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At last, a book for the beginning Discus-keeper with everything you need to know about caring for the exotic Discus. The Discus: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Fish will answer all of your questions about successful Discus care—from selecting the right tank to breeding your own beautiful fish. Proper water conditions, good nutrition and how to keep your fish in the best of health are discussed in full. Written by experienced keepers of tropical fish, The Discus: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Fish includes insight into Discus behaviors that will make keeping Discus all the more fun, With info-packed sidebars and striking color photos, this is the Discus book that hobbyists will most enjoy.

Synopsis:

Written by tropical fish experts with over 30 years experience, The Discus includes all the information a new fish keeper needs to begin this exciting hobby: how to select a tank; proper water conditions; nutrition; and breeding your own beautiful fish. Like all the titles in the Owner's Guide series, The Discus is filled with info-packed sidebars and striking color photos. This book helps make keeping Discus a fun and rewarding experience for the hobbyist.

Synopsis:

An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Fish.

About the Author

MIC and MADDY HARGROVE have over 30 years experience in all aspects of aquarium fish-keeping. They are the authors of The Betta: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Fish and contribute to many magazines about the hobby. DAVID BROWN is a longtime fish breeder and writer.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: All About Discus.

1. The King of the Amazon.

2. Discus Basics and Behavior.

PART TWO: Setting Up the Discus Aquarium.

3. The Aquarium and Its Components.

4. Understanding Equipment.

5. Aquarium Water.

6. Plants, Substrate and Accessories.

PART THREE: Caring for Discus.

7. Bringing Your Discus Home.

8. Feeding Your Discus.

9. Keeping Discus Healthy.

PART FOUR: Beyond the Basics.

10. The Basics of Breeding.

11. Resources.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582451121
Other:
Hargrove, Mic
Other:
Hargrove, Maddy
Author:
Brown, David
Author:
Hargrove, MIC
Author:
Hargrove, Maddy
Publisher:
Howell Books
Location:
Foster City, CA :
Subject:
Reptiles & Amphibians
Subject:
Discus (Fish)
Subject:
Discus
Subject:
Reptiles, Amphibians & Terrariums
Subject:
General Pets
Subject:
Pets, Reptiles and Amphibians
Subject:
Pet Care / Other Animals
Subject:
Fish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Happy Healthy Pet
Series Volume:
143
Publication Date:
December 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
125
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

Related Subjects

Pets » Aquariums » Fish and Aquariums
Pets » Reptiles and Amphibians

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Product details 125 pages Howell Books - English 9781582451121 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Written by tropical fish experts with over 30 years experience, The Discus includes all the information a new fish keeper needs to begin this exciting hobby: how to select a tank; proper water conditions; nutrition; and breeding your own beautiful fish. Like all the titles in the Owner's Guide series, The Discus is filled with info-packed sidebars and striking color photos. This book helps make keeping Discus a fun and rewarding experience for the hobbyist.
"Synopsis" by , An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Fish.
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