This book will find a place on the shelf of every serious aquarium hobbyist. It's a quick-reference source that provides information on all aspects of aquarium maintenance and water chemistry. You'll also find descriptions of the many varieties of fish and other aquatic animals and plants available to home aquarium owners. Approximately 1,000 terms cover everything from Amyloodinium (a fish parasite) to Zooxanthellae (a variety of algae). Entries are supplemented with black-and-white line art, plus a 32-page insert of full- color photos. Appendices feature a wealth of practical information in chart and table form.
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.49(d)|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A really handy little reference volume with more than 1000 words of interest and importance to aquarists defined and explained. Also included are several Appendices providing conversion tables for various measurements for electrical power, volume, liquid concentrations, temperature, dissolved gases, alkalinity, length, surface area, weight, and salinity, plus lists of aquarium organizations, product manufacturers and public displays. Better still, there are numerous b/w line illustrations and 56 good quality color photographs. An excellent value and a worthy edition for any aquarist's library.