Saltwater Aquarium: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 28, 2006 - Pets - 128 pages
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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 saltwater aquarium provides a soothing, ever-changing mini seascape of color and motion. But saltwater fish require a constant, controlled environment. How do you set up and maintain a tank and select the right fish from more than 12,000 varieties? How do you care for marine fish? This updated guide provides the facts and advice you need and includes:
* Info on choosing, equipping, and setting up your aquarium
* Pointers on choosing compatible fish for a community tank
* The scoop on the best (and worst) fish for beginners
* Guidance on maintaining your aquarium and keeping your fish healthy
  

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Contents

Shopping List
6
Pet Sitters Guide
7
Part I All About Marine Aquariums
9
Part II Choosing Your Fish
55
Part III Caring for Your Fish
89
Index
125
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About the author (2006)

Gregory Skomal is an accomplished marine biologist, underwater explorer, photographer, aquarist, and author. He has been a fisheries biologist with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries since 1987 and currently heads up the Massachusetts Shark Research Program. He has written numerous scientific research papers and has appeared in a number of film and television shark documentaries, including programs for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, and ESPN.
Although his research passion for the last twenty years has been sharks, he is also an avid aquarist and has written eight books on aquarium keeping. His home and laboratory are on the island of Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts.

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