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Setting up a tropical aquarium week-by-week / Stuart Thraves.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 639.34 THRAVES (Text) 33946003262131 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770855182
  • ISBN: 1770855181
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes indexes.
Author from cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
First Thoughts and Decisions -- DAY 1: Building the System -- First steps -- Adding the substrate -- Fitting the filter, heater and CO2 system -- Preparing and adding wood -- Choosing rocks -- Treating and adding water -- DAYS 2-21: Planting the Aquarium -- Preparing to plant the aquarium -- Plant Profiles -- Lighting -- Water chemistry -- WEEK 3: Bringing the Aquarium to Life -- Tidying up the tank -- Adding first fish -- Fish Profiles -- WEEK 5: Increasing the Fish Population? Quarantine -- Fish Profiles -- WEEK 8: Towards a Stable System -- Care and upkeep -- Feeding plants -- Adding third fish -- Fish Profiles -- Feeding fish -- WEEK 12: The Finished Display -- This is just the beginning -- Fish health -- Routine maintenance.
Summary, etc.:
"This encyclopedic reference presents clear, step-by-step, practical advice in a convenient week-by-week progression. From day one to week 12, detailed step-by-step photo sequences show you how to correctly set up a tropical freshwater aquarium and avoid the common pitfalls of fishkeeping so that you will have an aquarium to enjoy not for weeks or months, but for years, "-- Page [4] of cover.
Subject: Aquariums.
Tropical fish.

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