Thanks SMB! I will definitely keep that in mind. That's one of the great things about photography (and fishkeeping). You try things and figure out what works and what doesnt. Talk to people that have tried things too and get their experiences.
Thanks for the tips and Happy Halloween to you also!
That's a very festive fish!
I actually have a very hard time using manual focus. My eyes aren't perfect but they also aren't horrible. I only wear glasses when I'm trying to read physics equations off the board (or want to look smarter). I tried using manual focus without my glasses but everything I thought was perfectly in focus was not when I got it onto the computer :P Hence I have now had to commit myself to wearing glasses!