The Conscientious Marine Aquarist: A Commonsense Handbook for Successful Saltwater Hobbyists

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T.F.H. Publications, 2008 - Pets - 456 pages
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A bestseller since it first published in 1998, The Conscientious Marine Aquarist is one of the best-respected, time-tested, hands-on marine aquarium books ever published.

Now completely updated from cover to cover with brand new text, a fresh design, and updated photography, The Conscientious Marine Aquarist is the essential book for all new, intermediate, and serious marine aquarium keepers—in a must-have new edition. This indispensable guide spotlights scientific research performed by leading authorities that deals with various aspects of biology, ecology, systematics, and conservation. This wealth of information couples with captive-care techniques of nationally recognized aquarists and fascinating, never-before-seen photos.

For hands-on marine aquarists of any experience level who seek a comprehensive and up-to-date resource that helps ensure success in the hobby, The Conscientious Marine Aquarist is the best book available.

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User Review  - saltwaterbeginner -

This book was recommended by a salt water enthusiast at my local pet store. I have been looking everywhere for it. The cheapest I found it was at another online retailer for 35$. This is a great price it came in MINT condition and I love it.HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Read full review

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Great book for beginner. Covers tank set up fish inverts and corals very well. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

ROBERT M. FENNER is a lifelong aquarist with an active and continuing involvement in the academic, journalistic, trade, and hobbyist sides of aquarium keeping. He is a former marine science and aquariology instructor at the University of California and in the California State University system. Bob lives in San Diego, California.

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