Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish

Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish

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Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish by David Alderton

Lavishly illustrated, comprehensive, and accessible, this is the first book on the market to provide care and identification information on all types of fish for every possible environment, from indoor aquariums to outdoor ponds. The Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish contains a directory of more than 800 of the most popular pet fish species—freshwater, saltwater, coldwater, and tropical—showing not only what each fish looks like, but what food they eat, which species they can cohabitate with, how big they grow, and much more.

The book also includes a thorough guide to the general principles of fish care, from choosing the right type of fish for your lifestyle, to constructing a tank or pond, to setting up a complete ecosystem with multiple fish and plant species. With beautiful, full-color photographs to accompany the incredible wealth of information, it’s both a joy to look through and an indispensable resource for any fishkeeping enthusiast.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756636784
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 06/02/2008
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 502,237
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David Alderton's books have sold more than 6 million copies worldwide and have won multiple awards, including the Maxwell Medallion from the Dog Writers Association of America. A popular columnist and contributor to newspapers and magazines, as well as the editor for Practical Reptile Keeping magazine, he frequently appears on television and radio. Books he has written include Horses, a Smithsonian Handbook; The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World; and The Dog Selector: How to Choose the Right Dog for You.

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