Tropical Fishlopaedia: A Complete Guide to Fish Care

Tropical Fishlopaedia: A Complete Guide to Fish Care

by Mary Bailey, Peter Burgess
     
 

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In a straightforward, accessible format, this book introduces the hobby of tropical fishkeeping, outlining what is required in order to set up the correct environment, and what varieties of tropical fishes will thrive in an aquarium. Detailed information on choosing equipment, setting up a tank, plant selection, and water chemistry is included. You also get

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In a straightforward, accessible format, this book introduces the hobby of tropical fishkeeping, outlining what is required in order to set up the correct environment, and what varieties of tropical fishes will thrive in an aquarium. Detailed information on choosing equipment, setting up a tank, plant selection, and water chemistry is included. You also get comprehensive coverage of how to feed your fish and how to maintain their tank. With special sections devoted to signs and symptoms of disease and first-aid treatments, as well as breeding tropical fish, this book has everything for the beginning hobbyist and the more experienced fishkeeper.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582451664
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.91(d)

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Meet the Author

Mary Bailey has kept tropical fish for more than 25 years, and is known internationally as an expert on the cichlid family. She has written several fishkeeping books, and is the English editor of Aqua Geographia magazine. She is also contributor to, and co-editor of, the Cichlids Yearbook series. Dr Peter Burgess BSc MSc Mphil PhD, is a fish health scientist, with more than 25 years' experience as an aquarist. An author of numerous articles and scientific papers on fishkeeping, he is editor of the international journal Aquarium Sciences and Conservation. A visiting lecturer in aquarium sciences, he is also an international consultant to the aquarium fish industry.

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