Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

Author by : Maddy Hargrove
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 63
Total Download : 619
File Size : 55,5 Mb
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Description : Covers the latest aquarium gadgets Design a dazzling underwater environment with this bestselling guide! Setting up your first freshwater aquarium can be a daunting task. This friendly guide answers all your questions, from setting up your tank and selecting fish to the water, chemicals, plants, and much more. There's also expanded guidance on combining different species of fish, maintaining a tank, cleaning gravel, and dealing with common problems such as algae. Discover how to * Choose the right aquarium * Select the best fish * Get good deals on equipment * Maintain a clean, healthy environment * Handle tank pitfalls * Breed your fish


Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

Author by : Madelaine Francis Heleine
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 64
Total Download : 755
File Size : 55,5 Mb
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Description : Give your underwater pets the best aquatic life ever! Aquarium fish are one of the most popular pets in America, with close to 150 million fish owned in nearly 13 million households. They seem like easy pets to care for, but there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to keeping your freshwater friends healthy and happy! Inside, you’ll find basic information to start your own freshwater aquarium, purchase and maintain healthy fish and plants, and find tips and tricks on how to introduce new fish and systems into your aquatic family. Understand the best aquarium set-up practices Build the luxury tanks of your dreams Maintain a thriving aquatic environment Discover many different ways to expand your hobby Perfect for beginner hobbyists and longtime aquarium enthusiasts alike, Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies makes it easier than ever to set up and take care of a freshwater aquarium—and the fish within it.


Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

Author by : Madelaine Francis Heleine
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 53
Total Download : 873
File Size : 40,7 Mb
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Description : Give your underwater pets the best aquatic life ever! Aquarium fish are one of the most popular pets in America, with close to 150 million fish owned in nearly 13 million households. They seem like easy pets to care for, but there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to keeping your freshwater friends healthy and happy! Inside, you’ll find basic information to start your own freshwater aquarium, purchase and maintain healthy fish and plants, and find tips and tricks on how to introduce new fish and systems into your aquatic family. Understand the best aquarium set-up practices Build the luxury tanks of your dreams Maintain a thriving aquatic environment Discover many different ways to expand your hobby Perfect for beginner hobbyists and longtime aquarium enthusiasts alike, Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies makes it easier than ever to set up and take care of a freshwater aquarium—and the fish within it.


Aquariums For Dummies

Author by : Maddy Hargrove
Languange : en
Publisher by : For Dummies
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 70
Total Download : 970
File Size : 52,9 Mb
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Description : Keeping an aquarium adds beauty and grace to your life. That elegant little world in a glass box can be your respite from the cares of the day and even can lower your blood pressure. It can be a great outlet for your artistic impulses, and educational for your kids. And when it comes to pets, you can’t go wrong with fish. They eat little, require minimal space, and need no training. They never stray, bay at the moon, or leave surprises on your lawn. They’re not prone to rude sniffing, and they won’t chase your letter carrier. And fish never get hairballs or scratch your furniture. Aquariums For Dummies answers all your fishy questions about keeping an aquarium and makes it easy to get into the swim of things with your own freshwater, brackish, or marine aquarium. You’ll discover how to: Choose the right aquarium for you Select the best fish Create and maintain a healthy aquarium Locate good deals on equipment Design a dazzling underwater environment With humor and without a lot of jargon, expert Maddy and Mic Hargrove cover all the bases. They give you step-by-step instructions on how to select equipment and set up your aquarium. And they explore an array of important and fun topics, including: Tanks, water sources, substrates and decorations, and water testing Live plants for freshwater and brackish aquariums and invertebrates for marine aquariums Fish anatomy and physiology (plus a guide to dozens of freshwater coldwater, tropical marine, and brackish fish) Choosing a quality dealer and developing a good relationship with them Deciding what the right species for you and selecting fish Fish diet and nutrition Diagnosing and treating diseases in fish Breeding fish for fun and profit A fun and easy guide to creating and maintaining a beautiful aquarium, Aquariums For Dummies is your entrée to the fascinating and rewarding world of fishkeeping.


Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies

Author by : Gregory Skomal
Languange : en
Publisher by : For Dummies
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 22
Total Download : 173
File Size : 43,8 Mb
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Description : The world of saltwater fish is both fascinating and fun. They come in a variety of different colors and sizes, and make for terrific pets. But you’ve probably been told that saltwater aquariums are complicated, need constant attention, and cost a lot. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. With today’s technologies and Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies, a saltwater aquarium can easily be mastered by anyone. Whether you know little or nothing about aquariums, filtration, fish, and invertebrates or just want to switch from collecting freshwater fish to saltwater fish, Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies has what you need to get started in this new world. Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies is a fun reference book that walks you through the entire aquarium process, from selecting the proper equipment to choosing the right fish. You’ll quickly move from having no aquarium at all to selecting one and setting it up. Once you’re aquarium is rea dy for fish, you’ll discover the basics of fish biology and select the right tank inhabitants for your aquarium. To help keep your aquarium clean and your fish happy, Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies also covers important elements that may affect your tanks life-sustaining ability. You’ll also discover how to: Choose the proper location for your aquarium Figure out what type of filter you need Set the right water temperature in your tank Properly light your tank Pick the right accessories—rock, coral, plants, and ornaments Find the right mix of fish Check your salt level Understand the nitrogen cycle in saltwater aquariums With clear and easy step-by-step instructions on setting up your tank, maintaining proper water conditions, and feeding your saltwater fish, Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies can help you create a well-equipped aquatic ecosystem in your home in no time.


Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies

Author by : Gregory Skomal, PhD
Languange : en
Publisher by : For Dummies
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 86
Total Download : 783
File Size : 40,8 Mb
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Description : Demystifies aquarium setup and maintenance Combine and care for a wide variety of marine fish and invertebrates Dive into the colorful world of saltwater fish! This fun, friendly guide gives you easy step-by-step instructions for choosing and caring for these amazing animals. You get the latest on feeding, tank upkeep, filtering systems, maintaining live rock, and preventing algae build-up, as well as what not to include in your aquarium. Discover how to Choose the best fish and equipment Get your tank up and running Maintain proper water conditions Keep your fish happy and healthy Avoid tank pitfalls Keep a brackish aquarium


The Simple Guide To Freshwater Aquariums

Author by : David E. Boruchowitz
Languange : en
Publisher by : TFH Publications
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 19
Total Download : 604
File Size : 40,7 Mb
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Description : Explains how to set up and maintain a freshwater aquarium, and select fish and other inhabitants.


Tropical Freshwater Fish Aquariums

Author by : David Illes
Languange : en
Publisher by : eFortune US
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 74
Total Download : 172
File Size : 43,7 Mb
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Description : This is Definitely Not About Your Grandma's Fish Bowl! Have you ever wished you could wave a magic wand and transform the goldfish bowl you had as a child into an aquatic wonderland? Or, maybe your last vacation included a visit to Sea Word and you delighted in the squeals of laughter from your kids and promised them their own miniature version right in your own home. Welcome, Whatever your reasons for being here it is a sure bet that you are looking for the opportunity to create a vision of "Finding Nemo" habitat right in your own home. A noble idea surely, but if you are caught in a time warp you need to understand that when it comes to creating an aquarium, as the saying goes, "they've come a long way baby!" First things first. You do realize that you gotta' have a plan, right? You know, kind of like plan your work and work your plan? Before you run off to the pet store and start scooping up fish in a net you need to learn a little bit more about "fish keeping." "Fish keeping?" Yep, That is right, "fish keeping." Or, in a more eloquent description, "keeper of fish." Did you know that "fish keeping" is actually dated as far back as medieval times? Well it is true. But do not worry, you do not have to build your aquarium as large as a moat. If any of this is striking a chord within, you need some help before you embark on your "fish keeping" adventure and we highly recommend you acquire a copy of Your Guide to Tropical Freshwater Fish Aquariums. it is definitely just what the doctor ordered for "fish keeping 101." First things first. here is a little sample of what you will find inside of the 100+ fishy pages: Basic Fish Anatomy - learn to distinguish between the different types by their body configuration. Planning Your Aquarium - what size do you require, is there any design you find more favourable, where you should place it and do you need an aquarium stand? Furnishing your aquarium - first the basics, light, heat, filter Then comes the fun stuff - how to select gravel, plants and other interior design elements and accessories. Water quality is very important - learn how to "keep it clean." Adding the fish - learn all about the most popular tropical freshwater fish - how many you should buy considering the tank size, should you have more than one species and how and where to buy your fish. Selecting aquatic plants for your aquarium and how to care for them to insure longevity. Do you want to add non-fish species like snails, shrimp or crab? Feeding your fish - what to feed and when. Be on the alert for disease - what to watch for and how to treat them. How to use antibiotics to control disease. Are medicated foods the answer? Cleaning your freshwater fish aquarium. Try your hand at breeding! Does it look like a lot of work? Make it a family project. When you are having fun, there is no such thing as work! Seriously, before you undertake this new hobby, you need all the help you can get and having your own copy of Your Guide to Tropical Freshwater Fish Aquariums is just what you need to lay out your plans accordingly. Jam-packed with useful information it is truly a top-rated guide to everything you need to know to launch that new hobby. You are probably anxious to go out and grab the first aquarium you see and blindly pick out some pretty fish but that is the worse thing you could do at this stage! Get some help and plan your project from start to finish and you are assured of having a beautiful aesthetic addition to you home. Get your copy now and happy fishing!


Complete Encyclopedia Of The Freshwater Aquarium

Author by : John Dawes
Languange : en
Publisher by : Firefly Books
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 42
Total Download : 470
File Size : 43,5 Mb
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Description : Provides detailed information on aquarium tanks, plants, and more than thirty varieties of tropical fish.


Tropical Freshwater Aquarium Fish From A To Z

Author by : Ulrich Schliewen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 84
Total Download : 833
File Size : 53,7 Mb
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Description : Literally hundreds of different tropical freshwater fish are shown in vivid color photos and described for aquarium hobbyists. Readers will also find information on general aquarium maintenance. More than 300 color photos. Titles in the Compass Guides series are handsome and practical quick-reference sources for pet owners, pet fanciers, and aquarium and terrarium hobbyists. Books feature brief descriptive profiles of their subject animals, each profile consisting of a color photo, the animal's place of origin, its basic housing and feeding needs, and its physical traits and temperament. In addition to the profiles, each Compass Guide also contains general information on animal species and their families. 200-to-300 color photos and index.