The Easy Way to Start Your Own Aquarium.
A Reference for the Rest of Us.
This book is the complete reference to setting up an aquarium and caring for the fish who live in it. A 16-page colour insert illustrates the different types of freshwater and tropical fish and their physical characteristics. The book also includes an overview of the fish species and expert advice on how to feed them, detect illness and breed the most difficult-to-keep fish.
The authors give tips on buying fish, including what to look for in a new pet and important questions to ask the shop owner. The book provides a detailed overview of the different types of aquariums including freshwater, marine, and brackish, as well as an overview of aquarium equipment. A chapter is devoted to decorating an aquarium with tips on creative uses of plants, rocks and shells, as well as removing parasites and other dangerous chemicals from decorations.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 08 / 1999