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  1. #1

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    Is this magazine worth subscribing to?

    I had a subscription to this years ago and realy enjoyed it. It seems to be a little pricey now. I used to get 12 issues for $24.00.

    So I was wondering if anybody reads it anymore and if it's worth getting again?
    Last edited by steeler58; 02-22-2013 at 06:10 AM.
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    I got a few copies. For me not worth it. It now tries to do too many things at once.

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    I had a subscription last year but didn't renew it. I personally found there was allot of info and stuff about fish or products I am not interested in. There was nothing about fish I am interested in or keep.
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    As a newbie, I don't get much info from them.

    Your local library may carry copies. I read a few of them each time I go. Or if you have a library card, you can take them home to read. No subscription or $$$ outlay needed.
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    I get them monthly and have for 3 years+ and have every issue dating back 10+ years thanks to my grandfather. I love the different articles, not for most practical applications, but Jack watley has great discus info, Jeff Rapps and a few others do a lot of input. Planted tanks are always covered and its a great all around hobbiest mag to edjucate beyond the normal stuff.

    I always recommend them.

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    Is it worth it? I guess that depends how much enjoyment you get out reading them. I usually just borrow them from a friend, he has around 30 years worth of them. Mostly look at them if looking for a certain article.

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    I now enjoy Amazonas Magazine more and so I read that. The photography is excellent. Content is good as well.

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    Thanks guys, all good comments I appreciate it.

    Sandz I used to keep every old issue too, (as of five yrs ago) till the wife finally made me toss them out LOL.

    IWA I will look into that magazine.
    Last edited by steeler58; 02-22-2013 at 10:36 PM.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
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    I've not got a lot to compare it to but I like Practical Fish Keeping magazine.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

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    There just so much good and better information on the net these days, enough to read for years strait, I can no longer justify any magazines, and if any where good enough I would just read them online to save paper / shipping and help the environment. Your wife can never make you throw out the internet.

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