Natural reef aquariums: simplified approaches to creating living saltwater microcosms

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Microcosm Ltd., 1997 - Pets - 336 pages
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One of the most biologically rich environments on Earth, the coral reef dazzles our senses with its colors, shapes, and species diversity. Recreating living reefs in miniature is a burgeoning avocation for serious home aquarium keepers, and John Tullock here offers a new, radically simple approach to producing beautiful captive microcosms. Using live rock and live coral sand as part of a natural filtration system, the home aquarist can now mimic habitats such as a Florida Keys Lagoon, a Caribbean Turtle Grass Flat, an Indo-Pacific Deep Cave, or a Red Sea Patch Reef. With more than 200 color photographs and illustrations, Natural Reef Aquariums provides inspiration for both beginning and expert marine reef hobbyists.

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This book was very basic and covered a lot of what I knew from previous books. I was hoping to dive into the area of keeping a refugium with your system and the benefits. I also would have liked to of ... Read full review

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Contents

FOREWORD by Martin A Moejr
8
The Natural Aquarium
15
Reflecting the Wild Reef
143
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About the author (1997)

John H. Tullock holds a master's degree in zoology. From 1987 to 1995, he operated a retail and mail-order aquarium business featuring saltwater fish, invertebrates and everything necessary to maintain them in the home. He is the founder of the American Marinelife Dealer Association and served on the steering committee that created the Marine Aquarium Council. He is the author of eight previous aquarium books, including "Natural Reef Aquariums" (TFH) and "Your First Marine Aquarium" (Barron's).

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