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View Poll Results: Which new subforums would you post in?
Scientific Debate (with references, not opinions) 15 55.56%
Soil Substrates and 'NPT's (Plants subforum) 12 44.44%
'High Tech': Pressurised COČ and higher light (Plants subforum) 7 25.93%
left blank on purpose. 3 11.11%
left blank on purpose. 0 0%
I have another idea. Ill post it here. Please add it. 3 11.11%
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:30 PM   #11
 
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low tech planted tanks would be a good option
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:32 AM   #12
 
I kind of like all the options.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:35 AM   #13
 
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Although I didn't vote for it, the Scientific Debate would probably be popular with a select group of members. Personally, my eyes start to glaze over when the discussion gets to technical.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:38 AM   #14
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How would scientific debate differ from reference material??
What would be considered a scientific fact (with references) as vs. opinion (with references). Will these advanced sub-forums be just another case of
CLEVER HANS who always knew the answer.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:37 AM   #15
 
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We've all seen people come up with different conclusions using the same references, just as we've seen people use different references to debate a point. Some folks just enjoy a good debate; however, they only become educational when there is a willingness to accept that you could be wrong when the weight of evidence supports a different idea. I don't need or like to debate but, I can see some folks are chomping at the bit for one. That's OK by me.
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Old 05-21-2013, 01:48 PM   #16
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Why do we have to have a debate where one wins or loses? Would a friendly exchange of ideas be acceptable it is not necessary that all of us come to the same conclusions, we could all agree that disagreeing will not imply a sense of right or wrong. We all know that there is more than one way to view the world.
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:25 PM   #17
 
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I loe the idea of a forum where fishkeepers would not only give their opinion on something, but would have to back it up with cold hard facts. It might not end up a posting hotspot, but I cam definitly see it as a frequent hang out for lurkers.

When it comes to plants and such, we have to consider the fat that we already have a plant forum. However, advanced tecniques in planting need a separate place and advanced stickies for themselves. So, I would like to propose the following. Keep the original plant forum (perhaps renamingit something like Plants and Substrates or Plants: Low Tech or just Planted ) with lots of low tech and for beginners stickies with perhaps a section on the different types of substrate with their strengths and weaknesses and a list list of good beginner plants with their pH and hardness preferances. Then create a second forum entitled Advanced Planted Tanks with stickies on CO2, enriched substrates, rare and expert level plants, fertilizing, and so on. That way, the forum could target both high tech and NPT and group together people with an advanced interest in planted tanks. Many of these areas overlap, so I can see the 2 groups being of great help to each other. :)
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:12 PM   #18
 
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Hello:
Why do we have to have a debate where one wins or loses? Would a friendly exchange of ideas be acceptable it is not necessary that all of us come to the same conclusions, we could all agree that disagreeing will not imply a sense of right or wrong. We all know that there is more than one way to view the world.
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That sounds good to me, Pop. Just saying there are people who love to debate. Maybe a special niche will lessen the amount that appears on "normal" threads, especially if the Mods bump them to that niche. Most of us who have been members for a little while have seen these "debates", for lack of a better term, erupt on some of the most innocent threads. It gets to the point where the OP and their question are pushed far into the background. I always continue to subscribe to those threads just to see how nasty things get. Sick, I know. Perhaps placing high level, heated debates in their own place will have the impact of decreasing the amount of intimidation experienced by the novices. I sure wouldn't post a question about my first 10 gallon after reading some of these threads.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:00 PM   #19
 
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That sounds good to me, Pop. Just saying there are people who love to debate. Maybe a special niche will lessen th in the original thread.e amount that appears on "normal" threads, especially if the Mods bump them to that niche. Most of us who have been members for a little while have seen these "debates", for lack of a better term, erupt on some of the most innocent threads. It gets to the point where the OP and their question are pushed far into the background. I always continue to subscribe to those threads just to see how nasty things get. Sick, I know. Perhaps placing high level, heated debates in their own place will have the impact of decreasing the amount of intimidation experienced by the novices. I sure wouldn't post a question about my first 10 gallon after reading some of these threads.
For many, the thread wouldn't even have to be moved. The arguments could be ripped out and moved, to leave the op with a chance for an answer
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:11 PM   #20
 
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Right. I was speaking about posts rather than the entire thread. That wouldn't be fair to the OP.
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