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The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!

A freshwater aquarium offers an endlessly fascinating pageant of movement and color. But how do you set up a tank and select the right fish? And how do you maintain an aquarium to keep your fish happy and healthy? This updated guide delivers the answers, providing all the facts and advice you need, including:

* Tips on setting up and designing your aquarium

* An illustrated guide to popular tropical fish

* Pointers on selecting the right mix of fish

* The lowdown on maintaining your aquarium

* Guidance on keeping your fish healthy

* The scoop on how to breed your fish

Synopsis:

The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!

A freshwater aquarium offers an endlessly fascinating pageant of movement and color. But how do you set up a tank and select the right fish? And how do you maintain an aquarium to keep your fish happy and healthy? This updated guide delivers the answers, providing all the facts and advice you need, including:

* Tips on setting up and designing your aquarium

* An illustrated guide to popular tropical fish

* Pointers on selecting the right mix of fish

* The lowdown on maintaining your aquarium

* Guidance on keeping your fish healthy

* The scoop on how to breed your fish

About the Author

GREGORY SKOMAL has been a fisheries biologist with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries since 1987 and currently heads up the Massachusetts Shark Research Program. An avid aquarist, he has written seven books on aquarium keeping and fish, including Saltwater Aquarium in the Your Happy Healthy Pet series.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: About Freshwater Fish.

Fish Evolution.

Fish Biology.

Fish in Captivity.

Chapter 2: Setting Up the Tank.

The Right Tank.

Creating Proper Water Conditions.

Filter Systems.

Aquarium Lighting.

Inside the Tank.

Other Accessories.

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Aquarium.

Successful Setup.

Aquarium Maturation.

Adding Fish to the Tank.

Part II: Freshwater Aquarium Fish.

Chapter 4: Common Freshwater Fish Families.

Livebearers.

Egglayers.

Chapter 5: Choosing Fish for Your Aquarium.

The Best Aquarium Fish for Beginners.

Fish Beginners Should Avoid Part III: Caring for Your Freshwater Fish.

Chapter 6: Feeding Your Fish.

Feeding Strategies.

Types of Fish Foods.

How to Feed Your Fish.

Chapter 7: Maintaining Your Aquarium.

General Maintenance.

Maintenance Checklist.

Chapter 8: Keeping Your Fish Healthy.

Signs of Illness.

Treatments.

Common Diseases.

Bacterial, Viral, and Fungal Infections.

Parasite Infestations.

Chapter 9: Breeding Your Freshwater Fish.

Natural Reproduction.

Reproduction in the Aquarium.

Livebearers.

Egglayers.

Appendix: Learning More About Your Freshwater Aquarium.

Clubs.

Magazines.

Fish on the Internet.

Books.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764583773
Author:
Skomal, Gregory
Publisher:
Howell Books
Author:
Gregory Skomal, PhD
Author:
Skomal, Gregory, PhD
Subject:
Aquariums
Subject:
Fish & Aquariums
Subject:
Fish
Subject:
Pet Care / Other Animals
Subject:
Pets-Fish and Aquariums
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Your Happy Healthy Pet Guides
Series Volume:
20
Publication Date:
20050415
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.6 x 0.53 in

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Product details 128 pages Howell Books - English 9780764583773 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!

A freshwater aquarium offers an endlessly fascinating pageant of movement and color. But how do you set up a tank and select the right fish? And how do you maintain an aquarium to keep your fish happy and healthy? This updated guide delivers the answers, providing all the facts and advice you need, including:

* Tips on setting up and designing your aquarium

* An illustrated guide to popular tropical fish

* Pointers on selecting the right mix of fish

* The lowdown on maintaining your aquarium

* Guidance on keeping your fish healthy

* The scoop on how to breed your fish

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