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Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

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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

Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

Author : Madelaine Francis Heleine
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Give your underwater pets the best aquatic life ever! Aquarium fish are one of the most popular pets in America, with close to 150 million fish owned in nearly 13 million households. They seem like easy pets to care for, but there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to keeping your freshwater friends healthy and happy! Inside, you’ll find basic information to start your own freshwater aquarium, purchase and maintain healthy fish and plants, and find tips and tricks on how to introduce new fish and systems into your aquatic family. Understand the best aquarium set-up practices Build the luxury tanks of your dreams Maintain a thriving aquatic environment Discover many different ways to expand your hobby Perfect for beginner hobbyists and longtime aquarium enthusiasts alike, Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies makes it easier than ever to set up and take care of a freshwater aquarium—and the fish within it.

Complete Encyclopedia of the Freshwater Aquarium

Author : John Dawes
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Provides detailed information on aquarium tanks, plants, and more than thirty varieties of tropical fish.

The Complete Book of the Freshwater Aquarium

Author : Vincent B. Hargreaves
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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.

Tropical Freshwater Fish Aquariums

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This is Definitely Not About Your Grandma's Fish Bowl! Have you ever wished you could wave a magic wand and transform the goldfish bowl you had as a child into an aquatic wonderland? Or, maybe your last vacation included a visit to Sea Word and you delighted in the squeals of laughter from your kids and promised them their own miniature version right in your own home. Welcome, Whatever your reasons for being here it is a sure bet that you are looking for the opportunity to create a vision of "Finding Nemo" habitat right in your own home. A noble idea surely, but if you are caught in a time warp you need to understand that when it comes to creating an aquarium, as the saying goes, "they've come a long way baby!" First things first. You do realize that you gotta' have a plan, right? You know, kind of like plan your work and work your plan? Before you run off to the pet store and start scooping up fish in a net you need to learn a little bit more about "fish keeping." "Fish keeping?" Yep, That is right, "fish keeping." Or, in a more eloquent description, "keeper of fish." Did you know that "fish keeping" is actually dated as far back as medieval times? Well it is true. But do not worry, you do not have to build your aquarium as large as a moat. If any of this is striking a chord within, you need some help before you embark on your "fish keeping" adventure and we highly recommend you acquire a copy of Your Guide to Tropical Freshwater Fish Aquariums. it is definitely just what the doctor ordered for "fish keeping 101." First things first. here is a little sample of what you will find inside of the 100+ fishy pages: Basic Fish Anatomy - learn to distinguish between the different types by their body configuration. Planning Your Aquarium - what size do you require, is there any design you find more favourable, where you should place it and do you need an aquarium stand? Furnishing your aquarium - first the basics, light, heat, filter Then comes the fun stuff - how to select gravel, plants and other interior design elements and accessories. Water quality is very important - learn how to "keep it clean." Adding the fish - learn all about the most popular tropical freshwater fish - how many you should buy considering the tank size, should you have more than one species and how and where to buy your fish. Selecting aquatic plants for your aquarium and how to care for them to insure longevity. Do you want to add non-fish species like snails, shrimp or crab? Feeding your fish - what to feed and when. Be on the alert for disease - what to watch for and how to treat them. How to use antibiotics to control disease. Are medicated foods the answer? Cleaning your freshwater fish aquarium. Try your hand at breeding! Does it look like a lot of work? Make it a family project. When you are having fun, there is no such thing as work! Seriously, before you undertake this new hobby, you need all the help you can get and having your own copy of Your Guide to Tropical Freshwater Fish Aquariums is just what you need to lay out your plans accordingly. Jam-packed with useful information it is truly a top-rated guide to everything you need to know to launch that new hobby. You are probably anxious to go out and grab the first aquarium you see and blindly pick out some pretty fish but that is the worse thing you could do at this stage! Get some help and plan your project from start to finish and you are assured of having a beautiful aesthetic addition to you home. Get your copy now and happy fishing!

Freshwater Aquarium Problem Solver

Author : David E. Boruchowitz
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Explains how to fix various aquarium problems such as cloudy water and excessive algae buildup.

Focus on Freshwater Aquarium Fish

Author : Geoff Rogers
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An illustrated reference to more than 150 popular freshwater aquarium fish includes a general description with information on the mature size and the characteristics of individual species.

Fresh Water Aquariums

Author : Lucy Mark
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many freshwater aquarium owners are too quick to give up on their dreams of having a vibrant aquarium. I wrote this book because these are the specific tips and techniques that I wish someone had told me when I was getting started with freshwater aquariums. Many of them were painful to learn but I thought that my pain could perhaps help you avoid those mistakes. ""This book will give you the right techniques you need in setting up and maintaining a freshwater fish tank.

Freshwater Aquarium Fish

Author : J. P. Gosse
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Freshwater Aquarium Chemistry

Author : Kevin J. Ruff
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A comprehensive guide to setting up & maintaining a freshwater aquarium.

The Ultimate Freshwater Aquarium Guide

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Freshwater Aquarium Fish

Author : Derek J. Lambert
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Profiles more than ninety species of freshwater aquarium fish, with information on their distribution in the wild, their care in captivity, their suitability for a community aquarium, their dietary requirements, and other related topics.

Hints for the formation of a fresh water aquarium

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The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums

Author : David E. Boruchowitz
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Explains how to set up and maintain a freshwater aquarium, and select fish and other inhabitants.

Dr Axelrod s Atlas of Freshwater Aquarium Fishes

Author : Herbert R. Axelrod
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The latest edition of the most comprehensive reference to aquarium fishes. The book contains full color photos of warmwater as well as coldwater, popular as well as rare, domestic as well as foreign aquarium fishes, and also includes valuable information on maintenance in captivity -- including feeding and spawning.

The New Zealand Native Freshwater Aquarium

Author : Stella McQueen
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Surprisingly colourful, attractive and varied. These fish are easy to look after once their needs are understood, and are an interesting and very enjoyable alternative to exotic aquarium species. This book discuses the New Zealand freshwater fish best suitable for the home aquarium and includes detailed information on how to find, catch and look after native fish - with a strong focus on how to identify the different species. Stella McQueen became fascinated with native freshwater fish thirteen years ago and promptly threw herself into researching, writing and educating others about our freshwater fish and their habitats. Her first book, A Photographic Guide to Freshwater Fishes of New Zealand inspired her to complete an undergraduate diploma in freshwater ecology at Massey University.

500 Freshwater Aquarium Fish

Author : Greg Jennings
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A well-illustrated reference guide to 500 of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish providing at-a-glance information each species behavior, diet and breeding along with a recommended aquarium set up.

A Simplified Guide For A Successful Freshwater Aquarium

Author : Keith Buchanan
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Questions and Answers on Freshwater Aquarium Fishes

Author : Ashley Ward
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Whether just starting out in the hobby or already carrying some experience, many hobbyists find themselves seeking practical advice on learning the ins and outs of aquarium keeping and fish care. Questions & Answers on Freshwater Aquariums uses a series of questions and answers to cover key aspects of maintaining a tropical aquarium. Written by an internationally recognized aquatics expert, the easy-to-read and accessible style is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to care for their fish, those who want to get to know their fish better, and those who just want a fun way to learn general information about the world of freshwater fish. Chapters and topics range from fish diet and health needs to habitats in the wild and the science of how fish interact with the world around them. The fact-filled text is complemented by beautiful photographs and illustrations on every page to ensure that every reader will have fun and get the most out of the knowledge it shares. For sensible answers to common aquarium-keeping questions, Questions and Answers on Freshwater Aquariums is an easy-to-use reference tool that allows hobbyists of any experience level to maintain a beautiful and thriving freshwater aquarium.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Freshwater Aquariums

Author : Mike Wickham
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Details the equipment needed for an aquarium with step-by-step instructions on assembly and tips on fish, plants, and food