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The Resource Aquariums : the complete guide to freshwater and saltwater aquariums, Thierry Maître-Allain and Christian Piednoir ; [English translation by Matthew Clarke]

Aquariums : the complete guide to freshwater and saltwater aquariums, Thierry Maître-Allain and Christian Piednoir ; [English translation by Matthew Clarke]

Label
Aquariums : the complete guide to freshwater and saltwater aquariums
Title
Aquariums
Title remainder
the complete guide to freshwater and saltwater aquariums
Statement of responsibility
Thierry Maître-Allain and Christian Piednoir ; [English translation by Matthew Clarke]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Presents tips for tropical freshwater fish owners, including information on aquariums, water management, aquarium plants, aquascaping, feeding, compatibility, maintenance, healthcare, and heating and lighting
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
639.34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
SF457.3
LC item number
.M35 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Aquariums : the complete guide to freshwater and saltwater aquariums, Thierry Maître-Allain and Christian Piednoir ; [English translation by Matthew Clarke]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Le grand guide de l'aquarium
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. [283]
Contents
  • Setting up an aquarium -- Water -- The water cycle -- Nitrogenous substances -- Filtration -- The natural habits of aquarium fish -- Installing an aquarium -- Choosing an aquarium -- Positioning the aquarium -- The aquarium in the home -- The backdrop -- The freshwater substrate -- Aquarium kits -- Heating for the freshwater aquarium -- Filtration for the freshwater aquarium -- Wooden decor for the freshwater aquarium -- Rocky decor for the freshwater aquarium -- Getting the freshwater system up and running -- Introducing fish into a freshwater aquarium -- Adding the fish -- Maintaining a freshwater aquarium -- Equipment for a saltwater aquarium -- Maintaining a saltwater aquarium -- Introducing fish into a saltwater aquarium --
  • Aquarium fish and plants -- How fish live -- The external anatomy -- The internal anatomy -- Behavior -- Feeding -- Healthcare in the aquarium -- Freshwater fish -- Labyrinth fish -- The labyrinth fish aquarium -- The Asian aquarium -- Characins -- The Amazon aquarium -- A Central American cichlid aquarium -- Cichlids -- An aquarium for discus enthusiasts -- A South American cichlid aquarium -- Lake Malawi cichlids -- A Lake Malawi cichlid aquarium -- Lake Tanganyika cichlids -- A Lake Tanganyika cichlid aquarium -- An aquarium for other cichlid species -- Loaches -- Cyprinids -- An aquarium for coldwater fish -- An African aquarium -- Killifish -- A killifish aquarium -- Rainbowfish -- An aquarium of curiosities -- Catfish -- An oddballs aquarium -- An aquarium of "useful" animals -- A freshwater invertebrate aquarium -- Livebearers -- A Central American aquarium -- A brackish-water aquarium --
  • Breeding freshwater fish -- The breeding tank -- Water quality -- Breeding stock -- Raising the fry -- Breeding cyprinids -- Breeding characins -- Breeding livebearers -- Breeding labyrinth fish -- Breeding catfish -- Breeding killifish -- Breeding cichlids -- Saltwater fish -- Damselfish and clownfish -- A clownfish aquarium -- Angelfish -- Butterflyfish -- Groupers and basslets -- Wrasses -- Lionfish -- Tangs -- Triggerfish -- Boxfish, cowfish and porcupinefish -- Blennies and gobies -- Reef invertebrates aquarium -- Miscellaneous species -- Saltwater invertebrates aquarium -- Aquarium plants -- The biology of aquarium plants -- The substrate -- Aquarium lighting -- Choosing and using plants -- Feeding and propagating plants -- A Dutch aquarium -- Background plants -- Midground plants -- Foreground plants -- Floating plants -- Specimen plants
Control code
zmeld3 b1187000
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
281 p.
Isbn
9781554074624
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
col. ill., plan
Label
Aquariums : the complete guide to freshwater and saltwater aquariums, Thierry Maître-Allain and Christian Piednoir ; [English translation by Matthew Clarke]
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Le grand guide de l'aquarium
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. [283]
Contents
  • Setting up an aquarium -- Water -- The water cycle -- Nitrogenous substances -- Filtration -- The natural habits of aquarium fish -- Installing an aquarium -- Choosing an aquarium -- Positioning the aquarium -- The aquarium in the home -- The backdrop -- The freshwater substrate -- Aquarium kits -- Heating for the freshwater aquarium -- Filtration for the freshwater aquarium -- Wooden decor for the freshwater aquarium -- Rocky decor for the freshwater aquarium -- Getting the freshwater system up and running -- Introducing fish into a freshwater aquarium -- Adding the fish -- Maintaining a freshwater aquarium -- Equipment for a saltwater aquarium -- Maintaining a saltwater aquarium -- Introducing fish into a saltwater aquarium --
  • Aquarium fish and plants -- How fish live -- The external anatomy -- The internal anatomy -- Behavior -- Feeding -- Healthcare in the aquarium -- Freshwater fish -- Labyrinth fish -- The labyrinth fish aquarium -- The Asian aquarium -- Characins -- The Amazon aquarium -- A Central American cichlid aquarium -- Cichlids -- An aquarium for discus enthusiasts -- A South American cichlid aquarium -- Lake Malawi cichlids -- A Lake Malawi cichlid aquarium -- Lake Tanganyika cichlids -- A Lake Tanganyika cichlid aquarium -- An aquarium for other cichlid species -- Loaches -- Cyprinids -- An aquarium for coldwater fish -- An African aquarium -- Killifish -- A killifish aquarium -- Rainbowfish -- An aquarium of curiosities -- Catfish -- An oddballs aquarium -- An aquarium of "useful" animals -- A freshwater invertebrate aquarium -- Livebearers -- A Central American aquarium -- A brackish-water aquarium --
  • Breeding freshwater fish -- The breeding tank -- Water quality -- Breeding stock -- Raising the fry -- Breeding cyprinids -- Breeding characins -- Breeding livebearers -- Breeding labyrinth fish -- Breeding catfish -- Breeding killifish -- Breeding cichlids -- Saltwater fish -- Damselfish and clownfish -- A clownfish aquarium -- Angelfish -- Butterflyfish -- Groupers and basslets -- Wrasses -- Lionfish -- Tangs -- Triggerfish -- Boxfish, cowfish and porcupinefish -- Blennies and gobies -- Reef invertebrates aquarium -- Miscellaneous species -- Saltwater invertebrates aquarium -- Aquarium plants -- The biology of aquarium plants -- The substrate -- Aquarium lighting -- Choosing and using plants -- Feeding and propagating plants -- A Dutch aquarium -- Background plants -- Midground plants -- Foreground plants -- Floating plants -- Specimen plants
Control code
zmeld3 b1187000
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
281 p.
Isbn
9781554074624
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
col. ill., plan

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