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Re: A good book for newbies.
MF12121212 at aol_com ( Matt) wrote:
> I was wondering if someone could recommend a good book about killifish and
> their husbandry.
I like _Killifish: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual_ by Steffen Hellner. It's
only $6.95 at:
I have kept a lot of FW fish and currently keep a reef
> tank. I am also a biology student so most "scientific stuff" doesn't go over
> my head. Any personal favorites?
For deeper husbandry stuff, it's hard to beat the first volume of the
Baensch Atlas series, but the Beginner's Guide from AKA probably does a
pretty good job of it. AKA membership *and* the Guide, for the same price as
For the "scientific stuff" I'm fond of _Fish and Invertibrate Culture_, an
out-of-print book by Stephen H. Spotte, for water quality, and the _Handbook
of Fish Diseases_ by Untergasser for that kind of stuff.
Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679 huntleyone at home dot com
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