Sunken Gardens

Author: Karen Randall
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604695922
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Aquarium animals

Welcome to the world of underwater design! Planted aquariums combine the DIY aspects of terrariums with a sophisticated palette of gorgeous foliage plants. They can be small enough to sit on a desk or large enough to cover an entire wall, and they often include live fish. Once a niche hobby, they are poised to be the next big think in indoor plant decor. Sunken Gardens is the first book to bring this amazing world to a wider audience. This information-packed guide includes everything someone new to the hobby needs to know: it details the equipment needed to get started, surveys the best plants, and shows how to design, plant, and maintain an aquascape. Step-by-step projects detail how to create specific designs and hundreds of color photographs offer inspiration for unique creations.

Ecology of the Planted Aquarium

Author: Diana L. Walstad
Publisher: Echinodorus Pub
ISBN: 0967377366
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Pets

Reference book on inexpensive and low-maintenance aquarium keeping. Book offers an in-depth analysis of the role of plants in freshwater aquarium ecology. It shows how to promote vigorous plant growth so that the plants can purify the water, protect fish, and reduce tank maintenance. All information is backed up by scientific references from aquatic botany, limnology, and aquatic chemistry.

Freshwater Aquarium Models

Author: John H. Tullock
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 9780470112731
Release Date: 2006-12-13
Genre: Pets

This book shows you step-by-step and fish-by-fish how to create a beautiful, harmonious aquarium that mimics a natural habitat and fosters healthy fish and plant life. It includes more than eighty detailed recipes for aquariums of different types and sizes, specific aquarium model designs, the basics of aquarium setup and maintenance, and a 16-page color catalog of fish and plant varieties.

Encyclopedia of Aquarium Pond Fish

Author: David Alderton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756668389
Release Date: 2008-06-02
Genre: Pets

A lavishly illustrated reference covering all aspects ofkeeping fish, the Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish is the first bookon the market to provide care and identification information on all types of fish for every possible environment, from indoor aquariums to outdoor ponds. The book contains a directory of over 800 of the most popular fish—freshwater, saltwater, coldwater, and tropical—showing not only what each fish looks like, but what food they eat, which species they can cohabit with, how big they grow, and much more.

The Simple Guide to Planted Aquariums

Author: Terry Anne Barber
Publisher: TFH Publications
ISBN: 0793821177
Release Date: 2004-12-01
Genre: Pets

Gardeners and fishkeepers alike are enthralled by the intricate beauty of planted aquariums. Today's aquarium technology is making more and more complicated arrangements easier than ever to maintain. An aquarium of beauty and diversity is yours with the "simple" but thorough intructions outlined in The Simple Guide to Planted Aquariums. In it you'll discover: -Which plants are suitable for which types of arrangements. -How to plan and cultivate your sunken garden. -Whether to introduce fish- and which kinds. -How to identify and solve common problems with minimal disruption.

Aquarium Plants

Author: Christel Kasselmann
ISBN: 1575240912
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Science

This text describes the temperature, water, fertilizer and light needs of more than 300 aquarium plants. Artificial lighting - lamp types, colour temperatures and mounting - is discussed in detail and the author provides advice on choosing the right plants for an aquarium. Ecological factors, flower biology and morphology and reproduction methods receive detailed coverage. The book contains colour photographs with nearly all plants depicted with fully developed submerged foliage. Botanists as well as professional and amateur keepers should find this book useful.

Planted Aquariums

Author: Christel Kasselmann
ISBN: 1575242656
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Gardening

Attractively planted aquariums are fascinating. They transplant a piece of Nature into your house and have a balancing and relaxing effect. Fish are particularly happy in well-planted aquariums and will show off their best coloration. This book presents methods for creating beautifully planted aquariums based on 25 years of practical experience, including planning, preparations, and step-by-step instructions; successful maintenance of planted aquariums; tips for choosing appropriate plants; and solutions for potential problems.

Aquarium Plant Paradise

Author: Takashi Amano
Publisher: Tfh Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 079380518X
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Pets

Beautiful aquariums in varying sizes are shown set up according to different themes and moods.

Nature Aquarium

Author: Takashi Amano
Publisher: TFH Publications
ISBN: 0793806496
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Pets

In this new work from world-renowned aquarist Takashi Amano, over 200 vibrant, full-color photos display the captivating beauty of nature aquarium designs while providing detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to create your own aquatic masterpiece.


Author: Thierry Maître-Allain
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books
ISBN: 1554070856
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Pets

Presents tips for tropical freshwater fish owners, including information on aquariums, water management, aquarium plants, aquascaping, feeding, compatibility, maintenance, healthcare, and heating and lighting.

What s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant

Author: David Deardorff
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9780399578991
Release Date: 2017-08-29
Genre: Gardening

A simple step-by-step system for identifying, repairing, and preventing problems with marijuana plants. What's Wrong with My Marijuana Plant? is the first problem-solving book for marijuana growers with an effective and easy-to-use visual diagnostic system pioneered by Deardorff and Wadsworth for identifying pest, disease, and environmental problems by symptom. What are those rusty spots on your leaves? What bug is eating your buds? Why are your sativa sprouts covered in fuzz? Find out fast AND learn how to fix it! This book contains all-organic solutions (vitally important to protect your health, the health of your plants, and the environment) plus best growing practices to avoid problems before they start. Written in easily understandable, non-technical language and heavily illustrated with precise photography to allow rapid and accurate diagnosis, this is an essential resource for beginning and experienced growers alike.

Nature Aquarium World

Author: Takashi Amano
Publisher: TFH Publications
ISBN: 0793820774
Release Date: 1996-10-01
Genre: Pets

Amano describes and illustrates specific aquatic landscapes made in aquariums of up to 50 gallons and those of over 50 gallons. Each design is discussed and the reasons for its form explained. The details of the aquarium support system are also given


Author: Moe Martin
Publisher: Ubiquitous Publishing
ISBN: 1927870100
Release Date: 2013-07-22

Black and White Interior Aquascaping is a fascinating hobby that has evolved over centuries. The idea of making an environment that supports life and is aesthetically appealing is an exciting quest for many people. Technology has evolved to support more species, in cleaner and longer lasting environments. This book will give you the facts to start your own aquarium and learn aquascaping freshwater and salt water tanks, from styles and design to set up with planting, lighting, substrates, coral, and ornaments, including live rock. You will also gain the knowledge ofthe nitrogen cycle and water testing for aquarium maintenance.

Aquarium Designs Inspired by Nature

Author: Peter Hiscock
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 0764155490
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Pets

This lavishly photo-filled volume demonstrates that having an aquarium to be proud of means much more than keeping fish in a glass tank. The aquarium enthusiast who takes his hobby seriously reproduces a part of the aquatic natural environment in miniature inside his home. Author Peter Hiscock offers practical instructions on setting up a freshwater tropical aquarium. He describes substrate, aquarium plants, and appropriate combinations of fish. Much of this book focuses on fish and plant life in nature, and then offers details on replicating natural settings in the aquarium. Both plants and fish varieties are shown in vivid color photos and described in detail. More than 450 color photos and illustrations.