Great book with some fantastic pictures and good advise on selecting fish.
Expert advice on freshwater aquarium fish.
Illustrated in full color, this comprehensive reference includes 500 of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish. It provides concise at-a-glance information
on their behavior, diet and breeding, along with a recommended aquarium setup. Practical and well organized, this book is tailored to the needs of a wide
range of freshwater-aquarium hobbyists.
A key decision for the aquarium owner, and also one of the most fun to make, is choosing the fish for a tank. 500 Freshwater Aquarium Fish is a "window
shopping" trip, with an expert alongside to offer crucial advice. This thorough directory details every appropriate species. While most of the fish featured
require a heated aquarium, there are other popular varieties, such as goldfish, that can be kept in an unheated one.
With more than 500 color photographs, the book is organized by major fish groups, among them:
Cichlids, including angelfish and discus
Cyprinids, including barbs, danios, koi and goldfish
Characoids, including tetras, neons and piranhas
Oaches and suckers
Gouramis, including bettas, paradise fish and snakeheads
Rainbow fish and blue-eyes
Livebearers, including mollies and platies
This comprehensive and useful reference, edited by a highly respected expert, will be welcomed by amateur fishkeepers of any age and expertise.