Fish stores come in many shapes and sizes. Your town may have several, or just a few, and chances are you know where most of them are located and you visit more than one regularly. But if you aren’t familiar with each store out there, get out there and start hunting them down. Each store offers a different take on the aquarium hobby. Some specialize in SPS corals, others in rare fish, even still others in equipment. Don’t focus your efforts on one store, unless of course your town only has one store, but instead spread out. Talk to the employees and owners of each store and befriend them. Doing this will expand your aquarium hobby horizons and you may even more effectively spend your dollar.
Tip of the Day – 5/22/20110