Author: Jeremy Gay
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2017-05-25
Everything the first time fish-keeper needs to know to set up a tank. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions help you create and develop your aquarium - whether it's coldwater, tropical or marine. Charts and tables show how to deal with ailments and diseases, and there's a guide to the most common fish. There are profiles of over 100 tropical, marine and coldwater fish, as well as plants and invertebrates.
Includes topics such as: how to set up an aquarium; where to place an aquarium; pumps; water setup; adding your fish; solving water problems; vacation care; choosing your fish; community aquariums; 11 fish diseases; treating your fish; aquarium maintenance; routine schedule.
Die hohen Ansprüche der Meeresbewohner stellen eine besondere Herausforderung für den Aquariumliebhaber dar. Meerwasser-Aquarium für Dummies führt Sie daher nicht nur in die Vielfalt der Fischarten sondern gerade auch in die Kunst ihrer artgerechten Haltung ein. Gregory Skomal unterstützt Sie bei der Auswahl der richtigen Behausung und der Einrichtung des Aquariums. Denn nicht nur Steine und Pflanzen sondern auch die Technik muss stimmen. Er stellt Ihnen die verschiedensten Meeresbewohner vor und hilft bei der Wahl zueinander passender Fische. Viele Informationen zur Fütterung und Pflege der Tiere sowie Tipps zur Vermeidung von Stress für diese empfindlichen Lebewesen lassen das Aquarium und natürlich Ihre munteren Fische in farbenfrohem Glanz erstrahlen!
You've seen them before. Perhaps many times before. In the pet stores, at friends, when you visit family, and in public aquariums, no doubt. You're struck by the wide variety of species (nearly 1,500 and counting!). By the beautiful colors of some and by the unique shapes and sizes of others. You think to yourself: How can it be so? How can they all be related? What am I talking about? Cichlids, of course. The family of fish whose relatives can be found from Texas to South America to North and West Africa to Madagascar and Asia. Now you believe you may be interested in owning some yourself. But you want to learn more about them before you take the plunge. That's only natural and you've certainly come to the right place. The “Complete Guide in Keeping Cichlids” as the name of the book suggest is indeed the complete guide for everything you need to know in keeping cichlids. This book will answer many of the questions you may have about adopting, caring for and maintaining the cichlids. This book will greatly help to increase you knowledge in every aspect in successfully maintaining and creating a suitable beautiful aquarium that will serve as home for your cichlids.
Author: Dick Mills
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Release Date: 2004
This volume gives detailed instruction on creating and maintaining proper seawater chemistry, then advises on introducing coral, crustaceans, fishes, and other saltwater life species to produce an authentic and thriving marine aquarium. Titles in the brand-new Mini Encyclopedia series present comprehensive guidance for aquarium hobbyists, each volume offering in-depth coverage of a complete subdivision of fish keeping. Each bookÂ's authoritative main text is amplified with beautifully designed panels that present vivid, instructive color photos and illustrations, all of them accompanied by information-packed captions and annotations. The authors—all recognized experts and contributors to aquarium magazines—instruct on setting up an aquarium, selecting species, and maintaining an optimal environment for the tankÂ's aquatic animal and plant life. Each volume features approximately 250 color photos and illustrations.
Author: Maddy Hargrove
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-03-03
Covers the latest aquarium gadgets Design a dazzling underwater environment with this bestselling guide! Setting up your first freshwater aquarium can be a daunting task. This friendly guide answers all your questions, from setting up your tank and selecting fish to the water, chemicals, plants, and much more. There's also expanded guidance on combining different species of fish, maintaining a tank, cleaning gravel, and dealing with common problems such as algae. Discover how to * Choose the right aquarium * Select the best fish * Get good deals on equipment * Maintain a clean, healthy environment * Handle tank pitfalls * Breed your fish
Step-by-step photo sequences instruct on setting up a tank, equipping it, cultivating a tropical aquarium's plant life, and introducing many among a wide selection of tropical fishes, with special advice on compatibility among various species. Hundreds of fish varieties are profiled, with photos and information on feeding and maintenance. Titles in the brand-new Mini Encyclopedia series present comprehensive guidance for aquarium hobbyists, each volume offering in-depth coverage of a complete subdivision of fish keeping. Each book's authoritative main text is amplified with beautifully designed panels that present vivid, instructive color photos and illustrations, all of them accompanied by information-packed captions and annotations. The authors--all recognized experts and contributors to aquarium magazines--instruct on setting up an aquarium, selecting species, and maintaining an optimal environment for the tank's aquatic animal and plant life. Each volume features approximately 250 color photos and illustrations.
Author: Brian Russell
Release Date: 2016-09-24
Reef Aquarium The Complete Guide For Beginners! - Learn How To Setup And Maintain Your Saltwater Reef Aquaruim! Reef aquariums are a unique way to add some color and life to your home or office-and you might be surprised to learn you can set one up in a few easy steps, and that they require very little maintenance once they're up and running. Like cultivating a bonsai, creating a reef tank is a test of your patience as much as your skill. It often takes up to a year for your tank to reach its full potential. Along the way, you can enjoy watching your coral and fish grow into the impressive displays possible in a well-balanced reef aquarium. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: Buying the right equipment for your tank How to cure the live rock to give your tank a vibrant ecosystem Which corals, fish, and invertebrates are best for a reef tank Steps for acclimating animals to your environment (and introducing new fish down the line) Maintaining your reef tank once you've got it up and running
Presents tips for tropical freshwater fish owners, including information on aquariums, water management, aquarium plants, aquascaping, feeding, compatibility, maintenance, healthcare, and heating and lighting.
The more you know about your Aquarium, the better you will be able to provide care and attention your pet requires for a healthy and happy life. Written by experts, this comprehensive guide will enable you to give maximum care and love to your pet.