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Freshwater Aquarium Models Recipes for Creating Beautiful Aquariums That Thrive

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ISBN-10: 047004425X

ISBN-13: 9780470044254

Edition: 2007

Authors: John H. Tullock

List price: $27.99
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Authoritative guides for a perennially hot hobby! Both freshwater and saltwater aquariums are increasingly popular in homes and offices. These guides help owners create beautiful aquariums that mimic natural habitats, ensuring that the fish and plants thrive. Starting with an overview of the basics of aquarium keeping, the books move quickly to the specifics of aquarium design, taking readers step by step through the process of selecting fish, plants, and other products. Both books feature a 16-page, full-color insert that catalogs fish and plant varieties, grouped by type for easy reference. John Tullock (Knoxville, TN) has a master's degree in zoology. He operated an aquarium business…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Aquarium Basics
Introduction
The Allure of Aquariums
Caring for an Aquarium
Water
Physical and Chemical Cycles
Lighting
The Needs of Aquarium Plants
Foods and Feeding
Routine Maintenance
Maintenance Service
Bringing Out the Best in Fish and Aquariums
Guidelines for Design
Finding the Right Fit with Fish
Finding a Good Dealer
Choosing Healthy Plants
Acclimating New Arrivals
Aquarium Mechanics
Making Your Habitat Look Real
Taking the Tank into Consideration
Lighting
Backgrounds
Including Terrestrial Components
Aquascaping
Borrowing from Japanese Gardeners
Nuts and Bolts
Built-in Installations
Free-Standing Installations
Troubleshooting
Disease Prevention
Plant Problems
Algae Problems
Freshwater Aquarium Model Designs
Southeast Asia
Australasia
Africa
South America
Central America
North America
Purely Artistic Designs
The Appendixes
Freshwater Fish and Plants
Fish
Temperature
Water Hardness
pH
Other Lists
Plants
Location
Temperature
Plants and Water Hardness
Plants and pH
Other Helpful Plant Lists
Tank Specifications
Measurements and Conversions
Water
Liquid Measure
Light Intensity
Temperature Conversions
Alkalinity Conversions
Abbreviations
Water Hardness Designations
River Maps
Index