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The complete idiot's guide to saltwater aquariums
by Mark W. Martin and Ret Talbot.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks SF457.1 .M375 2009 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Titles
  • Complete idiot's guide
  • Saltwater aquariums
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781592578269 :
  • ISBN: 1592578268
  • OCLC Number: 213308961
  • "Interactive CD shows and describes over 900 specimens!"--Cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-286) and index.
  • Minimum system requirements for CD-ROM: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and higher, Apple Safari, or Mozilla Firefox 2.0 and higher.
Table of Contents

A glass box : a primer to building your mini sea. A primer to building your mini sea ; If they could do it, then so can I ; Categorizing the hobby-- before you buy ; The dollars and some good sense -- Equipment. The tank itself ; Marine aquarium filtration ; Other components to consider before plumbing the system ; Putting it all together : plumbing ; Shedding some light on lighting ; The motion of the ocean -- Putting it all together. Just add water : water quality ; Aquascaping ; Hurry up and wait : aiming for consistency -- Adding livestock. The first bold explorers : the clean-up crew ; Selecting, purchasing, and acclimating fish -- Selecting, purchasing, and acclimating invertebrates ; Selecting, purchasing and acclimating coral -- Caring for the system. Feeding and maintaining healthy livestock ; Diseases and care ; Problem fish ; Adding additional animals.