The Everything Tropical Fish Book by Carlo Devito
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Tropical fish are beautiful to look at, fascinating to collect, and totally relaxing to watch. And there are no simpler pets to own. For the hobbyist or novice pet owner, The Everything Tropical Fish book offers a complete resource for caring for freshwater and saltwater fish, whether you’re starting with your first goldfish bowl or assembling aquarium tanks full of different kinds of fish.

Inside, you’ll learn how to find and purchase the fish you want, and how to keep your new finned friends happy. From setting up the aquarium with the proper filters to outfitting the tank with the proper balance of plants and chemicals, The Everything Tropical Fish Book answers all your fish-friendly questions!

Learn how to:



Buy the proper equipment to set up your own fresh or saltwater aquariums

Collect tropical fish—which are the most popular and why

Keep your pets healthy—with proper food, water quality, and temperature

Build beautiful outdoor ponds and water gardens for goldfish and koi

And much, much more!

 

About Carlo Devito

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Author lives in upstate New York. Dr. Gregory Skomal is an accomplished marine biologist, underwater explorer, photographer, aquarist, and author. He has been a fisheries biologist with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries since 1987 and currently heads up the Massachusetts Shark Research Program. Greg holds a master's degree in marine biology from the University of Rhode Island and a PhD from the Boston University Marine Program in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. His research has spanned multiple fish habitats around the globe, taking him from the frigid waters of the Arctic Circle to coral reefs in the tropical Central Pacific. He has written numerous scientific research papers and has appeared in a number of film and television documentaries, including programs for the National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, ESPN, and CBS. Although his research passion for the last 23 years has been sharks, he has been an avid aquarist for more than 30 years and has written nine books on aquarium keeping. His home and laboratory are on the island of Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts.
 
Published July 1, 2000 by Adams Media. 320 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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