Author: Glen S. Axelrod and Brian M. Scott
Format: Hardcover ; 9" x 9-3/4" ; 845 pages ; 2,000+ color photos; 1 map
Publisher: T.F.H. Publications Inc., 2005
Exceptional two-part reference book educates and inspires hobbyists of all ages. Features over 2,000 stunning images from some of the world's top photographers. Part One spans from the general history and science behind fish keeping in a comprehensive yet reader-friendly manner. Enlightens readers with up-to-date concepts behind current fish husbandry and fish-keeping techniques. Part Two features an excellent photo-reference with "Quick-Stats" profiles of the most popular and commonly available freshwater aquarium species from 42 different families. Learn about the Natural Range, Water Chemistry, Behavior, Dietary Requirements, and more in an easy-to-read format. Indexed by both popular names as well as the scientific names of fishes for easy reference. Beautiful hardcover book, sure to be a treasured reference book in your personal library.
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