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Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies

Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies

  • Author: Gregory Skomal
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118051025
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 360
  • View: 1954
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Demystifies aquarium setup and maintenance Combine and care for a wide variety of marine fish and invertebrates Dive into the colorful world of saltwater fish! This fun, friendly guide gives you easy step-by-step instructions for choosing and caring for these amazing animals. You get the latest on feeding, tank upkeep, filtering systems, maintaining live rock, and preventing algae build-up, as well as what not to include in your aquarium. Discover how to Choose the best fish and equipment Get your tank up and running Maintain proper water conditions Keep your fish happy and healthy Avoid tank pitfalls Keep a brackish aquarium

Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

  • Author: Maddy Hargrove,Mic Hargrove
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118050972
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 360
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Covers the latest aquarium gadgets Design a dazzling underwater environment with this bestselling guide! Setting up your first freshwater aquarium can be a daunting task. This friendly guide answers all your questions, from setting up your tank and selecting fish to the water, chemicals, plants, and much more. There's also expanded guidance on combining different species of fish, maintaining a tank, cleaning gravel, and dealing with common problems such as algae. Discover how to * Choose the right aquarium * Select the best fish * Get good deals on equipment * Maintain a clean, healthy environment * Handle tank pitfalls * Breed your fish

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Saltwater Aquariums

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Saltwater Aquariums

  • Author: Mark W. Martin,Ret Talbot
  • Publisher: Alpha Books
  • ISBN: 9781592578269
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 299
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Featuring descriptions of over 1,000 marine fishes, corals, plants, and invertebrates, this guide offers advice and guidelines for maintaining a saltwater aquarium, including general care recommendations, compatibility of species, and what to do when things go wrong. Original.

The Marine Reef Aquarium

The Marine Reef Aquarium

  • Author: Philip Hunt
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
  • ISBN: 9780764160233
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 208
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(back cover) This book focuses on developing a system using natural rock and sand as the foundation for a sustainable reef aquarium. Detailed step-by-step guidance throughout. Features more than 400 photos and illustrations.

The Marine Aquarium Handbook

The Marine Aquarium Handbook

Beginner to Breeder

  • Author: Martin A. Moe,Matthew Lynn Wittenrich
  • Publisher: TFH Publications
  • ISBN: 9780982026212
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 351
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The Marine Aquarium Handbook is the bestselling saltwater aquarium book of all time, selling more than 250,000 copies since first published in 1982 and launching aspiring aquarists into the marine aquarium hobby. Out of print since 2006, this indispensable resource is now available in a completely updated and redesigned third edition that includes world-class color photography to help guide the reader through setup of their first marine aquarium and then progresses to reefkeeping and breeding of marine fishes. Written by an acclaimed marine biologist and pioneering fish and invertebrate breeder, the book provides sound advice in a clear, readable, and engaging voice. New content exclusive to this edition includes recent advances in biofiltration and energy-efficient lighting, brand new chapters on marine foods and refugia, greatly expanded coverage of fish species and hardy invertebrate species, and information about those species best suited for breeding. Each featured fish has a species profile, behavior notes, native range, maximum size, and essential feeding and husbandry advice. The Marine Aquarium Handbook covers everything a marine hobbyist needs to know to get started and be successful, including aquarium choices, water chemistry, filtration, biological filtration and live rock, setup and maintenance, fish selection, and identification and treatment of common diseases.

Complete Encyclopedia of the Saltwater Aquarium

Complete Encyclopedia of the Saltwater Aquarium

  • Author: Nick Dakin,Julian Sprung
  • Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
  • ISBN: 9781552978177
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 400
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Provides information on setting up a saltwater aquarium, accessories, salt mixes, and over three hundred marine fish and invertebrates.

The New Marine Aquarium

The New Marine Aquarium

Step-by-step Setup & Stocking Guide

  • Author: Michael S. Paletta
  • Publisher: Microcosm Limited
  • ISBN: 9781890087524
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 144
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Creating a beautiful, thriving first saltwater aquarium has never been easier, using the natural, simplified methods learned and practiced by the world's leading reef hobbyists. By helping newcomers avoid the pitfalls of outdated, high-maintenance filtration techniques, the author offers an easy-to-follow route to long-term success with live rock, appropriate equipment, aquascaping, disease prevention, and essential husbandry techniques. Includes a photographic guide to selecting fishes, with dozens of hardy choices that are highly recommended for beginning hobbyists or others wanting beautiful, interesting, and long-lived marine species.

Saltwater Fish and Reef Tanks

Saltwater Fish and Reef Tanks

From Beginner to Expert

  • Author: Zechariah Blanchard
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781499203165
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 154
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This book is a good source of information for new and experienced saltwater aquarium owners.

Your New Saltwater Aquarium

Your New Saltwater Aquarium

A Step by Step Guide to Creating and Keeping a Stunning Saltwater Aquarium

  • Author: Laurren Schmoyer
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781497459311
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 296
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"Keeping bright, colorful, exotic saltwater fish healthy and thriving for years in a saltwater aquarium is the norm for the pros. Now you have the chance to learn how the experts create stunning saltwater aquariums filled with beautiful fish." --P. [4] of cover.

Koi For Dummies

Koi For Dummies

  • Author: R. D. Bartlett,Patricia Bartlett
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118068175
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 288
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Known throughout the world for its beauty and personality, koi is one of the most carefully bred fish species around. Raising koi is especially time-consuming and requires more than just sprinkling little flakes in the fish bowl. But thankfully, you don’t have to be an expert to maintain your own koi pond. Koi For Dummies shows you how easy and fun it can be to own and care for these delicate fish. Whether building a pond or aquarium for the indoors or outdoors, this easy-to-understand guide explores all of your options. Clear, concise advice helps you: Appreciate your koi’s beauty Build, design, and maintain your koi pond or aquarium Find and select koi and the proper supplies Keep your koi happy and healthy Treat your koi for parasites, bacterial infections, and viruses Breed and care for baby koi Show off your koi to other koi enthusiasts

The Nano-Reef Handbook

The Nano-Reef Handbook

  • Author: Chris Brightwell
  • Publisher: TFH Publications
  • ISBN: 9780793807178
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 192
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Presents a comprehensive guide to setting up and maintaining a reef aquarium fifteen gallons in volume or smaller, providing detailed information on filtration, temperature control, water chemistry, and fish and marine life recommendations.

Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish

Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish

  • Author: David Alderton
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0756668387
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 400
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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.

The New Reef Aquarium

The New Reef Aquarium

Setup, Care and Compatibility : Guidance from an Aquarium Authority

  • Author: Laurren Schmoyer
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781502413390
  • Category: Aquarium fishes
  • Page: 259
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The Conscientious Marine Aquarist

The Conscientious Marine Aquarist

A Commonsense Handbook for Successful Saltwater Hobbyists

  • Author: Robert M. Fenner
  • Publisher: TFH Publications
  • ISBN: 9781890087999
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 456
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A bestseller since it first published in 1998, The Conscientious Marine Aquarist is one of the best-respected, time-tested, hands-on marine aquarium books ever published. Now completely updated from cover to cover with brand new text, a fresh design, and updated photography, The Conscientious Marine Aquarist is the essential book for all new, intermediate, and serious marine aquarium keepers—in a must-have new edition. This indispensable guide spotlights scientific research performed by leading authorities that deals with various aspects of biology, ecology, systematics, and conservation. This wealth of information couples with captive-care techniques of nationally recognized aquarists and fascinating, never-before-seen photos. For hands-on marine aquarists of any experience level who seek a comprehensive and up-to-date resource that helps ensure success in the hobby, The Conscientious Marine Aquarist is the best book available.

Reef Journal

Reef Journal

  • Author: Albert B. Ulrich III
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781519732019
  • Category:
  • Page: 178
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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO PLAN, MONITOR AND TRACK THE PROGRESS OF YOUR REEF TANKA helpful, step-by-step guide to setting up a successful reef aquarium. Reef Journal takes you through planning exercises, helps you document your progress and chronicle your success. Comprehensive guides to help you plan: Style of your reef tank Location Coral and fish species Live rock aquascape Easy to use worksheets help you monitor: Cycling the tank Proper quarantine procedures Critical aquarium water parameters Treating sick fish Record your progress for future reference: Track new additions and equipment Watch the progress of your tank over time Provide information at-a-glance for non reef-keepers: Document any safety issues Provide instructions for your tank-sitter Reef Journal will be a keepsake you will cherish and save for years and a valuable resource to help you monitor the changes in your aquarium.

Aquarium Corals

Aquarium Corals

Selection, Husbandry, and Natural History

  • Author: Eric Borneman
  • Publisher: TFH Publications
  • ISBN: 9781890087487
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 464
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Keeping live corals has been likened to "bonsai for the cousteau generation" and "the ultimate underwater gardening experience." Beautiful, bizarre, and among nature's most colorful creations, living corals are now being successfully kept and grown in tens of thousands of home saltwater aquariums. For the first time, master aquarist Eric Borneman offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and fully illustrated guide to appropriate aquarium species, including a diversity of soft corals, as well as popular and rare large-polyp and small-polyp stony corals. World-class photographs and text reviewed by leading coral biologists and coral keepers guides the reader through the selection and husbandry of hundreds of species.

Reef Aquarium Fishes

Reef Aquarium Fishes

500+ Essential-to-Know Species

  • Author: Scott W. Michael
  • Publisher: Microcosm.
  • ISBN: 9781890087890
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 448
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Filled with colourful photographs and comprehensive information, this title presents an informative guide for any person hoping to achieve a successful reef aquarium.

The Reef Aquarium

The Reef Aquarium

A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care of Tropical Marine Invertebrates

  • Author: Julian Sprung,J. Charles Delbeek
  • Publisher: Two Little Fishies Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 546
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The 101 Best Nano-Reef Species

The 101 Best Nano-Reef Species

How to Choose & Keep Hardy, Brilliant, Fascinating Species That Will Thrive in Your Small Aquarium

  • Author: Scott W. Michael
  • Publisher: TFH Publications
  • ISBN: 9780982026243
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 192
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"A field guide to nano-aquarium livestock. Expert advice on selecting great fishes, corals, and invertebrates. Easy-to-use keys to sizes and behaviors. Must-know feeding tips. Species to avoid. Fully illustrated."-- From back cover.