Essential, practical tips from professional fishkeeping experts.
500 Ways to Be a Better Saltwater Fish Keeper is a comprehensive references of practical advice from seasoned experts.
The 500 tips are presented in logical sections for quick and easy navigation to professional advice for:
- Choosing and buying fish
- Setting up an effective aquarium system
- Filtration and water quality
- Routine aquarium maintenance
Each book is packed with information in easy-to-access segments. Some of the frequently asked questions addressed are:
- Why are some tropical fish cheap and others expensive?
- How to deal with fish that appear shy and nervous
- How to identify breeding pairs
- How to use microscopic organisms to feed fry
- What are the ideal species for beginning fishkeepers?
There is also a sister volume: 500 Ways to Be a Better Freshwater Fish Keeper. With detailed step-by-step instructions and color photographs and graphics, the 500 Ways to be a Better Fish Keeper books are the perfect go-to guides for information and counsel to solve a problem quickly.
|Publisher:||Firefly Books, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||6.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)|
About the Author
Dave Garratt has been keeping saltwater fish for more than 25 years. He is a regular contributor to hobbyist magazines such as Tropical World and Tropical Fish, and specializes in articles aimed at beginners.
Tim Hayes writes extensively on reefkeeping for a variety of aquatic magazines. He is a regular contributor to Practical Fishkeeping, where he has a monthly column and is a key member of an expert advisory team.
Tristan Lougher is a qualified zoologist with a passion for saltwater aquariums. His role in the retail side of the ornamental fish industry enables him to give and receive vital fishkeeping advice. He is a regular contributor to Marine World magazine.
Dick Mills' abiding interest in aquarium fish has lasted at least 40
years. He writes for monthly hobbyist magazines, lectures frequently and has written many fishkeeping books. He was invited to judge at Singapore's Aquarama in 2005.
Table of Contents
Better Setups Better Aquarium Furnishings Better Heating and Lighting Better Water Management Better Fish Buying Better Saltwater Fish Better Invertebrates Better Compatibility Better Feeding Better Ongoing Care Better Breeding Better Healthcare