A Fishkeeper's Guide to the Tropical Aquarium

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Tetra Press, Oct 1, 1991 - Nature - 117 pages
Provides information on how to set up a basic freshwater tropical aquarium, discussing a variety of topics including heating, aeration, gravel and rocks, introducing the fishes, and breeding, and includes an illustrated guide to fifty popular species suitable for a first collection.

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User Review  - Skywolf - LibraryThing

Useful for learning the absolute basics, but there's also some pretty bad advice in here amongst the useful stuff. Aimed at newbies to the hobby, it has the potential to get new fishkeepers into ... Read full review

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Dave Garratt has been keeping saltwater fish for more than 25 years. He is a regular contributor to hobbyist magazines such as "Tropical World" and "Tropical Fish," and specializes in articles aimed at beginners.

Tim Hayes writes extensively on reefkeeping for a variety of aquatic magazines. He is a regular contributor to "Practical Fishkeeping," where he has a monthly column and is a key member of an expert advisory team.

Tristan Lougher is a qualified zoologist with a passion for saltwater aquariums. His role in the retail side of the ornamental fish industry enables him to give and receive vital fishkeeping advice. He is a regular contributor to "Marine World" magazine.

Dick Mills' abiding interest in aquarium fish has lasted at least 40 years. He writes for monthly hobbyist magazines, lectures frequently and has written many fishkeeping books. He was invited to judge at Singapore's Aquarama in 2005.

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