A Practical Guide to Corals for the Reef Aquarium

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Crystal Graphics, 1996 - Pets - 112 pages
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This is a beautiful guide to more than 200 species of corals that are available to the reef hobbyist. For the first time ever, corals can now be correctly identified by a standardized common name, and of course all specimens are cross referenced with scientific names.

This book contains 112 pages, including color photographs of corals as they appear in aquariums throughout the country -- over 300 magnificent pictures, including close-ups, detail shots, and identification tips. There are easy to follow charts on lighting and water flow requirements, aggressiveness, and difficulty of care. Each specimen has a written description, individual care requirements, identification clues, environmental notes, and much more. This is an outstanding book for the serious reef hobbyist or nature lover interested in learning more about these beautiful and endangered creatures.
-- "A must have addition to every reef aquarists' library", -- Aquarium Fish Magazine
-- "Outstanding Photography...a truly beautiful book", -- Marine Fish Monthly
-- A beautiful coffee table book for anyone who has ever dreamed of visiting a tropical coral reef
-- This is the first book to identify corals by standardized common names. It is quickly becoming an important reference guide the world ever.

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