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New Encyclopedia of the Saltwater Aquarium

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ISBN-10: 1554071828

ISBN-13: 9781554071821

Edition: 2007

Authors: Greg Jennings

List price: $49.95
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A comprehensive guide to creating a reef environment in the home aquarium. Designed with the beginning hobbyist in mind, this richly illustrated reference introduces the hobby of marine aquariums in a practical way. Explaining the technology and terminology clearly, Greg Jennings relates the aquarium setting to that of the natural saltwater environment and offers fascinating insights into the biology and the behavior of the most popular marine fish. Over 150 species of reef fish, invertebrates and algae are described: their distribution in the wild, size, behavior, diet, aquarium requirements and compatibility. A large, full color photograph appears for each featured species, with…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 2/16/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Introduction
The Natural History of Saltwater Fish
What is a Saltwater Fish?
Naming Fish
3 entries
Coral Reefs
4 entries
Saltwater Aquarium Setup and Maintenance
Early Beginnings and Modern Technology
Starting Out
4 entries
Maintaining Water Quality
6 entries
Aquarium Lighting
2 entries
Tank Decor
3 entries
Setting Up
7 entries
Feeding and General Care
4 entries
Health Matters
5 entries
Tropical Saltwater Fish
Moray and Snake Eels
7 entries
Squirrelfish and Soldier Fish
3 entries
Seahorses
3 entries
Lionfish and Scorpionfish
7 entries
Anthias and Gropers
27 entries
Cardinalfish
7 entries
Butterflyfish
61 entries
Angelfish
35 entries
Hawkfish
8 entries
Fairy Basslets and Rammas
1 entry
Anemonefish and Damselfish
36 entries
Dragonets and Mandarinfish
2 entries
Wrasses
19 entries
Blennies
3 entries
Gobies
22 entries
Dartfish
2 entries
Surgeonfish, Tangs, and Unicornfish
27 entries
Moorish Idol
Rabbitfish
6 entries
Batfish and Spadefish
3 entries
Triggerfish
14 entries
Filefish
7 entries
Boxfish and Their Relatives
6 entries
Pufferfish
10 entries
Porcupinefish
2 entries
Miscellaneous Fish
30 entries
Invertebrates and Algae
Corals, Sea Anemones, Sponges
5 entries
Segmented Worms
Crustaceans
3 entries
Mollusks
5 entries
Echinoderms
3 entries
Sea Squirts
Marine Algae
5 entries
Invertebrate Pests
Glossary
Further reading/Useful Websites
Index