Hardcover, 256 pages
Author: Richard Crow
Pub. Date: May 2002, Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Dimensions (inches): 1.0×5.75×6.75
Here’s everything the aquarium keeper needs to know to maintain a magnificent tank at home. This handy guide tells you just what to buy, how to take care of it, and how to troubleshoot. Over 200 species of tropical fish receive detailed attention in a directory, all with photographs and information about habits, requirements, mating, and at-a-glance facts. See how to set up different tanks for a variety of fish and effects (including those with no fish at all–only flora). Go through the range of available paraphernalia, and understand what each one’s function is and how to use it, from the tank itself to filters and decorations. Follow simple tips on cleaning, maintaining a healthy environment in the water, nutrition and feeding, and common diseases. And, to beautify, there’s advice on a selection of aquarium plants and what will suit your particular tank!