Re: Reference List, Baby Aponos and Books
Subject: aquatic plant references
> As part of my job as an aquatic plant specialist for the BC
> Ministry of Environment I have compiled a list of references
> to aquatic plants which are found in BC. Many of course are
> world-wide weeds. Besides technical and scientific books
> I have many pond and aquarium books in the reference list.
> The list runs to over 150 references (730 lines, 14 pages,
> 3700 words and 21000 characters). Is anyone interested?
> Should I send it only to people who request it or dump it
> onto the list? Are there other options to make it available
> to those who might be interested? Thanks.
I would _definitely_ be interested. If there is enough general
interest, maybe Erik would be willing to add it to "The Krib", as
he is picking up a lot of "good stuff" from the Digest and storing
> Subject: Val. from Hell
> I've never written to this group before, but have been lurki
> while. I feel like a caller on talk radio-"Hello Larry, I'm a f
> caller, but...".
> Anyway, I've just thinned out my tank and found that my Apon
> crispus (?) has been making babies.
Welcome, and congratulations. Baby plants are as much fun as baby
fish! Don't be a stranger.
Subject: Availability of Plant Books
> Does anyone know where these two plant books listed below can be
> purchased? The usual mail order aquarium supply companies do no
> appear to carry them.
> - Water Plants in the Aquarium, 1987 by Scheurmann
> - System for a Problem-Free Aquarium, 1993 by DENNERLE
I have found the Scheurmann book in local discount book stores.
Since it is a Barrons book, I'm sure your local book store can
order it for you if they don't carry it. The ISBN is:
As far as the Dennerle book is concerned, the Aquatic Gardener's
Association offers it to our members at $15 including postage.
If you're not a member, you should be! We put out a bi-monthly
magazine with the most up-to-date plant articles you'll find in
English, both article written by our members, and reprints from
You can join by sending $15(US funds) annually to:
83 Cathcart St.
Canada, N6C 3L9.
For an idea of what you will find in our magazine, you can visit
the AGA Home Page at: <http://blake.oit.unc.edu/~fish/aga/>
Aquatic Gardeners Assoc.