Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | July 29, 2015

    Edward Carey: IMG 10 Best Books by Writer-Illustrators



    As a child who loved books I was fascinated by the illustrations just as much as the text. The same is true for me today, and I'm happy to be among... Continue »
    1. $11.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Foulsham (Iremonger Series #2)

      Edward Carey 9781468309546

    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

The Aquarium Fish Handbook: The Complete Reference from Anemonefish to Zamora Woodcats

The Aquarium Fish Handbook: The Complete Reference from Anemonefish to Zamora Woodcats Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

[back cover]

the aquarium

fish handbook

* How do you choose the perfect complement of fish for your aquarium? How can you understand the nature and behavior of these slippery creatures? Discover an underwater world with this invaluable guide to over 400 species of freshwater and marine fish.

* An easy-reference format reveals the key characteristics of each breed, along with its origins, physiology, and care-needs. Each entry includes an at-a-glance guide to basic aquarium requirements, feeding habits, and compatibility with other fish.

* Detailed photographs of each specimen clearly show its extraordinary markings and distinguishing features in glorious full color, and form a delightful visual reference. Whether you are a longtime keeper, are looking to start an aquarium, or are simple fascinated by fish, this is the ultimate fish breed handbook.

Synopsis:

Aquarium hobbyists looking to add variety to their tanks will find color photos and concise textual profiles of more than 400 species of freshwater and marine fish. This book's easy-reference format points out key characteristics of each breed and gives information on its origins, physiology, and maintenance requirements. Each entry includes an at-a-glance guide that notes feeding habits and compatibility with other fish. The color photos are detailed to show markings and other distinguishing features. Major freshwater groups include cichlids, characins, labyrinth fishes, catfishes, loaches, cyprinids, and others. Among the marine varieties are angelfishes, damselfishes, blennies, pufferfish, eels, groupers, and Atlantic seahorses. Here's a reference volume that merits a place on every aquarium hobbyist's bookshelf.

About the Author

Derek Lambert is the author of several books and hundreds of articles on fishkeeping. He lectures on the subject in the U.K. and abroad, and is the editor of the monthly magazine Today's Fishkeeper. He also heads several aquarist hobby groups in the U.K.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764157134
Editor:
David, A. L.
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Author:
Lambert, Derek
Author:
Mills, Dick
Subject:
Aquarium
Subject:
Fish & Aquariums
Subject:
Aquarium fishes
Subject:
Pets-Fish and Aquariums
Copyright:
Publication Date:
March 2004
Binding:
SPIRAL
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.0625 x 6.75 in 24 oz

Related Subjects


Pets » Aquariums » Aquarium Keeping and Fish Encyclopedia
Pets » Aquariums » Fish and Aquariums

The Aquarium Fish Handbook: The Complete Reference from Anemonefish to Zamora Woodcats
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 256 pages Barron's Educational Series - English 9780764157134 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Aquarium hobbyists looking to add variety to their tanks will find color photos and concise textual profiles of more than 400 species of freshwater and marine fish. This book's easy-reference format points out key characteristics of each breed and gives information on its origins, physiology, and maintenance requirements. Each entry includes an at-a-glance guide that notes feeding habits and compatibility with other fish. The color photos are detailed to show markings and other distinguishing features. Major freshwater groups include cichlids, characins, labyrinth fishes, catfishes, loaches, cyprinids, and others. Among the marine varieties are angelfishes, damselfishes, blennies, pufferfish, eels, groupers, and Atlantic seahorses. Here's a reference volume that merits a place on every aquarium hobbyist's bookshelf.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.