Dictionary of Aquarium Terms

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Barron's, 2000 - Pets - 201 pages
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Every serious aquarium hobbyist will want to buy this book. It's a quick-reference source of information on all aspects of aquarium maintenance and water chemistry, and also provides descriptions of the fish and other aquatic animals and plants common in home aquariums. Approximately 1,000 terms cover everything from Amyloodinium (a fish parasite) to Zooxanthellae (a variety of algae). Entries are supplemented with black-and-white line art, plus a 32-page insert of full-color photos. Appendices feature a wealth of practical information in chart and table form.

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Pronunciation Guide
Measurements Equivalents and Formulas

About the author (2000)

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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