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Aquarium fish : a definitive guide to identifying and keeping freshwater and marine fishes

Author: Mary Bailey; Gina Sandford
Publisher: London, England : Hermes House, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rich variety of tropical freshwater and marine fishes makes keeping an aquarium an absorbing pastime. This book explains how to set up your aquarium, select the type of fishes you want, and maintain the appropriate tank environment. There is information about equipment, feeding, water chemistry and quality, adding new fishes and keeping them healthy. The book also discusses the merits, habitats, feeding and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Bailey; Gina Sandford
ISBN: 9781844770243 1844770249
OCLC Number: 992694845
Notes: Includes index.
Previously published as: The ultimate aquarium.
Description: 256 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Getting Started --
Water Management --
Foods and Feeding --
Equipment --
Decor - the hardware --
Decor - plants --
Setting Up --
Buying and Adding the Fishes --
Keeping them Healthy --
Breeding --
The Fish Groups --
Cichlids --
Catfishes --
Cypriniformes --
Cyprinodonts --
Characins --
Anabantids --
Miscellaneous Freshwater Fishes --
Brackish Water Fishes --
Marines --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Mary Bailey & Gina Sandford.

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A comprehensive practical guide to setting up all types of aquaria, with 700 step-by-step photographs.  Read more...

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