The most practical and accurate reference in a single affordable volume. A comprehensive field guide for aquarists, divers and naturalists with detailed full color 700 photographs of hundreds of species, encompassing the majority of coral genera one is likely to encounter on reefs around the world. Helpful charts offer information about food, light, and water motion requirements, aggressiveness, hardiness and proper positioning in the aquarium. This book defines corals and distinguishes them from similar hydrozoans, zoanthids, and corallimorpharia. The corals are described and compared to similar looking species, and their range and the correct pronunciation of the Latin name is given. 240 pages. Hardcover.
TFH Publications, Inc., a subsidiary of Central Garden & Pet Corporation, includes TFH Publications, which been at the forefront of pet publishing for over half a century; Nylabone Products, the leader in responsible animal care for over 50 years; and Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine, the industry`s leading aquarium fish magazine, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2002.