This fully illustrated handbook is designed to help the beginning saltwater hobbyist with planning, setting up, and stocking his or her first marine aquarium. Creating a beautiful, healthy marine aquarium has never been easier, using the simplified, natural methods learned and practiced by the world`s leading reef aquarists. For anyone setting up a first marine tank or rejuvenating an existing system, expert aquarist Michael Paletta offers clear, up-to-date advice on planning, equipping, stocking, and maintaining an aquarium that will provide years of enjoyment and viewing pleasure with color photographs and expert tips on picking the best species for a new saltwater aquarium. Clear and concise. It is designed to help bring new enthusiasts into the marine field -- and to keep them involved by creating healthy, attractive, intelligently stocked marine tanks. 144 pages, softcover.
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.