corals, with not many photos for comparison. I am looking for something more formal than forums. I need to start from the base level! :)

Sloeber
05/20/2006, 09:07 AM
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1890087483/sr=8-1/qid=1148137645/ref=pd_bbs_1/103-3823546-8377450?%5Fencoding=UTF8

HTH

Benny Z
05/20/2006, 09:31 AM
marine depot and drs foster and smith both sell an array of coral books, too.

Michelle L
05/20/2006, 09:33 AM
Thanks, everyone!

FloatingFish
05/20/2006, 02:32 PM
Try these.



http://www.wetwebmedia.com/marine/index.htm

http://saltaquarium.about.com/


Charlie

schmoeger6
05/20/2006, 04:41 PM
I've got a couple of good books that you could borrow, The Reef Aquarium (Vol 1&2), by Delbeek and Sprung, kinda heavy reading, but a lot of good information, and also A Practical Guide to Corals For the Reef Aquarium, lots of pictures, care tips,lighting & flow requirements, etc. If interested in borrowing, let me know and I can drop them off next time i'm in B/N.

lglamb
05/20/2006, 10:09 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=7403441#post7403441 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by hcs3
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1890087483/sr=8-1/qid=1148137645/ref=pd_bbs_1/103-3823546-8377450?%5Fencoding=UTF8

HTH


Notice they suggest Anthony's book to go along with Eric's.


:reading:

Michelle L
05/22/2006, 04:26 AM
Schmoeger6, thank you so much for the offer of loaning your book to me. That was very kind!! But, I think I'll have to pass because I would worry about being slow to return your book in a timely fashion, and also because when I get a book for situations like this, I like to keep it on hand permanently so that I can reference it when needed. I am also yellow-highlighter happy!!

But, thank you again for the offer!!!!!!!!!!