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Haynes Aquarium Manual: The Complete Step-by-step Guide to Keeping Fish

Handbook / Manual

Series: Haynes Manual

By: Jeremy Gay

160 pages, 500 colour illustrations

J H Haynes & Co

Hardback | Oct 2009 | #192769 | ISBN-13: 9781844256402
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NHBS Price: £21.99 $27/€25 approx

About this book

With the increasing popularity of this hobby, "Haynes Aquarium Manual" will appeal to complete newcomers and seasoned fish keepers alike. The manual goes through every aspect thoroughly, from choosing which type of fish to keep in the first place to decorating the tank, feeding and breeding. Presented in an easy-to-use style with clear color photography, chapters include setting up, filtration, water quality, fish health, equipment, maintenance, buying fish, and species profiles. Step-by-step projects cover setting up tropical, cold water and marine tanks, acclimatising fish, and tank and filter maintenance.


- Choosing which type of fish, with detailed species profiles
- All requirements for tropical, coldwater and marine tanks
- Feeding, health and breeding
- Maintenance for tanks, pumps and filters
- Daily, weekly and monthly maintenance charts
- Problem-solving
- Expanded glossary

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Jeremy Gay is Deputy Editor of "Practical Fishkeeping" magazine, and has wide-ranging experience of writing technical and 'how to' articles. He has worked in aquatic shops and won 11 awards in that time, including Cichlid Retailer of the year. He has been on fish-collecting trips to the Amazon and visited fish farms and trade shows in the Far East and Europe.

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