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  • 101 Best Saltwater Fishes

    By Scott W. Michael

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781890087920
    • Publisher: MICROCOSM
    • Published: May 2007
    Whether you are a new or intermediate hobbyist, The 101 Best Saltwater Fishes is designed to help you choose the hardiest, most appealing fishes and maintain a healthy, sustainable home system.The 101 Best Saltwater Fishes presents 101 full-page species accounts of fishes that not only have high survival rates in captivity but also are appealing in appearance and behave well in a community tank. Also included are 33 species to avoid-fishes that most commonly wreak havoc in home aquariums because of their size or aggressiveness, or that tend to perish in the hands of inexperienced aquarists. Written by the world's most read and respected expert on marine fishes for the home aquarium, this title features exclusive tips on the basics of selecting fishes, mixing and matching livestock in aquariums of various sizes, building compatible communities, husbandry basics for each species, and expert tricks for keeping fishes healthy and colorful. The book is organized for instant look-up, with color coding to highlight species that will fit into aquarium systems of different sizes. The brilliant, full-color identifying photos, taken by the world's leading marine fish photographers, serve as the perfect complement to the informative text.For the most current and fascinating information on keeping saltwater fish in a home aquarium, The 101 Best Saltwater Fishes offers a durable and easy-to-use resource for encouraging success within the home-aquarium hobby.
  • Marine Fishes : 500+ Essential-to-Know Aquarium Species

    By Scott W. Michael

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781890087388
    • Publisher: MICROCOSM
    • Published: November 1999
  • Reef Aquarium Fishes: 500+ Essential-to-Know Species

    By Scott W. Michael

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781890087890
    • Publisher: T.F.H. Publications, Inc.
    • Published: April 2006
  • Wrasses & Parrotfishes: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Their Identification, Behaviors, and Captive Care

    By Scott W. Michael

    Our Price: $69.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781890087449
    • Publisher: MICROCOSM
    • Published: November 2008
    Matching species in a marine aquarium is both science and art. Doing it well may take years of experimentation and reading, and it is far from uncommon for inexperienced or bewildered aquarists to select fishes that are inappropriate for one reason or another. The family, genus, and species accounts in Scott W. Michael's 'Wrasses & Parrotfishes' are intended to provide the aquarium keeper with a tool to better understand the fishes available, to choose intelligently among them, and, once the choices have been made, to keep the fishes alive and well. A marine aquarium without fishes is like a garden without birds or flowers.

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