This expanded and updated edition of a valuable manual for marine aquarium hobbyists provides the latest scientific discoveries and aquarium techniques for keeping and propagating living corals. The coral reef, both in the ocean and in a marine aquarium, is a symbiotic system of corals and beneficial algae in a community with other marine life forms. The author also discusses sponges, echinoderms, mollusks, crustaceans, and fishes, and advises on controlling and eliminating diseases and parasites in a marine aquarium. Filled with instructive color photos.
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)|
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"… a compact handbook packed with valuable information of the key issues that a hobbyist will need to manage should success come in establishing a mini-reef in a home aquarium....Bob's expertise again shines through and the reader is treated to a concise, factual, and complete treatise on the subject of marine reef aquaria.
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Very nicely presented. Good comparisons of methods and technologies throughout. Sometimes uses a bit to much 'technicalese' language rather than using simpler, more easily understood terms. Overall, a good starter book for a new Saltwater enthusiast. Steve Pocock mailto:email@example.com