The Tropical Aquarium

Comprehensive Coverage, from Setting Up an Aquarium to Choosing the Best Fishes

Author: Gina Sandford

Publisher: Interpet Publishing

ISBN: 9781842861011

Category: Aquariums

Page: 208

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Step-by-step photo sequences instruct on setting up a tank, equipping it, cultivating a tropical aquarium's plant life, and introducing many among a wide selection of tropical fishes, with special advice on compatibility among various species. Hundreds of fish varieties are profiled, with photos and information on feeding and maintenance. Titles in the brand-new "Mini Encyclopedia" series present comprehensive guidance for aquarium hobbyists, each volume offering in-depth coverage of a complete subdivision of fish keeping. Each book's authoritative main text is amplified with beautifully designed panels that present vivid, instructive color photos and illustrations, all of them accompanied by information-packed captions and annotations. The authors--all recognized experts and contributors to aquarium magazines--instruct on setting up an aquarium, selecting species, and maintaining an optimal environment for the tank's aquatic animal and plant life. Each volume features approximately 250 color photos and illustrations.

The Tropical Aquarium

Comprehensive Coverage, from Setting Up an Aquarium to Choosing the Best Fishes

Author: Gina Sandford

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764129865

Category: Pets

Page: 208

View: 1617

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Step-by-step photo sequences instruct on setting up a tank, equipping it, cultivating a tropical aquarium's plant life, and introducing many among a wide selection of tropical fishes, with special advice on compatibility among various species. Hundreds of fish varieties are profiled, with photos and information on feeding and maintenance. Titles in the brand-new Mini Encyclopedia series present comprehensive guidance for aquarium hobbyists, each volume offering in-depth coverage of a complete subdivision of fish keeping. Each book's authoritative main text is amplified with beautifully designed panels that present vivid, instructive color photos and illustrations, all of them accompanied by information-packed captions and annotations. The authors--all recognized experts and contributors to aquarium magazines--instruct on setting up an aquarium, selecting species, and maintaining an optimal environment for the tank's aquatic animal and plant life. Each volume features approximately 250 color photos and illustrations.

Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish

Author: David Alderton

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756668387

Category: Pets

Page: 400

View: 3897

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A lavishly illustrated reference covering all aspects ofkeeping fish, the Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish is the first bookon the market to provide care and identification information on all types of fish for every possible environment, from indoor aquariums to outdoor ponds. The book contains a directory of over 800 of the most popular fish—freshwater, saltwater, coldwater, and tropical—showing not only what each fish looks like, but what food they eat, which species they can cohabit with, how big they grow, and much more.

What Fish?

A Buyer's Guide to Tropical Fish

Author: Nick Fletcher

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764132551

Category: Pets

Page: 208

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(back cover) WHAT FISH? A GUIDE TO TROPICAL FISH Buying fish for your tropical freshwater aquarium can be an uncertain process. This book puts your mind at rest by providing vital information about a wide range of fish. The advice is accurate, up-to-date, and easy to access. As an added bonus, there is a star rating guide to the price you might expect to pay for each fish. Make the right buying decisions with confidence.

The Complete Book of the Freshwater Aquarium

A Comprehensive Reference Guide to More Than 600 Freshwater Fish and Plants

Author: Vincent B. Hargreaves

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)

ISBN: 9781592235148

Category: Pets

Page: 304

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The vivid colors and abundant life found under the water's surface is breathtaking. For years, people have struggled to recreate this magnificent environment in exotic home aquariums. Now with today's technology and scientific understanding, creating a thriving freshwater aquarium is easier than ever. In The Complete Book of the Freshwater Aquarium, hundreds of dramatic underwater photographs give you a fish-eye view of hundreds of colorful sea creatures while accessible scientific text explains all about the fragile ecosystem of the underwater life. This book also features a comprehensive guide to setting up your own aquarium, from selecting your equipment and creating the environment, to choosing your fish and invertebrates. Diving into this book is a pleasure, whether you're an advanced aquarist, or a novice just getting into the hobby.

Aquarium Plants

Author: Peter Hiscock

Publisher: BowTie Press

ISBN: 9781931993548

Category: Pets

Page: 96

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Written by fish keeping experts who have first-hand experience in answering hobbyists questions.

Aquarium

Owner's Guide

Author: Gina Sandford

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789446145

Category: Pets

Page: 256

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Covers all aspects of choosing and maintaining aquarium fish, with descriptions and photographs of over 180 different species, and sections devoted to selecting the best tanks and accessories.

Encyclopedia of Aquarium Plants

Author: Peter Hiscock

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764155215

Category: Nature

Page: 205

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Presents an instructive overview of plant maintenance in aquariums, and profiles over 150 alphabetized aquarium plants, providing growing information, growth rates, lighting requirements, and other practical details.

Ecology of the Planted Aquarium

A Practical Manual and Scientific Treatise for the Home Aquarist

Author: Diana L. Walstad

Publisher: Echinodorus Pub

ISBN: 9780967377360

Category: Pets

Page: 194

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Reference book on inexpensive and low-maintenance aquarium keeping. Book offers an in-depth analysis of the role of plants in freshwater aquarium ecology. It shows how to promote vigorous plant growth so that the plants can purify the water, protect fish, and reduce tank maintenance. All information is backed up by scientific references from aquatic botany, limnology, and aquatic chemistry.

A - Z of Tropical Fish Diseases and Health Problems

Signs, Diagnosis, Causes, Treatment for Tropical Freshwater Fish

Author: Peter Burgess,Mary Bailey,Adrian Exell

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 392

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The aim of this book is to help aquarists recognize signs of illness so they can identify and resolve problems. Divided into three sections, the first focuses on health and husbandry, describing the signs of a healthy fish, anatomy and general care; the second provides signs of diseases and health problems and is cross-referenced to section three, which covers the treatment of diseases and health problems. Illustrated throughout with top-quality color photos, the book is an invaluable reference for novice to experienced fishkeepers.

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Aquarium Fish & Fish Care

A Definitive Guide to Identifying and Keeping Freshwater and Marine Fishes

Author: Mary Bailey,Gina Sandford

Publisher: Southwater

ISBN: 9781780193410

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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A comprehensive manual on planning, building, stocking and maintaining all types of aquaria, fully illustrated with 700 photographs and diagrams.

Tropical Fishlopaedia

A Complete Guide to Fish Care

Author: Mary Bailey,Peter Burgess

Publisher: Howell Book House

ISBN: 9781582451664

Category: Pets

Page: 320

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In a straightforward, accessible format, this book introduces the hobby of tropical fishkeeping, outlining what is required in order to set up the correct environment, and what varieties of tropical fishes will thrive in an aquarium. Detailed information on choosing equipment, setting up a tank, plant selection, and water chemistry is included. You also get comprehensive coverage of how to feed your fish and how to maintain their tank. With special sections devoted to signs and symptoms of disease and first-aid treatments, as well as breeding tropical fish, this book has everything for the beginning hobbyist and the more experienced fishkeeper.

Aquarium Care of Goldfish

Author: David E. Boruchowitz

Publisher: TFH Publications

ISBN: 9780793837007

Category: Pets

Page: 111

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This expert guide provides up-to-date information on keeping goldfish healthy in home aquariums. It covers a wide range of common issues with goldfish care, and contains identifying photos for many of the most popular and easily obtained goldfish species. TFH Publications, Inc. has teamed up with Animal Planet, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book in the Animal Planet Pet Care Library offers incredible value, featuring 112 pages of all-new, current information from pet care and animal expertswith a family-friendly design, over 60 full-color photographs, and helpful tip boxes. Also included is advice on feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities.

Encyclopedia of Tropical Fishes

With Special Emphasis on Techniques of Breeding

Author: Herbert R. Axelrod,William Vorderwinkler

Publisher: Tfh Publications Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 631

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Complete step-by-step instructions and explanations for keeping aquarium fishes healthy and active are included in chapters on water, gravel, rocks, food, snails, aquarium plants, fishes' habits, fish breeding procedures, and other significant topics ...

The 101 Best Aquarium Plants

How to Choose and Keep Hardy, Brilliant, Fascinating Species that Will Thrive in Your Home Aquarium

Author: Mary Ellen Sweeney

Publisher: TFH Publications

ISBN: 9781890087197

Category: Pets

Page: 192

View: 409

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Whether you are a new or intermediate hobbyist, The 101 Best Aquarium Plants is the perfect pocket-sized guide for navigating the booming planted aquarium market. The 101 Best Aquarium Plants makes aquascaping and keeping healthy aquatic plants simple by providing clear, expert advice and recommendations that greatly improve the hobbyist’s chances of success. It presents 101 full-page species accounts of plants that are not only appealing in appearance but can thrive in aquarium tanks. Also included are 33 species to avoid—plants that are not compatible with home aquariums or that tend to perish in the hands of inexperienced aquarists. Written by an experienced aquarium hobbyist, this title features must-know buying, fertilization, and keeping tips, plus easy-to-use keys to sizes and care requirements. The book is organized for instant look-up, with color-coding to highlight species that will fit into aquarium systems of different sizes. The brilliant full-color identifying photos serve as the perfect comple