Water Chemistry for the Marine Aquarium

Water Chemistry for the Marine Aquarium

by John H. Tullock, Michelle Earle-Bridges
     
 


Written by an expert on marine biology, this title is must reading for the marine aquarium hobbyist. Keeping ocean-dwelling fish and other marine life forms thriving in the synthetic environment of an aquarium requires special knowledge and care, especially in regard to water quality. The author discusses the properties of natural seawater, then gives details on… See more details below

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Written by an expert on marine biology, this title is must reading for the marine aquarium hobbyist. Keeping ocean-dwelling fish and other marine life forms thriving in the synthetic environment of an aquarium requires special knowledge and care, especially in regard to water quality. The author discusses the properties of natural seawater, then gives details on how to create and maintain high-quality synthetic seawater. He describes biochemical cycles and fluctuating conditions that are normal in a flourishing marine aquarium, instructs on adding needed chemical components, and advises on water analysis test kits, instrumentation, and record keeping. Includes illustrations plus informative tables and charts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764120381
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.10(d)

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