The *.Aquaria FAQs: Contents

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Mirrors and Translations

A list of offical alternate sites and language translations is available in this section.

Introductory and Newsgroup FAQs (intro)

Your First Freshwater Aquarium (beginner)

Beginning Saltwater Aquaria (sw-begin)

Live Plants (plants)

Disease, Algae and Snails (disease)

More Detail, Please...

Other Resources (resource)

The FAQ Annex

This is a collection of detailed articles that are either too detailed to be considered FAQs, or are older versions of material covered in the main FAQ. The Annex is available via WWW or FTP only, sorry.

A more condensed version of this page with graphical things is also available.

The FAQ Team